Friday, June 09, 2023
Wardheer News

Budget growth hits the brakes

The Council of Ministers has approved an 801.6 billion birr budget for the coming fiscal year – a meager two percent increase from the current year’s allotment. The budget rise is a far cry from last year’s 40 percent growth … Continued

Drought kills nearly 7 mln livestock in Ethiopia: UN

ADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) — The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said Monday that ongoing drought in several parts of Ethiopia have killed around 6.8 million livestock. In its latest Ethiopia Humanitarian Response Plan report, FAO said … Continued

Egypt urges Ethiopia to ‘compromise’ on Renaissance Dam

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has urged Ethiopia to accept a “compromise” over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis, Anadolu reported. This came during a joint press conference held with Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Cheikh Al-Ghazouani, in Cairo, according … Continued

What Somalia’s entry into EAC means for the region

By DOMINIC OMONDI Somalia is a few steps away from officially joining the East African Community (EAC), a move that has elicited mixed reactions as the country is still roiled by civil conflict. On Friday, Somalia issued a public statement … Continued

Duale asks Narok leaders to unite, support government

by MAUREEN KINYANJUI Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale has preached a message of peace and unity to Narok leaders. Speaking on Sunday, the CS urged Narok leaders to unite and put politics behind and deliver to the residents. “I want to … Continued

Somalia’s universal suffrage plan could run into headwinds

By ABDULKADIR KHALIF Somalia’s new radical proposals, meant to upend the country’s political system from parliamentary to presidential, is raising a storm, and exposing further cracks between Mogadishu and some political quarters. On May 28, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud led … Continued