Yearly Archives: 2018

U.N. hails renewed ties between Eritrea and Ethiopia, no word on sanctions

The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday welcomed warming ties between Eritrea and Ethiopia, but diplomats said it stopped short of pledging that it could review sanctions on Eritrea after the United States, China, Britain, France and Ivory Coast raised concerns.  On Monday, Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end to their state of war and agreed […]

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Prim minster Abiy Ahmed`s landmark visit to Eritrea

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed landed in Asmara in an official state visit, the event is historical and it’s the first time the leaders of the two nations to meat since the eruption of the war between the two countries over land dispute in 1998 and resulted the death of nearly 100 thousand people. This […]

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The Inauguration of Djibouti’s Free Trade Zone

With the presence of East African leaders, Djibouti inaugurated for the kick off the largest economic zone in Africa when it completed ten years from now. Djibouti International Free Trade Zones (DIFTZ), will comprise a total investment of $3.5 billion and span an area of 4,800 hectares. The new free trade area is a “zone […]

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Turkey’s exports rise 5 percent in June, reach $12.6 billion

Turkey’s exports in June surged 5 percent year-on-year, the Turkish Exporters’ Assembly (TIM) announced on Sunday. Last month, the country’s exports totaled $12.6 billion while, for the January-June period, they amounted to nearly $82 billion — a 7.4 percent annual hike. TIM data showed that the 12-month overall exports rose 9.7 percent on a yearly […]

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Turkey and Somali Signed a Memorandum of Understaning on Fishing

The Turkish State Gazette on Wednesday published a news report about a memorandum of understanding between Turkey and Somalia on cooperation in fishing and fish farming. The memorandum was signed in January last year by the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Ahmed Ashraf Fakibaba, and by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Abdulrahman Mohammed […]

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TURKEY`S ELECTIONS ON 24 JUNE, 2018

Turkish electorates will cast ballots for both the parliamentary and presidential elections on 24 of June 2018. The elections were planned to be held in November 2019, but president Erdogan called for early elections in the last April to overcome what he called the uncertainties in the region amid its ongoing military operations in Syria […]

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