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Turkey, Zambia ink 12 deals to strengthen bilateral ties

After attending a summit of emerging country powerhouses in Johannesburg, South Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan paid an official visit to Zambia on Saturday. Accompanied by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan, President Erdoğan met his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu in the […]

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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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