Monday, May 20, 2024

Tag: Somalia

National Airways acquires five aircraft

One of the indigenous private airlines in Ethiopia, National Airways, has bought five passenger aircraft from the US. National Airways purchased the aircraft from an American company. The aircraft are Embraer ERJ145 with 50 seats. Four of the aircraft have already arrived Addis Ababa and the fifth one is expected to arrive in the coming few days.

Trump appoints Yamamoto as US ambassador to Somalia

President Donald Trump has appointed the veteran diplomat, Donald Yamamoto as his ambassador to Somalia. No stranger to the continent, the newly minted ambassador served as the ambassador to Djibouti and then was posted to the US embassy in Addis Ababa by the administration of President George W. Bush.

Berbera port triggers diplomatic row as Ethiopia acquires share

Just days after the announcement of a three-party joint venture in the development of the Port of Berbera, Ethiopia and Somalia are engaged in controversies and diplomatic rows in the self-declared Somaliland government.

Commodity export earns USD 1.35 bln in six months

Maintaining declining trends of performances, in the first half of Ethiopian fiscal year (EFY), the commodity exports fetched USD 1.35 billion missing its target revenue of USD 2.24 billion for the period.

Ethiopia, Somaliland aim to strengthen relationship

The newly-elected president of Somaliland led a high-level delegation to Addis Ababa for two days on Tuesday looking to expand the bilateral relationship between Ethiopia and Somaliland.