The Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has said the government on Sunday approved its 2018/19 fiscal year budget , targeting a budget deficit of 8.4 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). A statement from the cabinet said the budget would target GDP growth of 5.8 percent. Meanwhile, Egypt’s Finance Minister Amr El …Read More »
ETHIOPIA: GOVT TAKES RESPONSIBILITY ON BOTCHED MILITARY OPERATION, WORKING TO RETURN REFUGEES IN KENYA.
Ethiopians who fled the town of Moyale in the wake of a botched military operation that killed nine citizens will be repatriated soon, the country’s police chief confirmed last Friday. At the time of Assefa Abyou’s press conference, over 9,600 asylum seekers had fled the border town of Moyale into …Read More »
The Collective of Catholics at the center of the marches in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to strengthen the role of the UN mission ahead of the December scheduled elections. The coordinating committee in a letter to the UN said, it …Read More »
Kenyan officials said Friday that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in urban and rural areas. The deaths happened as flood and river waters swept through Kenyan towns that …Read More »
Police in Beijing are reportedly testing out new smart glasses enabled with license plate and facial-recognition technology. The smart tech, which is being used at a highway checkpoint on the outskirts of the city, can not only identify individuals who are stopped but also match them with a police database of …Read More »
With HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones concluding its epic run in 2019, fans are understandably eager to find out what else the network has planned for the fantasy world adapted from George R.R. Martin’s acclaimed novels. Fortunately, we have some ideas about what we can expect to see — which could …Read More »