Berbera Corridor Construction Commences

March 2 , 2019

Construction of a road connecting Ethiopia with the Port of Berbera was officially launched last Thursday, February 28, 2019. The construction of Berbera Corridor was launched in Somaliland with the presence of Somaliland president Musa Bihi Abdi and Mustafa Mohammed Omer, deputy president of Ethiopia Somali Regional State. The 250Km dual carriageway between the Somaliland Port City of Berbera and the Ethiopian border is being funded by the UAE and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Construction Company. Ethiopia has a 19pc stake in the Port of Berbera, while Somaliland and DP World hold 30pc and 51pc shares, respectively.


UNDP Nods $2m for National Dialogue

United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance and National Dialogue Commission, allocating 2.2 million dollars for the upcoming national discussion. Managed by an independent trust fund, and in addition to the annual budget allocated by the Ethiopian government, UNDP is looking to set up a financial buffer scheduling to raise 32.8 million dollars in support funds from development partners over the next three years. The Dialogue Commission was est...


Street Snack

The rainy season is going to be missed for at least one reason: boiled corn on the cob. As the customer captured here, it has been an enjoyable street food for the city's residents to keep them warm. More importantly, it was a livelihood for many street vendors. ...


Stair Shop

A shop and a shoeshine stall have been set up under the stairs of an overhead bridge. In the most crowded parts of Addis Abeba, there is always some type of vendor selling everyday goods, serving the lower-income population...