Author Archives: Aabaha Websiteka

Fake medicines flourish in Africa despite killing thousands

AFP | Published: January 19, 2018 The WHO estimates that one out of 10 medicines in the world is fake but the figure can be as high as seven out of 10 in certain countries, especially in Africa Workers unload seized fake medicine in Abidjan. The turnover generated by counterfeiting is estimated at 10 pe Image Credit: AFP   ABIDJAN: ...

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‘Gangsta jihadi’ Denis Cuspert killed fighting in Syria

The Guardian | Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 News site posts pictures of body said to be that of German rapper known as Deso Dogg   By Jason Burke   A German rapper turned Islamic State fighter notorious for holding a human head on camera has been killed fighting in Syria. Denis Cuspert – known as Deso Dogg – was ...

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Turkey Seeks Russian, Iranian Consent for Syria Airstrikes

Bloomberg ‎| Published: ‎ ‎January 18, ‎2018‎ Ankara says distrust of U.S. continues over unkept promises Turkey army, intelligence chief in Russia for Syria talks   A Turkish Air Force F-16 Photographer: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images   By Selcan Hacaoglu   Turkey drew closer to its threatened offensive against Kurdish separatist fighters in northwest Syria, sending top security chiefs to Russia ...

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3 killed in Netherlands, 1 in Belgium by powerful storm

Thursday, January 18, 2018   A lorry and a damaged car following the strong winds in Kampen, The Netherlands, on Jan 18. PHOTO: EPA-EFE   AMSTERDAM (REUTERS, AFP) – Three people were killed in the Netherlands on Thursday (Jan 18) as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights. Amsterdam’s Schiphol ...

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Ethiopian PM Desalegn arrives in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s Sisi on dam; FM Shoukry expresses hope

Ahram Online | Published: Wednesday 17 Jan 2018 On the eve of the summit, Egypt’s FM Shoukry expressed optimism there is ‘political will of both countries to overcome any obstacles that may hinder the promising prospects of bilateral relations’ Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Reuters   Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in Cairo on Wednesday for a two-day visit ...

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115 Prisoners Released

Wednesday, January 17, 2018   File Photo Dr. Merera Gudina   By ENA   Addis Abeba – Some 115 prisoners including Dr. Merera Gudina were released from Kilinto Prison today. The prisoners were released following the decision and directives issued by EPRDF’s Executive Committee to drop charges on some political figures who have been charged of criminal activities. Through the task ...

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