In June, I was able to witness the movement of a pilot shipment of 1,100 tons of Canadian-donated sorghum that was transported through Eritrea’s Port of Massawa by the World Food Program (WFP) for delivery to South Sudan.
The minority regime in Ethiopia and its handlers have tried to hoodwink the Ethiopian people and the international community by misrepresenting facts about the country and its economy. With the western media in tow, Ethiopia’s leaders reported “double digit” economic growth in Ethiopia and labeled it “one of Africa’s top performing economies”. Continue reading Ethiopia: “Double Digit” Economic Growth – Reality Check→
Souleiman is a Darfuri young man who had to leave for Khartoum from Darfur in 2004. Sheltering in the outskirts of the capital, he did not have the chance to receive proper schooling. Lacking therefore a vocational skill, he was unemployed for most of the time.
However, in spring 2013, he came to know that there was a vocational training center, established by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) and run in collaboration with the Governorate of Khartoum. He attended a climatization course for six months. Upon completing the training program, he started working at one of the largest air-conditioning firms in the city. He now makes a living for himself and supports his extended family. He is one of over fifteen hundred young men who received vocational training at the TİKA center. Continue reading Turkey in Africa – A Humanitarian Approach→