UNIDO's Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Tokyo continues to foster international engagement towards TICAD7 as it hosted a very well attended multi-stakeholder dialogue on the "Africa and TICAD7" cooperation.
The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is leading efforts to consolidate gains made at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation by facilitating the prospect of a tripartite agreement.
Mr. Felipe Jaramillo has been appointed as the new World Bank Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, effective July 1, 2018.
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea on 17 July 2018 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached $740 in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier.
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced that Asmara will become its first destination in Eritrea, starting from 10 December 2017.
The East African country of Eritrea has joined the membership of the African Export-Import Bank, becoming the 48thAfrican country to become a participating state or a shareholder in the continental multilateral trade finance institution.