Geography of Africa
Draped in sacred white cloth, the procession drifted silently towards a priest calling the faithful to celebrate the Archangel Michael, a revered saint in Ethiopia.
Around dawn, thousands of worshippers gathered at the church in Amhara, the second-largest region of Ethiopia, which is staging long-awaited elections on June 20.
General Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in eastern Libya, is still posing a threat to Libya's unity and the ongoing peace process, Turkey's top soldier has said, vowing Turkey's continued support to the U.N.-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and extended military presence in the country.
Turkish companies are making a $105-million investment in an agro-industrial project in South Sudan, Turkey's Ambassador in Juba has said.
Speaking during his visit to the project site on May 11, Erdem Mutaf noted that the investment in the agro-industrial complex will cover different production lines and also create job opportunities for South Sudanese.