For the first time in decades, an Israeli prime minister will visit Africa in an effort to improve and strengthen Israel's relations with the countries there. Prime Minister Netanyahu will visit Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia.
Ethiopia’s ambassador to Israel said that African countries are turning to Israel for help in combating poverty and terrorist threats. He stressed that counter-terrorism is not the only basis for ties between the two nations.
The Indo-Israel vegetable center of excellence in India has boosted the annual number of seedlings grown from half a million in 2011 to six million in 2015, and Israel’s Technion Institute has built a safe drinking supply water system in a village school in northern Ethiopia.
Israelis are eagerly awaiting the world launch of the electromagnetic levitating taxis built by US skyTran and the Israeli Pavilion at Milan Expo will host the finals of the first international competition for start-ups dedicated to children and adolescents.