Thursday, November 23, 2017

DP World’s Berbera Port Gets Election-Year Attention

The Port of Berbera's future may depend in part on the results of Somaliland's upcoming presidential election. Opposition party candidate Abdirahman Irro has criticized...

Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia

Over the years, particularly from 1991 until present, one of the key players that helped shape the political dynamics of the region is Mohammad...

Horn of Africa Feels Geopolitical Impact of Qatar Crisis

Extensive web of alignments and divisions across the Horn of Africa puts pressure on countries to declare solidarity with either side of the Qatar...

Dubai’s DP World to develop free zone in Somaliland

Dubai-based DP World announced on Monday that it will develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the development of the Port...

Somaliland Launches Flagship Job Creation Program

Authorities in Somaliland, along with the World Bank, have launched the first round of funding in the Bank’s flagship job creation program, the Somali...

Dahabshiil Group Builds Conference Hall for Hargeisa University

A foundation stone-laying ceremony of a new ultra-modern Conference Hall for Hargeisa University conference hall to be constructed on funds donated by Dahabshiil Group...

Dahabshiil, other money transfer firms call for lower charges

Money transfer companies are calling for reduced cost of remittances in Africa to help assuage the burden on the beneficiaries. Mr Dilip Ratha, the head...

A weekend of cryptoanarchy in Prague – HCPP17

Czech Republic’s capital city hosts the only physical cryptoanarchist hub in the world. Paralelni Polis (which is Greek for “parallel city”) is a three-story building which...

Understanding the difference between the IMF and World Bank

The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are underway as policymakers from around the world gather in Washington to...

Ethiopia Devalues Currency by 15 Percent to Boost Exports

Ethiopia's central bank devalued the Ethiopian birr <ETB=> by 15 percent on Tuesday, its first such move in seven years to boost lagging exports. The...

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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks

A section of staff of money remittance firm Dahabshiil undergoing training on Anti Money Laundering and other courses at a Nairobi hotel. Money remittance firm...
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UK Looks Forward to Seeing Somaliland Set Another Great Example of Democracy in Action...

Ambassador David Concar, Head of the United Kingdom mission to Somalia/Somaliland congratulates Somaliland on a peaceful, orderly conduct of the presidential election and the...