Monday, August 20, 2018

No Reason For Africa To Import 35-Billion-Dollar Food – AfDB President Tells Agriculture Conference...

The President of the African Development Bank Group , Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies...

Somalia: Ethiopia’s National Airways to link Mogadishu-Addis Ababa after 41 years

The Ethiopian-owned National Airways (Ex-Air Ethiopia) is to start direct air shuttles between Mogadishu of Somalia, and Addis Ababa next week, sources say. For the...

Ethiopia: ENDF Deploys Additional Troops to Protect Oil Fields In Somali Region

The Ethiopia’s Ministry of Defence has deployed additional troops in Shelabo area in eastern part of the country in an attempt to defend the recently...

Mastercard Announces Next-Generation African Leaders

Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. The...

Somalia: Saudi Arabia returns 27000 heads of sheep, goats to Bosaso

Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have cause to be returned some 27,000 livestock – sheep and goat – to Somalia. Local media reports...
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Somaliland: Port, Free Zone and DP World Liaison Office Brief President on Progress of...

The President, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, on Tuesday, received Board members overseeing Berbera Port development activities in line with the proposed modernization of...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planned to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...

Ethiopia: Exploiting the Gulf’s scramble for the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia’s so far managed to stay neutral and balance its relationships with opposing Gulf partners. But it’s engaged in an unpredictable game. This is the...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

Somaliland: Planning DG Holds Fruitful Discussions with UN Volunteers, Japanese Development Agencies

Among the Somaliland delegation currently on a working visit to Kenya is Abdirashid Ibrahim Abdirahman, the Director-General of the Ministry of National Planning and...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...