Friday, February 23, 2018

WB Says Somali Diaspora Fuels Economic Growth, Dahabshiil CEO Lauds UN Body’s Role

The World Bank has identified remittances as one of the biggest contributors fuelling the economic growth of Somalia. At a forum to update the Somali...

UAE, GCC airlines seen cutting fares before July

Cost of travel in 2015 set to get cheaper, thanks to sharp drop in fuel prices. Time to pack your bags. The year 2015 may...
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‘This Is Not Charity’: $9B In New Commitments At U.S-Africa Business Forum

New deals and commitments worth more than $9 billion in trade and investment with Africa were announced at the U.S-Africa Business Forum in New York, U.S. President...
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Somaliland: Dahabshiil Donates towards Developmental Projects in Gabiley Region

Dahabshiil group of companies this week made cash donations towards several ongoing developmental projects in Gabiley region. Mr. Mahmoud Haji Osman Abdillahi and Mr. Farhan...

Clarification: AP Corrects erroneous facts printed of Dahabshiil

In a story Feb. 12, The Associated Press reported that the U.S., the U.K. and other countries have expressed concerns that Somali money-transfer agencies...

Crossed Wires Starve Somalis of Cash: Anti-terror restrictions prevent expats from sending money home

Liban Gaal is one of an estimated 1.5 million Somalis living abroad who are helping the economy back home stay afloat. The owner of the...

5 Big Business Misconceptions About Sub-Saharan Africa That Need To Go Away

Life and business misconceptions are commonplace in sub-Saharan Africa. When (and how) you came to know Africa dictates the standard deviation from business reality.Older...
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Somalia ‘government’ says Munya to blame for ban on Miraa, support to Somaliland

The Somalia government has said it imposed a ban on miraa imports from Kenya because Meru Governor Peter Munya had "used the business to...

Somaliland: Regulatory Gaps in Mobile Banking

Somaliland is one of the leading markets in mobile banking platforms in Africa. It has been acknowledged by renowned individuals such as Bill Gates...

Kenya Airways defends air ticket pricing against rivals

Kenya Airways has defended its higher air ticket prices relative to other airlines, as news also emerged that two Boeing 787 Dreamliners ordered by...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...