Saturday, November 17, 2018

Ethiopia absents itself from Berbera port expansion ceremonies despite 19% stake

Dr Abiy could have struck another major diplomatic coup if he attended the Berbera port-related events in person and championed the right of the...

The sustainable shoe: Made in Ethiopia, Africa

For decades, the image of Ethiopia in the rest of the world’s imagination was one of poverty, a people entirely dependent on the aid...

Emirates media promotes Somaliland-UAE relations

Of recent, state-run media outlets in the United Arab Emirates have embarked on coverages that quite openly and supportively promote wide-ranging relations presently budding...

Kenya: 83 chemists shut down, 83 operators arrested

83 chemists have been closed down and 83 people arrested in an impromptu raid on illegal operators. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (KPPB) under the Health...

Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

As Coca-Cola considers cannabis drinks, hopes for CBD still higher than the science

Cannabidiol, a compound of marijuana that does not get the user high, is becoming popular in consumer products but needs more research, experts say. For...

Dahabshiil welcomes World Bank proposal on decrease of mobile money vulnerabilities to stimulate growth...

“A robust regulation that addresses de-risking issues to reduce vulnerabilities associated with the widespread use of mobile money transactions as put forward by the...

Investors to benefit from Kenya and Somaliland ties

Investment opportunities are expected to be seized as foreign relations between Kenya and Somaliland grow. Mr Bashe Awil Omar, Somaliland's envoy to Kenya, said his...

A rising threat to the internet: water

Undersea internet cables are sensitive at the coastlines, and as our study found, cables for New York and New Jersey are particularly at risk. Despite whimsical...

China to penalize $60 billion of U.S. imports in tit-for-tat move

China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion of U.S. products to its import...

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The return of Russia to Africa

After decades of a bipolar world in which the US and the Soviet Union competed for global hegemony, we entered a unipolar era with...

SPECIAL REPORT: Winners and losers in Horn of Africa’s regional economic integration pact

"..more measures by Addis Ababa to restrict its unsanctioned relations with Somaliland would follow, in an apparent reversion of the former Ethiopian regime’s political...

Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial...