Monday, January 21, 2019

Is Hormuud’s market dominance fueling instability and violence in Somalia?

During the tumultuous civil war in Somalia a number of companies emerged from the chaos, which has facilitated critical telecommunication and financial services for...

United States: Burglars target a Colombus Somali-owned shop

A Somali market is cleaning up shattered glass from a busted front door after a second burglary in under a week. "What they are doing...

Kenya Aviation Agency probes why unlicensed planes fly Miraa to Somalia

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is investigating three local airlines for operating miraa (khat) cargo business on the Nairobi-Somalia route. This comes barely a...

Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15...

DP World see key role for once-isolated Eritrea in port strategy

Eritrea may provide an alternative trade route for the region instead of Djibouti The Red Sea state of Eritrea may play a key role in...

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...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...