Monday, August 20, 2018

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...
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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...

How the Somali networks make East Africa go round

The Somali distribution networks have certain crucial elements. The most definitive have been the Somali courier and cargo services out of the Middle East...

Indian Navy keeps a close tab on Djibouti Chinese base

The Djibouti base has boosted China’s ability to sustain its naval units in the Indian Ocean — a region the Indian Navy considers its...

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role with Berbera port

The soporific seaside town of Berbera is slowly changing as it takes on a major role on the Red Sea shipping route, allowing breakaway...

Developing a currency exchange functionality to drive mobile money usage: a new mobile money...

GSMA’s Claire Scharwatt spoke to Telesom CEO Abdikarim Mohamed Eid about M-Exchange, Telesom’s latest mobile money innovation. Claire Scharwatt: ZAAD is one of the most successful mobile...
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Somaliland Further Boosts Trade with UAE, Opens Dubai Office

Somaliland opened on Monday a trade office in Dubai as the country works to boost its trade ties with the UAE. The trade office will...

Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse Drame Madiheri is a Malian crop-picker in Italy's...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Jeff Bezos Becomes the Richest Man in Modern History, Topping $150 Billion

The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth cracked $150 billion in New York on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. That’s about $55 billion...

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Tucson man accused of Somali terror ties lied at every turn, government says

Whether Mohamed Abdirahman Osman is a refugee who lied about terrorist links to get immigration benefits or if he’s been wrongly targeted by a...
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Somaliland: Deputy PAC Chairman Says Committee Corrected Sections of Erroneous Report

MP Abdulkadir Jama Hammud, Deputy Chair of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee (PAC), who is, presently, the Acting Chairman following the unceremonious...
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Somalia: Puntland Rules Out Peace With Somaliland Rebuffing International Efforts

Puntland State of Somalia has on Sunday rebuffed claims that it reached peace pact with  Somaliland over Tukaraq, Garowe Online reports. The denial came as...