Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Somalia: Traders complain of big loses as Kenya-Somalia border remains shut

When Kenya closed its border with Somalia in 2014, most Mandera County residents thought it was a short-term measure to curb Shabaab terror attacks. This,...

US investors eyeing Iran’s stock market

Mohammad Fetanat, the president of the Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran (SEO), said contacts from US companies were made immediately after Iran and...

Zara selling lungis at Rs 6,000 is peak obsession with desis

Here's how the garment made a comeback just as people were on the verge of forgetting 'lungi dance'. Like Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell popularised gamcha...

Report: Coca-Cola to conduct study on ‘microplastic’ in Dasani water

Coca-Cola is not buying the results of a study that found "microplastic" in Dasani bottled water sourced in Africa. Business Daily Africa reports that The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:...

Ethiopia looks to Ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan to increase Imports and Exports

As part of a new national strategy, Ethiopia will begin using ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan in order to increase trade volume. This...

Jubba Airways celebrates 20 years in the skies

Jubba Airways, a regional airline that serves East Africa is celebrating two decades in business in 2018. Abdullahi Diria Warsame told HOL that Jubba...

When capitalism turns to cannibalism

When people say “capitalism has failed” or “capitalism has succeeded,” we have to ask: what type of capitalism do you mean? Authentic capitalism, in which...

African air travel primed for take-off

Africa has long been the El Dorado just over the horizon for airlines, but sustained economic growth and the emergence of a middle class...

Can Russia and China trust each other?

Military manoeuvres come as tensions between West and Russia intensify to highest level since the days of Soviet Union. With a firm handshake, the presidents...

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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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...