Thursday, May 24, 2018

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’s...

Job and Pay Gap Between Local Somali Graduates and Diaspora Returnees

Young graduates claim they are being overlooked for the best paid jobs in Somalia by employers favouring Somalis returning from overseas with foreign credentials. Most...

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...

NIGERIA’S AUTO LANDSCAPE: FROM DUMPING GROUND TO MANUFACTURING HUB

Before 2013, Nigeria was Africa’s biggest market for tokunbos—the local name used to describe used cars shipped from Europe and the US. Vehicles (mostly...

Serious Fraud Office investigating oil firm Soma

Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into the British exploration firm Soma Oil and Gas, which has been searching for...

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...

How much does “who you know” affect your chances of landing a job?

It is hardly a well-kept secret that getting a job is easier if you know someone. Presumably, that is one of the reasons networking...

Harbouring ambitions: Gulf states scramble for Somalia

A battle for access to seaports is underway in one of the world’s unlikeliest places: Somalia, now caught up in a regional struggle between...

Munya does not regret Somaliland visit, puts heat on gov’t

Meru Governor Peter Munya has defended his visit to Somaliland insisting he did not interfere with territorial integrity as claimed by the Somalia government. The...

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...

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Somalia: PM names new ministers to complete cabinet

Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed 6 new ministers, deputies and State ministers on Tuesday night to complete his cabinet, Garowe Online...

Turkey distributes 4,000 mosquito curtains in Djibouti

Aid is part of efforts to prevent malaria outbreak in tiny African nation Turkey’s state-run aid agency distributed 4,000 mosquito curtains in southern and northern...

US has almost reduced its reputation to zero: Erdogan

UN vote on President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, says Turkish president The decision by the U.S. to move...