Sunday, February 18, 2018

A day of reckoning for fuel prices in the Gulf

QUEUES at the pumps were only a few minutes longer than usual. There was little evidence of stockpiling. Aside from minor grumbling, July 31st...

Dollar’s Rise Reshuffles Global Economy Into Winners and Losers

    The rising U.S. dollar is redistributing growth throughout the global economy. The greenback’s ascent to the highest in a dozen years on a trade-weighted basis...

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...

British firms still keen for deals despite global M&A slowdown

Research suggests companies are gaining confidence to make takeover bids Big companies still have the motive and means to embark on takeovers despite headwinds in...

Is Zimbabwe Any Good For Business? 150 Companies Say No

In 2014, 150 companies in Zimbabwe were placed under curatorship and  leaving nearly 4,000 workers without jobs as the country’s economy suffered from post sanction...

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...

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...

Messebo Cement Conducts Feasibility Study for Plant in Addis

Messebo Cement Factory Plc has hired Industrial Projects Service (IPS), a state-owned consultant, to conduct an assessment of market for cement around Addis Abeba....

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...

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...

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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...

Rebirth of Somaliland: Somalia Annihilation Crimes Against Somaliland Nations

Who were the culprits? Crimes against humanity are deliberate acts taken as part of a systematic campaign that accuses human suffering or death on a...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. The move...