Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines is founding new African flag carriers

The continent’s most successful airline wants to expand abroad IN 1989 The Economist praised Ethiopian Airlines’ “unqualified success”, despite operating in a “disastrous economy” suffering...

Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast. East Africa's Djibouti has said it...

This is what Africans really think of the Chinese

Increasing Chinese investment in everything from small food enterprises to massive railway projects across Africa has drawn criticism and warnings of a future dependency...

Is your Apple iPhone 8 defecred? Here is how to see if...

. Apple says that a small percentage of iPhone 8 devices might be affected by a "manufacturing defect" that can cause random freezing and...

Somaliland Signs a Billion-Dollar Deal with a Non-Existent Chinese Bank

On August 14th, the (Somaliland) Minister of Investment Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud and a Maxtor Bank, a major Chinese bank has signed a billion dollar Memorandum...

Kenya: Faulty fuel testing kits expose Kenyans to adulteration

Kenyans may be filling their vehicles with adulterated fuel even as the State pays hundreds of millions of shillings for defective testing kits. The kits,...

Somalia To Build Another Airport for Mogadishu

Officials close the Airport Authority in Mogadishu have told Hiiraan Online that Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has reached a deal with the...

Somalia: Daesh levies taxation on Puntland businesses

A militant group associated with Daesh in Syria and Iraq has started levying taxes on businesses in Somalia, Garowe Online reported yesterday. “The traders and businesses in...

Somalia: Ethiopia’s National Airways to link Mogadishu-Addis Ababa after 41 years

The Ethiopian-owned National Airways (Ex-Air Ethiopia) is to start direct air shuttles between Mogadishu of Somalia, and Addis Ababa next week, sources say. For the...

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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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...