Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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:...

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...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract...

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...
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Planes carrying khat resume operations from Kenya to Somalia

Planes transporting khat from Kenya to Somalia are back in business after Somalia lifted a weeklong ban on the stimulant. The ban took effect on...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

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...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...