Saturday, December 16, 2017

Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia

Over the years, particularly from 1991 until present, one of the key players that helped shape the political dynamics of the region is Mohammad...

Horn of Africa Feels Geopolitical Impact of Qatar Crisis

Extensive web of alignments and divisions across the Horn of Africa puts pressure on countries to declare solidarity with either side of the Qatar...

Dubai’s DP World to develop free zone in Somaliland

Dubai-based DP World announced on Monday that it will develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the development of the Port...

Somaliland Launches Flagship Job Creation Program

Authorities in Somaliland, along with the World Bank, have launched the first round of funding in the Bank’s flagship job creation program, the Somali...

Dahabshiil Group Builds Conference Hall for Hargeisa University

A foundation stone-laying ceremony of a new ultra-modern Conference Hall for Hargeisa University conference hall to be constructed on funds donated by Dahabshiil Group...

Dahabshiil, other money transfer firms call for lower charges

Money transfer companies are calling for reduced cost of remittances in Africa to help assuage the burden on the beneficiaries. Mr Dilip Ratha, the head...

A weekend of cryptoanarchy in Prague – HCPP17

Czech Republic’s capital city hosts the only physical cryptoanarchist hub in the world. Paralelni Polis (which is Greek for “parallel city”) is a three-story building which...

Understanding the difference between the IMF and World Bank

The annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are underway as policymakers from around the world gather in Washington to...

Ethiopia Devalues Currency by 15 Percent to Boost Exports

Ethiopia's central bank devalued the Ethiopian birr <ETB=> by 15 percent on Tuesday, its first such move in seven years to boost lagging exports. The...

Tanzania: Magufuli’s mining clampdown shows hints of paranoia

On 25 September, President " data-html="true" data-original-title="John Magufuli">John Magufuli concluded a 5-day visit to Arusha, the stronghold of the " data-html="true" data-original-title="Chadema">Chadema opposition party, and, in an indication...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...