Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudi Telecom launches STC Pay, mulls over cross-border partnership with Western Union

As reported by MENAbytes earlier this year, STC Pay, a subsidiary formed by Saudi Telecom Company has officially launched its mobile wallet named (also named) STC Pay...

Ethiopia: CBE offers Ethiopian migrants irresistible deals

The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia, CBE, has announced plans to woo nationals in the diaspora with mortgage loans. The bank in a statement issued on Friday said, the...

Africa’s Somalia and Zimbabwe lead on mobile-money technology

Of the 690 million registered mobile-money accounts worldwide, 50% are in Africa. In Zimbabwe and Somalia, for example, both countries that have experienced decades of economic...

Somalia: miraa businessmen fight it out in the skies

The battle for the billions in the miraa business has taken off into airspace, with some airlines resorting to brazen anti-competitive behaviour to gain...

The sustainable shoe: Made in Ethiopia, Africa

For decades, the image of Ethiopia in the rest of the world’s imagination was one of poverty, a people entirely dependent on the aid...

Emirates media promotes Somaliland-UAE relations

Of recent, state-run media outlets in the United Arab Emirates have embarked on coverages that quite openly and supportively promote wide-ranging relations presently budding...

Kenya: 83 chemists shut down, 83 operators arrested

83 chemists have been closed down and 83 people arrested in an impromptu raid on illegal operators. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (KPPB) under the Health...

Bill Gates has a brilliant but simple strategy for success

The way you look at your reality can greatly impact your success, according to the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. "We focus so much on...

Somaliland and Mombasa seek economic opportunities

Mombasa County government and Somaliland are seeking collaboration to explore the potential of Mombasa and Berbera ports. Governor Hassan Joho and Somaliland's envoy to Kenya...

Somalia to get first World Bank loan in 30 years

The World Bank has approved $80 million in loans to Somalia to fund public finance reforms, marking the first disbursement to the government of...

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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...