Friday, February 23, 2018

Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations

African state ordered to pay costs after illegal payments case thrown out DP World has won an arbitration case against the government of Djibouti, which...

NGOs critical of Kenya cutting cash transfers to Somalia

A group of nongovernmental organizations have come out against a decision by the Kenyan government to close accounts with money transfer operators in Somalia...

President Silanyo Cuts the Ribbon at the Opening of Dahabshiil Bank International-(Video + Photos)

By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) — Amid cheers and applause from the gathered officials and guest, Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Silanyo” has on...

Nokia agrees to pay €15.6 billion for French rival Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia confirmed Wednesday it is acquiring the ailing French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent through a public exchange offer in France and the United States, in...

Dahabshiil’s MicroDahab to Lend Solar Powered Water Pumps Under New Microfinance Initiative

Dahabshiil Group showcase sustainable 'green microfinancing' initiatives to foster economic and social development across Somali region. MicroDahab MFI, a microfinance subsidiary of Dahabshiil Group, has announced a collaboration with SolarGen Technologies to create...

French law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food

French MPs on Thursday voted unanimously in favour of a new law that will outlaw the destruction of unsold food products, forcing large supermarkets...

Feds complicate money transfers

After a California bank halted money transfers to Somalia, locals are left without a way to financially help their families. In Tawakal Express on Cedar...

US Mayors urge federal action on Somali remittances

Today in San Francisco, the nation’s mayors called on the federal government to find a workable solution that allows Somali families living in the...

Ethiopia’s Tourism Revenue Hits Record High In 2015, Beats Kenya And Tanzania Combined

Ethiopia’s tourism revenue jumped 20.7 percent  in 2015 to a record high of $3.5 billion from $2.9 billion in the previous fiscal year lifted...

Munya seeks market for miraa in Somaliland

Munya noted that the miraa market in Somaliland is worth about Sh40 billion which the Meru farmers should share in. Meru governor Peter Munya has...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...