Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Serious Fraud Office investigating oil firm Soma

Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a criminal investigation into the British exploration firm Soma Oil and Gas, which has been searching for...

Will The U.S Abandon Its Trade Pact With Africa?

Arguably, one of the factors responsible forAfrica’s improved trading over the past decade has been the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a piece...

Somaliland: Shipping the sheep for Eid al-Adha

Up to one million sheep and goats crowd vast, smelly pens across three quarantine stations in the searing heat and desert wind outside Somaliland's...

Why Kenya’s remote town of Lodwar is attracting interest from airlines

In 2012 London-headquartered oil explorer Tullow Oil announced it had discovered crude in Kenya’s northernmost county of Turkana. Kenyans were of course excited by...

Saudi military base in Djibouti on track

Deal was intitally discussed in March and comes at a time when relations between the two countries have been steadily growing Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud...

Kenya Cancels Somalia Flights

Kenya government has cancelled daily flights to Somalia for undisclosed time, a source in Kenyan capital Nairobi has confirmed to Radio Dalsan. It is not...

Dahabshiil, M-Pesa turning around lives of poor in Africa

Mobile money transfer system M-Pesa, Solar supply company M-Kopa and money remittance company Dahabshiil have been described as the most innovative financial ideas turning...

Remittance: Time to avert crisis in Somalia

The following editorial appeared in The Seattle Times (USA) on Feb. 18: Impoverished, chaotic Somalia is on the brink of another humanitarian crisis, this one...

Here is the list of 86 blacklisted by Kenya on suspicion of ‘aiding terror...

Here is the list of those blacklisted by Kenyan authorities following the deadly terror attack on Garissa University College. They include prominent personalities, Businesses, businessmen...

UAE expats to pay more for sending money home

Remittance fee has been increased to "cope with rising cost" of doing business. A few leading money exchange houses in the UAE have increased remittance...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...