Thursday, June 21, 2018

Telesom, TransferGalaxy Launch International Remittance Partnership

PRESS RELEASE TransferGalaxy and Telesom Company are pleased to announce launch of the International Remittance Service. The service will enable consumers to send money online...

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...

Sub-saharan Africa remains fast-growing region in world, despite economic slowdown

Africa is one of the only two regions in the world achieving growth in FDI in 2015 with a seven percent rise in projects...

Ethiopian Airlines to Buy 15 to 20 Boeing 777X Jetliners, CEO Says

Carrier also considered Airbus’s A350-1000 widebody but deemed Boeing plane better suited its operations Ethiopian Airlines plans to place an order for Boeing Co. 777X...

Blocking wire transfers could spark a humanitarian crisis in Somalia

Somali-Americans in Minnesota and across the United States are again facing problems sending money to relatives still living in east Africa. Last month, the bank...

Driverless Car to Begin Cross-Country Trip Sunday

A self-driving car is set to start a road trip across the country Sunday. The 3,500-mile trip from California to New York is the longest...

For Western Union, Refugees and Immigrants Are the Ultimate Market

“One million Syrian customers,” CEO Hikmet Ersek says. “Do you think they will ever forget Western Union?” Early in the summer of 2014, executives at Western...

Soma Oil Lobbies U.K. to Oppose Proposed Moratorium on Somalia

Soma Oil and Gas Holdings Ltd., the U.K.-based explorer under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office, asked the British government to help block a...

Inflation, a painful threat to Somaliland People

Somaliland is a nation on the Horn of Africa that has been running its affairs independently, and nearing recognition soon by the world, is...

Watch: Minimum wage: the lives, struggles of low-income families in post-recession America

In the third episode of Hard Earned, we join Emilia Stancati, a 50-year-old who has worked as a waitress for most of her life,...

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM’s olive branch, raising hopes of breakthrough

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa’s most intractable conflicts on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from...

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat...

Somalia Moves to Block Somaliland Special Arrangement with International Partners

Heedless of the fact that the Republic of Somaliland is not a federal state under Mogadishu's jurisdiction, Somalia wrote to international partners objecting their...