Monday, August 20, 2018

Father of slain Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam Engineer speaks

Bekele Aynalem, the father of slain Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project Manager – Engineer Simegnew Bekele, is in Addis Ababa to attend his son’s...

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role with Berbera port

The soporific seaside town of Berbera is slowly changing as it takes on a major role on the Red Sea shipping route, allowing breakaway...

ANALYSIS: HOW CAN ETHIOPIA BOOST REMITTANCE INFLOWS?

Ethiopia has been in a dire state of foreign exchange crisis for the last few years. PM Abiy has made a plea to the Ethiopian diaspora...

Shock as engineer of Ethiopia’s GERD project is found dead

Local media in Ethiopia have reported that the engineer in charge of the country’s flagship electricity project has been found dead in the capital...

Developing a currency exchange functionality to drive mobile money usage: a new mobile money...

GSMA’s Claire Scharwatt spoke to Telesom CEO Abdikarim Mohamed Eid about M-Exchange, Telesom’s latest mobile money innovation. Claire Scharwatt: ZAAD is one of the most successful mobile...

Kenya: Sh200m Anglo Leasing cash in Swiss banks frozen

More than $2 million (about Sh201 million), suspected to be proceeds of corruption in Kenya, has been frozen in Swiss bank accounts as part...
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Somaliland Further Boosts Trade with UAE, Opens Dubai Office

Somaliland opened on Monday a trade office in Dubai as the country works to boost its trade ties with the UAE. The trade office will...

Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse Drame Madiheri is a Malian crop-picker in Italy's...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Iran takes US to ICJ over re-imposed sanctions

Iranian officials have repeatedly accused US of imposing illegal sanctions after pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal Iran has filed a complaint with the International...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...