Thursday, November 15, 2018

Sierra Leone nixes controversial China-funded airport

The new government in Freetown dismissed the "vanity project" of its predecessors and ended the $400 million contract. Sierra Leone is the latest country...

Dahabshiil CEO credits Theresa May on call for better trade schemes with Africa

'Dahabshiil is a perfect example of an African business institution that has benefited from open market globally in its quest to serve Africans, the...

10 wealthiest cities in Africa YOU must visit

Africa is definitely home to thriving economies and this extensive and detailed report released by AfrAsia Bank buttresses the fact. The AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth...

Abay bank, WorldRemit strengthen ties to aid transfers

Abay Bank and WorldRemit are forging a relationship to help facilitate the transfer of funds from the growing Ethiopian Diaspora communities via its digital...

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...

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Somaliland: 1500 to begin registration for National Service

According to an announce the Director of the National Service program, Mohamed Hussein ‘ Mu’addin’ made public, Wednesday, 1500 university graduates will begin registering...

4 African presidents who have shown great kindness

Kindness is not the first thing that comes to mind whenever a politicians name is mentioned. It is even harder to believe that presidents...

Is Constitutional Reform Long Overdue in Somaliland?

Constitutional reform can help fulfil twin goals of ending political under-representation and cracking down on instability in Somaliland, writes Liban Ahmad. The Fifth Somaliland President,...