Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Religion and money: is Islamic banking the way forward for Ethiopians?

What happens when it’s not just a lack of physical banks preventing communities’ access to financial services, but ethical issues too?  Islam is the world’s...

Ethiopia launches 4G mobile service in the capital

Ethiopia's state-run telecoms monopoly has launched a fourth generation (4G) mobile service in the capital Addis Ababa, aiming to catch up with the high-speed...

Congressman Ellison, Treasury Secretary Lew on US Somali Remittance flow

In this Q&A session, Congressman Keith Ellison puts the question of what the American government is going to do about finding a legal, internationally...

Finance to Dominate Agenda at This Year’s Conference of Ministers

Experts and politicians to discuss Implementing Agenda 2063 - Planning, Mobilizing and Financing for Development Against a backdrop of intense negotiations leading up to the...

Etihad unveils ‘Fast & Furious’ luxury plane

Los Angeles, March 19 (IANS) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and UNIVERSAL PICTURES HAVE UNVEILED A LUXURY FAST &...

GE Oil & Gas Announces $850M Order with Eni and Partners for Offshore Cape...

GE (NYSE:GE) today announced the booking of an $850 million order across its Oil & Gas business for the supply of equipment to the...

Investing In Women: What Do African Female Entrepreneurs Need?

Private equity financing is not easy to come by, even in a market as hot as Africa. The competition for funding is fierce, and...

Are China’s Products Soon To Be ‘Made In Africa’?

One of the most well-known and talked about international economic relationships, China and Africa’s partnerships span industries and eclipse global ties of many nations....

Citi, Barclays close to settling forex lawsuit for $800 million: WSJ

Citigroup Inc and Barclays Plc are close to settling as early as this week a lawsuit with private investors who say the banks manipulated...

Banks are Exiting the Remittance Business

The global remittance business is $500+ billion strong. However, this broad market belies a less than rosy outlook for the business. Different geographies display...

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OUTRAGE AS TANZANIA PASSES LAW THAT COULD IMPRISON BLOGGERS

Bloggers, Internet users, journalists and activists in Tanzania are up in arms following a government directive that could land them in jail. In a...

UAE TO GIVE ETHIOPIA $3 BILLION IN AID AND INVESTMENTS

The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of $3 billion in aid and investments to Ethiopia on Friday, an Ethiopian official said, a major...

Mogadishu Takes Over FISS Airspace Responsibilities of Nairobi TODAY Amid More Disturbing Gaps and...

The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Transportation and its Aviation wing take over full management and responsibility of Somalia/Somaliland airspace management and control...