Wednesday, November 14, 2018

International Air Transport Association lauds Kenya’s expansion of JKIA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has lauded Kenya’s focus on infrastructure development at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to increase its passenger handling capacity...

US Mayors urge federal action on Somali remittances

Today in San Francisco, the nation’s mayors called on the federal government to find a workable solution that allows Somali families living in the...

Central Bank of Kenya lifts suspension on Dahabshiil Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya has today lifted the suspension on Dahabshiil Kenya, with immediate effect. We are pleased to announce that our services...

Dahabshiil helps Somalis re-build their communities

Shortly after the April 2 Garissa University College massacre, the authorities suspended the licences of all remittance firms, including my company, Dahabshiil. Dahabshiil is a...

Why Africa needs to become more like China

When you are looking over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean from the harbour in Cape Town, host city of the World Economic Forum on Africa...

Bank of China fraud: Italy seeks trial for 300 people

Italian prosecutors want to indict the Bank of China's Milan branch and almost 300 people over a money-laundering scheme.Prosecutors in Florence allege €4.5bn ($5.1bn,...

Key sticking points in Greece debt clash

After five months of fraught negotiations and with Greece inching towards default, the clash between Athens and its European and IMF creditors has narrowed...

Kenya to lift Somalia cash transfer freeze

Kenya's president ordered on Thursday the central bank to issue regulations and then lift restrictions on key money transfer services vital for Somalia suspended...

Ethiopia looks to Ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan to increase Imports and Exports

As part of a new national strategy, Ethiopia will begin using ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan in order to increase trade volume. This...

Woman will be face of redesigned $10 bill, Treasury says

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will officially announce Thursday that the redesigned $10 bill will feature the first woman on the nation’s paper money in...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...