Sunday, November 18, 2018

Students from Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda to participate in Ethiopia sattelite launch

Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the...

Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April

Company seeks mergers and acquisitions skills for transaction M-Pesa mobile-money service available in seven African states East Africa’s biggest company by market value plans...

Somtel, Djibouti Telecom partner in DARE1 to set up cable system to link East...

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom have partnered to set up a submarine cable system to link the East African coastline. The 5,400 kilometer cable...

Premier Bank, iRise launch $1-million fund for Somali startups

Mogadishu-based Premier Bank and Somali business support organisation iRise Hub yesterday launched a $1-million fund aimed at backing the country’s startups. Premier Bank chairman Jibril Mohamed (pictured above) announced...

Dr Osatohanmwen Osemwengie: The Nigerian engineer who makes drones for the US

Over the years, Nigerians have been impacting the world with their highly-improvised technical skills. From the likes of Jude O. Nkama, who became the first African...

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...

Is your Apple iPhone 8 defecred? Here is how to see if...

. Apple says that a small percentage of iPhone 8 devices might be affected by a "manufacturing defect" that can cause random freezing and...

Google just launched the two-factor authenticator dongle you’ve been waiting for

If Titan Security Key sounds familiar to you, that’s because Google made it available to Google Cloud users last month. But the security dongle...
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Export

Eritrea Mulls Port as Ethiopia Rapprochement Spurs Investors

Eritrea is considering building a port on its Red Sea coastline to export potash from deposits being developed in the Horn of Africa nation,...

Introduction: A Conceptual Framework for Engagement with de facto States

Abstract Secessionist de facto states, by their very nature, sit outside of the international system. Having unilaterally declared independence from their parent state, they are...

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Republic of Somaliland hails UN reaffirmation of arms embargo on Somalia

The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Somaliland, Saturday, warmly hailed the UN Security Council's reaffirmation the arms embargo on Somalia. Since the central government...

5 African countries where you can live longer than expected

Africans are living longer and healthier lives as life expectancy is on the rise.  Though millions on the continent still face the challenge of...

New IRC report: promoting self-reliance for Somali youth living in Kenya

A new report from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) highlights the challenges young Somali refugees face in becoming economically self-reliant in Kenya while also providing policy solutions that could unlock...