Saturday, September 22, 2018
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...

Mastercard Announces Next-Generation African Leaders

Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. The...

How the Somali networks make East Africa go round

The Somali distribution networks have certain crucial elements. The most definitive have been the Somali courier and cargo services out of the Middle East...

Somaliland Uses Phones to Help Improve Schools

Somaliland—Around the world, teachers discourage their pupils from using their cellphones in class, fearing that the devices distract from students’ education. But in Africa, phones...

MTN Uganda’s data centre raided, servers switched off

Uganda's largest telecom MTN says security officers raided its data centre in Mutundwe, Kampala and disconnected four of its servers. In a letter dated July...

Google’s Gmail controversy is everything people hate about Silicon Valley

Developers blaming you for not knowing about data collection is why it’s so hard to trust tech right now. When news broke this week that...

Dahabshiil Offers Valuable Prizes to Top Subscribers

Dahabshiil Group of companies, on Wednesday, announced that it will be giving away a variety of prizes to its esteemed customers as part of newly launched services called...

Facebook reveals 25 pages of takedown rules for hate speech and more

Facebook has never before made public the guidelines its moderators use to decide whether to remove violence, spam, harassment, self-harm, terrorism, intellectual property theft, and...

First WhatsApp update since Facebook privacy scandal will make a massive change to messaging

Facebook has been left reeling in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that saw boss Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US lawmakers. ALSO READ: Why hating...

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Dahabshiil welcomes World Bank proposal on decrease of mobile money vulnerabilities to spur growth...

“A robust regulation that addresses de-risking issues to reduce vulnerabilities associated with the widespread use of mobile money transactions as put forward by the...

Regulation of Somalia’s Mobile Money Market Can Spur Innovation in Financial Sector Development

Somalia’s economy has grown modestly between 2013 and 2017, with real annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaging 2.5%, according to the new economic...

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...