Wednesday, July 18, 2018

DIFTZ Presents A Wider Trading Opportunity, Potential to Africa, China and International...

At the opening ceremony of a 370-million, 240-hectare international free trade zone in Djibouti, Thursday, Presidents, prominent African, Asian business leaders, and representatives of...

EU slams UAE retaliatory acts against Somalia over Gulf crisis

The European Parliament has condemned the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying the country was taking retaliatory actions against Somalia for the latter's neutral position...

Pakistan Confirms Place on Terror-Financing Watch List

Pakistan on Thursday confirmed it had been placed on the Financial Action Task Force's "gray list" over its alleged failure to choke off terror-financing,...

Iran vows commitment to nuke deal in face of U.S. sanction pressures

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Islamic republic has been committed to its nuclear deal obligations over the past years and...

North Korea expands weapons facilities despite US pressure to disarm

North Korea is completing a major expansion of a key missile-manufacturing plant, according to new satellite pictures that have cast fresh doubt on Pyongyang’s...

When an airstrike killed my friend’s brother I learned grief knows no borders

We’re used to hearing about tragic war casualties in the Middle East. But a Saudi attack in Yemen brought home to me the full...

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find...

Ethiopia to allow all Africans to visit without visas “very soon” PM Abiy Ahmed...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has revealed that the country will “very soon” follow Rwanda’s example allowing all Africans to travel to the country...

New visa and investment rules in UAE: Your queries answered

Rules grant five-year residency visas for students studying in the UAE The UAE has announced sweeping new reforms to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership...

Turkey’s rivalry with the UAE in Somalia is raising tensions in the Red Sea

In Somalia, which already lacks a strong central government, the foreign military presence risks aggravating matters and contributing to the country’s disintegration Late last month, Somalia called...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...