Monday, August 3, 2020

African Development Bank Chief, Adesina, Cleared in External Misconduct Probe

Inquiry led by former Irish president dismisses claims against Akinwumi Adesina An independent inquiry has cleared the president of the African Development Bank of misconduct,...
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Telesom Unveils Sweeping Marketing Reforms Advantageous to Customers Including Only $7 Monthly Recharge

Telesom, Somaliland’s largest telecommunications, and mobile money Transfer Company, has on Tuesday unveiled a new prepaid recharge plan, KAAFIYE which offers unlimited local voice...

African Development Bank Grants Somalia $25 Mln for Better COVID-19 Response

The grant - like many international partners' overtures - dumps the whole sum on Somalia lap which assumes the Republic of Somaliland is excluded The...

Is Somalia the Riskiest oil Frontier in the World?

Somalia’s government has announced that it would hold its first-ever offshore licensing round this August, marking the starting point of Africa’s perhaps most adventurous...

Somalia: What Stopped Hawala Flow From Minnesota?

COVID-19 has disrupted the international money-wiring system called hawala. And U.S. banks won’t do business with them. The result, one Minnesota hawala operator says:...

UK to Purge Huawei from 5G by End of 2027, Siding with Trump over...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by the end of 2027, risking the ire of...
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Somaliland: Dahabshiil Group Hands Over Second Consignment of COVID-19 Medical Equipment Ministry of...

Hargeisa-Dahabshiil group of companies on Sunday handed over the second consignment of medical equipment to help the government of Somaliland stem the coronavirus pandemic. Mr....

UK Aid Package to Help Control Locusts in Somaliland, Somalia, Yemen

The package will support countries across East Africa including Somalia, Somaliland, Yemen and South-West Asia tackle millions of locusts, as well as reduce the...

Ethiopia Says it, Egypt and Sudan Reach “Major Common Understanding” on Disputed Dam

Ethiopia says it, Egypt and Sudan reach “major common understanding" toward "breakthrough agreement” on disputed dam. Ethiopia’s prime minister said Tuesday his country, Egypt and...

Ksrelief Signs Deal To Implement Water And Environmental Sanitation Project In Somaliland

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center signed virtually on Tuesday an agreement with Norwegian Refugee Council to implement a water and environmental sanitation...

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Somaliland: Using a Solar Minigrid, Villagers Leave Behind Brackish Water

A solar array – complete with battery storage and remote monitoring and control capabilities – has been transforming brackish groundwater into fresh drinking water...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...

US Africa Command Plans to Move Headquarters, But not to Africa

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military's Africa Command (Africom) to move its headquarters out of Germany, the force's commander said on...