Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Somaliland Signs a Billion-Dollar Deal with a Non-Existent Chinese Bank

On August 14th, the (Somaliland) Minister of Investment Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud and a Maxtor Bank, a major Chinese bank has signed a billion dollar Memorandum...

Togdheer Gubernatorial Office, REO Honor Dahabshiil Group

Governor Mohamed Ibrahim Adan (Qabyotire) and Regional Education Officer, Hassan Jama, awarded Dahabshiil Group a certificate of honor for its role in promoting education...

Yours truly, Dahabshiil!

There are periods in time that all the delight is yours. This does not come by accident, though. Such delights are the creation of...
Kenya Plastic Bags

Kenya: How ban on plastic bags inspired innovators to create eco-friendly alternatives

Nearly one year since Kenya imposed a plastic bags ban, the country’s streets are cleaner, waterways are clearer and plastic bags are slowly becoming...

Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Dahabshiil calls on Africans’ unity for development

Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid Duale says Africa will grow to greater heights if the countries in the continent continue to support each other...

Somaliland refutes claims by Somalia on port deal with DP World

The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to...

Ismail Ahmed: Refugee Turned Fintech Chief Aims to Upend a $444 Billion Market

Refugee, economist, whistle-blower, entrepreneur -- Ismail Ahmed has played many roles in his odyssey from war-torn Somalia to London’s fintech frontier. But one event stands out:...

Seattle Mayor Murray proposes joint resolution with City Council to find solutions to Somali...

Mayor Ed Murray transmitted a proposed joint resolution to Seattle’s City Council affirming the City’s support of Somali communities who seek to care for...

South African Deputy President To Earn At Least $200 Million From Sale Of Investment...

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who featured in FOBRES’ annual ranking of the richest Africans between 2011 and 2013, has successfully sold off...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...