Sunday, July 21, 2019

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role with Berbera port

The soporific seaside town of Berbera is slowly changing as it takes on a major role on the Red Sea shipping route, allowing breakaway...

British firms still keen for deals despite global M&A slowdown

Research suggests companies are gaining confidence to make takeover bids Big companies still have the motive and means to embark on takeovers despite headwinds in...

Djibouti launches ‘Africa’s biggest free trade zone’

Djibouti on Thursday launched the first phase of Africa’s biggest free-trade zone, seeking to capitalise on its strategic position on one of the world’s...

Investing in Africa: Shedding the developed market mind-set

Excerpted from THE NEXT AFRICA: An Emerging Continent Becomes A Global Powerhouse by Jake Bright and Aubrey Hruby. Copyright © 2015 by the author...

Kenya Aviation Agency probes why unlicensed planes fly Miraa to Somalia

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is investigating three local airlines for operating miraa (khat) cargo business on the Nairobi-Somalia route. This comes barely a...

Somalia: Traders complain of big loses as Kenya-Somalia border remains shut

When Kenya closed its border with Somalia in 2014, most Mandera County residents thought it was a short-term measure to curb Shabaab terror attacks. This,...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract...

Drinking More Coffee Not Necessarily Harmful to Heart – Study

Coffee lovers might be able to breathe a sigh of relief -- a new study found that drinking even large amounts of the caffeinated...
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Somaliland Further Boosts Trade with UAE, Opens Dubai Office

Somaliland opened on Monday a trade office in Dubai as the country works to boost its trade ties with the UAE. The trade office will...

Is Zimbabwe Any Good For Business? 150 Companies Say No

In 2014, 150 companies in Zimbabwe were placed under curatorship and  leaving nearly 4,000 workers without jobs as the country’s economy suffered from post sanction...

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Somaliland Calls Somalia Attempts to Re-Write Dialogue Terms ‘Bluster’ and ‘Distraction’

In response to Somalia's accelerated measures to make it appears to the international community that the Republic of Somaliland is nothing but another of...

Trafficking in Persons in Conflict Contexts: What is a Realistic Response from Africa?

This brief draws on field research conducted on trafficking in persons in four protracted conflicts in Africa – Central African Republic, Libya, Nigeria and...

The Gold Producing Potential Of Somaliland

This short article sheds more light on Somaliland’s gold potential and the greater possibility of becoming one of the last mining destinations in East...