Wednesday, November 13, 2019

UK Bankruptcy rules to change, Business Minister announces

 There’s good news for people struggling in debt - the minimum amount for which you can be forced into bankruptcy is being raised from...

ETHIOPIA: BETWEEN STONE AND A HARD PLACE

Ethiopia's venture in jointly developing the Port of Berbera with DP World and Somaliland has raised eyebrows from its neighbours in the east and...

Ethiopia looks to Ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan to increase Imports and Exports

As part of a new national strategy, Ethiopia will begin using ports in Kenya, Somaliland and Sudan in order to increase trade volume. This...

Deficit predicted for global sugar industry

Prices dropped almost 12 per cent last year as the global glut pushed prices to the lowest since 2008. Jonathan Kingsman, Jamal Al Ghurair...

Yemen crisis impacts food shortfall

Northern Somalia is very arid and is heavily reliant on imported food: rice from China, potatoes from Ethiopia and wheat from Italy. It is...

Illicit trade may be financing Al Shabaab operations in Kenya – Official

Northeastern regional commissioner Mohamed Birik on Friday said that smuggled goods from Somalia are financing al Shabaab terrorists. He warned businessmen and transporters that the...

Tanzanians set for Africa’s first universal mobile money service

Customers in Tanzania’s Tigo Pesa are set to be the first in Africa to enjoy universal mobile services. Tigo, a subsidiary of Millicom an international...

Turkey Emerges as Economic Flash Point as Tensions With U.S. Soar

Turkey, long a geopolitical flashpoint, showed on Friday that it was also a risk to the world economy. A plunge in the country’s currency —...

What is an investor looking for in a business?

  Sustainable competitive advantage. This is the single most important factor in investment decision-making, encompassing all the elements of your proposed venture. ‘Sustainable’ means over the longer...

Africa agribusiness, a US$1 trillion business by 2030

As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s  top agribusiness companies...

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Somaliland Parliament Approves 6 of 7 Electoral Commissioners

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland - the lower House of the country's bicameral parliament approved six out of seven commissioners...

The Nile Could Be a Window Into the Underworld

Some scientists think the Nile river might be revealing the mysteries of the mantle beneath it. There’s been debate over the age of the Nile—whether it...

Ethiopians Are Losing Faith on Abiy’s Peace. Why?

When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018, the political reforms and initiatives he promised were met with much hope and optimism. He promised...