Thursday, May 19, 2022

The entrepreneur behind the schoolbag that transforms into a light at night

When South African childhood friends and later entrepreneurs Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane finished high school, they knew they wanted to start something that...

Africa’s Somalia and Zimbabwe lead on mobile-money technology

Of the 690 million registered mobile-money accounts worldwide, 50% are in Africa. In Zimbabwe and Somalia, for example, both countries that have experienced decades of economic...

Airfares Fall by the Most in Nearly Two Decades

The great oil-price plunge has been a boon for U.S. airlines, and now it’s starting to trickle down to consumers. Jet-fuel prices have declined nearly...

Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

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Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15...

‘It’s All Gone’: The Women Left Bereft When Somaliland’s Largest Market Burned Down

Once a bustling place, Waheen is now a smouldering ruin and despite government promises stallholders say little is being done for them Once a vibrant...

Almost One Million Nissan Airbag Recalls Probed by U.S. Safety Officials

Japanese car giant says they fixed the problem during updates An investigation into 990,000 Nissan vehicles recalled in 2013 and 2014 is trying to determine...
Djibouti Competition

Djibouti Seaport Could Face New Competition

Djibouti has invested heavily in making itself a hub for deep-sea shipping in the Horn of Africa, and much of its business depends upon...

20 Facts Donald Trump Wishes We’d Forget

You thought Donald Trump was just a flashy business tycoon, but the truth is there’s so much more you probably didn’t know about about him. Sure, his résumé would list...

Are Remittances the Silver Bullet to Tackle Vulnerability in Somalia?

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Are Remittances the Silver Bullet toTackle Vulnerability in Somalia? Join a riveting conversation with Nasir Majid, Abdirashid Duale, Dr. Idil Osman and Quman Akli Date & Time: Thursday 17th January 2019, 18:30...

What do the UN’s new development goals hope to achieve?

Mark Suzman of the Gates Foundation explains to the BBC’s Ed Butler the purpose of the UN's “Financing for Development” summit in Addis Ababa,...