Monday, May 10, 2021

How U.S. ‘Risk-Takers’ Took a Gamble on Somalia’s Oil — Then Vanished

Two fossil fuel exploration companies bet big on one of oil’s final frontiers, and found out how volatile it could be. A few days into...

Negative PR, Aid Agencies of Harm to Somaliland – WorldRemit Founder

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Aid agencies are hindering development and undermining efforts to attract investment in Somaliland, according to a former World Bank and UN official turned entrepreneur. Ismail Ahmed, founder...

Somaliland: WorldRemit Founder Ismail Ahmed Launches Sahamiye Foundation to Unlock Entrepreneurial Potential

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Ismail Ahmed will seek to commit $500 million of his own wealth and investments over the next 10 years to Somaliland-focused development programmes. Sahamiye...

Suez Canal Blockage Highlights Importance of the Red Sea – Analysis

The grounding of the cargo ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal last week serves as a good opportunity to focus our minds on...

Somaliland: President Bihi Frees Aviation of Rodol

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His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, Wednesday, removed ex-Captain Abdi Mohamed Rodol from Aviation. Omar-Sayid Abdullahi Adam, one...

What UAE’s Growing Presence Mean to Somaliland

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Abdullah Muhammad al-Naqbi was sworn in on March 17 as director of the United Arab Emirates Trade Office in Somaliland. This appointment sparked immediate controversy due to contradictory...

Egypt’s Sisi Warns Ethiopia Dam Risks ‘Unimaginable Instability’

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Tuesday that Ethiopia's enormous dam project, upstream on the Nile, risked causing "unimaginable instability". "Nobody will be permitted to...

Cargo Ships Circumnavigating Africa to Avoid Suez Canal Blockage Risk Piracy Encounters

The massive container ship blocking the width of the Suez Canal has other vessels weighing the lengthy, costly, and perilous decision of whether to...

Ever Given Container Ship Still Blocking Suez Canal Causing Greater Pile Up

The Ever Given is still stuck in the Suez Canal, and it's starting to create something of a global pile-up. The 1,300-feet-long container ship, one...

Is the Horn on Brink of Losing Foreign Direct Investments?

Thirteen presidential and legislative elections are scheduled to take place in Africa during the course of 2021, despite the presence of COVID-19. While fear...