Saturday, September 19, 2020

Ethiopia: EPHARM to Begin Exporting Pharmaceuticals to Somaliland, South Sudan

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Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Share Company (EPHARM) said it is prepared to begin exporting pharmaceuticals to Somaliland and South Sudan starting mid-2021. The company observes...

China, Somaliland to Strengthen Economic Cooperation

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This was part of the discussions during a meeting between the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi and a delegation led...

Hard to Pay Back Chinese Loans in Nigeria, Rest of Africa

In Djibouti, the Chinese are in charge of the ports too, just because Djibouti borrowed money it could not pay back.Unable to repay its...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...

With Somalis, Why a Quiet Hajj Hurts

The annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca was slated to begin this week. In normal times, pilgrims from around the world would be flocking to Islam’s holiest...

African Development Bank Chief, Adesina, Cleared in External Misconduct Probe

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Inquiry led by former Irish president dismisses claims against Akinwumi Adesina An independent inquiry has cleared the president of the African Development Bank of misconduct,...

Telesom Unveils Sweeping Marketing Reforms Advantageous to Customers Including Only $7 Monthly Recharge

Telesom, Somaliland’s largest telecommunications, and mobile money Transfer Company, has on Tuesday unveiled a new prepaid recharge plan, KAAFIYE which offers unlimited local voice...

African Development Bank Grants Somalia $25 Mln for Better COVID-19 Response

The grant - like many international partners' overtures - dumps the whole sum on Somalia lap which assumes the Republic of Somaliland is excluded The...

Is Somalia the Riskiest oil Frontier in the World?

Somalia’s government has announced that it would hold its first-ever offshore licensing round this August, marking the starting point of Africa’s perhaps most adventurous...

Somalia: What Stopped Hawala Flow From Minnesota?

COVID-19 has disrupted the international money-wiring system called hawala. And U.S. banks won’t do business with them. The result, one Minnesota hawala operator says:...