Wednesday, October 23, 2019

From Libya’s Skies to Somaliland’s Shores: The UAE’s Unprecedented Activity in Africa

Abu Dhabi is trying to make itself a force to be reckoned with far beyond its own borders through investments and the establishment of...

Newly-launched Uganda Air Launches Flight to Somalia

Uganda Air has launched its maiden flight to Mogadishu as it resumed operations after 20 years. According to Uganda’s transport ministry, the airline has lined...

Somalia Spurns AU Commission Call on Briefing on Maritime Row with Kenya

Somalia has rejected the Commission of the African Union invitation to a briefing on the maritime row with Kenya. Instead, it has expressed confidence in...

Somaliland: Agriculture Sector in Dire Need of Technical Support to Realize Potential

Somaliland agriculture in sector is ranked in importance among the productive sectors after the livestock sector with 20 to 25 % of the population...

Somalia: Qatar to Build Airport in Hobyo Coastal Town

Qatar plans to build a new port in Somalia’s central town of Hobyo, ministers from the two nations said during a visit by a...

Top 10 billionaires in Africa and how they made their money

In January this year, Forbes released a list of the wealthiest people on the African continent. Altogether, the 20 African tycoons who made the list...

Somaliland: CS Munya Says Kenya Hargeisa Consulate to Open Soon

• The national government is set open a consulate at Hargeisa in Somaliland aimed to increase exports to the autonomous country. • Trade CS Peter...

Hyundai Enters Somaliland Markets in Style Through a Partnership With Dahabshiil Motors

At a celebrity-studded grand opening function on Thursday, His Excellency the President of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, launched the entry of Hyundai brand cars...

Tanzania mourns a bright business mind killed in Kismayo

The killing of Mahad Abdullah Nur, the soft-spoken business executive, has robbed one of the successful business empires in Dar es Salaam city of...

Somaliland Politicians Call For Massive Demonstrations Against The Saudi Kingdom, Switch to Iran, Qatar

Two Somaliland politicians, both of them top ex-leaders of the national armed movement which brought down the brutal military regime of General Siad Barre...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...