Thursday, May 19, 2022

Berbera Port: Geopolitics and State-making in Somaliland

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Key points International investment in Somaliland’s strategically located Berbera port may turn it into a new logistical gateway to East Africa and boost economic...

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...

Somalia Awards License to Hormuud EVC-Plus

The Central Bank of Somalia (CBS) said it has awarded the first mobile money license to a telecom company as the Horn of African...

European Central Bank: Digital Currencies ‘Inherently Unstable’

The European Central Bank has released a new report on digital currency, describing it as “inherently unstable” but potentially transformative in the realm of...

Uganda: Plan to Attract Tourists With ‘Curvy Women’ Stirs Outcry

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Over 2,000 people have signed a petition calling upon Uganda to scrap its 'Miss Curvy' beauty pageant as a way to promote tourism in...

Why Istanbul Should Be Your Next Big Family Destination

Walking through the arrival doors of the vast and sparkling new Istanbul (IST) airport, we were greeted by a colorful backlit photograph of Istanbul’s...

Kenya: Sanivation shortlisted to win 1 Mln Dollar startup competition

A Naivasha-based social enterprise has been shortlisted as one of the 30 startups from across to win 1 million dollars in the Chivas...

U.S. Remains Biggest Arms Exporter But Russia, China Gain

  The U.S. maintained its lead as the top weapon exporter over the past five years even as Russian and Chinese exports increased more quickly,...

Khat traders in Kenya suspend all exports to Somalia

  Kenya has suspended exports of khat to Somalia. Somali Kenyan consumers rely heavily on imports of khat. In Kenya, the price of khat bag rose...

Ethiopia’s Somali State Gas To Be Exported Through Djibouti

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Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state,...