Thursday, May 19, 2022

Somaliland: USAID’s Environmental Activism Must Be More Than Hot Air

Two months ago, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Samantha Power jetted off to the UN climate summit in Glasgow to speak about...

Somaliland: Practically Applied climate-smart Agriculture Practice and Tools

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Forty-three-year-old Hibo Hussein lives in Quljeed village, Borama District, and relies on rainfed farming to sustain herself and her family. Hibo grows corn, maize...

Somaliland Reaches Out to Canada for Recognition, Support Amid Superpower Rivalry in Horn of...

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Somali’s breakaway Somaliland region is asking Canada for international recognition and aid, saying it’s important for Western countries to support a functioning democracy that’s...

Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea Excluded from US Trade Agreement

The United States has announced that it has excluded Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from a US-Africa trade agreement The US Trade Representative claimed that the...

IMF: Djibouti’s Port Investments May Haunt its Economy

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Djibouti’s ambitions of building a competitive economy anchored on ports and ports-related infrastructure could turn out to be a mirage, according to the International Monetary Fund...

Turkey’s Africa Summit Might Be an Opportunity to Sell More Drones

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At a two-day Turkey-Africa summit, president Tayyip Recep Erdogan addressed what he described as a "great injustice." "Developments in recent years show us that allowing...

China’s Real ‘Debt Trap’ Threat

Facing an economic downturn and unpayable debts earlier this year, the Republic of Suriname turned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout....

Genel Reaches East African Farm-out with Taiwan’s CPC

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Genel Energy has signed a farm-out deal with OPIC Somaliland Corp. (OSC), backed by Taiwan’s CPC Corp. on a block in Somaliland. OSC will take...

Erdogan Seeks to Boost Ties at Turkey-Africa Summit

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Heads of state from 16 African nations are in Istanbul at summit aimed at deepening economic, military ties. Turkey is aiming to deepen economic and...

Somalilanders’ Remittance Businesses Thrive Worldwide

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Cultural connections and digital channels underpin growth of money transfer services led by ethnic Somalis Thirty years ago, Ismail Ahmed snuck from then war-ravaged Somaliland into neighbouring...