Monday, January 20, 2020

Ethiopia Set to Launch First Satellite into Space

Ethiopia is set to launch the very first micro-satellite into space on 17 December 2019 at 6:01am (EAT) in the morning. The launching of...

Somaliland to Metamorphose to Full e-Government Functionality

In an effort to keep up to systemic ultra-modern communication, the government of Somaliland is going electronic. In being set to establish the E-Government technology...

Russia to Help Uganda Develop Nuclear Energy

Uganda said on Wednesday it had signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with Russia to help the country build capacity to exploit nuclear technology for...

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility Eat poorly, and your...

Somalia: Kenya Accused of Blowing Up the 12th Hormuud Telecom Station

Hormuud Telecom, a leading telecommunications company in Somalia, accused Kenya of repeatedly targeting its relay stations along or near the border between Somalia and...

Grave Security Concerns on Privacy Over Russian Aging APP

FaceApp puts a filter over your face to augment it to look like an old person  It uses artificial intelligence to edit a picture...

Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Governments, citizens battle over access to the internet

Somaliland became the latest country to switch off the Internet to prevent exam leakage and cheating Over the past one week, governments in Sudan, Ethiopia,...

Ethiopia Planning to Grant Licensing to Multinational Mobile Companies by End of Year

Ethiopia is aiming to award telco licences to multinational mobile companies by the end of the year, ending a state monopoly and opening up...

Kenya Partners with Djibouti to Construct US $59m Submarine Cable

Kenya has announced plans to partner with Djibouti to construct Kenya’s fifth submarine cable at a cost of US $59m. The Director of Shared Services...

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More Soldiers, Civilian Officials Abandon Puntland Responsibilities to Re-align with Somaliland

Thirty police officers of Boocame district, Sool, who had, hitherto, been loyal to the Somalia Federal state of Puntland laid aside their allegiance to...

Somalia PM Pauses Implementation of $112-Million WB Project

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Khaire Saturday suspended a World Bank-funded development deal signed between Finance Minister Abdirahman Beyle and representatives of three regional states...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...