Saturday, September 21, 2019

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...

DARE1 Survey Completed, Additional Station Planned for Bosaso

'Manufacturing of the undersea cables and repeaters will begin in April 2019 and the system will be ready for commercial traffic in June 2020.' "..We...

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

A small group of well-educated professionals enjoys rising wages, while most workers toil in low-wage jobs with few chances to advance. It’s hard to miss...

Can Innovation work in crisis-affected areas? The Somalia Case

Somalia has lately been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons. Two of the world’s leading broadcasters – the BBC and Reuters – have hailed the country’s...

Special Report: Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries

Two weeks after leaving her position as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. National Security Agency in 2014, Lori Stroud was in the Middle...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...