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ITFC, Afreximbank join Efforts to Support African Trade with $100 Million and €50 Million Murabaha Partnership Agreements

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ITFC, Afreximbank join Efforts to Support African Trade with $100 Million and €50 Million Murabaha Partnership Agreements

DUBAI, UAE, December 24, 2017 (SLpost)- The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com), a multilateral financial institution established by African governments and institutional investors, have signed a US$100-Million agreement and a EUR 50-Million Murabaha agreement with the aim of facilitating […]

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African Union Commission awards Thirteen Consortia of Institutions to Implement the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa Support Programme

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African Union Commission awards Thirteen Consortia of Institutions to Implement the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security and Africa Support Programme

The award ceremony holds on the margins of the 5th AU-EU Summit in Abidjan, Cote d`Ivoire – PRESS RELEASE ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 28, 2017/ —  The African Union Commission (AUC) (https://AU.int) officially awards grants to thirteen successful consortia of institutions that will serve as Regional Implementing Centres for the Global Monitoring for Environment and […]

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The international community should stop treating Somaliland as a laboratory experiment

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The international community should stop treating Somaliland as a laboratory experiment

In the grand scheme of things the heated words or actions of politicians before and after Somaliland’s Presidential Election will soon begotten. What will be remembered will be the remarkable spirit of unity that existed throughout the campaign. Somalilanders have embraced demographic debate with considerable gusto, and have largely enjoyed all the razzmatazz that has […]

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Somaliland’s voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world

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Somaliland’s voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world

Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the frontiers of innovation. Technological leapfrogging in Africa has, so far, focused on economic transformation and the improvement of basic services. Drones are a good example: they’re used in the continent’s health services and in agriculture. In South Africa, robots play a […]

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Women gives birth on Jubba Airways flight

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Women gives birth on Jubba Airways flight

A Jubba Airlines flight on Saturday witnessed the unscheduled arrival of an extra passenger after a mother gave birth mid-air. Ibtisam was 30 weeks pregnant when she settled in seat 11A on a flight from Hargeisa to Mogadishu. Shortly after takeoff, Ibtisam began to feel uneasy and other passengers seated nearby quickly took notice. One […]

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Somaliland: Dahabshiil Leads MSBs Call for Reduced Cost of Remittances

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Somaliland: Dahabshiil Leads MSBs Call for Reduced Cost of Remittances

Money transfer companies are calling for reduced cost of remittances in Africa to help assuage the burden on the beneficiaries. Mr Abdirashid Duale, the chief executive Mr Dilip Ratha, the head of the World Bank’s migration and remittances programme, said the cost of remittances should come down soon, singling out the current cost as very […]

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Somaliland: Ten Years of International Book Fair

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Somaliland: Ten Years of International Book Fair

When Jama Muse Jama announced ten years ago that he is holding a Book Fair in Hargeisa. I vividly remember people talking about it and each one giving a different explanation about what the book fair would be. Some said he was selling books, some assumed books would be distributed to people for free, others […]

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SOMALILAND vs SOMALIA: As the U.S. gets more involved in Mogadishu, beware these three fallacies (Analysis by Washingtonpost)

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SOMALILAND vs SOMALIA: As the U.S. gets more involved in Mogadishu, beware these three fallacies (Analysis by Washingtonpost)

The United States is getting more involved in Somalia, the nation in the Horn of Africa that has been wrestling with violent conflict and political instability for nearly three decades. Since June, the United States has conducted multiple military operations against al-Shabab militants in the country, pledged $126 million in humanitarian assistance, and announced plans to reestablish  permanent […]

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Dahabshiil CEO Glad Somalia Internet Outage Ends

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Dahabshiil CEO Glad Somalia Internet Outage Ends

Mogadishu (SLpost)- Somalia’s internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day, authorities in the capital, Mogadishu said as quoted by online media outlets on Monday. Hormuud Telecom, the country’s largest telecom company, announced the restoration of service in a message to […]

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Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement

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Emirates and flydubai join forces, announce extensive partnership agreement

Passenger benefits to include access to over 200 unique destinations, seamless travel experience and frequent flyer programmes alignment DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 17, 2017/ — Partnership includes an expansive codeshare agreement, schedule alignment and network optimisation Passenger benefits to include access to over 200 unique destinations, seamless travel experience and frequent flyer programmes alignment […]

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