Somaliland: Building a literary Tradition in a land with no Alphabet

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  By Conrad Heine, Hargeisa – In 1856, British explorer Richard Burton described Somalia as a nation of poets. It may seem an unlikely moniker for a country that has since become defined by piracy, More...

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Somaliland: Building a literary Tradition in a land with no Alphabet

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  By Conrad Heine, Hargeisa – In 1856, British explorer Richard Burton described Somalia as a nation of poets. It may seem an unlikely moniker for a country that has since More...

Bank Fraud Cases in Africa

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There were 503 cases of financial fraud in the 1st half of the year 2012 (valued at $2.0 billion) reported across the African continent. Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa More...

Somaliland:US Senate gives Somalia money transfer a new lifeline

Ahamed waits as Hussein, owner of money transfer business Mustaqbal Express in Minneapolis, wires money to his ex-wife in Somalia

Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- Millions of Somalis will find it easier to receive money from relatives abroad after the US Senate approved the Money Remittances Improvement Act earlier More...

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Ethiopia:My Commentary on My Commentaries

  Confessions of an Ethiopian-American blogger or notes of a native son on tyranny? AUGUST 17, 2014 By Alemayehu G Mariam This commentary, perhaps confession is a better More...

FATHER OF ETHIO-JAZZ, MULATU ASTATKE PLAYS SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S AFRICA UTOPIA FESTIVAL

  The music that became known as Ethio-jazz is a compelling fusion of traditional styles with funk, jazz and soul. Its creator, Mulatu Astatke, has a musical history rivalled More...

Somaliland:US Senate gives Somalia money transfer a new lifeline

Ahamed waits as Hussein, owner of money transfer business Mustaqbal Express in Minneapolis, wires money to his ex-wife in Somalia

Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- Millions of Somalis will find it easier to receive money from relatives abroad after the US Senate More...

Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab terrorists.

Somali government forces walk outside the Muna Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday Aug, 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) (Associated Press)

  MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated More...

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There were 503 cases of financial fraud in the 1st half of the year 2012 (valued...

Kagame-2 Al Jazeera investigates the battle for Africa

“When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.” African proveb   The Battle For...

image001 MERCK KICKS OFF ITS SECOND YEAR FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES BY ADOPTING E – LEARNING SOLUTIONS TO BUILD HEALTHCARE CAPACITY IN AFRICA.

Nairobi,  – Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company has started its second year of...

Bank Fraud Cases in Africa

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There were 503 cases of financial fraud in the 1st half of the year 2012 (valued at $2.0 billion) reported More...

Somaliland: Putting out;Djibouti is investing to retain business as competition intensifies

  The Horn of Africa is throwing off its drought-afflicted, war-ravaged image, as Aidan Grange discovers 13 August 2014 Economic prospects..

Somaliland: Jubba Airways Launches the First in -flight Magazine “CirKa”

By Goth Mohamed Goth The UK’s Land & Marine Publications has completed the first edition of an in-flight magazine for Jubba..

Ethiopia:My Commentary on My Commentaries

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  Confessions of an Ethiopian-American blogger or notes of a native son on tyranny? AUGUST 17, 2014 By More...

FATHER OF ETHIO-JAZZ, MULATU ASTATKE PLAYS SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S AFRICA UTOPIA FESTIVAL

  The music that became known as Ethio-jazz is a compelling fusion of traditional styles with funk, jazz and soul. Its..

Debunking the Myth of Development and Investment in Africa

The myth of American investments in Africa: “Investing in the Next Generation” It was a hyperbole fest (“hypefest”) at the U.S.-Africa..
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Africa:Fifty-one countries enter 2015 Nations Cup qualifiers

Fifty-one countries have registered for the qualifying stages of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The Confederation of African Football revealed..
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Multi-award-winning Marikana documentary screens on Al Jazeera

Miners Shot Down premieres on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 at 22h00CAT on Witness, Al Jazeera’s flagship documentary strand. The multi-award-winning documentary will screen..
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The Long, Long Way to a More Perfect Union in America

AUGUST 25, 2014  On April 10, 1957, 28 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) gave a speech at the St...