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 this month. The Act that More...

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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...

Somaliland:President Silanyo tours the New Coast Guard Headquarters in Berbera

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By Goth Mohamed Goth SomalilandPress-HE President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud “Silanyo” has inaugurated a newly constructed modern naval base in the port town of Berbera which More...

Franchise Opportunity: Western Union in Somaliland

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  The self-declared republic’s economy is based on remittances from abroad — which are good business, too. So why is the money-transfer industry under threat? HARGEISA, More...

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Ethiopia:My Commentary on My Commentaries

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

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

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..

Somaliland :The Port deal with Bollare lacks Transparency

By Muna Mohamed Jama As you’re all aware of Berbera port authority has been deprived of the assistance of world developing..

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..

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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...