Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Wardheer News

Controversy rears ugly head in Somali oil deals

Somalia’s sale of offshore oil blocks has hit a rock following the dismissal of the chief executive of the petroleum authority amid claims of political interference only six months into his tenure. Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed, … Continued

Somalia govt rescinds decision to disband Chamber of Commerce

By ABDULKADIR KHALIF, The East African Somalia’s Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Wednesday rescinded a decision to dissolve the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry following complaints from traders. At a press briefing in Mogadishu, Mr Roble said the … Continued

Top 5 Best Airlines In Africa

Although, Africa’s aviation industry is screened with issues of poor quality standards, inconsistency, ageing fleet of aircrafts et al. Amidst all that, some African airlines have been able to deliver quality service to passengers. Here is a list of the … Continued

Africa losing $25.7b to fraudsters using tax havens

Governments in Africa lose about $25 billion annually to corporate abuse by multinationals who transfer profits to offshore tax havens and to individuals engaging in tax evasion through undeclared assets. Of these losses, $23.2 billion is to tax abuse by … Continued

Coca-Cola launches home delivery service

Coca-Cola has launched a new home delivery service that will provide consumers with access to its range of beverages from the comfort of whatever location they are. Dubbed ‘DialACoke.com’ the online platform will give consumers a convenient, quick and safe … Continued

US, Somalia ink debt relief deal

By Abdulkadir Khalif, Correspondent Nation Media Group US, Somalia ink debt relief deal US Ambassador to Somalia Donald Yamamoto and Somalia’s Minister of Finance Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh have signed a bilateral agreement spelling out ways of reducing and restructuring debt owed … Continued

Ethio-Djibouti Railway Vows to Reverse Losses

By Bemenet Wondewossen, Addis Fortune The Ethio-Djibouti Gauge Railway is set to double the number of freight trains a day to four pairs by November in an effort to break even. It has been functioning with two pairs of freight … Continued

Halima Aden joins Vita Coco

The Somali-American supermodel – who spent the first seven years of her life in a refugee camp in Kenya – will serve as a global spokesperson and advocate for the campaign, which helps the coconut water company support coconut farming … Continued

2 dead in Abu Dhabi restaurant blast caused by gas leak

By Ismail Sebugwaawo, Khaleej Times Abu Dhabi- Two people were killed in a gas explosion that ripped through a fast food restaurant in Abu Dhabi on Monday morning, authorities said. One of the victims was near the explosion site on … Continued

Ethiopian Opens New Terminal at its Addis Ababa Hub

ADDIS ABEBA – Ethiopian Airlines Group said it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with an emphasis on Bio Security and Bio-Safety measures. The new terminal has check-in hall with sixty … Continued