Somali Cinema: a potential multi-million dollar industry

In the past the people of the Somali Republic successfully cultivated a flourishing entertainment sector that boasted dozens of cinemas, festivals and hundreds of singers, poets and actors. Today, with the Somali people largely optimistic about their country’s future and the prospect of lasting peace; big opportunities for the business savvy Somali and non-Somali entrepreneurs... Continue Reading →

First Parliament restoration project commences

The restoration of Somalia's first historic parliament has begun with the cornerstone-ceremony hosted by the Mayor of Mogadishu, Omar Filish. The project is part of the Federal government's larger Isxilqaan program, a reconstruction movement of Somalia's most iconic landmarks. The parliament, from 1956 to 1969, was the seat of the first three governments of the... Continue Reading →

Somalia launches Drylands Development Project

The Federal Government of Somalia is launching an ambitious Drylands Development Project in three regions of the country. Funded by the Islamic Development Bank, the Ministry of Finance led by Dr Abdirahman Beileh has singled out three districts whose farmers will benefit from modern irrigation and pasture rehabilitation programs. The project consists of new canals,... Continue Reading →

Somali Airlines to return to the skies in 2020

Somali Airlines, the erstwhile flag-carrier of Somalia, and once one of the fastest growing airlines on the African continent post-independence is set for a major comeback in 2020. According to the Somali Minister of Transport, the necessary legislation for the company is ready, while the important knowledge transfer to operate and maintain a fleet of... Continue Reading →

The Somali Stock Exchange joins global body

The Somali Stock Exchange (SSE) has increased its capacity and commitment to Somalia’s growing economy with a place on the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange. With a membership of 90 nations, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange was designed to provide a unique, high-level platform to explore how the world's exchanges can work together with investors, regulators... Continue Reading →

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