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 →

Somalia – A growing African hub for Startups

Somali founders and businessmen are rapidly turning the cities of Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa into tech hubs filled with incubators and accelerators creating popular apps and platforms that allow for the purchase and dispatch of products or services in a more convenient way. These tech companies have begun transforming the lives of ordinary people in... Continue Reading →

Qatar Airways begins weekly flights to Mogadishu

Qatar Airways has added Mogadishu to its global network of destinations. Its aircraft landed at the Aden Abdulle International Airport in the Somali capital in a ceremony attended by Qatari and Somali officials. "I am truly honoured to be here today to inaugurate our new destination. We have responded to the growing demand from customers... Continue Reading →

Exxon Mobil and Shell return to Somalia

Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil, two heavyweight giants in the Petroleum Industry are planning to return to Somalia ahead of an oil block bid round later this year, according to the East African country’s oil ministry. Shell and Exxon Mobil had a joint venture on five offshore blocks in Somalia during the 1980s but... Continue Reading →

QTerminals has announced it has started a new weekly service; the 'Mogadishu Express', which will be a direct maritime link between Qatar and Somalia. In a post on social media on Monday, QTerminals said the service will call on the Ports of Mogadishu and Kismayo in Somalia and facilitates direct trade between the two countries... Continue Reading →

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