Al-Shabab and ISIS are engaged in economic war in Somalia

Somali businesses find themselves caught between a rock and a hard place as they face taxation from multiple groups. The government, al-Shabab and Isis are all collecting taxes from business people with no option to choose whom to pay. Pay up or close shop. Al-Shabab is already well established in the

Somaliland diaspora is creating massive egg shortage in Hargeisa

There is a massive shortage of eggs in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, a self-declared republic in northwest Somalia, because so many of its diaspora community has returned and they're consuming eggs very seriously. Egg processing companies and dealers said they can't cope the demand and consumers have been forced to

Saudi Arabia ‘lifts ban on Somali livestock’

Saudi Arabia has lifted a ban on the import of livestock from Somalia imposed in September last year. Somalia's livestock minister Sheikh Noor Mohamed Hassan has welcomed the news, state-run Radio Mogadishu reported. Saudi authorities imposed the ban on Somali livestock over fears of the Rift Valley Fever (RVF). "Export will begin soon