Since declaring independence from Somalia 28 years ago, Somaliland has struggled with a lack of investment, poverty and poor infrastructure. But a project to expand its port of Berbera promises to turn the self-declared republic of 4 million people into a global shipping hub and unlock its massive potential. Berbera sits on the southern coast of the Gulf of Aden. It occupies a strategic position in the Horn of Africa and lies on a busy shipping route for traffic to and from the Middle East and eastern Africa. The President of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, describes Berbera as “a gateway that connects many African countries to the world”. "To the east, all the way to Asia, the sub-continent of India, all the way to China. On the other side through the Suez Canal, it connects many African countries to the Middle East, to Europe and all the way to North America." Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991 and has operated independently since. It has its own parliament and … [Read more...] about Global gateway: Somaliland upgrades its window to the world
PUBLISHED: 15:51 19 September 2019 | UPDATED: 16:01 19 September 2019 Greta Levy It has been labelled a 'ghost town' by customers. Picture: Contributed Archant A high street Tesco Metro store has begun clearing its shelves ahead of closure. The store will close on Saturday, September 28. Picture: ArchantThe shelves of the supermarket in Lowestoft have been cleared ahead of the store's permanent closure on Saturday, September 28. One customer, Kieran Kempson said the shop on London Road North has a "very, very limited" supply of frozen goods, bread and most of the products have been moved to the front of the store. "There is a limited amount of bread - what's now at front of the store, a limited amount of drinks as they are no longer getting delivered. "Loads of people are not happy that it's already this empty in the store and have started going to big Tesco down by Pleasurewood Hills," he said.The shelves of the store are now empty. Picture: … [Read more...] about Shelves cleared as Tesco’s closing date looms
By Daniella Genovese Published September 19, 2019 Technology FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Apple’s new iPhone is competing on price for the first time ever MarketWatch Technology Editor Jeremy Owens says the new iPhone’s price is the biggest takeaway from Tuesday's Apple event. The next version of Apple's iPhone operating software is expected to hit iPhones nationwide -- possibly shortly after you read this -- with the release of the new iPhone11 mere days away. Continue Reading Below Even if you don’t plan on upgrading to a new Apple phone, expect a notification for iOS 13 -- the mobile operating system developed and used exclusively by Apple Inc. for its hardware. It’s the operating system that powers the company’s mobile devices. Apple hasn’t officially released a launch time for iOS 13 however previous iOS updates have followed one similar pattern which is … [Read more...] about iOS13: It will hit your iPhone — soon!
By Kristian Dyer Published September 19, 2019 Technology FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Facebook, Twitter, Google detail efforts against online extremism FOX Business’ Hillary Vaughn reports from Capitol Hill on Facebook, Twitter, and Google’s testimony on extremism. Less than 24 hours after its stock was rocked by a stunning move into its territory by a media giant, Roku is trying to bounce back Thursday with five new products. After a sluggish start to trading, Roku seems to have regained the market's confidence with stocks showing significant gains. early Thursday. Continue Reading Below Roku saw their stock price drop over 13 percent at the market close on Wednesday in the wake of the announcement that Comcast is offering its Xfinity Flex streaming TV device to internet customers for free. Then, Facebook revealed a price and date for its own streaming device, Portal TV, a serious … [Read more...] about Roku attempts rebound with new products after competitor threats
David Cameron’s revelations that he asked the Queen to “raise an eyebrow” about the Scottish independence referendum have gone down badly within the Palace. There is “an amount of displeasure” at his comments, a source has told the BBC, adding “it serves no one’s interests” for conversations between the PM and the Queen to be made public . “It makes it very hard for the relationship to thrive,” the source said. The former Prime Minister, who is currently promoting his memoir, told a documentary he sought help from royal officials days before the 2014 plebiscite, amid “mounting panic” he may lose. He told the BBC he sought help from royal officials days before the 2014 vote amid “mounting panic” he may lose. “What was discussed was not “anything that would be in any way improper… but just a raising of the eyebrow even… a quarter of an inch”, he said. The Queen … [Read more...] about ‘Displeasure’ at Buckingham Palace over Cameron revelations