Thursday, April 19, 2018

UAE denounces seizure of cash and plane in Somalia

The United Arab Emirates denounced on Tuesday the seizure by Somali security staff of several million dollars from one of its civilian aircraft at...

DP World warns off potential Djibouti suitors

DP World has issued a statement warning that its concession agreement to operate the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) in Djibouti “remains in full force...

How the crisis in the Gulf could spread to East Africa

A crisis in the Gulf has had an unexpected consequence - a rush to build ports all down the Somali coast. But, as Mary...

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’s...

East Africa Becomes A Testing Ground For UAE And Qatar As They Battle For...

The Horn of Africa is fast becoming an arena for wealthy Gulf Arab states to play out their intense rivalries with each other, in...

U.S. Announces Tariffs on $50 Billion of China Imports

Levies target 1,300 separate product categories The Trump administration on Tuesday threatened to slap stiff tariffs on some $50 billion in Chinese imports across 1,300...

AP Interview: Somaliland president defends UAE military deal

Somalia's breakaway northern region of Somaliland declared its independence nearly three decades ago, but despite having its own currency, parliament and military the predominantly...

Revealed: How corrupt police officers abet smuggling of sugar from Somalia

On the night of March 22 this year, a convoy of ten 25-tonne trucks carrying sugar smuggled from Somalia was stopped by Kenya Police...

Somalia can’t interfere in DP World’s port deal: Somaliland minister

DP World Berbera benefiting local community, port official Esmail Mahmoud says “Had you come a day earlier, you’d have seen us loading camels onto ships...

DP World says Djibouti has not offered to buy its Doraleh terminal stake

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) - DP World has not received an offer from Djibouti to buy its 33 percent stake in the Doraleh Container...

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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...