Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Somaliland: How an unrecognised state’s port deal could shift dynamics across the Horn

Despite Somalia’s protestations, DP World and Somaliland are set to expand Berbera port. Some in the neighbourhood are excited. Others are worried. Despite officially being...

Harbouring ambitions: Gulf states scramble for Somalia

A battle for access to seaports is underway in one of the world’s unlikeliest places: Somalia, now caught up in a regional struggle between...

Ethiopia hit by power cut as dam’s circuit breaks

A nationwide power cut hit Ethiopia overnight after a technical fault at a massive hydroelectric dam. Power cuts are common in Ethiopia, but rarely on...

Ethiopia to take stake in Port of Djibouti, its trade gateway -state media

Ethiopia will take a stake in the Port of Djibouti, its main gateway for trade, under a deal reached between the two countries, state...

Somalia, US and UAE relations telltale of suspicions

In February this year, Somali judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf was elected the president of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). A few weeks later, the...

DP World signs final agreement for Berbera Free Zone

DP World has signed a final agreement with the Government of Dubai enabling it to develop an economic free zone at the Port of...
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Duale Praises Pivotal Role of Central Bank calling it a Crucial Pillar to Economic...

Mr. Abdirashid Duale, the CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies was, on Thursday, among the dignitaries attending the handover ceremony during which top management...

Miraa traders find huge unexplored market in Somaliland

A fact-finding excursion by a miraa traders’ lobby has reported a huge untapped market for the stimulant in the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland headquartered in Hergeisa. The Nyambene Miraa Traders Association (Nyamita)...

French police detain billionaire Vincent Bolloré in Africa bribery probe

Industrialist’s holding company denies any irregularities in Guinea and Togo Vincent Bolloré, one of France’s most audacious industrialists who last week stepped down as chairman...

DP World should rethink port deals in Somalia: Foreign Minister

DP World’s agreement “bypassed the legitimate authority” of Somalia Somalia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World DPW.DI should reconsider its...

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Mogadishu Takes Over FISS Airspace Responsibilities of Nairobi TODAY Amid More Disturbing Gaps and...

The Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Transportation and its Aviation wing take over full management and responsibility of Somalia/Somaliland airspace management and control...