Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Kenya: Disquiet Over Single-sourcing Turkish HIZR MRAPs Sh7.7bn Deal

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Reports have emerged of growing disquiet among the country’s military ranks over the planned acquisition of 118 Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) from a Turkish...

Somaliland: Berbera Ready to Swing to Action with Full Battery of 8 RTGCs

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In addition to the four cranes that have on December 24th, Somaliland Port Authorities have received four more cranes according to a statement from...

Somaliland Passes Free Trade Zone Law

Somaliland lower house has approved the Free Trade Zone law giving clearance for the launch of the Berbera Free Trading zone in the country. The...

Uganda Airlines Includes Somaliland in New Planned Destinations for 2021

Uganda is expected to receive its second Airbus this month as the national carrier continues with revival efforts. Uganda Airlines is set to expand its...

Egypt Thrown Off by Ethiopian Diplomat’s Nile Dam Remarks

Cairo condemns what it calls an ‘attack on Egyptian state’ and accuses Addis Ababa of using an ‘aggressive tone’ Egypt’s foreign ministry has said it...

Africa Free-Trade Pact Comes Into Effect After Years of Delay

Africa could be the world’s biggest free-trade zone by area when its treaty becomes fully operationally by 2030 The first goods will begin to flow...

Somaliland: First 4 RTGCs Arrive in Berbera

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According to an announcement of the Berbera Port Authority, the first 4 of 8 Leibherr Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (RTGCs) had been received Friday morning...

Will Somaliland’s Berbera Port Be a Threat to Djibouti’s?

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Berbera also faces its own challenges. Though it projects to boost its capacity to 500,000 TEU per annum, “there is no dedicated entity involved...

Kenya, Somaliland Agree on Direct KQ Flights, Consulate as Ties Deepen

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Kenya on Tuesday reached a deal for direct Kenya Airways flights to Hargeisa in Somaliland, in what could be the first destination for the national...

Despite Non-recognition, Somaliland Keeps Attracting International Investors

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Despite the ravages caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the economies in Africa have shown great resilience. Not to be left out is Somaliland, which, despite...