Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Djibouti Towers: Tallest Skyscrapers in Africa

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Once completed, the Djibouti Towers will be the tallest complex of skyscrapers in Africa. The 43-story building is comprised of three volumes, each one honoring...

Somalia Backtracks on Kenyan Miraa Ban Lift, Says it Meant Ethiopia’s

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Somalia finance minister Abdirahman Beileh denied that the federal government had officially allowed the import of Khat from Kenya and said his remarks were...

Somalia Again Lifts Ban on Miraa Import Despite Unresolved Spat with Kenya

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Somalia’s Federal Government has officially lifted the ban on the importation of khat (miraa) from Kenya. However, it has imposed certain conditions for the commodity...

Djibouti Free Zones, Ports Strike Deal with Ethiopia on Freight Movement

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Ethiopian Airlines and the Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA) have agreed to launch a freight transport service. The agreement aimed to facilitate a...

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...

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...

DP World Says Djibouti President Lied About Development Input on Berbera Port

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Dubai-based port operator DP World has said work at the Somaliland Port of Berbera will be complete in March 2021 dismissing claims by Djibouti...

Djibouti Plan to Take Over Turkey to Horn of Africa Trade with Shorter Logistics...

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The first container ship of the Djibouti Shipping Company, which will exclusively operate between Turkey, Djibouti and Somalia, was launched during a ceremony on...

Qatar Airways Resumes Three-weekly Flights to Mogadishu

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Qatar Airways will resume three-weekly flights to Mogadishu, Somalia from September 6. Service to the capital city of Somalia will be operated by an Airbus...