Is Somaliland truly “Open for Business”? Moving past the conventional narrative of a fragile state

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SUBMITTED BY STEVE UTTERWULGHE Somalia has the reputation of being a mysterious and conflict-ridden land. Who hasn’t heard of the infamous “Black Hawk down” episode, the militant group al-Shabaab or the pirates off the Somali coast? But in the northwest corridor of war-ravaged Somalia lies Somaliland, a self-declared independent state that claims More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
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Somaliland: flydubai will become the first carrier to operate to Hargeisa,from Dubai with four weekly flights

  PRESS RELEASE   flydubai announces three new routes including Hargeisa, Somaliland   flydubai will become the first carrier to operate to Hargeisa, Somaliland from Dubai with four weekly flights   HARGEISA, More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Somaliland:Invitation;Somali Diaspora Investment Event

Investment Opportunities for Somali Diaspora Location: Hampshire Hotel – Babylon, the Hague Address: Bezuidenhoutseweg 53 – 2594 AC – The Hague, The Netherlands Date and time: December 13, 14:00 – More...

President Silanyo cuts the tape to the new Dahabshiil Bank Headquaters
By SomalilandPress On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Somaliland: President Silanyo attends the Launch of Dahabshiil Bank International

President Silanyo cuts the tape to the new Dahabshiil Bank Headquarters By Goth Mohamed Goth President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo today was the guest of honor at the opening of the ultra-modern Dahabshiil commercial More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Somalia:EAEF Condemns Kenyan Plot to Annex Somali Offshore Territory

October 23, 2014 East African Energy Forum The East African Energy Forum (EAEF), a Somali lobby group, has today condemned the Kenyan government of what it is calling “the slow elaborate annexation of Somali More...

Hargeisa Somalilands center of commerce and government is a safe and bustling metropolis when compared to ravaged Mogadishu
By MGoth On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Somaliland: What Should the Country Do to Improve Its Investment Atmosphere? New promise and hope for Somaliland.

‘’Improving and Scaling up Investment is a key success for Somaliland economy.’’   Somaliland is endowed with huge reserves including oil, other solid minerals and livestock. Much of its export is More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Guul Group sponsors UK – Somaliland Investment Forum and aims to facilitate $100m by 2020

Guul Group management have expressed gratitude towards DMA for organising this phenomenal event, the UK and Somaliland Governments in their astounding support of this unparalleled occasion; specifically His Excellency, More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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UK-SOMALILAND INVESTMENT CONFERENCE AMBASSADOR ALI A. AWALE SPEECH

HE President, Ministers, Hon. Parliamentarians, British and International Businesses, Somaliland Business and private sector, distinguished guests, Asalamu Alaikum/Good morning, Firstly, let me thank everyone who More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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UK-Somaliland Trade & Investment conference Opens Today in London, UK

SomalilandPress-The UK-Somaliland Trade & Investment conference co-hosted by the UK Government opened today, Tuesday 14th October 2014 in London, UK. A high-level mission led by President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Qatar Airways has been honoured for the fifth consecutive year as Best Middle East Airline at the 2014 Business Traveller Asia Pacific Awards.

QATAR AIRWAYS AWARDEDBEST MIDDLE EAST AIRLINE FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR AT THE 2014 BUSINESS TRAVELLER ASIA PACIFIC AWARDS   Asia Pacific is one of the most valued markets in the Qatar Airways network More...