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By MGoth On Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Somaliland:The Bolloré Port deal lacks Transparency

By Muna Mohamed Jama As you’re all aware of Berbera port authority has been deprived of the assistance of world developing agencies like the World Bank, IMF or bilateral funds available from developed governments. More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Djibouti, the Pomegranate of the Scale in East Africa

By: Mekki Elmograbi Presidents of Djibouti, Ismail Omar Guelleh The leadership of this small country has committed itself to wise and balanced policy in a surrounding full of conflicts. It has succeeded in employing More...

Ethiopian adds Berbera to its growing list of international destinations
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, July 2nd, 2012

SOMALILAND: Ethiopian Airlines, Dubai Statement, Berbera port, airport, bomb squad

Welcome to our weekly roundup of some of the stories that made headlines across Somaliland this week. In no particular order here they are. The week started on an interesting note. The first direct talks between More...

Dilapidated trucks at Mogadishu's port are loaded up. Photograph: Clar Ni Chonghaile
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

SOMALIA: Mogadishu’s vulnerable miss out on progress

Dilapidated trucks at Mogadishu’s port are loaded up (Clar Ni Chonghaile/The Guardian). MOGADISHU — Somalia’s capital is enjoying something of a boom after more than two decades of conflict and More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Turkey plans Somaliland flight to tighten ties

HARGEISA — A Turkish delegation has visited Hargeisa, the self-declared republic of Somaliland in what it said was to strengthen existing relations by providing technical and social aid. An international flight More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Ethiopia, South Sudan, Djibouti Talk Infrastructure, Integration

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian Finance Minister Sufian Ahmed inked a Memorandum of Understanding last week with his Djibouti counterpart Elias Dawaleh Mussa and South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum and Mines, More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Ethiopia signs Djibouti railway deal with China

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia signed an agreement with a Chinese state-run firm to build the final section of a railway line that will link its capital Addis Ababa to the tiny Red Sea state of Djibouti, an official More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011

Somaliland in port deal with China

HARGEISA — Somaliland has struck a deal with Chinese businessmen to extend its Berbera port as well as TO build a refinery and new roads in the breakaway northern enclave, its president said. Ahmed Mohamed More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 5th, 2011

SOMALIA: Commerce amid chaos

MOGADISHU — SEVEN dhows and three freighters float in the sunlit port of Mogadishu. White dinghies bob out on the petrol-blue waters. Fisherboys wade to the beach shouldering sharks and swordfish. Sandbagged More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Why Ethiopia could invade Djibouti

Djibouti’s troubles Wee but worrisome Foreigners fear for influence and access in a tiny African country NAIROBI — WITH only 860,000 souls, Djibouti is a miniature state in a big, bad neighbourhood. More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, September 10th, 2010

SOMALILAND: Bollore Africa Logistics eyes port concessions

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — French company Bollore Africa Logistics announced Thursday it won a tender to develop the Port of Berbera in self-declared state of Somaliland to help land- locked Ethiopia ease More...

By Abdiqani On Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Berbera Port Authorities Denies Involving Hijack Ship

Somalilandpress received a press release issued on the 28th of January of 2010 from Mr Bile Hersi, the Deputy General Manager of the port of Berbera, distancing themselves from the legal dispute regarding the stranded More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Ethiopia, Somaliland Envisage Exploiting Berbera Port

Hargeisa, 30 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said ongoing talks between Ethiopia and Somaliland on the use of the port of Barbara are well in progress. State Minister of Foreign More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Ethiopia Transport delays for food aid continue

Hargeisa, 14 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Transport delays from Djibouti have led the World Food Programme (WFP) to begin diverting vessels carrying food assistance to the Port of Sudan and the Port of Berbera More...