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Ethiopia to fully utilize Berbera Port Upon Modernization

Hargeisa(horn)- The federal government of Ethiopia has acknowledged possession of 19% shares of the $422m Berbera port development contract held by Dubai port world. This was revealed by Ethiopia’s transport minister Mohamed Shide during an interview with Saab TV in Djibouti where he also revealed that the government in Addis …

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Saudi Arabia Confrontation with Qatar Ahmed Ali Abdi

“Nature of The Conflict Concerns and Questions” Saudi-Qatari disputes have periodically flared over the last 20-plus years in the wake of a 1992 border clash and the 1995 palace coup in Qatar that saw Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani replace his Saudi-aligned father as emir. A 1996 counter coup attempt …

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Somaliland Joins the Gulf Diplomatic Crisis and Sides Against Qatar 

Hargeisa(Horn)-The ongoing crisis within the 7 member countries of the Gulf Cooperation council-GCC has reached Somaliland. Following the suspension of Qatar from the GCC and subsequent blockade by fellow members Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE together with Arab countries Powerhouse Egypt allegedly for supporting terrorist groups financially, authorities in …

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Ethiopia Eyes Role in DP World-Managed Port in Somaliland

Ethiopia is in talks to acquire shares in a joint venture involving DP World Ltd. that will manage a port in northern Somalia, a Somali official said, a move that could give the fast-growing yet landlocked Horn of Africa economy its first stake in foreign docks. Somaliland, a semi-autonomous territory that aspires …

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“I Support Clerics Committee, Will not be Member” Sh Dirir

Hornenwespaper (Horn) – The recent creation of a constitutional practices watchdog committee by president Silanyo has been termed as imperative According to prominent Somaliland cleric Sheikh Mohamed Sheikh Omar Dirir the move by the president should be supported to ensure that constitutional practices are undertaken as per stipulations. Speaking to …

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Ethiopia eyes obtaining partial share of Berbera port

Ethiopia is looking to be part of the tripartite investment and shareholders in Berbera Port of Somaliland that was previously managed by the Dubai based DP World and the Somaliland government. Recently Somaliland media outlets quoted Hussein Ige Dayr, spokesperson for the president of Somaliland, stating that Ethiopia will receive …

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Sheik Adan Siiro Accuses Administration of Public Neglect

Hargeisa (The horn)- In this holy month of Ramadan citizens of Somaliland are hopeful that things will change for the better as pertains their deteriorating living standards. This was stated a fiery Friday sermon in Hargeisa by Sheikh Adan Haji Mahmud Hirey “Sheikh Adan Siiro’ in which he accused the …

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Remanded Citizen Dies at the Hargiesa Centrsl Prison

Hargeisa(Horn)- Relatives and friends are mourning the death of Late Abdirahman Abdilahi Hirsi who passed away at the Hargeisa prison on the 19th  May. According to the director  of prisons and human rights at Ministry of Justice Ibrahim Khadar Saeed, the late Abdirahman who was serving a long term sentence …

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Why Hargeisa Dances to Mogadishu Political Music Mohamed Ubo

By every standard, as Somalia political leaders fail to have a vision to fix its long standing problem, which has turned into vicious cycle of conflicts for over 26th years owing to dosages of national, regional, and international influences, Somalia works out to fail Somaliland as they are busy with …

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“The Government Of Somalia Has No Authority Whatsoever In Somaliland As Far As Berbera Is Concerned”

London(Horn)-On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions on a wide range of issues including Somaliland’s role in the region, its electoral record, the impact of the devastating drought, DP World’s US$442 million investment in …

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Somaliland: UAE Military Base Spurs Russian Interest

Hargeisa(Horn)- For the first time in over 38 years a Russian diplomat has set foot in Somaliland. According to a press statement by the foreign ministry the visit by  the Deputy Consular of Russian Embassy in  Yury Kourchakov was an initial meet and greet for the Russians as well as …

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