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Somaliland bottles its hopes in Coca-Cola plant

Moustapha Osman Guelleh holds strawberry drinks at the Coca-Cola bottling plant north of the Somaliland capital, Hargeisa. Photograph: Mark Tran for the Guardian

Moustapha Osman Guelleh holds strawberry drinks at the Coca-Cola bottling plant north of the Somaliland capital, Hargeisa. Photograph: Mark Tran for the Guardian. A $17m soft-drink bottling in Somaliland is the biggest private investment in a country that desperately needs foreign funds. HARGEISA — It is Africa’s, if not the world’s, most isolated Coca-Cola bottling […]

Somaliland

HAVE YOUR SAY: Investment in the country that isn’t

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In a post-conflict environment, attracting new foreign and domestic firms is central to private sector development. It has been twenty years since Somaliland withdraw from its union with neighboring Somalia. Do you think that Somaliland has taken enough strides toward establishing itself as a politically and economically viable state in this period? Do you think […]

Opinions

Lawrence Solomon: Capitalist haven

OPINION | MAY 25, 2012 Lawrence Solomon British traditions boost the de facto state of Somaliland Second in a series. Next: Cutting Greater Somalia down to size It’s the only African country that doesn’t rely on foreign aid from the world’s rich governments. It’s a Muslim country in Africa that has had a functioning democracy […]

Business

Coca-Cola opens $17m production plant in Somaliland

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HARGEISA — An opening ceremony was held in Marodi Jeh province on Tuessday to inaugurate global beverage leader Coca-Cola’s first bottling plant in Somaliland. The state-of-the-art facility, first of its in the country was officially inaugurated on May 22 by President Ahmed Mohamed (Silanyo). Speaking during the opening ceremony, the President said he was delighted […]

Business

Coca-Cola Invests $10 Million in Somaliland Bottling Plant

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HARGEISA — Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest soft-drink maker, plans to set-up a bottling plant in the breakaway republic of Somaliland, saying its stability and economic growth provide “conducive” conditions for investment. Somaliland Beverage Industries, owned by local businessman Ahmed Osman Guelleh, was awarded a license to operate the factory that’s under construction and expected […]

Africa, Business

Coca Cola to Open Plant in Somaliland

HARGEISA (SomalilandPress) — If ever there was a brand that was truly international, this brand would of course be Coca Cola. Known in literally every corner of the world, it was once the most recognised brand worldwide. Even till this day, in the most remote regions of the world, people recognise the name and brand […]