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By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013
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Somaliland: Dahabshiil is epitome of altruism

The outbreak of civil war  in late eighties had of course precipitated a disaster for Somali people,  among the people who were deeply affected fiscally were particularly  city-dwellers  having not own no More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Receives French Ambassador

By Goth Mohamed Goth President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) today in the Presidency received the republic of  France Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia and Somaliland Ambassador Etiennce De Poncins, Hargeisa. President More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, May 9th, 2013
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Somaliland:Somali banker sees hope in business order after chaos

By Edmund Blair NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia’s government must lure more investors to drive the private economy because business owners have an interest in cementing fragile security gains, the chief executive More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Somalia:From fear to hope – Getting it right in Somalia

It has been two decades of mayhem, chaos and bloodletting in Somalia.  A child born at the onset of the Somali crisis is now twenty one.  Somalia has still a long way to go: the Al Shabaab are defeated, but More...

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By MGoth On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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Genel Energy Makes Oil Find in Kurdistan, and invests heavily in Somaliland.

LONDON — Genel Energy, the oil exploration company headed byTony Hayward, the former chief executive of BP, announced Wednesday that it had made a significant oil find in Kurdistan. Genel said its first well More...

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By MGoth On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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Wind Brings Light to Somaliland

By Ed McKenna HARGEISA, Apr 22 2013 (IPS) – A wind turbine, situated some 20 kilometres outside of Somaliland’s capital Hargeisa, has become a significant totem of the country’s changing energy landscape. The More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Somaliland:Investing in the Horn

SDC as a key to investment in this region of Africa Supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) Facilitates investment into the Somaliland, Horn of Africa Bonds together investor and community More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Somaliland:SDC Launches New Website

The SDC, has now launched its new website. The website will help to bring investors and host communities together as well as act a platform through which to share news and information on the SDCs activities and More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Somaliland:The Paper Factory launched in Hargeisa is a sign of commencement of industrialisation

Mukhtar Mohamed Abby Given the business thriving in Somaliland each passing day saw the establishment of a light factory – of which in the recent pass a Paper Mill has been launched in the capital of Somaliland, More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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Investing in Somaliland (Part II)

Last week, we looked at investing in Somaliland, whose economy is characterized by its informality, and entrepreneurship. This week, we delve into different sectors, starting with the telecommunications market, More...

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By MGoth On Sunday, January 27th, 2013
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Somaliland: exploration in ‘Africa’s 55th state’

Jan 28, 2013 Until 2010, Hussein Abdi Dualeh worked as a simple project manager in Los Angeles overseeing the use of natural gas as fuel for cars. It was a natural progression given his downstream engineering experience More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Turkey Investing in Future with Africa Policies, Particularly Somalia: Experts

Turkey is investing in Africa by opening new embassies, developing bilateral political ties with African countries and investing in projects regarding humanitarian aid, public education, social welfare and infrastructure More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Investment and development in Somaliland

  Britain recently reaffirmed its pledge to spend 0.7% of gross-national income on aid by 2013, with the biggest announced increase in aid for Somalia – a 208% rise planned between 2010 and 2015. A proportion More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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Somalia’s new stock exchange will operate from Nairobi

NAIROBI — War-torn Somalia is setting up a stock market to raise cash for fledging businesses, as the Horn of Africa nation seeks to rebuild from over two decades of conflict, officials said Thursday. “This More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Turkish infrastructure investment: an innovative approach to the Somali territories

External investments are helping to drag the Somali economy from famine to fortune in the face of common misconceptions By Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil Since the famine that swept the Horn of Africa last More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Djibouti politicians playing the same tribe card that led to Somalia downfall

MOUNA ESSE MOHAMED To all Somali speaking population in the peninsula or abroad, Djibouti has always been a home away from home. The tiny republic has sailed its way through turbulent times and weather the danger More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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HAVE YOUR SAY: Investment in the country that isn’t

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 More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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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 More...

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By goth Mohamed On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
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SOMALILAND: SBi-Coca-Cola Venture an Commercial Diplomatic Coup

OPINION | MAY 23, 2012 The colourful grand inauguration yesterday by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverages maker, of their modern soft drinks plant in Hargeisa is obviously a deservedly major diplomatic coup More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 19th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Mogadishu recovers slowly

Photo: Lido beach is reminiscent of seaside towns around the world (Phil Moore/IRIN) MOGADISHU — It is Friday morning in Mogadishu and Lido beach presents a scene reminiscent of seaside towns around the world. More...