Tag archive for ‘Trade’
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By MGoth On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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President of Somaliland seeks closer ties with UAE

ABU DHABI // Senior government figures from Somaliland have held three days of talks in the UAE on investments, aid and security. “We have met the leadership of the country and responsible leaders, and had More...

china in Africa
By MGoth On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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The Dragon Eating the Eagle’s Lunch in Africa?

Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While dismissing More...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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Somaliland and UAE Officials Discuss Trade, Security and the Future Status of Berbera Port

A high level Somaliland Delegation led by the minister of foreign affairs and international relations Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi Omar has today met separately with the U.A.E minister of State for Foreign affairs Dr. More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Somaliland:Strengthening of Relations with the U.A.E

PRESS STATEMENT. 15  January, 2013 Ref: 130114PRMOFI The Republic of Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi Omar, accompanied by the Minister of Presidency, More...

HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani holding talks with Ethiopian President Irma Wolde-Giorgis in Addis Ababa yesterday
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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Qatar, Ethiopia sign accords to boost ties

Qatar and Ethiopia signed several agreements aimed at boosting bilateral relations following an official session of talks chaired by HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani More...

Djibouti city by Bovine Spongiform
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Somaliland-Djibouti relationship: Guelleh’s tireless crusader against Somaliland

Djibouti city by Bovine Spongiform A section in a book titled “Somaliland: The Legacies of Non-Recognition”, which is still in the works, deals with Somaliland’s relationships with its neighbors, other More...

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By goth Mohamed On Friday, July 20th, 2012
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Somaliland Needs Urgent Economic Reform to Meet the Development Aspirations of its People

By Adam Ismail Hassan, PhD Published: July 20, 2012 INTRODUCTION SOMALILAND declared its independence and withdrew its union with Somalia in May 1991, after the collapse of the Somali state, but it has not been More...

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By goth Mohamed On Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
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Djibouti: China vows to enhance bilateral cooperation with Djibouti

BEIJING — Chinese President Hu Jintao held talks with his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh Wednesday, pledging to has closer bilateral relations with the East African country. In his talks with Guelleh, More...

Somali shopkeeper on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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South Africa’s xenophobia claims ten Somali traders in five days

Somali shopkeeper on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa (HOL/Photo) NAIROBI — South African bandits have assaulted and killed ten traders of Somali origin in their shops in less than a week in an More...

Somali President Sheikh Sharif received in Istanbul by Turkish Prime Minister Erdoğan during the second Istanbul Conference (The Christian Science Monitor)
By Sahra Farah On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Turkey set to heavily invest in Somalia

Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, left, shakes hands with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan before he addresses a conference that aims to support Somalia in a transition process, Istanbul, Turkey, More...

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By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
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Somaliland President to Visit Kenya

BERBERA — Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Silanyo) is to embark on a diplomatic visit to the African nation of Kenya after receiving an official invitation from Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga, More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012
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Turkey challenges Iran in Somalia

Turkey’s relatively newfound interest in engaging with Somalia was triggered by a combination of different events, from the extension of humanitarian assistance during a time of great famine to the desire More...

Egypt ready to open new page in relations with Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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New Egypt, Somaliland set to establish diplomatic ties

Photograph: Somaliland FM Dr Mohamed Abdullahi Omar meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo HARGEISA — Mohamed Abdullahi Omar, Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in the Egyptian capital on Saturday More...

Chinese and Indian firms to bid for Hargeisa airport
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 17th, 2011
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Chinese and Indian firms bid for Hargeisa airport expansion

HARGEISA — The Somaliland Minister of Civil Aviation on Friday unveiled plans to renovate and expand Hargeisa’s Egal International Airport at early next year. Mr. Mohamud Hashi Abdi told reporters that More...

Somaliland President in China for trade talks (August 2011, Somalilandpress)
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 16th, 2011
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Kulmiye Party members fly to China for trade talks

HARGEISA — The General Secretary of Somaliland’s ruling Kulmiye party left the country on Friday for the People’s Republic of China where he is scheduled to attend a series of meetings lined up More...

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By Frazer Michael On Sunday, August 7th, 2011
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Silanyo must take a firm but courteous stance in Beijing

President Silanyo’s visit to Beijing is a significant one, ripe as it is with opportunities. The Chinese are past masters at courting and flattering African leaders and no doubt the President and his extensive More...

Somaliland pushes for ties with China
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, August 6th, 2011
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SOMALILAND: President Silanyo set to visit China

HARGEISA — Somaliland President Ahmed M. Silanyo, leading a high-level ministerial delegation, is to fly to Beijing on Saturday at the start of his first China visit. [ad#Google Adsense (336x280)] Presidential More...

Malaysian investor from Burao-based Emerging East African Corporation (EEAC)
By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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Horn of Africa to double livestock exports to Saudi Arabia

BERBERA — Livestock traders in Somaliland welcomed the latest development in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom announced on Friday it will increase livestock imports from the Horn of Africa by two-fold by 2012. A More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Pakistan to support Somaliland recognition – Letter

The following is a statement from Pakistan’s Adviser on Consular Affairs between Foreign Affairs and Diplomatic Missions, Mr. Shafiq Ahmed Qureshi, calling on the new government to continue cooperation with the More...

Chinese civil engineer Liu Hui, who is overseeing the construction of a highway between Nairobi and Thika. Photograph: Sven Torfinn/Panos Pictures
By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 20th, 2011
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China and Africa: Colonialism without responsibility

Since Sierra Leone’s eleven year civil war officially came to an end in 2002 it has been struggling to rebuild both a traumatised nation and to change perceptions of it as a land of drug crazed rebels, child soldiers More...