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The president of the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland issued a fresh condemnation of Somalia's government's "senseless hostility" to its tripartite agreement with Ethiopia and Dubai-based port operator DP World on the development of Berbera Port. Writing exclusively for The National, Muse ...
The Berbera agreement has flared tensions between Somaliland and the FGS. On 5 March 2018, days after the agreement was announced, Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (known as Farmajo) visited Saudi Arabia to request that the Arab League intervene in the deal, which he argued ...

Somalilandsun- Somaliland signed a tripartite agreement with DP world and the Ethiopian government. This tripartite agreement allows DP world and the Ethiopian government to operate and invest on Berbera port and corridor. The Berbera port and corridor are expected to boost the economy of the ...
The federal government has argued that the agreement between Somaliland, DP World and the Ethiopian government over the port of Berbera is an illegal roadmap that has not been implemented according to the law and was not approved by the constitutionally mandated institutions of Somalia.Senior ...
Somaliland signed a tripartite agreement with DP world and the Ethiopian government. This tripartite agreement allows DP world and the Ethiopian government to operate and invest on Berbera port and corridor. The Berbera port and corridor are expected to boost the economy of the greater Horn of Africa ...
BREAKING: Somalia asks Arab League intervention as relations w/ UAE sour following recent deal by DP World, Ethiopia and Somaliland over Berbera port. Somali Embassy in Cairo tells AL ministers concession is “null and void”, reiterates it violates unity and sovernight of Somalia. pic.twitter.com/ ...

HARGEISA, Somalia - DP World signed a $442 million agreement with the Government of Somaliland in 2016 to develop and operate a regional trade and logistics hub at the Port of Berbera. The Republic of Somaliland has hit back against the Somalian prime minister's statement on Friday that a ...
The port of Berbera is located in Somaliland which is internationally recognised as an autonomous state of Somalia. Ethiopia, which has no coastline, plans to invest in infrastructure to develop the Berbera Corridor as a trade gateway. When news of the agreement was received on Thursday, the prime ...
As if Somalia didn't have enough problems already, on March 1 state-owned Emirati company DP World announced that Ethiopia's government had purchased a 19 percent stake in the Port of Berbera in Somaliland, a breakaway territory without international recognition. The deal is advantageous to ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Federal Government of Somalia has declared that Berbera Port deal signed between Somaliland and UAE's DP World illegal and detrimental to the sovereignty of the country, Garowe Online reports. Somalia's Ministry of Ports and Marine Transport said in a statement that the ...
A key to resolving the crisis may lie further south, in neighbouring Somaliland, the autonomous region of Somalia that operates as its own country — even if no one else will recognise it as such. Somaliland is peaceful, democratic and stable, and boasts its own port, Berbera, which is also operated by DP ...
MUQDISHO, Soomaaliya - Ra'iisul Wasaaraha Xukuumadda Federaalka Soomaaliya Xasan Cali Khayre oo maanta dalka db ugu soo laabtay ayaa ka hadlay Heshiiska cusub ee Somaliland iyo Shirkadda DP World shalay kala saxiixdeen. Isagoo ka hadlayay Shir Jaraa'id oo uu ku qabtay Muqdisho, ayaa ...
In addition, Ethiopian participation in the development of port of Berbera and the Berbera Corridor will help bring increased economic development and opportunity to the people of Somaliland. Ethiopia will continue to further invest in and develop the Djibouti corridor and further consolidate the use of ...
Dubai's state-owned DP World said on Thursday the Ethiopian government had taken a 19 percent stake in Somaliland's Port of Berbera. The port operator said it would retain a 51 percent stake in the port and that Somaliland would retain 30 percent. DP World took a 65 percent stake in the port in 2016 as ...
Dubai - Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera following the signing of an agreement with DP World and the Somaliland Port Authority in Dubai today. DP World will hold a 51% stake in the project, Somaliland 30% and Ethiopia the remaining 19%. The government of Ethiopia will also ...
The members of Somalia's Upper House chamber of Parliament are set to debate the controversial Berbera port agreement signed between Somaliland and UAE's DP World. The Lower House Chamber of the Parliament voted to nullify the port deal and called for a ban of the DP World from the country ...
The DP World chief executive officer, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem agrees with Somaliland's position on the issue stressing that his comapny entered a deal with an “independent” country whose parliament approved the said deal. Somalia has appealed to the Arab League to intervene in this dispute that ...

Somalia's lower parliament has voted to nullify a port investment deal between DP World, Ethiopia and the autonomous region of Somaliland. The agreement, announced March 1, would give landlocked Ethiopia a 19 percent stake in Somaliland's Port of Berbera, which is being developed by DP World ...
DUBAI, UAE - The Chairman and CEO of the Dubai's state-owned DP World, Sultan Ahmad Bin Sulayem talked about the decision by Somali government rejecting the tripartite agreement over Berbera port, Garowe Online reports. Last Friday, Somalia's Ministry of Ports and Marine Transport has described ...
We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent press freedom organization, urge your administration to free imprisoned journalists and ensure that all news outlets can publish freely. You committed to uphold Somaliland's democratic ideals in your November 2017 op-ed in the Financial Times, ...
Primary areas of arrivals via the three aforementioned routes were Berbera and Bossaso in Puntland where mostly Ethiopians, Somalis and Djibouti ... Somalis on the other hand attributed their migration to their search for economic opportunities as well as in response to the drought in Somalia that had ...
The would-be independent state strikes a contrast with Somalia as a place of relative peace and democratic stability, but international recognition has remained out of reach .... Somaliland has followed suit, signing an agreement with the United Arab Emirates in early 2017 to build a military base at Berbera.
Refugees have arrived in a constant flow on the Djiboutian and Somaliland (the northern breakaway region of Somalia) coasts since 2015 when the ... Saudi campaign against the Houthis, has secured an agreement to install a military base on the Somaliland coast and modernise its massive Berbera port.
On 19 January 2018, Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi met with Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo, EU envoy to Somaliland and Somalia, who is currently ... envoy pledged to increase assistance to Somaliland in the areas of economic development projects and funding for the strategic Berbera corridor.
Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo, the European Union envoy pledged to increase assistance to Somaliland in the areas of economic development projects and funding for the strategic Berbera corridor. The President and EU Envoy also discussed ways of kick starting the stalled Somaliland/Somalia talks.
Dorothy Francis, Operations Manager of IFRC's Somalia Complex Emergency Appeal, explained: “The nomads are the ones that are suffering the ... “Often, we arrive in a community to find that [the nomads] have gone to the next area,” explained Hussein Mohamed Osman, Berbera branch secretary for the ...
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Somaliland President Musa Behi Abdi held discussions on various issues here in Addis yesterday.Prime Minister Hailemariam stated his country's commitment to Somaliland's peace and stability, saying, "Ethiopia is working aggressively to dismantle Al-Shabaab ...
Both countries would stand to benefit immensely from enduring peace and stability in Somalia due to the long-standing ties between the two countries ... In the meantime, significant amounts of cash have gone to groups that control the ports of Kismayu, Berbera and Bosaso, virtually arming three clans out ...
Somalia trade with gulf countries sustined due to many factories including geographical, political and economical. Former Somali Republic (1960-1991) had the majority of its national budget generated from livestock exports via Berbera Port. One of the major factors that led the quick collapse of Siyad Barre ...
Recurring droughts and climate change are among the challenges facing Somaliland, a breakaway part of Somalia seeking international recognition, but also ... So far, the deal by Dubai-based DP World to invest $442 million to expand the deep sea port of Berbera is the largest single foreign investment ...
Since then Somaliland has charted its own trajectory, very different from its parent state, Somalia which has seen dozens of weak, unelected presidents ... and the UAE was struck in February 2017 when Somaliland's parliament granted permission for the UAE to build a military base and airport in Berbera.
HARGEYSA, Somaliland - Somaliland ayaa shaacisay inay hakisay mashruuca dhismaha saldhigga Military ee dowladda Imaaraadka ka waday magaalada Berbera. Wasiirka Arimaha dibadda Somaliland, Sacad Cali Shire, ayaa ka hadlay digniinta Xuutiyiinta Yemen ay Somaliland uga digayso saldhiga ...
The Yemeni's Houthi rebels group has warned on Sunday that it will strike Somaliland's Berbera port should authority in Somaliland continue its lease agreement to the United Arab Emirates, the group said. In a video posted online, the Houthi commander said the group will be forced to use its ballistic ...
HARGEISA (Somaliupdate Online) – The Yemeni's Houthi rebels group has warned on Sunday that it will strike Somaliland's Berbera port should authority in Somaliland continue its lease ... he said referring the agreement between Somaliland, a self-declared region in the northern Somalia with the UAE.
However, the nutrition situation among IDPs in Baidoa, Dhusmareeb Hargeisa and Berbera has shown statistically significant improvement since June ... FSNAU and partners conducted joint Nutrition and Food security assessment among 15 population groups (13 IDP and two urban) across Somalia in ...
New York — Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ahmed Sa'ed and Abdirahman Mohamed Ege, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on December 18 arrested the Somali journalists on allegations of publishing false news about the mayor of Berbera, a port city in the ...
Nairobi — Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ahmed Sa'ed and Abdirahman Mohamed Ege, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on December 18 arrested the Somali journalists on allegations of publishing false news about the mayor of Berbera, a port city in the ...
For Somali refugees hoping to escape Yemen and return to Somalia, through an Assisted Spontaneous Return programme supported by UNHCR and IOM, three boat departures from the Port of Aden to Berbera in Somalia were postponed in the last fortnight as clearances from relevant authorities were ...
Since the beginning of the crisis in Yemen in March 2015, 40,290 new arrivals reached Somalia by sea through ports of Berbera (Woqooyi Galbeed region) and Bossaso (Bari region). Out of 40,290 new arrivals 34,085 were Somalis (33,667 spontaneous and 418 assisted), 5,841 Yemenis and 364 third ...
HARGEISA (Somaliupdate Online) – The Yemeni's Houthi rebels group has warned on Sunday that it will strike Somaliland's Berbera port should authority in Somaliland continue its lease ... he said referring the agreement between Somaliland, a self-declared region in the northern Somalia with the UAE.
However, the nutrition situation among IDPs in Baidoa, Dhusmareeb Hargeisa and Berbera has shown statistically significant improvement since June ... FSNAU and partners conducted joint Nutrition and Food security assessment among 15 population groups (13 IDP and two urban) across Somalia in ...
Djibouti Telecom and its partners have agreed a supplier contract with TE SubCom for the Djibouti Africa Regional Express (DARE) subsea cable system. DARE will link Djibouti with Mobasa, Kenya, with branches to three major coastal cities in Somalia - Mogadishu, Berbera, and Bosaso. The 5,400km ...
New York — Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ahmed Sa'ed and Abdirahman Mohamed Ege, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on December 18 arrested the Somali journalists on allegations of publishing false news about the mayor of Berbera, a port city in the ...
He says it is difficult to bring in food and other goods because of ongoing hostilities. He says plans to help Somali refugees hoping to escape Yemen and return to Somalia have been put on hold. He says three boats at the Port of Aden have not been able to leave for Berbera in Somalia because necessary ...
For Somali refugees hoping to escape Yemen and return to Somalia, through an Assisted Spontaneous Return programme supported by UNHCR and IOM, three boat departures from the Port of Aden to Berbera in Somalia were postponed in the last fortnight as clearances from relevant authorities were ...
The 'For You, Somalia' campaign launched under the umbrella of the Year of Giving saw a UAE ship carry 1,700 tonnes of food supplies, provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation to alleviate dire living conditions and assist those affected by drought, sent to the port of Berbera in Somalia.
... transferred peacefully—the irony is that the president of Somalia Farmaajo who went to the UAE to cancel multimillion investment in Berbera ...
If Somalia had been land-locked neighboring Germany or ... Somalia. DP World is now invested in both Bosaso and Berbera ports and recently ...
The UAE exploited instability in parts of Somalia to secure logistics projects. These include a concession from the semi-autonomous region of Puntland for Dubai-based DP World to develop the port of Bosaso. In Somaliland, DP World has a 30-year concession to develop a port at Berbera and plans to ...
The report by the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea said that ... the UAE will build a new civilian airport for Berbera and rehabilitate ...


 

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