SOMALILAND

Genel Might Starting Drilling in Somaliland in 2019, chief says

Meanwhile, miner prepares $4bn mining venture in Zimbabwe and South Africa’s Naspers plans to sell $10.6bn worth of shares in Tencent Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy might start drilling in Somaliland next year, chief executive Murat Ozgul said on Thursday, as the group reported 2017 results broadly in line with expectations. “For …

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SOMALILAND: President Bihi Slams “Senseless Hostility” of Opposition to DP World Deal

Muse Bihi Abdi says Somalia “overstepped the line” by criticising Ethiopia agreement 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 …

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SOMALILAND: Service Commanders Join Presidential Delegation in Dubai

Arrangements towards Somaliland Security Forces receiving training provided by the United Arab Emirates are in advanced stages. Two days after Somaliland president Musa Behi Abdi revealed the deal the four Somaliland forces commanders have departed to the Emirates to join the already in country presidential delegation. According to information reaching …

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Somaliland President Says DP World Deal will be Implemented

Muse Bihi

Abdi calls Somalia’s vote on deal ‘a joke,’ says Somaliland is independent state Dubai: The President of Somaliland said on Friday that Somalia “has neither the strength nor the ability” to interfere in his country’s operations, calling a move by Somalia to ban DP World from operating in Somaliland “a …

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DP World Stresses Commitment to Somaliland

Sultan Bin Sulayem, DP World Group chairman

DP World chair says Somaliland has been independent for years, after Somalia banned operator Dubai: The head of DP World stressed his company’s commitment to its investments in Somaliland on Thursday even after Somalia banned the ports operator from operating there. Sultan Bin Sulayem, DP World Group chairman and chief …

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Somaliland Refutes Claims by Somalia on Port Deal with DP World

The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to acquire a 19 percent stake in Berbera Port. The Somaliland Minister of Information, Abdirahman Abdillahi Farah, said in a statement that the government of President Musa …

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