Home eastern and southern africa SOMALILAND 28/10/2016 London investigates Mohamoud Hashi Abdi After the diplomatic snub (ION 1436), the Somaliland delegation’s visit to London turned into a disaster. Two days before President [...] (320 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? 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[...] SOMALILAND 01/12/2017 How will Musa Bihi Abdi reward his supporters and the Emirates? According to information obtained by the Indian Ocean Newsletter, the Kulmiye candidate Musa Bihi Abdi, who was elected Somaliland president [...] SOMALILAND 22/09/2017 The Emirates count on Musa Bihi to parry the Saudis The Emirates government is prepared to support the Kulmiye party's candidate in the president election in Hargeisa. His opponent, meanwhile, is toeing the Saudi line. [...] SOMALIA SOMALILAND 08/09/2017 DP World opts for Bosaso over Berbera It is virtually game over for Bashe Awil Omar, Somaliland's representative in Dubai and the son-in-law of President Ahmed Mohamed [...] SOMALILAND 08/09/2017 A convoluted succession In late August, Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, known as Silanyo, underwent colon surgery in Abu Dhabi, prompting a serious succession crisis. [...] SOMALILAND 21/07/2017 Could Bihi change his mind about UAE military base ? The leader and presidential candidate of the ruling Kulmiya party in Hargeisa, Musa Bihi Abdi, admitted to senior party officials [...] SOMALILAND 07/07/2017 Hargeisa faces unprecedented financial crunch President Silanyo is nearing the end of his term amid an economic crisis. [...] SOMALIA SOMALILAND 23/06/2017 Hargeisa and Mogadishu choose their sides in Qatar crisis While Somaliland has taken Saudi Arabia's side, Somalia has adopted a neutral position in the conflict pitting Qatar against the Gulf Countries. And in doing so each of them struck hard bargains. [...] SOMALILAND 09/06/2017 President of Khatumo state tries to cozy up to Kulmiye In the lead-up to presidential elections set for November (ION [...] SOMALILAND 24/03/2017 Berbera may not be a haven of peace for DP World Decidedly, the arrival of the Dubai-based port operator DP World in Berbera is a highly delicate matter. According to Indian [...] SOMALILAND 10/03/2017 Silanyo's Emirati military base a non-starter Somaliland’s presidential affairs minister, Mohamoudi Hashi Abdi, did his best in Riyadh on Feb. 23-24 to meet with Somali president [...] SOMALILAND 23/12/2016 Reshuffle a boon for Al-Ittihad al-Islami In carrying out its cabinet reshuffle on Dec. 3, President [...] SOMALILAND 09/12/2016 Silanyo cashes in on food aid President Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, known as Silanyo, has used a [...] SOMALILAND 25/11/2016 Ougas Abdirahman Diriye Ibrahim in prison What the government of President Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, generally known as Silanyo, attacked was a veritable symbol! Motivated by a [...] SOMALILAND 11/11/2016 Journalist Said Mohamoud Gahayr still in prison! Free Although he should have been released after serving two months in prison for "sedition and insurrection", the journalist, teacher and [...] ETHIOPIA SOMALILAND 11/11/2016 Desalegn dots his i’s and crosses his t’s with Silanyo Addis Ababa is exceedingly irritated by Hargeisa’s economic and its political decisions. [...] SOMALILAND 28/10/2016 DP World’s conditions to operate Berbera The Indian Ocean Newsletter can reveal that DP World wants to impose conditions before the contract to run Berbera Port is definitively approved. [...] SOMALILAND ETHIOPIA 14/10/2016 Oromos freed to destabilise Addis Ababa On 7 October, the minister to the presidency, Mohamoud Hashi Abdi, freed all the Oromo activists incarcerated in Hargeisa for [...] SOMALILAND 14/10/2016 Silanyo persona non grata in London The President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, known as Silanyo, [...] SOMALILAND 30/09/2016 UAE provides new shield against the British The British Ambassador to Somalia, Harriet Mathews, and Simon Gass, Director General, Political at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, received [...] ETHIOPIA 16/09/2016 ESL drops anchor at Berbera Just as DP World announced the terms of the contract it won to run Berbera port, ESL has come along to join the party. [...] SOMALILAND 02/09/2016 New government attempt to delay elections Free First Lady Amina Mohamed Jirde, backed by the Minister for the Presidency, Mohamoud Hashi Abdi, dubbed Osama due to his [...] SOMALILAND 01/07/2016 UN Monitoring Group investigates DP World contract The award of the contract to develop and operate Berbera Port, signed on 9 May between the Somaliland government and [...] SOMALILAND 17/06/2016 Berbera Port, bone of contention whets clan appetite Since DP World beat off competition from Bolloré to win the contract to operate the Somaliland port, divisions along clan lines have deepened. [...] Spotlight DJIBOUTI ETHIOPIA SOMALILAND 03/06/2016 Storm warning over DP World Berbera contract For DP World (DPW), the contract it signed on 9 May to run Berbera Port (ION 1427 and click HERE to see our special report) is primarily a $442 million industrial operation. But in the Horn of Africa, it is [. [...] UNITED ARAB EMIRATES SOMALILAND 20/05/2016 Behind the scenes of the DP World contract on Berbera Port After dilly-dallying for years, Silanyo finally awarded the concession to run Berbera Port to the UAE. We take a look behind the scenes. [...] SOMALILAND 18/03/2016 The future of Berbera is played out in Kuwait City The Somalian and Somaliland authorities are currently in Kuwait City to decide on which company will operate the Somaliland port of Berbera. The French firm Bolloré could lose everything. [...] Spotlight SOMALILAND 22/01/2016 Bollore, MSC and DP World all after the Berbera contract A new twist in the saga to obtain the concession and contract for the management of the port of Berbera (click here to read our special report)! The proposal by the French operator Bollore Africa Logistics (BAL) was almost buried [. [...] SOMALILAND 27/02/2015 President’s son-in-law, Bashe Awil Omar, plays for high stakes in Berbera Nairobi, London, Manchester, Hargeisa, and also Dubai, Bashe Awil Omar owns properties and does business in a good many countries. [...] Receive prompts for these topics SOMALILAND Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud Al Qaeda Al-Ittihad al-Islami Amina Mohamed Jirde Bashe Awil Omar DP World HM Revenue & Customs Kulmiye Mohamed Ibrahim Egal Mohamoud Hashi Abdi Musa Bihi Abdi Osama Silanyo See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?