Somaliland steps up push for international recognition

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The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning that the world’s continued refusal to formally accept its independence threatens to plunge the breakaway region back into armed conflict with Somalia. “We have made a lot of progress in the past 27 years and now we are recognised as a… Read more »

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Africa Internship Academy celebrates two years of grooming Africa’s next generational change agents

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PRESS RELEASE Africa Internship Academy celebrates two years of grooming Africa’s next generational change agents The organization has contributed immensely towards reducing the rate of unemployment on the African continent ACCRA, Ghana, November 1, 2018/ — Africa holds a very high rate of youth unemployment. In Ghana for instance, about 120,000 young people graduate from… Read more »

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DP World Wins Mumbai Terminal Deal – Port Technology International

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DP World has won a bid to develop and operate the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) at India’s largest container gateway – Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) – for USD$78 million. The 60-year concession agreement for the Mumbai gateway will see the JNPT run by the Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a $3 billion joint… Read more »

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UAE passport now world’s 4th most powerful

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The UAE passport on Tuesday jumped three spots to list as the fourth most powerful passport in the world. According to ranking by Passport Index, the UAE passport now shares its berth with passports from the Czech Republic and Hungary. The UAE passport now has a visa-free score of 162, which means UAE citizens can… Read more »

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Turkey refuses to share all Khashoggi evidence with Saudis

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Turkish investigators have refused to share with Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor all the evidence they have compiled on Saudi complicity in the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb held talks with the Istanbul chief prosecutor on Monday morning in Istanbul, but the lack of trust between the two countries… Read more »

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Somaliland port development highlights Horn of Africa potential

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At the Berbera container port in the internationally unrecognised state of Somaliland, employees of Dubai-based DP World unload 40-foot crates from a hulking cargo ship as more vessels wait on the horizon. The facility on the Gulf of Aden has been operated by DP World for about a year, with the company set to invest… Read more »

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Somaliland Looks To Strengthen Ties With Kenya

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Somaliland Looks To Strengthen Ties With Kenya Kenya and Somaliland are exploring ways of working together in the education and agricultural sectors to build their economies. The foreign ministers of the two countries at the same time have opened discussions on strengthening diplomatic ties with Kenya keen to open up a liaison office in Somaliland… Read more »

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Jamal Khashoggi was worried about consulate visit, says fiancee

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The fiancee of the killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said he was worried about visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for his fateful appointment, but told her he did not think the authorities would dare to interrogate or arrest him in a foreign country. “His local network in Turkey was very good as you know,… Read more »

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Saudi Journalist Khashoggi’s Remains Found

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Report: Saudi Journalist Khashoggi’s Remains Found Khashoggi’s body was found in the garden of the Saudi consul general’s home, according to Sky News ■ CNN reports say investigators found two suitcases with Khashoggi’s personal belongings The remains of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, Sky News reported on Tuesday, with one source saying… Read more »

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Khashoggi case has put Saudi prince right where Erdoğan wants him

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At about noon on Tuesday two regional leaders are due to make landmark addresses. In Riyadh, the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, will open an investment showpiece declaring the kingdom open for business. In Ankara, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is expected to make a speech that may well shut… Read more »

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