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Somaliland: Foreign Investment Law Analysis

Somaliland has in abundance investable natural resources such as minerals, oil, marine resources, frankincense, livestock, and various other raw materials.

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Innovate Ventures Re-Runs Successful Tech Accelerator for Somali Start-ups

Innovate Ventures (Innovate.so) is running for a second year their highly successful tech start-up accelerator – The Innovate Accelerator. Launched in partnership with VC4A (https://VC4A.com), Telesom and Oxfam as part of Work in Progress! project, Innovate Accelerator saw over 180 applications submitted for last year’s inaugural cohort.

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SOMALILAND: Corporate Governance Is Imperative For Private Sector Development

The private sector is the backbone of Somaliland economy and the biggest employment generator. However, it has inherent limitations which limit its potential to expand and pool together capital in the form of shareholding. The Majority of Somaliland businesses are sole proprietorship, family owned and partnerships. There are few shareholding companies, who operate on the basis of mutual trust rather than systematic corporate governance frameworks where the rights of shareholders are protected. It is time that Somaliland private sector should operate in a formal framework where operations and investment are not only done on individual trust and clan linkages but internationally accepted formal corporate governance frameworks.

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Somaliland: Fools Rush Where Angels Fear to Tread

By Mohamed Ahmed Abdi Ba’alul.

No one thinks that he would live enough to see when our peace-makers turn in to trouble-makers.  The upper house of parliament, has no longer most privileged members, or engaged in its hot debates on issues affecting the lives of ordinary citizens. It’s effective, peace-making dispatches to remote hinterlands are not visible in the headlines, despite of recurring inter-clan hostilities. If they were once the symbol of security, consensus, and the glue that holds Somaliland together, today the reality tells you a different story.

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UK to support efforts to combat piracy and maritime insecurity in Africa

By Wallace Mawire

The United Kingdom Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a new package of support for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to deliver capacity building assistance worth £2.25m.

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International efforts to tackle piracy given a boost

LONDON, United-Kingdom, January 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has today set out how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s maritime security programme funds will be spent this financial year, during a speech at the UK Chamber of Shipping.

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Hargeisa to Host 2013 Infrastructure Protection, Security and Diplomatic Show for Regional Academic Institutions

KBI Empower Group, in collaboration with Canadian Eye on Africa, the Horn of Africa Institute of Infrastructure Protection and Regional Security and Admas University College (Hargeisa Campus) affiliates are pleased to announce the opening of the call for abstracts for its Annual Horn of Africa Infrastructure Protection & Security Trade Show which will take place at Mansour Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland on 22nd & 23rd of February, 2013.

 

Ottawa, Canada, January 17, 2013 –(PR.com)– Moto: Somaliland, an Indigenous approach to State Building, Asset Protection, Diplomatic and Security issues of 2013. Hargeisa, is the Backbone of Asset Protection & Trust Gateway.

KBI Empower Group, in collaboration with Canadian Eye on Africa, the Horn of Africa Institute of Infrastructure Protection and Regional Security and Admas University College (Hargeisa Campus) affiliates are pleased to announce the opening of the call for abstracts for its Annual Horn of Africa Infrastructure Protection & Security Trade Show which will take place at Mansour Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland on 22nd & 23rd of February, 2013.

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The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part Two

By Sophia Tesfamariam

The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part Two

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NUSOJ demands stop to harassment of journalists in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, February 21, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has condemned the continued arrests and intimidations of journalists in Somaliland.

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Three Journalists Jailed Without Charges in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 13, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is extremely troubled by continued attacks against journalists by Somaliland police following the further arrest of two journalists in the town of Boorama on Wednesday 11, 2011 and Universal TV Reporter held without charges for the fourth day in the town of Las-Anod of Sool region.

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Journalists detained, barred from traveling in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, January 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) expresses deep concern over perpetual attacks against journalists by Somaliland police who continue to arrest and detain reporters. Some of the journalists have also been barred from traveling around Somaliland to cover stories.

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