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Somaliland oil explorations delayed as companies await Oil Protection Unit

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Sterling energy which has operations in the Odewayne block has said it has halted its operations in the horn of African country until the country establishes an oil protection unit. 304 more words

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Jacka Resources planning farm-out in Tanzania ahead of seismic in 2015

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Jacka Resources has announced that it will be farming out  its Ruhuhu block ahead of its planned seismic acquisition in the first half of 2015 according to the company’s latest corporate presentation. 146 more words

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Jacka Resources executives to leave company in Q4 2014

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Jacka resources, a company with core focus is in North Africa, West African Transform Margin and East Africa rift basins has announced that the managing director and the chief financial officer have tendered their resignation effective in September and October respectively. 245 more words

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Africa Oil halts its Puntland operations over border issues

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Statement by Africa Oil

In response to on-going media allegations about our operations in Ethiopia and Somalia, we believe it is important that we provide further facts about the situation on the ground to a wider audience. 430 more words

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Somalia: More Than Just A Failed State

The 1st July saw Somalia’s annual Independence Day, with many well-meaning international development charities choosing to mark this day by taking to social media to tell the tale of the broken state of Somalia and what they, as an organisation, were doing to try and change this. 1,124 more words


Somalia: 9: Womens Perspectives

A bit about me. I’m based in Nairobi, Kenya. I like to think of myself as a small, colourful, African elephant but its pretty obvious from my posts that despite strong views of what Africa could be, I come from a pretty privileged ‘Western’ lifestyle and position. 1,392 more words

Somalia: Heading from Fragility to Fragmentation?

first published by AfricanArguments, 26 Jun 2014

Somalia has achieved important progress since the onset of the year of 2014. Most prominent among the positive developments is the push-back of al-Shabaab, realised by a joint military offensive of the Somali Armed Forces (SAF) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). 736 more words

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