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Berbera

(ˈbɜːbərə)
n
(Placename) a port in N Somalia, (in the separatist area called Somaliland), on the Gulf of Aden. Pop: about 200 000 (2000 est)

Ber•be•ra

(ˈbɜr bər ə)

n.
a seaport in Somalia on the Gulf of Aden: former capital of British Somaliland. 65,000.
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The capital expenditure guidance for the full-year remains unchanged at around $1.4 billion, with investments planned in the UAE, Posorja in Ecuador, Berbera in Somaliland, Sokhna in Egypt, and London Gateway.
Earlier this year also saw Raysut reveal plans to establish a cement grinding unitworth $40m (OMR15.4m) in Berbera, Somaliland, in partnership with MSG Group.
To Establish Cement grinding unit in Berbera, Somaliland.
Mr Obiero said the rebuilding of the port of Berbera as the country seeks to open up its waters for the lucrative global trade is what is set to draw more Kenyans to offer their expertise.
The vessel arrived at the Port of Berbera in Somalia yesterday morning, bringing home men, women and children in time for the Islamic holiday of "Eid" next week, which is observed at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Working with local municipalities, another 600 families in Bossaso, Puntland and more than 1,000 families in Berbera, Somaliland, were each provided with 25 kg of rice, sugar and flour, six litres of oil, pasta, and fava beans.
The rebuilding of the port of Berbera is another big story in this country,' says Obiero.
Meanwhile, DP World Berbera has achieved another milestone for Somaliland, commissioning the first mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) at the Port of Berbera last month.
The setback to the UAE has come at a time when the country is under increasing and justified criticism for not substantively delivering on agreements it had entered into with the Republic of Somalil on the development of the key Red Sea port of Berbera, and the construction of a road linking the port to the Somalia-Ethiopia border town of Wajale.
The rupture was sparked by a deal concerning the further development of the port of Berbera, which lies in So- maliland, a breakaway region of Somalia whose independence is not recognised by the federal government or the international community.
The rupture was sparked by a deal concerning the further development of the port of Berbera, which lies in Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia whose independence is not recognised by the federal government or the international community.
The potential of this latest scramble to sow both good and ill is well illustrated by Somaliland's port of Berbera, which the UAE company DP World has taken over.