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Somali skies welcome airlines

Airspace over Somalia has been considered a no-go area by most foreign airlines for two decades, but progress on the security and political fronts is now prompting a surge in commercial flights.

Somaliland entices tourists

The quasi-independent region of Somaliland is trying to market itself as a tourist destination. On the walls of the Oriental Hotel, built in 1953 and the …

Somaliland’s ‘unsung heroes’

Cut off from most international assistance, entrepreneurs in Somaliland have built the would-be country’s economy from scratch.  The floor of Yahye Yusuf’s office is covered with …

Air connections increase

As members of the Somalia diaspora return home in growing numbers – emboldened by an improving security climate and apparent political progress, commercial air transport …

Pirate Attacks Cut By 75%

At long last, a multinational task force seems to be winning the battle against pirates operating off the coast of Somalia. Pirate attacks reduced by …