Unease in Kenya Over Somalia New Petroleum Law
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has signed a law that gives the central government powers to sell the country's oil blocks for commercial drilling. Four of the oil blocks are in an area where Somalia is contesting a maritime boundary with Kenya.
Oil block (file photo).
The International Court of Justice has granted Kenya's request to have the maritime dispute case heard in 12 months. Somalia wants the sea border extended along the land border; a ... Read more »
Mogadishu has shut the door on Nairobi's push to have the African Union broker peace negotiations, with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo saying the talks between the two ... Read more »
In a case before the International Court of Justice, Somalia argues that the maritime boundary should be an extension of the land border running south-east into the ocean while ... Read more »