Berbera port in Somaliland is strategically located in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: Getty Images
Berbera port in Somaliland is strategically located in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: Getty Images
Africa

Somaliland offers to resist growing Chinese influence in Africa as it seeks US recognition

  • The territory, which split from Somalia 30 years ago and has growing links with Taiwan, is trying to win diplomatic support in Washington
  • Observers say its port of Berbera could offer a regional alternative to Djibouti, which hosts a Chinese military base

Berbera port in Somaliland is strategically located in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: Getty Images
Berbera port in Somaliland is strategically located in the Gulf of Aden. Photo: Getty Images
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