No pay, no ports, no deal

Africa Confidential Vol 58 No 8 | 14 April 2017
Puntland's President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali 'Gaas' hopes he has struck Emirates gold after signing a 30-year contract worth US$336 million on 6 April with Dubai company P&O Ports to develop Bossaso port. Despite the potential cash injection, there is no sign yet that public sector workers, including Puntland's security forces, will get up to 30 months' back pay they are owed.
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