Somalia took Kenya to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over claims that Kenya has encroached on its maritime.
The UN International Court of Justice announced on Thursday that it will hold hearings between 19-23 September, 2016.
Somalia has complained that Kenya wrongly has encroached parts of its territorial waters in the Indian Ocean, areas Somalia say are potentially rich in gas and oil reserves.
The disputed area stretches over 100, 000 square kilometers. In its application to the court, Somalia, which filed the case in 2014, said the two countries “disagree about the location of the maritime boundary,” according to the tribunal, and that diplomatic negotiations “have failed to resolve this disagreement.”
Somalia refused Kenya’s plea to settle the dispute out of court.
- Kenya-Somalia Maritime Dispute Hearings in ICJ to Start September EVENT SUMMARY June 15, 2016, It is official the Kenya and Somalia will be […]
- Somalia To Submit Maritime Dispute Case with Kenya to International Court of Justice The Somalia Federal government has said that it will submit the maritime dispute case it […]
- Kenya Formally Objects To Maritime Boundary Case Filed By Somalia at International Court Of Justice Highlights Kenya has said that the coastal boundary case filed by Somalia at the […]
- Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta Say Security Border Wall Deter Terrorists EVENT SUMMARY, May 19, 2016 Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said […]
- Kenya Set to Begin Oil Exportation by January 2017 Kenya is set to begin oil exportation by January 2017 according to the Finance […]
- Kenya-Somalia Maritime Dispute Continues MARITIME ROW 9th February 2016, Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute is on with Somalia […]
- Kenya, Ethiopia Discuss War on Harakat al Shabaab al Mujahideen Movement Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister […]
- Kenya and Seychelles Sign Trade, Security Deals Kenya and Seychelles entered into agreement to increase trade between the two […]