Somaliland official status has become a gift that keeps giving as Kenyan foreign policy suffers doublespeak.
At least 136,000 Kenyans live and work in the UK, according to official figures.
Established in 1971, the sprawling 'mitumba' market employs some 80,000 people, according to Kampala city authorities.
Lifting of the embargo allows Somalia to arm its police and military forces with modern weaponry.
The two West African countries are run by military juntas that seized power in coups.