Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Somaliland FM proves diplomatically more adept than Ambassador Bekar of Turkey

Only a day after what many termed as a leakage of diplomatic ineptitude on the part of the Ambassador of Turkey to Somalia/Somaliland, the...

Somaliland: 9 instances of ‘Republic of Somaliland’ in MOU with DP World –...

What is little known of the Memorandum of Understanding between the UAE and Somaliland is the generous use of the 3 magic words for...

Irro Meets Amb. Amina on Mission: A Kenya Diplomatic Blunder or a Waddani Misrepresentation...

In a 'news' story recently circulated in some websites and on one or two newspapers in Somaliland, it was purported that the incumbent Speaker...

Ban Ki-Moon, International Community Unlettered in Somalia’s ‘Blind Alley Politics’, Somaliland Condemns

By lauding the formation of a bicameral parliament, modelled after the Republic of Somaliland Houses of Elders and the Representatives, based on an untenable,...

The Kulmiye Convention Proceedings, Outcome: Boon or Bane for Somaliland?

  The High Points For the first time in public, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud 'Siilaanyo', in his opening...

The Badhan Fiasco: A Prelude to another military showdown between Somaliland, Somalia?

On 18 October 2015, an elections awareness delegation left Erigavo, Sanaag, for Badhan of Badhan region. It was led by the NEC regional Director,...

Somaliland: Be-as-you-pay Nationalism

Groups upon groups of people repeating themselves over and over again on the same theme, framed on the same words, heated to almost exactly...

Somaliland – Read, Learn: Mogadishu, Ambassador Mathews Set Pace Together

Reading the Ambassador's tweets alone is more revealing than somebody writing volumes about the same activities in prose and poetry. It is quite clear right...

Must we accept being called ‘Somalia-land’ at this late hour – again?

In 1960, we lost the honor of being called and treated as a state among its peers in the then world. We lost it,...

WikiLeaks: latest rubbish pile for scavengers, gossip mongers

WikiLeaks describes itself as an organization that  "Publishes and comments on leaked documents alleging government and corporate misconduct." The Wikipedia defines it as  an "international,...

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A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Somaliland: NEC announces number of verified eligible voters, Political parties accept

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland released the list of eligible of voters in upcoming elections. The announcement followed voter registration...

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The men playing in the pockets are causing more tactical problems than ever this season and Premier League managers know it. Adam Bate looks...