Monday, February 19, 2018

Think Again – Somaliland and the Trouble with a Free Press

In mid-March, at a press conference at Hargeisa’s shiny new airport, a cocky young journalist gathered up his courage and asked Somaliland’s President Ahmed...

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Peace advocates around the world were shocked by news of China’s shipment of arms to the Government of South Sudan in June 2014. The...

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Over the last several years, as Virgin has expanded, so have our ideas for treating the people who worked for us well, and for...

Somaliland In Search of Patriots

Somalilanders Fail to Defend themselves and Country from Sworn Foes The belief that Somalilanders were united in their sincere quest to stand on their own...

Bashe vs. Talyanle: A Golden Opportunity Lost

On August 06, 2017 two members of Somaliland’s House of Representatives (HoR)—Mr. Bashe and Mr. Talyanle—ran for the “Speaker of the HoR.” Initially, Mr....

Somaliland Cannot Win Fight In Strait Jacket

The Somaliland-Somalia dialogue on their future relations started almost six- years ago; these talks went off the tracks and led to nowhere. That was...

SOMALILAND: Vulnerability of Waddani opposition party to ‘radicalization’

Multiparty democracy has its pros and cons in Muslim communities where radical groups aspire to thwart and hijack the democratic process to their advantage....

Overlooked and underappreciated: Can Somaliland become a major investment destination?

Somaliland is a break away nation on the Horn of Africa, officially part of Somalia and never recognised by any other state it has...

Why Not Recognize Somaliland ?

Introduction Summary Why Somaliland still unrecognised by any other state? What is the problem tree? Is it Somaliland politicians, or other UN member state countries?...

SOMALILAND: REGULATORY GAPS IN MOBILE BANKING PLATFORMS

Somaliland is one of the leading markets in mobile banking platforms in Africa. It has been acknowledged by renowned individuals such as Bill Gates...

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