Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Assessing Challenges, Controversies and Perceptions of Somaliland Politics, Elections

Below is a synopsis of a research paper assessing Somaliland politics highlighting challenges, perceptions and controversies. The writers, Dr Adan Abokor Yussuf and Nassir...

Somalians Respond to Rubin’s 10 Questions to PM Kheyre

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire visited Washington and met with the World Bank, senior officials from the State Department and other high-profile US...

Somaliland: President on 2nd UAE Visit in 40 Days for Discussion on Critical Development...

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, left the capital, Hargeisa, on Thursday for a visit to the United...

Oil Refinery in Somaliland: Yet Another Murky, Scam ‘Investment’?

On April 10, 2019 the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland Mr. Abdirahman Saylici and a delegation of cabinet ministers and other high-ranking...

Somaliland President Looks Forward to Developing Tourism

Returning from a working trip he made to the bustling red Sea port of Berbera, His excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland,...

Somaliland: Presidential Decree Leaves Health with 2 Ministers, Replaces Planning, Ethiopia Envoy

Perhaps, not intentionally - perhaps - Presidential Decree No. SL/XM/XKQ/222/1-293/042019 of 14 April 2019, names another minister for Health Development leaving the incumbent neither...

Ambassador Bashe Omar Continues to successfully Profile Somaliland to the International Community

Ambassador Bashe Awil Haj Omar continues to keep up a highly successful, fast-paced profiling of his country to the international community as represented in...

Ambassador Yamamoto Pays Visit to Somaliland, Holds Discussions with President

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, received at his office at the Presidential Palace the United States...

Somaliland Recognition as Sovereign State is Long Overdue. How?

Somaliland gained its independence from Great Britain on June 1960 and became a sovereign state. Despite being one of the most stable countries...

Somaliland: International Partners Urge Parties to Support NEC Work, Unblock Stalemate

In a statement which the United Kingdom Embassy to 'Somalia' released and published on the official www.uk.gov website, Wednesday, the international partners who visited...

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