Thursday, April 25, 2019

Somaliland: Hargeisa – The Invisible City

The city of Hargeisa, capital of the Republic of Somaliland, was almost completely destroyed by the Siad Barre regime in the late 1980s, as...
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Somaliland: Berbera International Airport to Open to Civilian Use Again

Berbera International Airport has one of the longest, safest runways in Africa. It boasts of 4.8 kilometers uncluttered runway that can accommodate jets of...

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...

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Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...

Two Fishing Boats Come Under Piracy Attack Off Somalia Coast

On Sunday, two fishing vessels were attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said...