Wednesday, September 26, 2018

UK Government allocates £16 million to critical drought response in Somalia

The UK Government has announced it will fund a £16 million programme to help avert famine in Somalia over the coming months. It will...

DP World profits reach $1.2 billion as port operator expands

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Global port operator DP World said Thursday its profits rose by 7 percent to nearly $1.2 billion in 2017...

Somaliland Petitions International Community for Statehood

More than one million citizens have signed a petition calling for the recognition of Somaliland by the international community, Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo told...

Somaliland: A New Sultan to be Inaugurated at Beer Valley

A new Sultan will soon join the already very strong caucus of traditional leaders in the Republic of Somaliland. The venerable Sheikh Yussuf Abdi Awad...

Horn of Africa: there are no quick fixes in ‘countering violent extremism’

An effective response to violence and harmful ideologies is important. But projects are failing to adequately engage with root causes. Since 9/11, western countries have...

Middle East proxy war ratchets up Somalia-Somaliland tensions

Shortly after U.N., IGAD, and U.K. defused a potential armed conflict between Somaliland and Puntland in Sool province of Somaliland, Puntland vows to reignite...

Mo Farah breaks Dave Moorcroft’s British record for 3,000 metres

• Mile and 800m records will complete the domestic set • Greg Rutherford suffers whiplash finishing fifth in long jumpMo Farah dedicated his victory...
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Entry into Somaliland 2018

I decided to spend my vacation in Ethiopia and Somaliland. I wanted to make it memorable so I fly from Addis Ababa to Jijiga and...

Somaliland Central Bank moves to limit slide of Shilling

Somaliland Central Bank has begun taking measures meant to stabilize the rising value of the US dollar which has weakened the Somaliland shilling in...

WATCH: Somaliland FM Behi defend Somaliland eligibility for International Recognition

The Republic of Somaliland Foreign Minister, the Hon. Mohamed Behi Yonis, gave a multi-faceted interview to KTN TV, Kenya, in which, among others, the...

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Somaliland welcomes new friends, long-lost, influential clans

Monday and Tuesday marked new maturity for  Somaliland politics as they marked the arrival of, respectively, a populous Somaliland clan who lived in the Qardho...
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Can the EU bypass US sanctions on Iran? | Inside Story

When it was signed in 2015, the Iran nuclear agreement was hailed as a landmark deal. But with the US withdrawal earlier this year...

Madhin, a SOMTEL employee senselessly killed in Mogadishu

The latest victim to senseless, wanton killings, some of which are neither politically motivated nor of Al Shabaab nature, was an employee of the...