Monday, August 20, 2018

Somaliland: President Siilaanyo confirms election-on-time schedule at Kulmiye youth wing convention

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, today, reiterated that his government had no plans nor was it encouraging any extension of...
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Somaliland Minister for Minerals & Energy on a ‘self-detruct’ course again

His Excellency the Somaliland Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources, Hussein Abdi Duale, embarked on a solo-awareness campaign ahead of an upcoming seismic oil...

What to know about Trump’s visa and refugee restrictions (Somalis affected)

President Donald Trump's road to the White House was paved in part with hard-line promises such as building a "great, great wall" along the...

China’s state broadcaster accidentally recognized the breakaway state of Somaliland

When a car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing at least 30 people, China’s state broadcaster in Africa, quickly covered...

Sir Mo Farah backs charity appeal to help Somalia drought victims (+Videos)

Sir Mo Farah has backed a charity appeal to help the millions of people who face starvation in East Africa. Sir Mo Farah has backed...

Exclusive: In Somaliland, water is a life-or-death resource

There are no storm clouds on the horizon in Somaliland, and that's a bad thing for the eastern African republic's drought-stricken people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsnyWryhiBY Hospitals are filled...

Somaliland-UK soccer team meets Peckam Town FC on charity match (Pictures)

A select eleven representing Somaliland soccer team in the United Kingdom kicked off a charity match with Peckham Town FC to raise funds for pastoralists...

Roundtable with Somaliland Foreign Minister at the Atlantic Council

On Tuesday, May 23, the Atlantic Council's Africa Center hosted Dr. Saad Ali Shire, minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation of the Republic...

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...

An Odinga Win in Kenya Means Diplomatic Recognition for Somaliland

The elections in Kenya matter not just to Kenyans but to the rest of the African continent and the world. On August 8, two political...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...