Thursday, June 21, 2018

Berbera port: A Yemeni refugee talks on the phone with her mother

"We were used to the sound of gunfire but it later changed to aerial bombardments coming down like rain. I had nowhere to run,...

International Community Ask Guurti to Withdraw New Elections Date

British Office Hargeisa 13 May 2015 SUBJECT: SOMALILAND PARLIAMENTARY AND PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS The International Community is seriously concerned over the decision by the Somaliland House of Elders (Guurti)...

Amb. Nicholas Kay gets hands full after an unthoughtful tweet on postponement of ROS...

Ambassador Nicholas Kay, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) made an unthoughtful remark on...

Let the Somaliland Guurti Do its Job

Whenever elections are around the corner, its fever grips many a nation. Now that ours is high on the agendas, hullabaloos and un-necessary cries of...

Somalilanders abroad: Citizen or Stranger?

In this two-part series Al Jazeera meets an extended family of  (Somalilander) immigrants, including Sahra Halgan, navigating their lives in six different countries. Countries with a multicultural...

Waddani submits another request for country-wide demonstrations

The deputy Chair of Waddani Party, one of two national opposition parties in Somaliland, submitted, today, another request for country-wide demonstrations to the Republic...

Hawiye elders of Somalia support Somaliland peace, stability

A group of reputable elders representing the vast Hawiye clans of Somalia expressed their unequivocal support of peace and stability in the Republic of...

Somaliland – Risking Torture for a Better Life Abroad

Outside his two bedroom house made of tin in the heart of Hargeisa, capital of the breakaway Somaliland region, Kosar Dhool cuts an exhausted...

Somaliland Presidential, parliamentary elections to be held in April 2017

The tenure of the president and members of parliament has been extended to the first quarter of 2017. This development follows a decision by Guurti,...

Somalia Federal Government Intensifies anti-Somaliland Sovereignty Activities

Extensive plans to undermine the sovereignty of Somaliland within international circles are afoot in Mogadishu, the administrative seat of the Somalia Federal Government-SFG.Formerly covert machinations...

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Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...

Somaliland: The Experiment In Democracy review – a powerful and eye-opening documentary

Most of the stories you hear out of the Horn Of Africa are overwhelmingly negative. But in Somaliland, a state battling for recognition, they...