Sunday, January 21, 2018

Somaliland: Political parties defer parliamentary seats allocation to President

After a week of discussions, the three national political parties of Somaliland (KULMIYE, UCID and Waddani) have finally signed a 3 point agreement on...

Somaliland: President’s nine-point lesson to the world

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud 'Siilaanyo", literally, chalked a nine-point presentation to an international community that largely...

Somaliland denounces Mogadishu IGAD summit Communique’

The President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo, rejected the outcomes of the IGAD summit that was held in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, on Tuesday. The...

Syria conflict: Aleppo hospital ‘hit by barrel bombs’

An air raid on the rebel-held eastern half of the Syrian city of Aleppo has hit the area's largest hospital for the second time...

Failure of Deyr rains result in major rain deficits, severe drought

Little to no Deyr rainfall was received throughout Somalia in the last 10 days of October. Similarly, only light rains were received in isolated...

Somali accelerator graduates receive $15k investment

Three Somali startups have shared US$15,000 in investment after coming out on top of the demo day that was the culmination of the inaugural...

High Demand Threatens Frankincense Trade in Somaliland

The ancient trade in frankincense starts here in the remote hills of Somaliland. Frankincense, the dried sap of the frankincense tree, has been a valued...

Somaliland opposition parties, national artistes & bards urge election postponement

Today, in Hargeisa, a council of revered bards, writers and artistes of high stature called the three national political parties of the Republic of...
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Chief Justice, SONSAF hope for significant outcome from justice reform conference

Both the honorable Chief Justice of the Republic of Somaliland, Adan Haji Ali, and the Chairman of the Somaliland Non-State Actors Forum (SONSAF), Mustafa...
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Somaliland House of Elders sets presidential elections for November 13

The Republic of Somaliland's House of Elders (Guurti) set the date for presidential elections on 13 November 2017. the House tasked a 21-member committee from...

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Nomadic communities suffer most as drought stalks Somaliland

Driving through the rural landscapes of Somaliland, the views are breathtaking – towering blue mountains cutting the glaring sky over dry, thorn-bushed desert. Small...

UN Migration Agency Holds Training on Trafficking and Irregular Migration in Somaliland

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with support from the Government of Japan earlier this month held a training on trafficking, irregular migration and the...

Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...