Thursday, December 14, 2017

SOMALILAND: Edna Adan Struggles Alone for a Better Somaliland

By Joseph Hammond Development economists debate whether institutions or infrastructure is more important for a nation’s development. Edna Adan, a retired Somali politician has done...

SOMALILAND: President Silanyo Congratulates Emir of Qatar on the Occasion of Qatar National Day

President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Silanyo” on Thursday sent a congratulatory message to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on occasion...

Disputed Somaliland’s oil laws heighten stakes in volatile region

The self-declared state of Somaliland has ambitious plans to regulate its nascent oil sector. However, it is a step that could heighten tensions throughout...

Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels

Somaliland has seized more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, an official has told the BBC. Admiral...

Somaliland: As it Moves Past the Conventional Narrative of a Fragile State, Is Somaliland...

Somalia has the reputation of being a mysterious and conflict-ridden land. Who hasn't heard of the infamous "Black Hawk down" episode, the militant group...

Somaliland: The CDI Twisted Essence of Talks with Somalia

The insinuations of Somaliland rejoining a federated Somalia proliferated by Conflict Dynamics International-CDI are set to misguide the donor community as a prelude to...

Somaliland: Central Bank Starts Inflation Reduction Exercise

The Somaliland central bank has released a high amount of dollars to the local market mostly in the capital city Hargeisa in order to...

Somaliland: Summary of “SL’s Political Transition” Event with Dr Michael Walls

On Thursday 4th December 2014, Dr Michael Walls spoke about the successes and challenges facing Somaliland's democratic transition to mark the launch of his...

Somaliland: Tangible 2013 State Fronted Achievements

Among the notable Somaliland governments is the recent upgrade of Hargeisa water systems by boosting the supply of water through new water pumps and...

Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates

The MNG Resolution may not immediately catch the eye but it is one of many floating arsenals, moored in the Gulf of Oman. The...

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In Somalia, an Overlooked Extremist Hotbed Simmers

Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

Somaliland applies global resilience expertise to drought response

Somaliland authorities are carrying out a “ Drought Impact Needs Assessment” (DINA), based on a globally recognized methodology, that is identifying long term solutions...

Republic of Somaliland Inaugurates Its Third-elected, Fifth President

The newly elected president of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi was sworn in for office on Wednesday, a month after the Election Day on the...