Saturday, June 23, 2018

Blacksmiths out of work as Somaliland pastoralists migrate in search of survival

Deeq Mohamed Ali, a metal worker in Hargeisa, has been frustrated by the lack of business in the last few months, as the drought...

Somaliland: Genel Energy Schedules Odweine Oil Block Seismic Surveys for 2016

Genel Energy plc, an oil and gas company headquartered in Jersey and listed in London, reiterated on 6 August, in its unaudited account for...

SAHRA HALGAN returns to Somaliland-Trailer 18 MAY 2015

“SAHRA HALGAN returns to SOMALILAND” (2015, 52 min, France – Somaliland) is a film written by SAHRA HALGAN & AYMERIC KROL, directed by CRIS...

Somaliland: Nine people arrested in connection to hunting tortoises

Nine people including one young boy have been arrested on suspicion of hunting and selling tortoises in the self-declared republic of Somaliland. Somaliland’s environment minister....

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...

#Dontbuydeath Trending in Somalia After Immigrant Death in the Mediterranean Sea

#DontBuyDeath is trending in Somalia among twitter users after the death of more than 230 young Somalis in the Mediterranian sea on Monday.Boats carrying...

Somalia: Civilians at Serious Risk

Somalia Must Address Accountability, End Forced Evictions The Somali government and the Islamist armed group Al-Shabaab placed civilians at excessive risk from conflict-related and other...

Farmajo pretends Somaliland is still part of Somalia – says historian specialist Prunier

Somalia's new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, was to visit Ethiopia on Wednesday in a much-anticipated meeting aimed at smoothing over decades of mistrust. Farmajo...

Somaliland: President launches National Development Plan II of 2017-2021

The President H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo has hailed Somaliland passage of rite as to not only establish but execute the national development planning...

Somaliland: Open letter to the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry

Egyptian Foreign Ministry sees the Republic of Somaliland as the 'Somaliland Region' (See publication following this letter). Dear Minister, We, the undersigned citizens of the Republic...

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Congressman Steve King says Somali Muslims not welcome in district’s meat-packing plants

Politico is reporting that Congressman Steve King (R) of Iowa's 4th Congressional District doesn't want anyone working in the meat-packing plants found in King's political...

Somaliland Irked by Perceived Partiality, Disrespect of SRSG Keating

The Republic of Somaliland communicated its dissatisfaction of how SRSG Michael Keating presented the ongoing conflict between Somaliland and the Puntland Federal State of...

INVESTORS ARE HELPING PUT SOMALILAND ON THE MAP

A disputed part of a war-torn nation is holding out promise for the Horn of Africa. Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set...