Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Somaliland Notes: Somaliland’s Version of the Act of Union with Somalia in 1960 –...

LAW OF UNION BETWEEN SOMALILAND AND SOMALIA:   Law No: 1 of 1960 - 27 JUNE 1960 Dr. Ibrahim Hashi Jama LL.B, LL.M., Somalilandlaw Editor's, Expert Commentary : Prior...

Over 240,000 people in Somaliland severely food insecure – Aid agencies

More than 240,000 people in Somaliland are severely food insecure due to a continuing drought in the region, 19 national and international aid agencies...

Taiwan To Fund Somali Coastal Radar

The Taiwanese government contracted US maritime security solutions provider Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) to help the European Union establish the first Somali coastal radar...

Somaliland: An Experiment In Democracy

Feature length documentary looking at the trials and tribulations of holding elections in Somaliland Premise Somaliland is an anomaly for political commentators the world over. Left...

Somaliland: Be-as-you-pay Nationalism

Groups upon groups of people repeating themselves over and over again on the same theme, framed on the same words, heated to almost exactly...

Somaliland begins trials of iris-based voting system

Somaliland’s electoral commission has begun trials of an iris-based voter registration system in preparation for a national election system. The chairman of the National Election...

Somaliland:Lawsuit could establish end to prosecution of war criminals living in US

Almost three decades after he was imprisoned and tortured by henchmen of brutal Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre, Farhan Warfaa is still haunted by...

Somaliland: Money trail aids worthy cause

A MONEY trail event at Patterson River Secondary College has helped students raise funds to buy books for underprivileged children in Somaliland and Cambodia. We...

Somaliland: Donors Pledge more Assistance at the 8TH High Level Aid Coordination Forum Joint

The 8th High Level Aid Coordination Forum opened today at the Ambassador Hotel in Hargeisa bringing together the Government of Somaliland officials, representatives of...

Somaliland: The Dismal Fall of a Presidential Contender and His Party

Today, a man who had high hopes of one day becoming the president of the republic of Somaliland, the incumbent Speaker of the House...

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‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

Somalia: Villa Somalia openly out to support ‘puppet’ president in Baidoa

Somalia's Minister of Energy and Water, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed, popularly known as arrived in Baidoa on Monday ahead of the presidential vote of...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...