Friday, January 19, 2018

Somaliland: Losing patience in the world’s most unlikely democracy

Somaliland should not exist. It’s anomalous in every respect: An island of stability in a sea of chaos; a democracy surrounded by authoritarian regimes;...

DP World may develop port in Puntland, President Abdiweli says

President Abdiweli Mohammad Ali said he travelled to Dubai last week to discuss the concession. The government of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland may award...

Dahabshiil lobbies Muslims to help starving Somalis

Africans living overseas have been challenged to assist their countrymen back on the continent facing starvation due to prolonged drought. Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid...

Somaliland: MP Rooble likely to lose parliamentary immunity on treason charges

Knowing sources have revealed that there is a motion underway against a member of the Somaliland parliament who has blatantly, according to the grounds cited,...

Somaliland: Forgotten Country that Fought its Way to Economic Prosperity

 After the break-up of the war-ravaged Somalia, Somaliland has become one of the most stable countries in the Horn of Africa. Somalilanders have been...

End of the Book Fair ? Not Really

Today is the last day of the Book Fair. I can already see tears on cheeks, sorrow on some faces and excitement at the...

My Time with One of Somaliland’s Khat Kingpins – a rerun

At around 9 PM in Hargeisa, Somaliland, a man shuffles in through the side door of the Gargaar company headquarters carrying a lumpy burlap...

Somaliland: The 15- Point Proposal of the National Human Rights Commission

A well-attended ceremony marking the International Human Rights Day on Thursday was held on the 10th of December with activities led by the Somaliland...

Somaliland to reassess Turkey moderation of Somaliland-Somalia talks – Kulmiye leader

Mr. Musa Behi Abdi, the Chairman of Somaliland's ruling party, Kulmiye, and that party's candidate for President in the forthcoming presidential elections of 2017,...

ICP Asks UK Ambassador Rycroft About Somaliland Independence Petition

After in Somaliland a petition was announced, with a million signatures, seeking recognition of independence, Inner City Press put the question on August 23...

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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...

United States: ‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form...

President Behi Discusses Bilateral Relations with Prime Minister Dessalegn

His Excellency Musa Behi Abdi, President of the Republic of Somaliland, embarked on a three-day visit to neighboring Ethiopia, on his second foreign visit...