Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Welcome to limbo: Somaliland, country that never was

From the cave paintings at Laas Geel to striking colonial architecture, the people of this self-declared East African nation, Somaliland,  have good reason to...

Closure of MSBs accounts negatively impacts on women most – SONSAF

The Somaliland Non-State Actors Forum (SONSAF) held, Wednesday, a forum of discussion on impact of the closure of foreign accounts of  Somali money transfer...

Somaliland To Trump: Take Us Off Your Travel Ban

Somaliland can't catch a break. Its arranged marriage to Somalia fell apart more than a quarter century ago, yet the world refuses to recognize...

Somaliland: Wearing the Hijab part of one’s religion, identity

The Art of Covering Up in Somaliland Amid the hustle and bustle of downtown Hargeisa, Somaliland’s sun-blasted capital, women in various traditional Islamic modes of...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

Somaliland Suspends Development Programs in Face of Famine

Somaliland authorities say famine looms in the breakaway republic as the government suspends development programs due to a crippling drought that has killed dozens...

Munya does not regret Somaliland visit, puts heat on gov’t

Meru Governor Peter Munya has defended his visit to Somaliland insisting he did not interfere with territorial integrity as claimed by the Somalia government. The...

‘Somalia at a critical juncture’ says UN’s political chief in her first visit

Unity is essential for Somalis to achieve lasting peace and stability, the top United Nations political affairs official said on Thursday during a visit...

ROS President confers with UAE Crown Prince on state matters (Videos+Pics)

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud 'Siilaanyo' and the delegation he led on a state visit to the...

Winning the People’s Trust: The Challenge for Somaliland Leaders

Every government pledges many things to its people before it comes to power. The people elect them based on their pledges, credentials, and sometimes...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...