Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...