Tuesday, December 12, 2017

UN lauds Somaliland elections, urges inclusive politics

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) on Wednesday congratulated Muse Bihi Abdi on his election as president of the breakaway republic of Somaliland after...

Somaliland: International Observers Congratulate Somalilanders as Supreme Court Endorses Election Results

Press Release Somaliland’s Supreme Court yesterday upheld the preliminary results of the presidential election, originally released by the National Electoral Commission on 21 November. That...

No illusions about the challenges facing Somaliland

International recognition is one of many issues for the nation, says president-elect. Last week, the Republic of Somaliland’s independent National Electoral Commission announced the result...
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Somaliland Constitutional Court Validates Interim Election Results

The highest court of Somaliland, today, validated the interim presidential election results which the national electoral commission submitted it a few days ago. The National...
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Somaliland President-elect, British ambassador discuss post-election way forward

His Excellency, the newly elected president of the republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received on Saturday the United Kingdom Ambassador to Somaliland/Somalia, David...
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Somaliland: President-elect vows to uproot lax government practices, corruption

H. E. Musa Behi Abdi, the newly elected president of the Republic of Somaliland vowed to eradicate all forms of malpractices which cripple efficient governance,...

Somaliland’s self-determination is about restoration, and not secession

A new President invariably has many calls upon their time, this is certainly true of the President-Elect of Somaliland. Whilst the country can take...
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Entry into Somaliland 2018

I decided to spend my vacation in Ethiopia and Somaliland. I wanted to make it memorable so I fly from Addis Ababa to Jijiga and...
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Somaliland and the place of women in politics [The Morning Call]

The Morning Call with JERRY BAMBISomaliland, a self-declared state that broke away from Somalia in 1991 has elected a former pilot and rebel leader Musa...

Divers Group Says It’s Building U.A.E. Naval Base in Somaliland

Divers Marine Contracting LLC started construction of a United Arab Emirates naval base in a semi-autonomous region of northern Somalia. The closely held Sharjah-based engineering...

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Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...