Tuesday, December 12, 2017

South Lakes man gains insights into Somaliland presidential election

A SOUTH Lakes man played a role in the third Presidential election in Somaliland. Robin Le Mare, of Allithwaite, serves on the Election Observer Mission,...
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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks

A section of staff of money remittance firm Dahabshiil undergoing training on Anti Money Laundering and other courses at a Nairobi hotel. Money remittance firm...
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UK Looks Forward to Seeing Somaliland Set Another Great Example of Democracy in Action...

Ambassador David Concar, Head of the United Kingdom mission to Somalia/Somaliland congratulates Somaliland on a peaceful, orderly conduct of the presidential election and the...

Somaliland picks Kulmiye candidate as new president

Musa Bihi Abdi of the ruling Kulmiye party was declared the winner of Somaliland’s presidential election on Tuesday, by the election commission of the...

State Occasion: Sweden Has an Eye on Somaliland’s Independence

The self-proclaimed African nation of Somaliland has gained considerable attention across the world, including in Scandinavia. In Sweden, one of the first EU nations...
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Waddani Presidential Candidate Says He Abdicates ‘Rightful Claim’ for Somaliland Unity

Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi "Irro", presidential candidate for Waddani political party, grudgingly conceded defeat stating that he abdicated rightful claim to victory for peace, unity,...

International Observers Praise Somalilanders on Electing 5th President in ‘Peaceful and Responsible Manner’

Text of the International observers' Joint statement on the heels of today's announcement of the Republic of Somaliland presidential election winner.   SOMALILAND ELECTION: STATEMENT BY...
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Somaliland Presidential Election Showcases the ‘True Somali’ Spirit – UCID Candidate Faisal...

Engineer Faisal Ali Hussein 'Waraabe', presidential candidate for the Justice & Welfare party, UCID, speaking to the press right after the Somaliland electoral body,...
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Somaliland Elects Musa Behi Abdi as its Fifth President

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) declared Musa Behi Abdi, Presidential candidate for the ruling party, Kulmiye, as the fifth president of the Republic of...

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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...