Monday, December 11, 2017

UK MP Zac Goldsmith says Kenya in ‘total poll chaos’, hails Somaliland election

A British MP has described Kenya's election standoff as “total chaos”. Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith suggested that the recent elections in Somaliland, a self-proclaimed...
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Somaliland Awaits NEC Announcement of Election Results Following WADDANI demonstrations

Waddani-incited demonstrations shook some Burroughs of Hargeisa, Burao, and Erigavo on Thursday evening before they were quelled by the security forces. Stone-throwing youth took to the...

Kenya’s Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls

Kenya’s protracted election dispute has spawned secession calls from opposition supporters who say their vote has no influence on how East Africa’s biggest economy...

Somaliland: SONSAF, Domestic Observers Certify Presidential Election on Monday Concluded Faultlessly

SONSAF, which organized the local, non-state actors observers teams on the 13 November presidential election at over one thousand six hundred polling stations across...

Somaliland: International Election Observers Applaud Country on Well-organized, Peaceful Polling

At a press conference, the 60-plus international observers called here in Hargeisa, this afternoon, they stated that they were pleased to have observed an...

Somaliland polls close in election of new president

Polls have closed and the counting of votes has begun in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland which is electing their fifth president Monday as...

Ibrahim Abdullahi: The man who buried Somaliland’s dead

It was June 2, 1988, and Hargeisa was under attack. The rat-a-tat-tat of nearby artillery rose above the city and filled Ibrahim Abdullahi's ears,...

Somaliland: exemplary elections in a country that does not exist

Voters in Somaliland are called to ballot on Monday to nominate their president. An election deemed exemplary, although the international community still refuses to recognize...

Somaliland hopes election will bolster case for independence

Self-declared state set for third smooth presidential poll but economy still fragile When Somaliland elects its new president on Monday voters will be engaging in a rare...

Aljazeera on Somaliland election: Five things you need to know about Somaliland’s vote (Full...

Hargeisa, Somaliland - After a seven-year wait, Somaliland will go to the polls to elect a new leader. Here are five things you need...

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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...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...