Tuesday, December 12, 2017

TREK THROUGH AFRICA: Somaliland ticks boxes of statehood

The immigration official at the border between Ethiopia and the Republic of Somaliland says that, in his seven years of working at the small...

Somaliland: Waddani Resumes Cooperation With NEC

Somaliland's Waddani political party chairman, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi "Irro", today, confirmed that his party will resume full cooperation with the National Electoral Commission (NEC)...

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...

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...

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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...