Saturday, August 8, 2020

President Bihi Asks Islamic Clerics, Khat Importers to Heed Doctors’ Advice, NPC Guidelines

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - In a press conference held at the Ministry of Health Development, Sunday, that touched a number of areas, His Excellency the...

President, Opposition Leaders Urge World Bank to Deal with Somaliland, Somalia as Equal Entities

Jointly speaking to the media after a meeting that lasted well into the morning, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa...

Somaliland: FlyDubai Flies In Essential Medical Supplies

Hargeisa (Somtribune) - Flydubai, in response to the national Coronavirus combat efforts, flew in, Thursday, a planeload of basic medial supplies to Somaliland. The carrier...
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Somaliland Closes Borders with Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Relieves Most Civil Servants of Active Duty

Hargeisa (Somtribune) -The recently appointed national preparedness committee against COVID-19, exercising its executive mandate, announced that overland borders with neighboring Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti...

Somalia’s Puntland Unceremoniously Kicks Out 4 Federal Ministers

At a time the President of the Federal Somalia State of Puntland, Saeed Abdullahi Deni, announced that he had accepted to visit Mogadishu to...
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Government Reiterates Somalia Has No Jurisdiction Over Somaliland Airspace

Following a much-politicized move by flyDubai which suspended its flights to Somaliland on March 19 and later, the government of Somaliland, Saturday, proclaimed that...

Human Rights Watch Report Highlights 2019 Somalia/Somaliland Events

The human rights watchdog report covers: Abuses by Government and Allied Forces Al-Shabab Abuses Abuses against Children Sexual Violence   Freedom of Expression and...

Body of US HR Report on Somaliland, Somalia

The US Department's yearly country report on Somalia and Somaliland outlines human rights gains and digressions in the two areas covering a wide array...

Somaliland: Where 95% Nomads Have Access to Internet Going Digital

It’s past the close of work on Friday evening when I receive *Richard’s email. It’s a few minutes after we publish Martha’s experience across five...

Does Somalia Stand at Greater Risk of Coronavirus Pandemic Than China Itself?

The coronavirus pandemic could kill more people in Somalia than anywhere else if preventive measures are not put in place urgently, medical experts and...

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Convalescent Plasma: Promising Experimental Treatment for Covid-19 Replicable in Somaliland

The Covid-19, which broke out in China in late 2019, especially in Wuhan province, has wreaked havoc in the world, sparing no region and...

Dr Hawa Abdi: Somalis Lose an Iconic Doctor, Social Activist

Dr. Abdi turned her family’s land into a hospital and camp that treated and supported legions of people displaced during a civil war. Hawa Abdi,...

Somaliland: President Bihi Rebuffs China’s ‘Wolf Warrior’ Diplomats’ Pressure to Cut Ties with Taiwan

China offered included construction of roads and airport if Somaliland dropped Taiwan altogether. Somaliland told it 'no' and that China was welcome to forge...