Monday, March 25, 2019

Somaliland Pushes for Stronger Ties with Regional Actors

Somaliland courtship of its regional neighbours continued as fresh push for Kenya to enter into stronger ties continues. Eritrea became the latest country in the...

Somaliland Foreign Minister Calls Africa to Protect Its Seas From Predatory Fishing Fleets

China is certainly not the only country with predatory fishing fleets, but its boats are the ones that have been invited into our territorial...

Somaliland Can Teach World How It Successfully Integrated Militias Back to Society

Over at The American Conservative, Michael Horton highlights Somaliland as “a success story without billions and bombs”. He writes: "The autonomous but unrecognized Republic of Somaliland has...

Somaliland: Foreign Powers’ Double-edged Interest in Horn of Benefit to Whom?

And..For Somaliland and Djibouti, Will New Friends Bring Benefits? BERBERA, Somalia—On any given day in Berbera, the deep-water port on Somaliland’s Red Sea coast, ramshackle...

Khat-Munching: A Connecting Factor in East Africa

East Africa is markedly different now from ten years ago if we look at how widespread “grass-munching”  has become. “Grass-munching” refers to the consumption of khat or Catha...

The Promise of a Severe Drought Looms over Somaliland, Somalia

Sporadic, below average rains and persistent drought since 2016 sees an estimated 1.7 million people in critical need of humanitarian assistance in Somaliland, a...

Somaliland: A Success Story Without the Billions and Bombs

They got rid of piracy and al-Shabaab at a fraction of the cost that we've spent in the region. How? Somaliland is a success story...

Somaliland: Divisive Elections Result in Fragmented Clan Cohesion

Despite regular presidential polls, the long-overdue parliamentary vote shows that democracy still needs to be consolidated. Somaliland has had six national elections since 2002. This...

Somaliland: Fourth High Exec Leaves Ministry of Information

Dr. Osman Hussein Warsame, the Director General of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance, tendered his resignation to His Excellency the President...

Somaliland: High-level Eritrean Delegation Arrives to Boost Bi-lateral Cooperation

His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdurahman Abdullahi Ismail "Zeil'i", today, received a high-level delegation from Eritrea, led by Foreign...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...