Monday, January 20, 2020

Somaliland National Teams to Hold Friendlies with Kenya’s Sindo United FC

Friday, 20 December, will see the first-ever international friendly with a Kenyan Football club on Somaliland soil happen at the Hargeisa soccer Stadium. The match...

Somaliland: International Partners Express to President, Parties Desire to See Elections Held by Mid-2020

Completely rejecting term-in-office extensions the Republic of Somaliland's bicameral parliament granted itself in November, a visiting delegation representing international development partners conveyed its desire...

African Youth Parliament Supports Republic of Somaliland in ‘Actualization of Its Statehood’

PRESS RELEASE ON AYP ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE REPUBLIC OF SOMALILAND BETWEEN 21st TO 25th OF NOVEMBER, 2019 The African Youth Parliament is a continental...
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Somaliland: Opposition Turns Table on Government by Accepting Mediation Terms

In an unprecedented, surprise move Somaliland opposition parties wholly accepted a several-point proposal a voluntary mediation committee released Monday to break a political deadlock...
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Somaliland: Voluntary Mediation Committee Among Political Parties Recommend Reinstatement of Previous Commissioners

The first point of the voluntary mediation committee's first recommendations proposed in no uncertain terms that the newly installed National Electoral commissioners were weighed,...

Somalia’s Farmajo Maneuvers to Carve Up Somaliland to Shore Up Waning Popularity

The Somalian president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo is doing everything it takes to hold on to power. On 10 December, he invited his most loyal MPs to...

Turkey Sides Squarely With Somalia Against Somaliland in Addis Meeting

In a bizarre development to the mediation claims of Turkey in unproductive talks between the Republic of Somaliland and a former partner in a...

Somaliland: Electoral Commission Picks Chairman, Deputy Chairman from the Presidential Stable

Today, the Controversy-shrouded Somaliland Electoral Commission picked a Chairman and a Deputy Chairman from the President's list. Abdirashid Ali 'Riyoraac' and Mustafe Mohamed Dahir, both...

Somaliland Central Bank Invites Ethiopian Banks

The Financial and Investment Act has been finalized to open up a space for foreign financial institutions and investors to operate in the de...

Concerns Over Ethiopia’s Policy Towards Somaliland Surfacing

New concerns emerge over border security Following the change in leadership and the coming into power of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) in Ethiopia, the...

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More Soldiers, Civilian Officials Abandon Puntland Responsibilities to Re-align with Somaliland

Thirty police officers of Boocame district, Sool, who had, hitherto, been loyal to the Somalia Federal state of Puntland laid aside their allegiance to...

Somalia PM Pauses Implementation of $112-Million WB Project

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Khaire Saturday suspended a World Bank-funded development deal signed between Finance Minister Abdirahman Beyle and representatives of three regional states...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...