Saturday, June 25, 2022

Somalia’s New Leader Faces Old Ghosts, But Vows Unity and Trust

Somalia’s new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has promised to renew relations with neighbouring countries and international partners in what he calls ‘‘a constant pursuit...

Somaliland: President Submits New NEC Members to Parliament

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The House of Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland received nominations for the new seven-member National Electoral Commission (NEC) from the President's office Saturday. By...

UK Foreign Secretary Places Somaliland Hostage to AU, Somalia Discretion

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The United Kingdom Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Vicky Ford, answers questions on the nature of UK foreign relations with Somaliland...

Somaliland Partners Urge Somaliland Government, Opposition Parties Restraint

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PRESS STATEMENT International partners following Somaliland’s democratisation process are very concerned by the violent incidents that occurred during the political protests in Hargeisa today. We...

Risch, Van Hollen, Rounds Applaud Committee Passage of Somaliland Legislation

U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), chairman and ranking...

Doubts Hang Over UK’s Johnson Though Bid to Oust Him Fails

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to patch up his tattered authority on Tuesday after surviving a no-confidence vote that exposed his shrinking support in a...

Remarkable Somaliland – An Unrecognised African Success in a Notoriously Troubled Region

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Somaliland is a remarkable – albeit lonely – success in a notoriously troubled region. International recognition of it as a sovereign country in the...

Ambassador Mike Hammer Becomes Newest U.S. Envoy to the Horn of Africa

U.S. Ambassador Mike Hammer will serve as the new U.S. special envoy for the Horn of Africa, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said...

United States Considered Farmajo a Failure in Governance, Fight Against Al-Shabab

The US’ decision to redeploy 500 troops to Somalia to help in the fight against militant Islamists is a clear sign of its support...

Somaliland Opposition Gears Up for Nation-wide Demonstrations

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The two opposition parties of the Republic of Somaliland, UCID and WADDANI, issued Sunday yet another fiery directive this time designating a 15-member joint...