Date archive forAugust, 2013
By MGoth On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Somaliland:5 New Countries That Might Exist By 2025

5 New Countries That Might Exist By 2025 With violence in Xinjiang continuing and tensions in Chechnya and Dagestan back in the public consciousness, it seems almost cliché to say the end of the sprawling, imperial More...

By MGoth On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Somaliland: Of Somaliland & EU Confab, Oil & Idd Beddel, UN Fumbles & Spoon-Feeds

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, August 7 — The UN has congratulated itself for how it handles Somalia, at least of late. The most recent UN Security Council resolution ignored issues raised by Somaliland; More...

By MGoth On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Turkey’s moves in Somalia unnerve al-Shabaab

Studying in Istanbul on a full government scholarship, Somali student Nur Hassan Bukhari is worried that attacks targeting Turkish interests could derail relations between the two countries. “It was brutal,” More...

By MGoth On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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Somalia:from helpful to disliked (The Barclays Bank)

The international community at large have eye witnessed the misery of Somalia ever since from the collapse of Siyad Barre regime in 1991. The departure of the regime is followed by a power vacuum, which generated More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Eid Mubarak from SomalilandPress

Eid Mubarak to all muslims around the world,wishing all of you happiness, a health and prosperity. May the choicest blessing of Allah fill your life’s peace,joy and prosperity from the staff at SomalilandPress  More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Somaliland Government Wont be taking part in EU/Somalia Conference-President Silanyo

By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E Ahmed Mahmoud Silanyo, the president has sent a cable extending his personal wishes of good tidings and heartfelt felicitation to the people of Somaliland and those in the diaspora and More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Somalia:Who’s that knocking on Turkey’s door in Somalia?

Had the latest attack that targeted the Turkish embassy in the Somali capital of Mogadishu achieved its desired damage, losses would have been far higher than they were. The vigilance of the guards, who killed some More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Djibouti:Chairman of USN Ottawa Sends Congratulatory Message to Djiboutians as they Mark EID-EL FTIR festival

The message MOHAMED HOUSSEIN, Chairman of Support ‘USN Ottawa’ during the festival of EID-EL FTIR; ” My best wishes for happiness, prosperity and peace for the people of Djibouti” ” More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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REVIEW: “The World’s Most Dangerous Place,” by James Fergusson

book review: Most of Fergusson’s book explores the reaction of Somalia to outside intervention, which he concludes doesn’t curb famine or violence. When James Fergusson, a journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland, More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Overzealous Western banks pose new threat to war-ravaged Somalia

    Overzealous Western banks threaten to choke off Somalia’s struggling recovery by targeting the Hawala transfer system. Columbus, Ohio – Every month I visit a small grocery store in a non-descript More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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UNICEF receives 1.3 mln USD for polio fight in Somalia

The UNICEF Somalia Representative Sikander Khan said in a statement on Tuesday that it has received $1.3 million to scale up fight against polio outbreak in Somalia. The UN agency said the fund will help UNICEF More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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IOM Moves to Tackle High Youth Unemployment in Somaliland

  GENEVA, Switzerland, August 6, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Soaring unemployment in Somaliland, especially among school-leavers and university graduates, has fuelled an increase in irregular More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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UK:Important Urgent Notice;To All Somali speaking people in London, UK,

Tomorrow 10:00 a.m. a small number of Somali activists in London will be handing a petition with 20,000 signatures, over a Barclays’ decision to block remittance services to Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Somaliland:UK Home Office Sends Congratulatory Letter to Anti-Khat campaigner

The letter below has been sent by Home Secretary to Anti-Khat campaigner  Mr. Ahmed Abdi Isse  for efforts to ban Khat consumption which has destroyed the lives of Somalis and  continues to feature prominently More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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World:His father was dragged off

It was the hottest week of the year. All Fadel Jaber wanted was some water for his family. But Fadel lives in the occupied West Bank, where the Israeli government has redirected water pipes to provide swimming More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Somalia:Prof. Abdi Weli Gaas Announces Plans To Run For 2014 Puntland Presidential Elections.

By Goth Mohamed Goth The former Prime minister of the federal government of Somalia Prof. Abdi Weli Gaas has announced his intentions to run as the next President of the Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region More...

By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Ethiopia: Debates to be held on controversial anti-terrorism law

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 The state-run Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) announced to organize debates on the nation’s deeply flawed anti-terrorism law. Human Rights Watch, Amnestry International and More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Somaliland:Historical back ground of President Ahmed Mohamoud Mohamed (Silanyo) from a documentary in U –Tube.

While I was gazing a few of the historical documentaries related Somaliland from the U-tube, I was landed to a situation of watching the life story of President Ahmed Mohamoud Mohamed Commented by his current spokesman, More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Somalia inks oil deal with British ex-Tory leader

MOGADISHU (AFP) –  Somalia’s government signed an oil and gas exploration deal on Tuesday with a British company chaired by a former leader of Britain’s Conservative party, ministry and company officials More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Institutes the awarding of ranks to more than 10,000 regular forces Officers

By Goth Mohamed Goth President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) has issued a Presidential decree # JSL/M/XERM/249-1948/082013 which institutes the awarding of various ranks to more than 10,000 regular forces officers More...