Date archive forFebruary, 2014
By MGoth On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Investigating genocide in Somaliland

Khadar Ahmed Like, 64, inspects the site of a mass grave on the edge of Hargeisa [James Reinl/Al Jazeera] As many as 200,000 people were buried in mass graves in the 1980s under Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre. 06 More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Somaliland:Universal TV at the Center of Controversy About Freedom of Speech

By Abdirahman Mohamed Diriye Kenan Malik, intellectual and writer on theories of human nature and meaning of race. He is also a passionate supporter of unfettered free speech. “What do you think if we’ve to More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Somaliland: What Makes Good Leadership

Everywhere around us, there are leaders; at school, at home, on the playground, sports field or in government. Leaders have a responsibility to lead their followers well and to be a good example to them. It is important More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Al Jazeera blasts Egypt charge sheet

The list of people being pursued by the Egyptian authorities in the case involving Al Jazeera English’s detained journalists has finally been officially served, allowing the network to comment on the case for More...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Somaliland Authorities Ban International Broadcaster

Nairobi, February 5, 2014–Authorities from the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland on Monday indefinitely banned the U.K.-based private broadcaster Universal TV in connection with its critical More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Somaliland:Residents Thwart Government Moves to Block Jamal Convoy’s from Entering Burao City

By Mohamed Abdi Sacad The Justice and Welfare party Presidential Hopeful Hon Jamal Ali Hussein and his deputy Hon Abdirashid Hassan Mataan accompanied by other top party officials received a Hero’s welcome in More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Michael R. Bloomberg Launches Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa

Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg L.P., philanthropist ,Speaking During the launch of the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa February 4, 2014 Johannesburg, South Africa – Michael R. Bloomberg, founder More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Stern Warning to the Western Double Standard on Somaliland

By Ibrahim Hassan Gagale Date: Feb. 4, 2014. The political map of Africa that shows its independent countries had not been made by African nations or by the African Union. It is the result of the European Colonial More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somaliland’s Minister of Energy and Minerals says “Aid is not a panacea, we’d rather not have it”

(Reuters) – The breakaway territory of Somaliland cannot access foreign aid because it has not yet been recognized internationally as a state, and that suits it just fine. “That is a blessing in disguise. More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somaliland:The color of corruption

By: Mohamed Ahmed same The fact that corruption is rampant in our country is not a secret to anyone. What you probably didn’t know is that corruption also goes higher up in the same organization that preaches More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somaliland:Challenges of curriculum implementation

Curriculum implementation, according to Okello and Kagoire (1996:124) “is a network of varying activities involved in translating curriculum designs into classroom activities and changing people’s attitudes More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somaliland:Geedoole Sound’s a Pessimistic warning to both the Country and the Region at large

By Goth Mohamed Goth Prof. F.E. Geedoole has for the second time this year declared a pessimistic warning both the country and the region at large. Its effect have already affected the coastal areas and felt in More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somaliland:Universal TV Expelled for Insulting the Highest Office

By Mustafe Abdi Ibrahim Somaliland Minister of Information, Abdullahi Mohamed Dahir has revoked with immediate effect the permit of a local Somali language Television station accused of airing a programme interpreted More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Equatorial Guinea commits to a co-investment fund of 500 billion FR CFA (eq. US $1 billion) to fuel the country’s economic diversification

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – At the opening of “Emerging Equatorial Guinea” (http://www.emergingeg.com), the 2 days Symposium on the country economic diversification, More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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In Somaliland Speak No Evil of the President

By Mohamed Ahmed  A few days ago Universal television released a comedy sketch-characterized by irony and caustic wit- ridiculing President Silanyo of Somaliland. I watched the sketch and found it to be funny More...

By Teresa On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Ethiopia:Two police officers arrested over abduction of ONLF officials

By CYRUS OMBATI Ethiopia: Two Kenyan police officers were Monday arrested in connection with the abduction of two top officials of Ethiopia’s Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) from outside a popular restaurant More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Saving Ethiopia From the Chopping Block

alemayehu g mariam WE live in a time that gives new meaning to Shakespeare’s line in Julius Caesar: “The evil that men do lives after them…” Today we come face to face with the evil Meles Zenawi has More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Somalia: “We Are Open For Business” says Puntland’s newly elected President

04February 2014   SEF London – Puntland recently elected Dr Abdiweli Ali Gaas to become the fourth president of Puntland since its inception in 1998. Puntland is located in the North East of Somalia and More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Al Jazeera slam video leak

Al Jazeera English has condemned the release of a video showing the arrest of their journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Bahar Mohammed in Cairo last month. Shown on an Egyptian channel last night, the raid More...

By MGoth On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Profiling of Somali government Officials at Somaliland Airports!

By Mohamed Ahmed Profiling of Somalia government officials at Somaliland airports has been there since president EGAL government. This is not something that is emerging now, and if you ask me I believe this is More...