Date archive forMarch, 2014
By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somaliland:Hargeisa Hit by Blackouts amid Power shortages

By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa-The Deputy Managing Director of the state owned Hargeisa power supply Agency Mr. Abdullah Yusuf Elmi has apologized to residents of the capital city for latest blackout which has More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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State Building in Somalia in the Image of Somaliland: A Bottom-Up Approach

According to the Failed States Index compiled by the Fund for Peace and Foreign Policy, Somalia has been the number one failed state in the world since 2008. The 2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance rates More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somalia:Al Shabab leader hits popular chord in call to oust Kenyans, Ethiopians

By Alex Dick-Godfrey, Guest blogger With Kenya’s unilateral decision to enter and create a new buffer state inside Somalia, Ahmed Abdi Godane’s urging this week to kick foreigners out has an audience, More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somaliland:Chinese Industrialists Set to Establish a Range of Manufacturing Plants Across the Country

By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa-Somaliland Ministry of Industry officials, businessmen and members of the public converged at the Egal international airport to welcome group of Chinese industrialists arrived in More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Kenya:Blood and tears as six killed in terror attack on packed hotels in city estate

PHOTO/JEFF ANGOTE. NATION Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital attend to victims of the Monday evening explosions which happened at the Eastleigh estate in Nairobi. Six people were killed and dozens others More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somali police should release Sky FM journalist

Nairobi, March 31, 2014–The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Somali authorities in the capital, Mogadishu, to release a radio journalist who has been held without charge since Sunday. Nuradin Hassan More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somaliland: Assign a Scheduled Date for Voter Registration Process to begin President Silanyo Told -International Community

This in Order to avoid ‘unconstitutional’ extension By Hassan Ali The Representatives of International Donors based in Nairobi are said to have written a letter to H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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“Big Brother is Watching You!” secretly: The snooping thug state in 2014 Ethiopiana

The secrecy-obsessed regime in Ethiopia has a huge creepy dragnet of secret electronic surveillance programs to sniff out the deeply-buried secrets of the people of Ethiopia. They spend sleepless nights interrogating themselves More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Somalia:African remittances higher than ever!

SEF London – The Somali Economic Forum (SEF) recently participated in the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and The World Bank Group Summits on Remittances as part of the African Institute for More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:Kibir Iyo Idha Adeeg Part 3- A change of mind?

(SomalilandPress)Amal Osman had come to Hargeisa not only to visit her uncle’s family but to also do some research for her PhD.  Her thesis focused on a microcredit NGO, ran by a cousin of hers named Fatima, More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Somaliland: Prisons for pirates could breed new security risks

The prisons in Somaliland and Puntland are part of a security solution to a problem that is, at its heart, economic and political — a worrying mismatch By Jill Keenan Sunday, March 30, 2014 Mowlid Ahmad Abidoon More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:By Way of Deception We Shall Inflate Our Population Count

As Abraham Lincoln once said, “You can fool all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”   On 3rd March 2014, President More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:The Executive Director of SONYO meets with the Chair of the US Congress Sub Committee on Africa

Washington -The Executive Director of SONYO, Mr. Saeed Mohamed Ahmed, being part of the International Visitor Leadership Program participants, has taken meetings and interactive sessions with high profile members More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Landmark Boqol-Jirre Drift Bridge Construction in Progress

By M.A. Egge Hargeisa-The ongoing projects of the UN Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG) which is implemented by concerned civic authorities has that of Hargeisa deeply involved on the construction of a More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:More swarms may invade western parts, NERAD warns on locusts as it takes city by storm

Above Ministry of Agriculture staff  loading pesticides used for the termination of locusts By M.A. Egge The country which has been  reeling against the fear of locust invasion, and steeling itself against the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Aviation Team Heads to Turkey for Joint Air Control Management Talks with Somalia

By Goth Mohamed Goth Press Release 29/03/2014. Somaliland Minister of Civil Aviation and Air Transport Hon Mahmoud Hashi Abdi accompanied two ministerial legal experts flew out of the country today headed to Ankara, More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:A One Day Youth Integration Basketball Tournament held in Hargeisa

By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa-Somaliland Minister of Energy and Minerals Hon Hussein Abdi Dualeh was among those attending a one day youth integration basketball tournament held today in Hargeisa intended to promote More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Top Justice and Welfare party (UCID)Officials Meet with Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Chairman of the Justice and Welfare party (UCID) Hon Feisal Ali Waraabe was among members of the Socialist International Africa Committee who are currently meeting in Tanzania, hosted More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:A Traitor in our midst

In world standards, on almost all graphs illustrating the economic being of countries large and small, rich and poor in the world, a struggling Somaliland is valiantly climbing up from an unenviable bottom slot. The More...

By MGoth On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Wide gulf between Somalia’s leader and UNSOM’s Head

Friday, March 28, 2014   The post transitional Somali leaders elected in 2012 were entrusted with the special duty to lead a full-fledged state of Somalia with its sovereignty, unity, economic recovery, security, More...