Date archive forAugust, 2014
By MGoth On Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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Somalia: AMISOM welcomes the progress made in Jubbaland reconciliation efforts.

Mogadishu 31st August 2014: Persistent joint effort by the Somali Government, Interim Jubba Administration, AMISOM, IGAD, UN, EU and the other International partners to resolve the protracted political and security More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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Somaliland: An open letter to the UN Secretary General, His Excellency, Mr Ban ki-Moon

Nicolas Kay’s multifaceted mission to Somalia: Is he in a grave peril of the Region? Date: 31st August 2014 When I read the statement made by the head of the Un mission to Somalia, Mr Nicholas Kay on 29 August More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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Somaliland:Don’t interfere in our internal affairs, state warns Somalia and IC

IC has no moral rights to lecture us on our integrity, declares UCID Chairman Feisal Prompt and appropriate rebuttal lacking from foreign ministry By M.A. Egge Hargeisa- The government of the Republic of Somaliland More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:Statement on the Situation in Saaxdheer and Eastern Parts of the Country

Following the tensions that arose in Eastern Somaliland in June, the same actors have sought to undermine the stability and territorial integrity of Somaliland by continuing to provoke local conflict and engage More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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Somaliland US, UN, EU Offices for Somalia should keep off our internal Affairs

By Mahmoud Arrale It is an utter nonsense for outside entities to call the withdrawal of Somaliland Forces from areas within Somaliland territory: it is a conspiracy diktat and it is unacceptable to Somaliland people More...

By MGoth On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:The Proportion of female workers employed as casual hands on the increase country wide

By Goth Mohamed Goth Over the years, there has been casualisation of the labourforce with proportion of female workers employed as casual labours increasing and one place that is evident is in the town Borame the More...

By MGoth On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Top Ministers Meet with Ethiopian Deputy PM and Minister of foreign Affairs Hon Birhane Gkiristos in Addis Abba

By Goth Mohamed Goth Addis Abba-A high level delegation led by Somaliland foreign Affairs and International cooperation Minister Hon Mohamed Bihi Yonis and Minister of Interior Hon Mohamed Ali Waran Cade arrived More...

By MGoth On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:U.S. Special Representative for Somalia, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, and EU Ambassador to Somalia Appeal for All Armed Forces to Withdraw from Saaxdheer, Sool

August 29, 2014 United States Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty, UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay and European Union Ambassador Michele Cervone d’Urso express profound concern More...

By MGoth On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Egyptian jail causes Al Jazeera journalist to miss birth of son

Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohammed will become a father again today. His unjust imprisonment has however meant that he will not be at his wife Gehan’s side when she gives birth to their baby boy. From More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Somaliland: Building a literary Tradition in a land with no Alphabet

  By Conrad Heine, Hargeisa — In 1856, British explorer Richard Burton described Somalia as a nation of poets. It may seem an unlikely moniker for a country that has since become defined by piracy, state More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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The Battle for Africa

  China is challenging Western influence on my continent. But the real Battle for Africa is between us Africans and our leaders.   Part One premieres TONIGHT (Wednesday) on Al Jazeera English at 22:30 More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Two Factor Biometric Authentication to Prevent Bank Fraud in Africa

There were 503 cases of financial fraud in the 1st half of the year 2012 (valued at $2.0 billion) reported across the African continent. Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa make up 74 percent of all fraud More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:US Senate gives Somalia money transfer a new lifeline

Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- Millions of Somalis will find it easier to receive money from relatives abroad after the US Senate approved the Money Remittances Improvement Act earlier this month. The Act that was signed More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:President Silanyo tours the New Coast Guard Headquarters in Berbera

By Goth Mohamed Goth SomalilandPress-HE President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud “Silanyo” has inaugurated a newly constructed modern naval base in the port town of Berbera which shall now henceforth be headquarters More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Al Jazeera investigates the battle for Africa

“When two elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.” African proveb   The Battle For Africa, the first in a two-part People & Power investigation into the effects of China’s increasing influence More...

By MGoth On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Somaliland: Court Lifts 238 day Ban on Hubaal Newpaper

                        By Goth Mohamed Goth A Regional court in Hargeisa has ordered the immediate lifting of a nine month and half months ban on the Hubaal, a popular Somali language More...

Somali government forces walk outside the Muna Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday Aug, 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) (Associated Press)
By Sahra Farah On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab terrorists.

  MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest attack More...

By MGoth On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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MERCK KICKS OFF ITS SECOND YEAR FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES BY ADOPTING E – LEARNING SOLUTIONS TO BUILD HEALTHCARE CAPACITY IN AFRICA.

Nairobi,  – Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company has started its second year of its five year project to provide European Accredited Clinical Diabetes Management course for medical More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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The Long, Long Way to a More Perfect Union in America

AUGUST 25, 2014  On April 10, 1957, 28 year-old Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) gave a speech at the St. Louis Freedom Rally in St. Louis, MO entitled, “A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in the Area More...

18 May
By MGoth On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Somaliland: An Oasis of Tranquility in a Chaotic and Dysfunctional Neighbourhood

18 May When I tell people that I have just returned from an international book fair and literary festival in Hargeisa, their reaction is usually one of incredulity. Really? they ask. You were in Somalia for a book More...