Date archive forFebruary, 2015
By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Minister Samaale rejects his new education portfolio after reshuffle – local media

By Staff The just transferred minister of finance is presumed to have declined the taking up the new portfolio of the education docket. According to the BBC Somali services 9.30 pm bulletin ,Abdiaziz Samale has More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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First Lady inaugurates the country’s first catering school

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland’s First lady Amina Weris Saturday inaugurated the “Gollis European School of Hospitality”, the country’s first catering school aimed at improving local hospitality More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Ethiopian Women Exporters’ Association Launch Trade Fair In Hargeisa With Dahabshiil

The Ethiopian Women Exporters’ Association (EWEA) held a trade fair in Hargeisa for the first time as part of a series of exhibitions planned for Ethiopia, Somaliland and Djibouti to promote regional trade and More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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The current ongoing talks may face many difficulties – Hersi

By Goth Mohamed Goth Minister in charge of Presidential Affairs Hon Hersi Ali Haji Hassan currently in Istanbul, Turkey has in his social media page (Facabook) expressed his frustrations with the ongoing talks between More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Somaliland:SL Officials attend the Global Law Summit

Ambassador Awale Aden and SL Attorney General Hassan Ahmed Aden and Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, the Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland was among the nations invited More...

By MGoth On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Somalia:Remittances from the US to Resume Tomorrow + Audio

Mr. Abdi Aziz Sugulle, Chairman of SAMSA – an organization that unites Somali remittance companies in the US, told the BBC Somali Service that Somali remittance services to Somali territories would officially More...

By MGoth On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Somaliland: President Silanyo Reshuffles Top Government Officials

By Goth Mohamed Goth President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) has tonight announced another round of reshuffle this time affecting Cabinet Ministers, deputy ministers, departmental heads in ministries and governmental More...

By MGoth On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Young Ethiopian Musicians Rising!

Young Diaspora Ethiopian musicians are rising fast and gaining attention on the international scene. They sing in English, but some include Amharic songs in their repertoire. Their lyrics are serious and spotlight More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Somaliland:Proposed SL-SFG Talks Postponed till March-Bihi

By Goth Mohamed Goth The proposed talks between the government of Somaliland and the federal government of Somalia which were due to resume today ,Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Istanbul ,Turkey have once again More...

By MGoth On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Somalila:Council of Ministers Discusses Security, Government Agenda and Asisstance to Victims of Central Hotel Bombing

26th February 2015 Mogadishu — H.E Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke today chaired the weekly meeting of the Council Ministers. The Council was briefed on the security situation in the country More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Somaliland:New Round of SL and SFG talks to Resume today in Istanbul

By Goth Mohamed Goth The sixth round of the ongoing dialogue talks between Somalia’s federal government and Somaliland republic are resume today the 26, Thursday, February, 2015 with delegates representing both More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Somaliland:Those talking of a possible Extension are Day Dreaming-Guurti

By Goth Mohamed Goth The chairman of Somaliland House of elders Mr. Saleban Mahmoud Aden refuted in the strongest terms claims that the national conciliatory body was plotting in cohorts with the present government More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Somaliland:SOLJA Holds Special Maiden Course for Graduates

By Staff A special one day inductive tutorial course was held for 35 journalism graduates who are just completing their basic training.   The Somaliland Journalism Association, SOLJA, facilitated the maiden More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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A Message To Netanyahu: Enough Is Enough

  Alon Ben-Meir – Feb 25, 2015 The killing of a security guard at a synagogue in Copenhagen over two weeks ago has renewed Netanyahu’s call for mass immigration of European Jews to Israel. Although More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Obama Nominates 1st US Ambassador to Somalia Since 1991

President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years, filling a post that has been vacant since the Horn of Africa country collapsed into chaos in More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Reflections From Rwanda: Investing In One of the World’s Fastest-Growing Economies

“Welcome to the pride of every farmer in this province,” said Angelique Karekezi during my first trip to Rwanda in 2005. She was 25 at the time, and I recall my visit as if it were yesterday. We had traveled More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Bye, Bye Karuturistan, Ethiopia!

Alemayehu  G Mariam RIP: A post-mortem on Karuturistan, Ethiopia It was too good to be true. It is too bad it was true for the people of Gambella in western Ethiopia. Last month, the ignoble demise of Karuturi More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Khalifa Foundation to build water project in Somaliland

52-km pipeline will have a capacity of more than one million gallons of water per day The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched a project to extract water and build a pipeline to provide water to More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Somaliland: Release the Journalist Jama Jiir

Journalists Jama Jiir has been arrested in late 2013, after Somaliland authorities ordered his arrest for reporting unfavorably on the government. The journalist is a prominent writer who had often written about More...

By MGoth On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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A Tribute to a Somaliland Giant – AbdiHamid Mahmoud Omer

Life is so opulent and rewarding but cut short by death. While there are no guarantees in life, Abdi hamid Mahmoud Omer has passed away in a suicide bomb attack at Mogadishu Central hotel in Friday while he was More...