Date archive forSeptember, 2015
By MGoth On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Somaliland:FM refutes Media Reports Alleging he was contending for the ruling Party’s top Post

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation Hon Mohamed Bihi Yunis has in the strongest terms refuted reports by a section of local media alleging the FM failed to join More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Somaliland:University of Hargeisa triumphs in Trademark Suit over Hargeisa International University

  By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa- The first ever trademark infringement suit in the country pitting the University of Hargeisa and Hargeisa International University came to an end this week after one of the More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Somaliland:Court remands the 4 Horn Stars Band singers in Police Custody

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Four detained Horn Band singers earlier today for the first time since their arrest three days ago (Sunday) appeared before a hargeisa court for the mentioning of their case. The presiding More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Somaliland:Puntland Forces illegal incursion results to the Death of SL Fisherman-Minister

September29-2015 By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeysa– Somaliland Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Hon Farah Bureed speaking to reporters in his office accused Puntland forces of the killing of unarmed More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Somaliland:Global campaign launched to ensure implementation of UN target to end child marriage

PRESS RELEASE: Humanitarian and natural disasters linked to increase in child marriage warns Girls Not Brides Global campaign launched to ensure implementation of UN target to end child marriage 29 September 2015 EMBARGOED More...

By MGoth On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Long live Somaliland

People all over the world are segmented according to characteristics, loyalties and affiliations that separate one segment or group from the other.  These could be geographic, demographic, professional, political More...

By MGoth On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Somaliland:We should Adopt Special Laws to deal with cases involving the Press-CJ

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland High court Chief Justice Aden Haji Ali Ahmed has in a press conference held earlier today in his chambers stated the need to adopt special law to deal with cases involving the press More...

By MGoth On Monday, September 28th, 2015
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Somaliland:Private Water Utility versus Public Water Utility: The Case of Borama vs Burao

President of Somaliland H.E Mohamed A. Mahmoud (Siilaanyo) acknowledged the need to have a special ministry for water resources. In June of 2013, the Ministry of Water Resources was separated from the former Ministry More...

A busy day at the Salahadin Cash & Carry in Crown Mines, Johannesburg. (Yumna Mohamed, GroundUp)
By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somalis teaching South Africans how to do Business in Townships

A busy day at the Salahadin Cash & Carry in Crown Mines, Johannesburg. (Yumna Mohamed, GroundUp) A 2014 report from the Migrating for Work Research Consortium (MiWORC), an organisation that examines migration More...

The question arises time and time again about why jazz festivals include other genres - and the answer is really simple. www.shutterstock.com
By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Why debates about jazz festivals should be about more than genre purism

The question arises time and time again about why jazz festivals include other genres – and the answer is really simple. www.shutterstock.com By Gwen Ansell South Africa hosts three large-scale international More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somaliland:President visits MP Ahmed on Eid Festivities

By M.A. Egge In an unprecedented kinship and friendly gesture, the Head of State H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamoud deviated from his normal Idd days and paid a visit to a close friend and a staunch ally parliamentarian More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somaliland:Hargeisa and Sheffield Discuss ways to Boost Ties

By Goth Mohamed Goth Sheffield-The deputy Mayor of Hargeisa Hon Abdiaziz Mohamed Hashi “Cagaweyne” currently on a working tour in the United Kingdom meet with the Mayor of Sheffield City Hon Talib Hussain on More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somaliland:Government Frees Detained Journalist

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland government has for the first time commented on the arrest of journalist Mohamed Abdullah AKA “Soo fadhiiste”, editor-in-chief of Berbera Today website, for booing Ministers during More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somaliland: Human Rights Group condemns the arrest of Journalist and Traditional Elder

26th September 2015 Press release Human Rights Center strongly condemns the arrest of Mohamed Abdilahi Soo fadhiiste, editor-in-chief of Berbera Today website, and reporter for Somali Cable television. Mohamed was More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Somaliland:Empowerment through Knowledge SAP Workshop

Nomad’s first foray into Somaliland to promote its workshop focussing on SAP, PRINCE2 and Job Empowerment was a unique experience. Even though I had visited Somaliland numerous times in the past, back then it More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 26th, 2015
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Egypt: The “real Pope” going to Ethiopia

While the Roman Catholic’s Pope Francis visit to America is dominating international media, the other Pope from Egypt is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday. The global head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawadros More...

By MGoth On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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A Strategy to Save Somaliland; The Disease & the Cure

The Disease & the Cure There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.   Introduction The More...

Faisa Ali holds a photograph of her brother, Abdullah Ali Photograph: Ali family
By MGoth On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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Somaliland:Family pleads for life of mentally ill man sentenced to death by firing squad

Faisa Ali holds a photograph of her brother, Abdullah Ali Photograph: Ali family Somaliland supreme court due to rule on fate of Abdullah Ali, facing execution after being convicted of manslaughter The family of More...

By MGoth On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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AU Special Representative for Somalia sends a message of goodwill to Somalis on the occassion of Eid Ul Adha

Mogadishu, September 24, 2015 : The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou has sent a message of goodwill to the More...

By MGoth On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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Kenyan security forces open to further suspicion as mysterious killings continue

Last December, an Al Jazeera network investigation examined shocking claims that the government of Kenya has been running secret police death squads, tasked with assassinating suspected terrorists and criminals.  More...