Date archive forJanuary, 2016
By MGoth On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:President declares Tomorrow a National Prayers day for Rainfall

 Forgive, help and be merciful to each other and repent, he tells the populace By M. A. Egge The Head of State H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamoud has declared the 1st February 2016 a national day for prayers for the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:National alms chief gets PhD

By: M. A. Egge The Chairman of the National Alms Bureau Dr. Sh. Said Mohamed Farah is the latest top SL scholar after having received a Philosophy Doctorate degree   from the US based IAU college. Dr. Sh. Said More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:One day Annual National Social Sector Planning Conference held

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Ministry of National Planning and Development held the annual national social sector planning conference on formulation of integrated national policy and planning framework for regional, More...

Col tuke burning a victim in Gabiley
By SomalilandPress On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:Col. Yusuf Abdi Ali-CBS Special Report

col tuke burning a victim in Gabiley   In 1992, in Crimes Against Humanity, the fifth estate first exposed the presence in Canada of an alleged war criminal: a colonel in the Somalia army, accused of brutal war More...

Somalilanders mark their 21st anniversary of independence in Freedom Park, Hargeisa, 18 May 2012 (Photo: Yusuf Dahir).
By SomalilandPress On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:A History Teetering on the Brink of Extinction

Somalilanders mark their 21st anniversary of independence in Freedom Park, Hargeisa, 18 May 2012 (Photo: Yusuf Dahir).   By Ayadi Ibrahim As we prepare to celebrate 25 years of a hard-won independence, we marvel More...

By MGoth On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Somaliland: The Incompetency of UNPOS and Failure of the Leadership In Mogadishu

By Ahmed Kheyre   In 2010 the International community hosted a conference on Somalia in London. It was a truly international gathering over 50 nations, including heavyweights such as British PM David Cameron, More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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The changes made to Rwanda’s constitution are peculiar – here’s why

Supporters of Rwandan president Paul Kagame in full cry. EPA/Stephen Morrison January 29, 2016 A two-year process to secure a constitutional amendment allowing Rwandan President Kagame to run for a third term finally More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Poor Parliament attendance costs Somaliland dearly

Abdirahman Irro Misses 30% of votes, 33 MPs, in average, skip every session. The vote on the annual government budget highlighted once again the attendance issue  of the current parliament and its speaker.Thirty More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Somalis Conservatives -Press Release

Wednesday 27 January 2016   Over 70 community representatives from the London-wide Somali diaspora converged last night in central London. They were invited by Julian Gallant, Chairman of Ealing Central and More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Africa’s 2015 election experiences present dilemmas for 2016 polls

January 27, 2016 A woman gets off a truck with pictures of National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidate Yoweri Museveni in Masindi town January 23, 2016 ahead of the February 18 presidential election. REUTERS/James More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Uganda forces radio station off the air ahead of elections

New York, January 28, 2016 – Ugandan regulators should immediately allow the privately owned radio station Endigyito FM to resume broadcasts, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.   Endigyito More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Somaliland: Mogadishu’s “Political Theatre of the Absurd”

By Ahmed Kheyre   After much prodding and pushing by the international community, the presumptive federal entity in Mogadishu held a meeting to formulate plans for the proposed elections in 2016. These plans More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshiil Invests in Agri and Emergency Power Projects for Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Dahabshiil has provided seed capital to two innovative start-ups founded by young entrepreneurs in Uganda as part of a programme co-sponsored by the US Embassy in Kampala. Dahabshiil has invested More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Live Debate on SL foreign Policy held at Hargeisa Cultural Center

Hargeisa -A debate about Somaliland’s Foreign Policy and the way of searching its recognition organized and hosted by Hargeisa Cultural Center was held in Hargeisa last night. The event is guested by Mohamed More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Somalia:Communiqué on the Electoral Model for 2016

Mogadishu, 27th January 2016—–The National Leaders Forum (NLF) was reconvened in Mogaishu on the 24th of January 2016. The conference was hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia and was attended More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:EUCAP Nestor and UNODC strengthen cooperation in 2016

PRESS RELEASE 27 January 2016 On the occasion of the fifth Comprehensive Approach Workshop on the Horn of Africa organized on January 27th in Brussels by the European Union, EUCAP Nestor Acting Head of Mission (AHoM) Simonetta More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Science in Somaliland

Luiz A. Rocha Associate Curator and Follett Chair of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences My work takes me to some spectacular places, and our latest expedition was no exception: Somaliland. When I told More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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How Africa offers opportunities beyond land, labour and commodities

Peter Ode, 27, a mini-bar owner, serves champagne in his bar on McCarthy Street in Lagos June 12, 2013. Not so long ago, for luxury goods retailers the African market boiled down to a tiny elite, in some cases just More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Somaliland:Drought worsens as International Aid Agencies continue to turn a Blind eye to the Situation

A newborn camel calf is so weak to stand By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland is facing its worst dry spell with the prevalent drought conditions in some parts of the country have been termed as severe and urgent action More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 25th, 2016
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Somaliland:SCISEF Press Statement on Voter Registration Observation

Date 25/01/2016 On January 16th – 22, 2016: Somaliland Non – State Actors Forum (SONSAF) in collaboration with Somaliland Civil Society Election Forum (SCISEF) deployed domestic observers in more than 90 More...