Date archive forMay, 2016
By MGoth On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Why the International Community Should Recognise Somaliland

By Koigi Wa Wamwere On May 18, I was invited to Somaliland to participate in celebrations of her independence from Somalia on May 18, 1991, after entering into a legally non-binding union with Somalia in 1960. The More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:DP World to create JV to manage Port of Berbera

DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has met with the President of Somaliland, Mr Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, during a visit to the country following the signing of a term sheet agreement* in More...

By MGoth On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:SDA holds a one day consultative workshop with Diaspora based professionals

Somaliland Diaspora Agency held a one day consultative workshop with a group of Diaspora professionals at Crown Hotel, Hargeisa on Sunday, 29th May, 2016. Professional members from the Somaliland Diaspora communities More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:The global ports operator gains alternative hub to Djibouti in the Horn of Africa

By  Matina Stevis and  Asa Fitch DP World of Dubai has agreed to manage the Somaliland Port of Berbera in a landmark deal this month that opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and gives the global ports operator More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Somaliland: Foore newspaper journalist in detention

On 29th May 2016, Abdirashid Abdiwahaab Ibraahim, chairman of the independent Foore newspaper, was taken into custody in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Hargeisa. Human Rights Centre calls on Somaliland More...

The journalists Mr. Abdi Hassan Abdi of Bulsho TV and Mr. Abdirashid Sh. Abdiwahab Sh. Ibrahim, the chief editor of Foore Newspaper
By SomalilandPress On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:CID Officers unlawfully Detain Two Journalists-SOLJA

The journalists Mr. Abdi Hassan Abdi of Bulsho TV and Mr. Abdirashid Sh. Abdiwahab Sh. Ibrahim, the chief editor of Foore Newspaper By Goth Mohamed Goth Officers attached to Somaliland Criminal Investigation Department More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, May 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:Voters Registration Process in Eastern Regions to start soon

By Ahmed Kheyre The voter registration drive in Marodi Jeex region comes to its conclusion, and the Somaliland National Elections Commission (NEC) begins preparations in the eastern regions of the country. More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland project opens up Africa for DP World

A local artist puts a welcome garland on DP World chairman Sultan bin Sulayem during his arrival at the presidential palace Hargeisa City, Somaliland. Pawan Singh / The National BERBERA, SOMALILAND // The ports More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:SL Takes Case for Recognition to the United Nations

New York, 28 May 2016 – Just over a week after Somalilanders at home and abroad celebrated the 25th anniversary of Somaliland reclaiming its independence from Somalia, Somaliland Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmed More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Welsh Somalis Renew Call for Independence

Members of the Somali community in Cardiff are calling the Somalilland to be recognised by the international community as a country in its own right. The east African country declared independence  from the Republic More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshiil funding helps in reducing unemployment in Hargeisa

Dahabshiil, through its Microdahab program is providing Small Micro Enterprises funding to the youth to set up business/FILE By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – While unemployment in Somalia has forced More...

By MGoth On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:1988;the darkest days in the History of the Country

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the victory of the West led to a jubilant era with enthusiastic hope for better and safer world. Even one scholar called it the “End of History”. In the absence of rival More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Operations Center to Improve Maritime Safety Opens in Berbera

  Press Release   Colorado, USA – 27 May 2016: Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP), United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), EUCAP Nestor and the Somaliland Coast Guard announced today the opening of the More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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The Silver lining in Kenyan desire to shut down Dadab Refugee Camp

The Kenyan decision to shut down the world’s largest refugee camp of Dadab, despite all the outcries from international humanitarian organizations, is a huge favor for the residents of the camp.   Yesterday, More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, May 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Meeting to Approve TIS Plus Proposed Development Projects in Erigavo and Las Anod held

By Goth Mohamed Goth Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS+)today during a well-attended ceremony opened a two days meeting held at the Mansoor Hotel unveiled development projects in n Eigavo distrct of More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Somaliland’s Search for Place

The Unofficial Republic’s Struggle for Acknowledgement By James Jeffrey Last week marked the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Somaliland’s proclamation of independence. There was an enormous party in More...

By MGoth On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Somaliland 25th Anniversary and Long Overdue Recognition

http://www.walesonline.co.uk/incoming/western-mail-letters-wednesday-17-7784087 Double Standards in Somaliland Sir –The United Nations Charter enshrines the right of peoples to self-determination, and the Universal More...

Twentieth-century political thinker and fighter against colonialism and imperialism, Frantz Fanon, left an indelible mark on history. Tony Webster/Flickr
By SomalilandPress On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Revisiting Frantz Fanon: memories and moments of a militant philosopher

Twentieth-century political thinker and fighter against colonialism and imperialism, Frantz Fanon, left an indelible mark on history. Tony Webster/Flickr A new book by Leo Zeilig focuses on one of Africa and the More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Author criticises Kenyan plan to close world¹s largest refugee camp

  Last night on The Stream on Al Jazeera, author Ben Rawlence: • Dismissed the terrorism threat posed by Dadaab • Claimed “Refugees are being used as a bargaining chip here” • Claimed Kenya wants a better More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Somaliland:Human Rights Centre calls for the immediate release of three journalists detained in Berbera

  Press Relaese Human Rights Centre calls on Somaliland authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Abdirahman Mohamed Egeh of Somalinews TV, Ahmed Saed Mohamed, a reporter for Kalsan TV, and Mubarig More...