Date archive forJune, 2016
By MGoth On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Receives visiting German Ambassador

By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo on Thursday received visiting German delegation led by Mrs Jutta Frasch the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Kenya, Somaliland, Somalia More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:Does Somaliland Need Islamic Banking System or Dual Banking System?

Written By: Mohammed Dahir Ahmed   In part one; we have seen that all members of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) except Iran have in their respective countries Dual Banking system where Islamic Banking More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:Sign Petition to Improve Road Safety Measures

TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY MEASURES AND DECREASE THE LIKELIHOOD OF CAR CRUSHES Road traffic crashes are the second leading cause of death globally among young people aged 5 to 29 years and the third leading cause of More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshil Group Donates Cash in Support of East Africa University Buhodle Campus

By Goth Mohamed Goth Buhodle -A well-attended fundraising function in support of East Africa University Buhodle Campus was in Buhodle town,Togdheer region. The fundraising function brought together elders, intellectual, More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:President Silanyo meets with Top Officials UK based Charity organization (Al Khair Foundation)

By Goth Mohamed Goth A high level delegation consisting of top representatives of the Al-Khair Foundation, a UK-based NGO headed by CEO Mr. Saif Ahmad, visited Somaliland recently. At the Presidential palace on More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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Senior EU official Pedro Serrano visits Somalia

29/06/2016 Press Release Mr. Pedro Serrano, the EU Deputy Secretary General of the EU’s External Action Service and in charge of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy and Crisis Response led a More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Ethiopia: It is time to Stop the Reign of Terror of the Liyu Police

  A U.S. financed para-military force known as the Liyu police are terrorizing the civilian population in the eastern Ethiopian Somali region with impunity. Three weeks ago, out of the gaze of the international More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:President consults with the heads of three Political organizations on Electoral process

H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Siilaanyo”, Tuesday, conferred with the leaders of the House of Representatives – one of two chambers of the Somaliland parliament – and the leaders of the republic’s More...

A mass grave bearing Jama Dubad massacre victims
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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Ethiopia’s Brutal Campaign against Hawd Region-Catalyst for Somali Unity

A mass grave bearing Jama Dubad massacre victims After Ethiopia’s terrifying paramilitary forces known as Liyu (new) police massacred twenty one civilians and abducted dozens more in Jama-dubad village, in Hawd More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Does (the Horn of) Africa Have Hope?

In April 2014, I wrote a  commentary entitled, “Is there Any Hope for Africa?” I wrote that commentary despairing over the endless man made disasters in Africa over the past couple of decades. In April 2014, More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:The Trip of a Lifetime -Part 2

By Xasan Maxamed Abokor My personal odyssey and that of my friends continued as we drove into Hargeisa. The first thing that struck me was how big the city had gotten. The vista went on for miles.     It More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:The Berbera port investment is paramount for the region of horn of Africa

By Mohamed Kunle Somaliland has been seeking international recognition for the last decades, and the state has employed different instruments to convince the international community to recognize its statehood. Although More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Special Report: The Impact of ‘Brexit’ on Africa

EXX Africa analyses the impact of an eventual ‘Brexit’ on three of the UK’s most important African markets: South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 28, 2016/ — Following More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Does Somaliland Need Islamic Banking, Conventional Banking or Dual Banking System?

Written by Mohammed Dahir Ahmed   One of the somber challenges faced by Somaliland private sector is access to finance regardless of its form-Islamic or conventional. In a survey done by the World Bank, 48.8 percent More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:How SL made its government work for the people

Michelle Bekkering and Gretchen Birkle Parliamentary strengthening in Somaliland transformed its legislature from a ‘rubber stamp’ for the executive to a transparent law-making group that incorporates More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Statement by the Spokesperson on the terrorist attack in Somalia

Somalia has once again been hit by deadly terrorist attacks perpetrated by al-Shabaab. An attack took place against Nasahaablood Hotel in Mogadishu yesterday, leaving many casualties including State Minister Burci More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Ethiopia’s Oromo Debate on Al Jazeera

Ethiopia’s Communications minister, Getachew Reda, and the Oromo Democratic Front’s Lencho Bati speak with ‘UpFront’: • Reda says, “The government is more than ready to welcome ODF” into Ethiopia More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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Somaliland:Rocky future for Somalia’s ancient cave art

Centuries have passed since Neolithic artists swirled red and white colour on the cliffs of northern Somalia, painting antelopes, cattle, giraffes and hunters carrying bows and arrows.   Today, the paintings More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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Affirmative Action Must Be Affirmative Inclusion

By almariam Justice Anthony Kennedy with Cal State San Bernardino Political Science Students and Faculty in 02/2015 On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Fischer v. Texas that the University of Texas More...

By MGoth On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Somaliland:How 26 June Lost Its Place in History

By Bashir Goth As the Somali people everywhere reflect on the 56th anniversary of 26th June and 1st July, the days of independence and unification, I watched Somaliland opposition leader Faisal Ali Waraabe branding More...