Date archive forAugust, 2016
By MGoth On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Somaliland:Top Al-Azhar Scholars Pledge to Promote Education

By Goth Mohamed Goth Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and other members of Somaliland delegation on Wednesday meet with the deputy Chancellor of Al-Azhar University Sh. More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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Tanzania bans two radio stations

Nairobi, August 31, 2016 – Tanzanian authorities should immediately lift a ban on two privately owned radio stations and allow them to resume broadcasts without further harassment or censorship, the Committee More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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African CIA torture victims speak to Al Jazeera

US Senate’s ‘Torture Report’ documented 119 victims of CIA torture • Al Jazeera speaks to the former secret prisoners, including two Libyans who opposed Gaddafi “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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In Pictures: Somaliland’s Presidential Hopeful, Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi

    By Sagal Abdi Vice Chairperson of Kulmiye Youth (UK), Sagal Mohamed Abdi with Presidential hopeful and Kulmiye Party Chairperson, Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi. The presidential candidate is determined to create More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:SL FM meets with Egyptian Cabinet Ministers

Hargeisa, 29 August, 2016 – A delegation from Somaliland led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Saad Ali Shire travelled to Cairo to meet with a number of Senior Cabinet officials from the Egyptian Government. More...

bdirashid Duale, the CEO of the largest international Somali remittance company, Dahabshiil
By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:TICAD $30bn deal a boost to African economies – Dahabshiil

Japan-Africa development partnership could not have come at a better time, according to Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid Duale who participated in the Conference. The Sixth Tokyo International Conference More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Somaliand:The fragile balance between life and death during Somali drought

Kinsi Abdi Farah now cares for her one-year-old nephew after his mother died during childbirth. She has brought Saed to the Red Crescent mobile health clinic for treatment for a persistent cough, diarrhoea and rash. More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Rising numbers of women in their 70s are giving birth in India

A new Al Jazeera documentary finds:  Rising numbers of women in their 70s are giving birth in India The IVF industry is booming, but no laws protect the health of women and babies Young women have died after More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Converting tweets into feet: can Zimbabwe’s social media activism oust Robert Mugabe?

epa05467925 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C) stands as the national anthem was being sung at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, 09 August 2016. The Zimbabwe defence forces held their 36 th commemorations More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Deliverus beats five finalists in Dahabshiil-sponsored entrepreneurship competition Startup

Deliverus on Tuesday evening emerged from a field of 5 finalists and 60 entrants as the winner of the first +254 Rising entrepreneurship competition. The competition hosted by Kenya’s iHub was organised by US-based More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Ethiopia: When Cheetahs Cry, They Growl!

Americans have no monopoly on heroes. Olympic heroes, that is. On August 21, 2016, Feyisa Lelisa, the 26-year-old Ethiopian long distance runner at the Rio Olympics repeated an act that was once described as the More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Turkey Donates aid to Muslim nations include Somaliland

By Mahmoud Dali Ankara- Turkish President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has donated Eid al- Adha or Sacrifice Feast to different Muslim Countries include Somaliland. President Erdogan donation sent to the Muslim world, More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:SL Mission in the UAE receive Consignment of Computers from Taiwan

By Goth Mohamed Goth Dubai-Ambassador Bashe Awil Omer, Somaliland representative to the United Arab Emirates on Saturday received a consignment of computers meant to be distributed to universities in Sool, Sanaag More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland and the Middle East: A New Paradigm

By Hassan Mohamed Abokor   The recent visit of the Foreign Minister Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire to Egypt marks a different turn in the policy of seeking recognition by the Somaliland government. It seems to be one More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:Local Salt Harvesters Appeal to Government to Ban Importation of the commodity

By Goth Mohamed Goth Salt harvesters in Selel Region have strongly urged the government to ban salt imports. Local civic leaders and salt harvesters called on the government to issue an ultimatum which prohibits More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:President Reiterates Timely Holding of forthcoming Elections

Somaliland is a symbol of triumph as concerns progress in development and democracy when compared to other African countries, says Interpeace Chief By: M.A. Egge Hargeisa-The Head of State H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:Gen. Mohamed Ali Samantar; Hero or War Criminal

Under the authoritarian regime of Major General Barre in Somalia, the Somali Armed Forces perpetrated a number of human rights abuses against the Somali civilian population, in particular against members of the More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somalia’s Latest Selections Process & Somaliland: Here we go again!

STATEMENT   ‘Lies will never build a house’ Since the collapse of the Somali Democratic Republic state in 1991 and the reassertion of the people of Somaliland of their sovereignty in May 1991, there More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somalia’s’ Moment of Reckoning.

After four years of ups and downs, the country is faced with election fever. Politicians are in a state of rush for financial support. Some of them are already knocking the doors of foreign countries for financial More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:Mayor Abdirahman Soltelco: Hargeisa’s Hardworking Mayor

By: Robleh Mohamud Lafcanbe Recently, the popular Q&A programme “Qanci Dadkaaga” that airs on Horn Cable TV, featured the Mayor of Hargeisa, Abdirahman M. Aideed “Soltelco”. As usual, the programme began More...