Date archive forSeptember, 2016
By SomalilandPress On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Somalia:Galmudug State Condemns U.S. Air Strike on Somali Soldiers – Press Statement

GALMUDUG STATE CONDEMNS AERIAL BOMBARDMENT BY U.S. FORCES THAT KILLED SOLDIERS, CIVILIANS IN CENTRAL SOMALIA September 29, 2016 – In the early hours of Wednesday, the US forces, together with Puntland ground troops, More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Somalia:FSG launches initiatives to ensure that the Somali National Army troops are paid in a consistent and timely manner.

The Federal Government of Somalia launched today a series of initiatives to ensure that the Somali National Army troops are paid in a consistent and timely manner. Press Release “Our troops on the front lines More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Challenges of Tribalism in Somaliland

 By Abdiqani Salaf Kaptanka A tribe is a group of people who have a common origin, language, culture and sometimes geographical area. Tribalism is the selfish exercise of this commonness to deny or deprive others More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:Turkey Donates 5000 Tonnes of Food Aid

The government o Turkey has donated  5000 tons of assorted food aid to Somaliland in response to an appeal made by Somaliland over recent drought and famine in the country. The food aid will be distributed to More...

Mohamed Noor (left) and Huda Omar pose for a photograph during their wedding ceremony in Mogadishu, a picture at odds with the city’s reputation. Reuters/Feisal Omar
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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The Mayor of Mogadishu: what you get when African cliché is dropped

Mohamed Noor (left) and Huda Omar pose for a photograph during their wedding ceremony in Mogadishu, a picture at odds with the city’s reputation. Reuters/Feisal Omar News reporting is always shaped by a considerable More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Somaliland: Amoud Foundation-Condolences

Inal Illahay Wa Ina Ilahay Rajouun The Amoud Foundation Board, staff, and volunteers are sending their condolences to the family of Abdirahman  Mohamoud Musa “Qurab” and to his  acquentencies at large . Mr More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Journalist held without charge

Nairobi, September 28, 2016–Authorities in Somaliland should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Ahmed Mouse Sakaaro, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Somaliland police arrested More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Somaliland:Public water utility versus private, the case of Burao and Borama;a comparison of PPP and semi-state water utility management models

Somaliland is a water scarce, drought prone country. Water is a precious resource and an important public good. The public private partnership (PPP) model has demonstrated that people will benefit from the private More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Somaliland: National Sovereignty, Global Prosperity and Security

  Historical Background: Somaliland was a former British protectorate for more than 80 years; it gained its independence on June 26, 1960.  5 days later Somaliland formed in a good faith a hasty union with More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

Nairobi, September 27, 2016 — Somali authorities should thoroughly and credibly investigate this evening’s fatal shooting of radio journalist Abdiaziz Ali and swiftly bring his killers to justice, More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Could Somaliland’s new port change the country’s future?

Somaliland is, famously, the country that doesn’t exist. But the territory’s ambitious new port project may force major powers to rethink this status as Somaliland sells peace and stability in a region short More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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EUCAP Nestor HoM discusses way forward with Somalia Deputy PM and MoIS’ representatives

EUCAP Nestor – Somalia Office PRESS RELEASE September 26th 2016 Press and Public Information Department EUCAP Nestor HoM discusses way forward with Somalia Deputy PM and MoIS’ representatives  The meetings More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:President Flies to the UAE and UK

H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo and entourage today flew out of the country headed to the UAE and UK for a working visit.   During his stay in Dubai, the President will discuss with UAE officials More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Somaliland:President’s Keynote Speech at a National Election Commission Ceremony announcing conclusion of Nationwide Voters Registration Project.

Tuesday, 27.9.2016   H.E. President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo was among the guests attending ceremony marking the completion of the national voter’s registration process nationwide on Monday, 26th September 2016 More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Tevlin: Abdi Warsame is a voice for Islam, for Somalia, and for hope

With the U.S. State Department as his sponsor, Abdi Warsame had just spent several days traveling around Morocco, talking to other Muslims about the reach of radicalization on Somali youth, Islamophobia and the More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Somaliland: The Role of Somalilander’s during the Somali Republic’s Golden Age

By Hassan Mohamed Abokor   The defunct Republic of Somalia reached its apex between the years 1970 to 1976. It is no coincidence that during this period, quite a number of talented Somalilanders, were present More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Somaliland:Top Court issues ruling in UCID’s leadership dispute Case

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Constitutional court today issued its verdict in the long running case involving top UCID officials’ leadership dispute. Top UCID officials were present including the Chairman of More...

By MGoth On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Somaliland:TELESOM Unveils 4G++ Next Generation Mobile Network Technology at Exhibition

TELESOM Unveils 4G++ Next Generation Mobile Network Technology at Exhibition TELESOM to Unveils 4G++ Next Generation Mobile Network Technology and Other New Services during Three days Exhibition By Goth Mohamed More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Ethiopians are crying out for Freedom and Justice

Now is the Time for change By Graham Peebles Usually September 11th, or 1st of Meskerem on the Ethiopian calendar, is a day of celebration. It is the Ethiopian new-year. However, this year there was a distinct shortage More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshiil CEO tips African entrepreneurs to gain from US Africa partnership

Young African entrepreneurs stand to gain more from the continued business partnerships between the United States and Africa. The just concluded US-African business Forum in New York reaffirmed the United States More...