Date archive forOctober, 2016
Demonstrators chant slogans while flashing the Oromo protest gesture during Irreecha, the thanksgiving festival of the Oromo people, in Bishoftu town, Oromia region, Ethiopia, October 2, 2016. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri
By SomalilandPress On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Ethiopia’s state of emergency: both sides are determined to fight to the finish

Demonstrators chant slogans while flashing the Oromo protest gesture during Irreecha, the thanksgiving festival of the Oromo people, in Bishoftu town, Oromia region, Ethiopia, October 2, 2016. Reuters/Tiksa Negeri Waves More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Somaliland:Head of SL diaspora Agency Meets Somaliland Community in Ottawa, Canada

On his many global tours, the Chairman of the Somaliland diaspora Agency, Mr. Abdirahman Abdullahi Hersi, met at this turn with the Somaliland Community in Ottawa, Canada. It was a meeting diligently organized by More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Somalia:EUCAP Nestor Planning and Programming Workshop held in Puntland

PRESS RELEASE October 31st 2016 From October 29th to 30th, EUCAP Nestor conducted a two-day workshop in order to address the needs and priorities the Mission has so far identified in Puntland, reaching a broad consensus More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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WORLD WILL BE DISAPPOINTED IF SOMALILAND MISSES ELECTION DATE

By:Abdikadir Askar A senior British diplomat said on Sunday that the world would be surprised and disappointed if Somalia held its elections on time this year and Somaliland failed to meet its own timetable of March More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Somaliland:Money remittance firm Dahabshiil in drive against money laundering

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil is scaling up its efforts against money laundering as it eyes a bigger share of lucrative money remittance market. Staff of the firm from across the country were on Friday evening More...

By MGoth On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:3 days’ National Cultural event Opens-APD

By Goth Mohamed Goth   Three days’ cultural event attracting various artistic groups and drama troupes from all regions of the country opened yesterday at the Mansoor hotel.   The 3 day’s event was More...

By MGoth On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Meets with Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn

Prime Minister  Hailemariam Desalegn has conferred today with a delegation led by a Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo on issues of bilateral relations and common interests. The two leaders  exchanged  More...

By MGoth On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:Wadani Party’s Paradoxical Debates: Part Two

By:Mohammed Dahir Ahmed In part one I have exposed how Wadani chairman and its presidential candidate Mr. Abdirahman Irro botched on the leadership of the House of Representatives as its chairman for the last 12 More...

By MGoth On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Donald Trump: Our Brother-in-Chief?

Donald T.! My main man! Don T. always wanted to be a brother. But not just a regular brother in the hood. In September 1989, Don T. told an interviewer the kind of brother he wanted to be: A well-educated black More...

By MGoth On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:EUCAP Nestor conducts Maritime Legislation workshop in Hargeisa

EUCAP Nestor organized a Maritime Legislation Workshop in Hargeisa, Somaliland in partnership with the Attorney General’s Office from October 24th to 26th. Thirty-one participants – three of them women- came More...

By MGoth On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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What the Galkayo conflict means to Somalia By Liban Ahmad

By Liban Ahmad The sporadic war in the outskirts of Galkayo is yet another evidence that the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) is either unable to act impartially or is ineffectual at bringing two warring federal More...

Somaliland immigration and coastguard officials attend an 8-day training facilitated by IOM. Photo: IOM/Mabsoud Ahmed, 2016
By MGoth On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Saudi Arabia’s KS-Relief Supports IOM Somaliland’s Yemen Response

Somaliland immigration and coastguard officials attend an 8-day training facilitated by IOM. Photo: IOM/Mabsoud Ahmed, 2016 Somaliland – With support from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshiil funding promotes growth of SME in the region

By Ahmed Mohamed Daud Dahabshil Bank International (DBI) recently unveiled an initiative named the Powering Progress Fund (PPF or the “Fund”) at the Somaliland Investment Forum, Hargeisa,which seeks to create More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Ethiopia’s state of emergency cuts lines of communication and puts bloggers at risk of arrest

Police fire tear gas during a festival in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. After months of protests, authorities have imposed a state of emergency that includes blocking access to social media. (Reuters/Tiksa More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Somaliland: This Republic Has No Interest In Federalism

By Ahmed Kheyre     As the party political season gets underway in Somaliland, and everyone is gearing up for the presidential and parliamentary elections, we hear derisive comments from the  un-elected leader More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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One church opens for faithful Catholic remnant in Somaliland

A Catholic church has re-opened in Hargeisa, Somalia: the only Catholic house of worship in the African country. Bishop Giorgio Bertin, the apostolic administrator of Mogadishu, told Aid to the Church in Need that More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Sool and Buhodle astonishes Somaliland’s voter registration

The word ‘voter’ is the citizen eligible to vote in the elections and ‘registration’ is the process of registering or being registered name of the eligible citizen in voter roll. Voting is the right More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Five years later, former NATO chief still calls Libya “a model intervention”

Five years after Colonel Gaddafi’s death, Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks with ‘UpFront’ about the Libyan intervention: Praises the 2011 NATO air war against the Gaddafi regime: “It was really a model intervention” Says More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Why Speaker Erro Should Not Be the President of Somaliland

The Somaliland voters will go to the polls to elect a new leader in March 2017. That leader must have experience to protect our nation, with a bold agenda to build Somaliland’s economy, and a vision to move Somaliland More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Somaliland:DP World investment in Berbera engages as a main catalyst in Enhancing Peace and Stability

After the President of Somaliland Ahmed Mohamed Siilanyo official invitation from the Ruler of Dubai, UAE. The government of Somaliland engaged in a direct business negotiation with Dubai Ports (DP World).   On More...