Date archive forDecember, 2016
By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Somaliland Political Culture: A cognitive Dissonance

  The conservative words we hear and the supportive actions we see are usually not from free minds. Chants and applause by the crowds and party supporters are mainly not due to nationalism, but merely pollutes More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Somaliland:Book Review by Bashir Goth

Africa’s First Democrats: Somalia’s Aden A. Osman and Abdirazak H. Hussen  by Abdi Ismail Samatar, 308 PP. Indiana University Press, 2016 “To hold a pen is to be at war.” — Voltaire Why I review More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Somaliland: Higher Education Challenges and Opportunity Improvement of Higher Education

Preface,   The destruction of Somali State government in 1991, Somaliland restores its independent from Somalia, reconstruction and restoration immediately from the scratch, where infrastructure of governmental More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Somaliland:Ministry of Energy Wildcatting on the Edge of Danger

His Excellency the Somaliland Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources, Hussein Abdi Duale, embarked on a solo-awareness campaign ahead of an upcoming seismic oil survey to be conducted by the Chinese BMP firm More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Somaliland: Political Parties or Clan Parties?

  Does Somaliland have political parties or clan parties? Honestly, it doesn’t have political parties. But it has clan parties. Let’s not kid ourselves. Every party is owned by one major clan and other More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Somaliland:Time to Make Choice between East and West

              There is no permanent friendship in the world but there is always permanent interest, and that is what Somaliland people and its government need to focus on for a More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Somaliland: My ordeal in the hands of a ‘misery seller’

For someone who was not raised in his father’s homeland – his for keeps, too, I was obsessively in love of a land I imagined was mine by default. At 19, I, at long last, grabbed an opportunity to visit the land More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Genel Clandestine Oil Deals In Somaliland Must Be Publicized

The yet to be recognized de-facto state of Somaliland has been in existence for the last two and half decades. In the span of this period, Somaliland took great strides in establishing all required institutions More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Invitation “On Election of Donald Trump and Its Possible Implications for Somaliland” Professor Ahmed I Samatar.

Redsea Cultural Foundation is delighted to invite you to a public lecture by professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar (Thursday 29 December), followed by a subscription based lecture (Thursday 5th January 2017) on state and More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Person of the Year: Time to look beyond the obvious

The men and women of Syrian Civil Defence, known as ‘Syrian White Helmets’, deserve the title as they sacrifice their lives to rescue those trapped in the war zone By Bashir Goth Recently, Time magazine has More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, December 25th, 2016
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Somaliland:Dahabshill Group helping communities cope with a Severe Drought

By Mustafa Abdi Ibrahim The communities living in the horn of Africa have lived through four successive poor rainy seasons and their ability to cope with the worst drought in nearly 60 years has been stretched to More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Somaliland:Ministry of Energy holds One Day Public Awareness & Community Engagement Workshop in Saraar Region

By Goth Mohamed Goth  Hon. Hussein Abdi Dualeh , Somaliland Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources was among the participants of one day Public Awareness & Community Engagement workshop organized by the More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Somaliland:Cabinet council endorses budget 2017 unanimously

By M A Egge The state has unanimously endorsed the nation’s annual budget for the year 2017. According to a press release from the Presidency signed by the Presidential Spokesman Hussein Adan Egge (Deyr), the More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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ICP Asked UN of Gambia, Ban’s S Korea Talks, Somaliland, Wonder Woman, Gallach Censors

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, December 22  — When the UN held its noon briefing on December 22, only one media asked questions, six in total: Inner City Press. That this is the one media that More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Somaliland:World’s last frankincense forests under threat

The world’s last frankincense forests are under threat after prices soared in recent years thanks to the global appetite for essential oils, Somalia officials have warned. Overharvesting has led to the trees dying More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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A Separate Peace:The defiant democracy of Somaliland

Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, is home to about 800,000 residents THE REPUBLIC OF SOMALILAND, in the Horn of Africa, has many of the trappings of a modern democracy, including a constitution, a judiciary More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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By giving a military base to UAE, Somaliland is putting its nose where it does not belong

Guleid Ahmed Jama The Somaliland Minister of Civil Aviation confirmed that Somaliland accepted in principle the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to establish a military base in Berbera, but denied signing a memorandum More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Somaliland:Swedish Parliamentarian meets Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

Hargeisa, December 21, 2016 – Today the Ministry received a Swedish parliamentarian who is also a member of Committee on Justice, as well as a Deputy member on the Social Committee. The Swedish delegation led More...

President-elect Donald Trump’s stance on climate change is very different to Barack Obama’s. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Trump’s threat on climate change pledges will hit Africa hard

President-elect Donald Trump’s stance on climate change is very different to Barack Obama’s. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the US Environmental Protection Agency, More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Somaliland:Ministry of Energy and DNO AS distribute food Aid to 1600 Drought affected Families in Sool and Sanaag Regions

By Goth Mohamed Goth Eel Af-Weyn-The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and DNO Somaliland AS jointly delivered an integrated package of food assistance to 800 droughts affected families in Eel Afweyn district More...