Date archive forMarch, 2017
By SomalilandPress On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Somali school paves way for students to get into Harvard, MIT

Abdisamad Adan is the first Somali undergraduate in decades to be accepted to Harvard. One of 19 siblings who grew up without electricity or indoor plumbing, he is one of the growing number of success stories to More...

By MGoth On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Somaliland:Africa Utopia returns to Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre’s annual Africa Utopia festival returns for its fifth year on Saturday 15 & Sunday 16 July 2017, with an exciting line up of leading musicians, artists, performers and thinkers from across More...

By MGoth On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Somaliland:The Bigger Picture

Of late there has been a lot of media coverage devoted to the introduction or adaption of Conventional Banking system in Somaliland versus the Islamic Banking system which prohibit interest or Riba. However, Islamic More...

By MGoth On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Basic engineering could save Somaliland’s water, expert urges

A water expert in Los Angeles is warning his former country, the Republic of Somaliland, to perform some basic civil engineering to save its underground water reserves – or face permanent unviability as a place More...

By MGoth On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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The Current Situation on Somalia

 The current situation of Somalia shows some hope for the future of the country after almost e decades of civil war and chaos. But the on going apartheid and discrimination pose a threat of fresh conflict and More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:Dahabshiil lobbies Muslims to help starving Somalis

Dahabshiil Chief Executive Officer Abdirashid Duale with British Secretary of state for communities and local government Sajid Javid on March 28, 2017 during Muslim News Awards for excellence in London.  Africans More...

Men dig with shovels and women take away the earth to build a dam earlier this month so that if rains does come to east Africa water can be stored
By MGoth On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:This is what drought in East Africa has to do with Wales

Men dig with shovels and women take away the earth to build a dam earlier this month so that if rains does come to east Africa water can be stored Something terrible is happening in East Africa. Drought that threatens More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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In drought-stricken Somaliland, families try to survive on black tea

A displaced woman, Nima Mohamed, 35, poses with 6 of her 7 children beside their shelter at a makeshift settlement area near Burao, northwestern Togdheer region of Somaliland March 25, 2017. Picture taken March More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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EU and CARE support renewable energy and road sector in Somalia

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Kismayu, 29 March 2017– Today, the Somali Education Authorities, together with the European Union and CARE International, launched a 3.8 million Euro project in Kismayu on vocational and More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Somaliland:Minister Hussein Chose Seismic Oil Survey Over the Lives of the Starving in Saraar Valley

Since the arrival of Genel Energy, a predatory Anglo-Turkish energy company, in Somaliland in 2012, the inhabitants of Saraar Valley, the most coveted area for oil exploration, have sought attention and support More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Somaliland:Islamic or Conventional Banking Which Model is for Development?

    Recent Knowledge, Attitude & Practice (KAP) survey commissioned by UNICEF released on August 2015 indicates Somaliland is off-track in achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for Water, More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:Torrential Rains cause widespread devastation and loss of life

By Goth Mohamed Goth The recent deadly flooding has caused the deaths of two sisters and a child, not to mention the problems with public transport, traffic, electric circuits, and water tanks have also been reported. The More...

A man with body paint in the colours of the national flag participates in a street parade to celebrate the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway Somaliland nation from Somalia in capital Hargeysa, May 18, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
By MGoth On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:We’re not a part of Somalia, Mr. Trump — and don’t belong in your ban

A man with body paint in the colours of the national flag participates in a street parade to celebrate the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway Somaliland nation from Somalia in capital Hargeysa, More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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WADDANI PARTY: IRAN’S AXIS IN SOMALILAND

By Mohammed Dahir Ahmed IRAN was trying hard in recent years to gain foothold in the Horn of Africa including Somaliland to wither Gulf state’s dominant influence in the region. Iranian charitable organizations More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:We call on Ambassador Andrew Allen to withdraw his Biased Remarks -Concerned Citizens

Deputy ambassador’s Andrew Allen recent remarks are biased and contradictory to the positions of other are British officials who have in the past served as Her Majesty’s emissaries to Somaliland. In fact, such More...

By MGoth On Sunday, March 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:President Silanyo attends the launching of Oil Exploration works Ceremony

By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo Mahmoud Silanyo and his delegation today embarked on a tour of Burao and Saraar regions to inspect ongoing oil exploration works. The President visited the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Somaliland:President inaugurates mega SOMGAS terminal at Berbera port

The President H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo yesterday inaugurated the Somgas Berbera storage terminal. He also officially launched the use of three newly constructed major tarmac roads in the port city. The More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Somaliland’s New Frontier: Stormwater Capture

By Adan Iman Currently the eastern part of Somaliland, a large swath of territory, which includes the regions of Togdheer, Sool and Sanag is being ravaged by a debilitating famine, the like of which has not been More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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“We had a democracy with arms; that is the worst kind of hypocrisy.” Langhi on Libya

Zahra’ Langhi, co-founder of the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace, tells The Stream on Al Jazeera: “Congresswomen were threatened and bullied physically and verbally by other representatives.” “The root More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Somaliland:DP World Delivers 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region

  Press Release Dubai, UAE/Somaliland, 22 March 2017: Global trade enabler DP World is delivering over 4.5 million litres of water to people living in villages in the Sahil region of Somaliland. The water More...