Date archive forApril, 2017
By MGoth On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Somaliland:Dinner in Honor of UAE Medical Team

  Ministers, honorable guests, brothers and sisters, ladies and gentlemen, Assalaamu Calaykum and good evening   On behalf of my government and people, I would like to welcome the medical team from the More...

By MGoth On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Somali journalist trapped in Yemen says UNHCR’s Mohamed Abdi Affey is “disgraceful to humanity”

Yemen, Sana’a- A Somali journalist trapped in Yemen said on Saturday that the UNHCR Envoy to Somali Refugees is “disgraceful to Humanity”. The United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi More...

By MGoth On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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60 Minutes: Jonathan Starr Sends Somaliland Students To Harvard, MIT

Abaarso School of Science and Technology in Somaliland Abaarso School of Science and Technology is a high school in Somaliland, the war-torn, deeply conservative Islamic country which is often referred to as the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:President visits UAE health camp set at Hargeisa stadium

SL physicians to join UAE docs for foreign missions By M.A. Egge The President H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo has hailed the U.A.E government for their steadfast help to the Somaliland people. He expressed More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:VP inaugurates UAE Funded Humboweyne Dam

By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E the Vice President Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismael Sayli’i over the week inaugurated the Humboweyne dam, the first ever of its kind to build in the country. The VP speaking during the ceremony More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:President urges populace to collect voting cards in preparations for elections

By M.A. Egge The Head of State has urged Somalilanders to exercise their political rights and take part in the electioneering process by collecting their voting cards. “It is of utmost honour for me to relay this More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:Paving way for higher education

In this photo taken Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, teenage girls attend an after-school club which the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF helps fund, one of whose subjects is discussion of the practice of female genital More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Somaliland:Kuwaiti medical team examines 600 Somalian patients

HARGEISA, Somalia, April 28 (KUNA) — A Kuwaiti medical team on Friday checked 600 patients in the region of Somaliland, Somalia, and provided medical supplies for them.The Shifaa (healing) medical team was More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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Declaration by a Forum Discussion on Freedom of Media in Somaliland

On 26th and 27th April 2017, a Forum Discussion on freedom of media has taken place in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland. Journalists, civil society organizations, professionals, the three political More...

A UN helicopter flies over people waiting for food aid in South Sudan. Reuters/Siegfried Modola
By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Famine creeps in on Africa while the world’s media looks elsewhere

A UN helicopter flies over people waiting for food aid in South Sudan. Reuters/Siegfried Modola Major political events in the US and Europe have preoccupied western media over the past year. Chief among these has More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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SOUTHBANK CENTRE PRESENTS A WEEKEND OF FREE, NEW MUSIC AS PART OF PRS FOUNDATION’S NEW MUSIC BIENNIAL 2017

From 7–9 July 2017, Southbank Centre presents an entire weekend of free music, concerts and workshops featuring all 20 pieces of new music from PRS Foundation’s New Music Biennial 2017. Featuring BBC Concert More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) organizes CID Training course in Hargeisa

PRESS RELEASE April 27th 2017 The EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) organised a comprehensive Criminal Investigation Department (CID) training course in Hargeisa in cooperation with the Somaliland Police More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Africa: Forbes Woman Africa Launches First Television Show, “Against the Odds with Peace Hyde”

Forbes Woman Africa Launches First Television Show, “Against the Odds with Peace Hyde” The show will feature women who are trailblazers in their respective fields of business and who inspire younger women More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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EUCAP Somalia organizes Seamanship and Engineering course in Mogadishu and refurbishes classrooms at the Police Academy

PRESS RELEASE On 27 April, a ceremony was held at the Mogadishu Police Academy to inaugurate newly refurbished classroom with the support from EUCAP Somalia and to celebrate the conclusion of a Seamanship and Engineering More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Briefing on Severity of Drought in Somaliland

  Briefing on Severity of Drought in Somaliland Introduction The situation of drought in eastern regions of Somaliland is deteriorating with high speed. The situation is more severe than information follow More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Local EU Statement on the recent executions in Somalia

The European Union Delegation issues the following statement jointly with the EU Missions in Somalia   Nairobi, 27 April 2017 – The EU Delegation regrets the news on the recent execution of several people More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:FM meets with Visiting European Union Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo

The Foreign Minister met with the European Union Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo who is visiting Somaliland to discuss about the elecions and the severe drought. The EU is very much concerned about the drought that More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Global censorship of news reaches new levels of complexity

CPJ releases annual assessment of press freedom worldwide New York, April 25, 2017—Despite the promise of new information technologies, governments, non-state actors, More...

Somaliland rescue: MV Salahdeen safely docks at Berbera port with 77 onboard
By MGoth On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Is Yemen Part of the Equation?

Somaliland rescue: MV Salahdeen safely docks at Berbera port with 77 onboard With severe drought and famine devastating much of the Horn of Africa it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. Local governments More...