Date archive forAugust, 2017
By MGoth On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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HAPPY EID UL ADHA 2017 FROM SOMALILANDPRESS.COM

As-salaamu alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu SomalilandPress.com staff would like to extend wishes of good tidings and heartfelt felicitation to Fellow Muslims, Somalilanders, Somali speaking people wherever More...

H.E. President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo and DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem at the official opening of DP World Berbera
By MGoth On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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UAE Strategic Power Projection in Somaliland

H.E. President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo and DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem at the official opening of DP World Berbera Partners provides a practical More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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We Shouldn’t Forget the Lessons of Black Hawk Down: Part I

Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment in Somalia, 1993. ( This article is the first of a three-part series by the author on the Trump administration’s approach to special operations.) Twenty-four More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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US freelancer Christopher Allen killed while reporting in South Sudan

  Nairobi, August 29, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher More...

By MGoth On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Somalia President’s Desperate Attempt to Sabotage Somaliland Election

  Somaliland National Election Commission (NEC) is performing voter registration process in eastern regions, Sool and Sanaag, where citizens will receive election cards to elect parliament and president. NEC More...

The River Nile at Cairo, Egypt. Flickr/Emad Faied
By MGoth On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Why the 11 countries that rely on the Nile need to reach a river deal soon

The River Nile at Cairo, Egypt. Flickr/Emad Faied More than 300 million people rely on the waters of the River Nile. The Nile river basin contains over 10% of Africa’s landmass, in 11 countries: Ethiopia, More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Somaliland:The Need for Changes

Hargeisa Somaliland- As the summer draws to a close, all the fun and excitement show signs of diminution. The diaspora community start backing up and resuming their lives in their adopted countries. The flow of More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Somalia:Judiciary management seminar held in Mogadishu

PRESS RELEASE August 27th 2017 Judiciary management seminar held in Mogadishu A Judiciary Management in the Maritime context seminar organised by EUCAP Somalia was held in Mogadishu from August 26th-27th. Twenty-nine More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Somalia: Dahabshil Bank International Opens in Kismayu

Dahabshil Bank International (DBI), today, officially opened its doors to business in Kismayu of Jubbaland. Jubbaland Minister of Commerce Farid J Suleiman Farid Jama Suleiman, Minister Commerce of the Federal More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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TEDGlobal 2017 Conference Opens in Tanzania

    Ten years on, TEDGlobal returns to Africa with live event featuring 45+ talks, interviews and performances ARUSHA, Tanzania, Aug. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/Asianet-Pakistan — TED, More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:Cabinet ministers clash in public as rowdy passenger is ejected from plane

Farhan sticks to stipulated rules as Ali disembarks in protest after failure to prevail upon pilot By M.A.Egge The stature of the country’s integrity on its simple procedural officialdom has been put into disrepute More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:Speaker-ship saga ends as conciliatory move lets Bashe to lead

By M.A.Egge The potentially explosive tug of war in the legislative house saga that hotly disputed new Speaker’s election has been brought to a halt. The new twist of events emanated from a conciliatory move headed More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:Al Hayat Islamic Foundation distributes food baskets to 3000 families in Burao

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Al Hayat Islamic Foundation has started distributing emergency relief aid to families in Burao , Togdheer region of Somaliland. The aid package was sent by donors from the Gulf to alleviate More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:Traffic Police launch operation against PSVs

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Traffic Police have launched an operation against Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) plying on city roads , this according to Chief Traffic Officer Col. Feisal Hiis Elmi. Col. Feisal More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somaliland:Statement by Spokesperson of flydubai regarding offloading of a Passenger

The safety of our passengers and‎ crew is our priority and we expect the crew and fellow passengers to be treated with respect HARGEISA, Somaliland, August 25, 2017 – We are aware of the disruption More...

By MGoth On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Somalia is a country and not a video game

All wars by their nature are ragged, and sadly seasoned watchers of the Horn of Africa have had ample proof of this down the years.  What often starts off with reasonably clear objectives ends up being nebulous More...

Livestock herders near the central Somali town of Belet Weyne in the Hiiraan region. Photograph: Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/EPA
By MGoth On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Why Somaliland Dryland Agriculture Research?                        

  The Aburin Agricultural Station was established as a center of Dryland agricultural research and training during the British rule of Somaliland. Later, during both the civil and military governments of Somalia, More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Somaliland:UK ShelterBox aid to help families facing drought and disease

Three years of drought in Somaliland has now left it in the grip of a cholera epidemic caused by dwindling and polluted water supplies. UK based disaster relief agency ShelterBox has been distributing water filters More...

By MGoth On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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August 2017 Quarterly Report on the Situation of the Media in Somaliland

Every four months, Human Rights Centre issues a quarterly report on the situation of the media in Somaliland. The report is based on monitoring and documentation carried out by the Centre. This quarterly report More...