Qalinle Hussein

I am currently based in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

PM_Shirdoon
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Newly appointed minister resigns for his clan influence

Mogadishu (Africareview) A newly appointed Somalia Minister Mr Abukar Hassan Ali has resigned, citing clan expectations. The resignation came a day after his appointment as Deputy Minister by the country’s Prime More...

Buhodle, Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 16th, 2012
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Family’s plea over Somaliland custody death

The family of a man who died in police custody in East Africa is demanding answers about his death. Abdullahi Ibrahim, 43, from Bow in east London, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia, died on a visit to an area More...

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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20 children among dead in Connecticut school massacre

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters) 27 killed, including gunman, at school; 1 other adult found dead at 2nd crime scene A heavily armed man opened fire inside More...

South China Sea war
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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Man with knife injures 22 kids at school in China

A knife-wielding man injured 22 children and one adult outside a primary school in central China as students were arriving for classes Friday, police said, the latest in a series of periodic rampage attacks at Chinese More...

Mohamoud Abdi Jama
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 14th, 2012
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Somaliland journalist summoned by CID on request by Silanyo’s family

The Central Investigations Department on Thursday asked award-winning journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Waaheen newspaper, Mohamoud Abdi Jama to appear before it in connection with a complaint filed against him More...

Dr Enow Puntland main opposition leader
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 14th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Puntland opposition calls the government for dialogue

On Thursday, the leader of the political association (Midnimo) made a call for dialogue with the government, amid heightened tension between the opposition and the Puntland authorities. The call to President Farole’s More...

Somali awards 2010
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 14th, 2012
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Somali Awards Ceremony 2012 – The marking of an astonishing day for Somalis

Allin Nuh remarks on the fourth annual United Kingdom’s Somali Achievement Awards, which was recently held in London. The awards ceremony marked a remarkable day for Somalis. Somali people all over the world More...

Landing at Taleh airport in Sool region
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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Khatumo State gains access to international air travel

The recent opening of Taleh airport in Khatumo State of Somalia with its first inaugural arrival flight on 4th Dec 2012 has ushered in a new phase in the development of region. The flight originated from the capital More...

Ahmed Ismail Samatar
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, December 13th, 2012
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New hope for Somalia, says scholar MP

War-torn Somalia moved a step closer to stability this September after picking its first president elected on home soil in decades. Political newcomer Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, an academic and activist who has also More...

Haqsoor party
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
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UPDATE – SOMALILAND: Haqsoor to rally against ‘election fraud’

The political organisation at the center of a massive dispute has called on its supporters to gather in the Somaliland capital on Wednesday to protest against the alleged falsification of the vote count at the country’s More...

Haqsoor political association
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Somaliland: Unholy Elections Cannot Produce Holy Results

An Open Letter to the International Observers and Other Representatives Concerning the Fraudulent Local Elections Held in Somaliland on 28 November 2012. We, the undersigned members of XAQSOOR political association More...

erigavo
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 9th, 2012
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Somaliland: Gunmen spray bullets at NEC headquarters in Sanaag

Unknown gunmen armed with automatic weapons raked the Somaliland Electoral Commission headquarters in Erigavo with stream of bullets Saturday night, causing minor damages but no casualties. Local media said the More...

Puntland electoral commission
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 9th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Puntland Multiparty process gets 3-week extension

Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland is set to extend the political party formation period to allow more people to take part in the exercise. Speaking to journalists on Saturday, Transitional Puntland More...

Livestock herders near the central Somali town of Belet Weyne in the Hiiraan region. Photograph: Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/EPA
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Somalia’s journey from disaster to resilience a test case for development

Livestock herders near the central Somali town of Belet Weyne in the Hiiraan region. Photograph: Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/EPA Local head of Food and Agriculture Organisation wants co-ordinated aid approach to helping More...

Ahmed Dagah violence
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 7th, 2012
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Somaliland: One killed, seven injured in Hargeisa over elections

At least one person was killed and seven others wounded in Hargeisa as tensions flared on Thursday night following the release of preliminary results. Angry youths demonstrated in the neighbourhood of Ahmed Dagah More...

President Gül (L) welcomes his Somalian counterpart Mohamud with ceremony. The president says Turkey will lobby for funds to establish security forces. DAILY NEWS photo, Selahattin SÖNMEZ
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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Turkey to lobby for Somalia’s security

President Gül (L) welcomes his Somalian counterpart Mohamud with ceremony. The president says Turkey will lobby for funds to establish security forces. DAILY NEWS photo, Selahattin SÖNMEZ Turkey will lobby for More...

Eleven people were killed last night and seven others seriously injured in fresh clashes in Northern Puntland region.
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
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Somalia: 11 troops die in Al Shabab attack in Puntland

Eleven people were killed last night and seven others seriously injured in fresh clashes in Northern Puntland region. Intense fighting broke out between Puntland Security Forces and militants loyal to Al shabab More...

Somaliland youths stand outside ASAL printing to prepare for the 20th anniversdary of Independence Day (Abdiqani Baynah/Somalilandpress)
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
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Somaliland: Youth Unemployment Fuels Migration

More youths from the self-declared republic of Somaliland are illegally migrating from the region, mainly due to a lack of jobs, traveling through Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya on their way to Europe, say officials. “There More...

Turkish Firm to Drill for Oil in Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
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Energy Juniors Eye Somaliland Oil Potential

Three foreign oil juniors are set to begin exploration in Somaliland by next year, as the rush on East African hydrocarbon largesse extends to the riskiest venues of the Horn. There’s one small problem, though: More...

Somcable civil work activities are fully underway.
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, November 30th, 2012
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Somaliland gets high-speed fiber optic cable

Three companies have launched a project to provide Internet access to the African country, with expansion plans for other nations Three international companies have launched an ambitious project aimed at connecting More...