Abdiqani

My name is Abdulqani I'm one of the main reporters of Somalilandpress. I live in Hargeisa - Somaliland, so I always report at first hand from the motherland.

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By Abdiqani On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Hope for release of jailed journalists as appeal date set

1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered.   The hearing will look at the process behind the original More...

By Abdiqani On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
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Dahabshiil Suffers Mysterious Hack Attack

Hargeisa (Somalilandpress) A group claiming to be the Hackactivists group Anonymous have breached Dahabshiil servers and compromised sensitive information. The group has published sensitive information online that More...

By Abdiqani On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS: Somaliland army overpowers surprise attack from militia

LAS ANOD — Heavy fighting between Somaliland troops and a tribal militia broke out early Wednesday morning in the village of Sool-Joogto in Buhoodle region, near the Ethiopian border. The battle erupted after More...

By Abdiqani On Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
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Ethiopia and Somaliland discuss recent hostilities in Buhodle

ADDIS ABABA-The government of Ethiopia and Somaliland held talks on regarding the recent skirmishes between Somaliland national army and militia group in Buhodle. This recent skirmishing in Buhoodle town and the More...

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By Abdiqani On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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The joys of investing in Somaliland

“How are you going to make money in a country that doesn’t even exist?” That was probably the question that many people had at the back of their minds when Mohammed Yusef told them he would invest More...

By Abdiqani On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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TALEEX Conspiracy: Latest Attempt to Derail Peace & Stability in Somaliland

The organizers of defraud Taleex Meeting assured to Somaliland authorities that the meeting will address tribal issues of Dhulbahante of eastern Somaliland, and no politics will be discussed. However, the meeting More...

By Abdiqani On Monday, January 16th, 2012
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Call For Somaliland Diasporas

Good morning or good evening whichever time you have my fellow citizens, Our country is in danger, and needs your support. These days our nation is facing a concerted crusade by the UN with their front man Mr. Mehiga More...

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By Abdiqani On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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Somaliland’s Goodwill and Sharif Ahmed’s bad intensions

It’s abhorrent that the President of Somalia’s TFG Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed to be the first high ranking to meet the fugitive Somali-American warlord Suleiman Essa Ahmed on 12/9/2011. The US authorities More...

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By Abdiqani On Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
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Somaliland: DAI TIS Job Advertisements, 12 Positions

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)—It was two weeks ago when a delegation consisting of 73 members chaired by the Interior Minister Dr. Mohamed Gabose visited Djibouti to meet with the heads of USAID representatives in More...

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By Abdiqani On Thursday, April 21st, 2011
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INTERVIEW-Somaliland president backs piracy prisons

* Somaliland needs more training to help combat piracy * Willing to have security, trade cooperation with Somalia * Region has no interest in reunification By Amran Abocar ABU DHABI, April 20 (Reuters) – Somaliland More...

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By Abdiqani On Sunday, April 10th, 2011
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Somalia hires lobbyists to repair TFG’s image

NAIROBI — Somalia has retained a Washington lobbying firm at a cost of $20,000 per month to persuade the Obama administration to continue aiding a transitional government criticised as thoroughly corrupt and More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Somaliland ‘yearns for international recognition’

Lord Anderson of Swansea calls on the international community to recognise the autonomy of the Somaliland region of northern Somalia. The wind of change is howling around the Arab world. Longstanding autocratic More...

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By Abdiqani On Sunday, March 20th, 2011
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ETHIOPIA: Rush to buy deal of the century farmland

Locals move out as international contractors seize opportunities offered by government to lease farmland at knockdown rates GAMBELLA — It’s the deal of the century: £150 a week to lease more than More...

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By Abdiqani On Saturday, March 12th, 2011
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SOMALIA: Puntland cracksdown on liquor sales and consumption in Galkayo

LAS ANOD — Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland launched a campaign to control liquor sales in the central town of Galkayo on Saturday. Police in the north of the town confiscated hundreds of More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, March 7th, 2011
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Somaliland: Police commander gunned down again in Las Anod

Las Anod (SomalilandPress)—The commander of the Central Investigative Unit (CID) of Sool Mr. Mohamud Mohamed Hirsi was gunned down today in the city of Las Anod and also wounded his deputy Mr. Arab Warsame. Mr. More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Former Somali Ambassador to US Abdikarim Ali Omar verbally attacks Somaliland

Columbus(SomalilandPress)–The SSC organization has held a meeting in Columbus, Ohio last week; the meeting was chaired by Mr. Suleiman Esse Ahmed (Xaglatoosiye), Chairman of SSC, and Mr. Suleiman Samater (Wajixaad), More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, February 28th, 2011
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Taiwan: Medical Staff Offer Free Health Care in Somaliland

Taiwanese medical staff have volunteered in 229 missions in close to 50 countries during the last 16 years; one of them was recently carried out in Somaliland Taiwanese doctors, nurses, pharmacists, medical students More...

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By Abdiqani On Saturday, February 26th, 2011
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Puntland President Dr. Abdurahman ‘Farole’ visits Addis Ababa

Puntland President, Dr. Abdurahman ‘Farole’ visited Addis Ababa this week. He met and held extensive discussions with Prime Minister Meles Zenawi and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ato Hailemariam More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, February 21st, 2011
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Somalia: The Transitional Government on Life Support

Nairobi/Brussels | 21 Feb 2011 If Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG) – incompetent, corrupt and hobbled by weak leadership – does not reform within six months, the international community More...

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By Abdiqani On Monday, February 21st, 2011
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Somaliland’s Foreign Political Change is spectacularly Attractiveness

Somalilandpress- In wake of increasing a political nature of Somaliland, different directions and People are failed to differentiate. In fact, the London Summit was not the first meeting which the international More...