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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Somaliland:Electing Musa Bihi who has the Characteristics of a Dictator is Dangerous for the Country

By Mukhtar Haji Ali Musa Bihi is in a scary campaign to become the candidate of the ruling party in the Somaliland Republic. What many do not understand is that if Musa becomes the Presidential candidate of the More...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

African Union: The Failure of the Century

By: Ali Yare Have you ever asked yourself about what African Union’s job is? Or who it represents? Or what benefit has it brought to the continent since it was founded? If you do so, you are not alone. Like everybody More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

CSUSB professor calls on U.S. to accept more Syrian refugees

Cal State San Bernardino professor Dr. Al Mariam speaks to the Victorville Rotary Club on Tuesday afternoon. Mariam discussed the Syrian migration currently affecting Europe and how the United States should approach More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Somaliland:The Dismal Fall of a Presidential Contender and His Party

                                                         Speaker Cirro reveals his true Colors By Suleiman Abdulrahim Today, a man who had high hopes of one More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Somalia: Face to Face With Somalia’s Warriors from the North

Danish-Somali director Nasib Farah spoke to IFEX about his latest documentary, Warriors from the North, and what it was like getting up close and personal with young Al-Shabaab fighters and defectors. “I was More...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Somaliland: Irrelevant Constitution, A Puppet High Court, and A Disaster Waiting Country

By Magan Ibrahim This summer common sense prevailed as the highest court in the land, which is by the way, is always in the pockets of whomever is president of the time, reached a compromise split decision to rule More...

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By Sahra Farah On Monday, August 17th, 2015

Somaliland:Al Khalifa Foundation to assist Drought Victims

Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) HARGEISA: A delegation from the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) is visiting the East African country to assess the needs of the Somali people so as to alleviate More...

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By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Somaliland:Mr. President running to East wont Solve the country/s Political Problems

President Silanyo visiting eastern regions By: Ahmed Kheyre   The Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed “Silaanyo” is on a visit to the eastern regions of Somaliland. This is an on the spur More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Somaliland:An Open Letter to President Silanyo

The President Republic of Somaliland HE Ahmed M Silanyo Your Excellency, RE: A HUMBLE REQUEST TO YOU TO TAKE LEADERSHIP IN REFORMING OUR CONSTITUTION Asalam alaikum, It is with great respect that I write to you More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Somaliland: Activist Who Decried Executions Detained

Free, Drop Charges Against Prominent Rights Lawyer “Human rights activists shouldn’t face prosecution for voicing their concerns. Every day that the authorities keep Guleid in jail is another day of setbacks More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Somaliland:Condemning the Unlawful Imprisonment of the Director of the Human Rights Centre

Subject: Condemning the Imprisonment of the Director of the Somaliland Human Rights Centre Press Release 18.04.2015 The Human Rights centre condemns the unlawful arrest and imprisonment of Mr Guleid Ahmed Jama, More...

An employee at Juba Express in Mogadishu, Somalia, prepares a money transfer for a customer, Feb. 12, 2015. U.S. banks stopped money transfers to Somalia this month, leaving many Somalis without critical financial support. Mohamed Abdiwahab / AFP / Getty Images
By Sahra Farah On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

US bank regulators may destroy Somalia’s economy

by Hamda Yusuf @HamdaInSpace , Ifrah F. Ahmed @Ifrahmed & Zahra Mohamud @Zafrique On Feb. 6, 2015, U.S. banks stopped money transfers to Somalia because of strict regulations set by the Office More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

The Present Government has failed

By Mahmoud.I.Jama The current administration has institutionalized and legalized corruption, nepotism, clan favoritism and has gone beyond. He did few good things, but let us be honest every president since we regained More...

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By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Ethiopian-Americans told to “Vote Republican”

ER publisher Elias Kifle By Staff ER publisher Elias Kifle, one of the most influential Ethiopian and African-American journalists in the United States, urged readers to vote against the Democratic Party. In an More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, October 26th, 2014

The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 Remembered

By alemayehu g mariam There is famine in Ethiopia in 2014, but it is known by other fancy names Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written long commentaries on the subject often More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Somaliland:The Last Song of Mr. Silanyo

To get a break from the depressing and stressful writing of the political hiccups of Mr. Silanyo and his rubbish regime. I took refuge in reading romantic episode in life and love, as a stress – relief and More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Somaliland:The Bedwetting Policy of Mr.Silanyo Regime

Give it to your opportunist, ignorant, and cowboy actor, Mr.Ali Waran Cade who can’t distinguish between the hats of the cows– boy – girl, and the hat of that stinking cow – boy of taxes, who showers More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Somaliland:A word to ‘GRADUATES’ : Graduation Ceremonies Vs Tahriib Victims

\ Somaliland Government is very eager to dance and celebrate with university graduates. Like wise, Tahriib Victims must be given same attention and extra. In fact, Tahriibs are actually a product of government’s More...

Somali government forces walk outside the Muna Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, Tuesday Aug, 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh) (Associated Press)
By Sahra Farah On Monday, August 25th, 2014

Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab terrorists.

  MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest attack More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Somaliland:Media Vs Government; How to regulate the Free Media

  Somaliland media has grown exponentially for the last two decades from a handful of newspapers into a fully fledged free media and into a dozens of daily papers, including national TV and other private TV More...