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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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UK issues travel alert in Ethiopia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to: within 10 km of the border with Eritrea, with the exception of the main road through Axum and Adigrat, and tourist sites close to the road More...

By Sahra Farah On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Somaliland -A country without a head ( of state !)

A President in name only: I am no medical doctor, and I don’t claim to be one but neither are the many who have visited and experienced first hand the glaring emergence of dementia in the person of the Somaliland’s More...

By Sahra Farah On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Somaliland:Mobile money transfer transactions must be based on SL shilling

Last week, the Silanyo administration issued a decree banning the use of Mobile money transfer services for less than $100 transactions, after local merchants demonstrated against the low value of Somaliland shilling. More...

By Sahra Farah On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Ethiopian billionaire loses legal fight vs US journalist Kifle

By Staff Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Al Amoudi reportedly lost in his lawsuit against popular US-based Ethiopian journalist Elias Kifle. The billionaire hired the US law firm DLA piper to sue Elias for defaming More...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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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
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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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
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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 Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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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
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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
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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...

ER publisher Elias Kifle
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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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
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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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...

By Sahra Farah On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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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
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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
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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...