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By Sahra Farah On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:Former Interior Minister Arrested for accusing fellow Cabient Ministers of Being Al Shabaab Members

By Shine Abdi Elite Police Units known as RRU and SPU last night stormed the house of the former deputy interior Minister in charge of national security Mr. Abdillahi Abokor Osman taking him into custody together More...

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By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Somaliland:Bihi Poised To Lead Out Of Isolation But Malignantly or Benignantly Attacked the President

by Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye Mohamed Bihi Yonis was nominated based on his bunch of credential papers—if papers are tantamount to leadership— for the most difficult job: Foreign Minister of unrecognized country More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
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Somaliland:Petition to lift Ban on Two Newspapers Submitted to President Silanyo

Today, 3rd May 2014, 328 signatories have submitted petition to the president of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud. The petition demands the government of Somaliland to lift the suspension of four independent More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Somaliland: Equal Justice Under the Law

“Lafaha aasa idinkoon ku bikoon” “(Bury the bones without being poisoned by them)”– Haji Abdikarim Xusseen (Abdi Waraabe) Psychological trauma was replayed in Somaliland as the skeletons of the victims More...

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By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Somaliland: KULMIYE’s Green Book Fails

By Osman Awad The time has come to change this regime, because the current president has neglected to live up to his hopes. If we look back to his green book he clearly stated his plan and the platform of his More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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TOWER HAMLET’S LABOUR PARTY MAYORAL CANDIDATE PLEDGES TO RECOGNISE SOMALILAND IF ELECTED

Written by: Daauud Apr 19, 2014 “Just like Sheffield, this is a victory for every Somalilander, but this is an example that shows how small campaign, by small number ofpeople, can make a positive difference More...

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By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Two Ethiopia opposition groups hold nationwide rallies

By Staff Despite harassment from the EPRDF ruling party, the Ethiopian opposition coalition party “Medrek” held successful meetings in Hawassa and Adama. Meanwhile, the former Medrek member, the Unity More...

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By Sahra Farah On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Somaliland:Haatufs Bully and Extortionist Journalism Exposed!!!

By Mahmoud Yusuf Elmi There is a famous English saying which says “There is a bad nut in every home”, so it is the case with  the journalism profession here  in Somaliland ,home to some people who are in it More...

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By Sahra Farah On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Somalia:A British Teacher’s Heroism Versus Al Shabab’s Barbarism

By Bashir Goth Recently the British Dailymail carried the amazing story of a British teacher, Ray Coe, 53, who donated a kidney to his young student, a Muslim girl, Alya Ahmed Ali, 13. The story was emailed to More...

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By Sahra Farah On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Ethiopia: EITI or Clare’s Corruption Club?

Clare Short has won! Congratulations, Clare! Brava! Last week, Clare Short, Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), succeeded in bullying the EITI Board members into voting to admit More...

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By Sahra Farah On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Puntland Is for Pirates

Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes? BY Jillian Keenan HARGEISA, Somalia — Mowlid Ahmed Abidoon stands quietly in the small prison cell where More...

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By Sahra Farah On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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The Race to Save Ethiopians Damned by the Dam

 People of Omo River Basin sold down the river Exactly two years ago to the month, I wrote a commentary entitled, “The Dam and the Damned: Gilgel Gibe III Ethiopia” focusing on the impact of   “development” More...

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By Sahra Farah On Saturday, February 15th, 2014
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Somaliland:Lawmakers Violate Laws Due To “Brown Envelopes” and Grafts

By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye Somaliland’s social disease of nepotism and invading tribalism seemed to die down during President’s Kahin’s reign but aggressively revisited to the highest echelons of the government. More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Somaliland:Parliament Tragically Turned All-You-Get Supermarket, Can We Save the Raped MPs?

What lessons as Somaliland, wannabe country, moved in political turmoil? “Don’t be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.”  ― Carlos More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Somaliland: Kulmiye party wants to tell that it is not over yet!

it is not long time when their deeds turned to be different from their words. It was not even political drama, where whips of the ruling and opposition parties were showcasing their controversial positions over More...

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By Sahra Farah On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Somaliland: Who will be the First to Cough up Milk in upcoming Political Showdown?

By Hared Odah   The political drama in Somaliland is getting exciting by the day. People are lining up to take a front seat in Hargeisa’s Theater of Politics for the upcoming showdown between Silanyo’s More...

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By Sahra Farah On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Somaliland Budget 2014 is business as usual

By Yassin Ahmed Before I look at the budget in detail, I must say a word or two about the definition of budget. Budget is a financial plan that articulates the objectives and goals of a government for a certain More...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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The Braying Politics of Somaliland

Justice and Welfare party (UCID) Presidential candidate Hon Jamal Ali Hussein  been blocked by Police from entering Gabiley, a major Somaliland city By Mohamed Ahmed Exerting their power at a frenzied pace, allegedly More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
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Somaliland Authorities Ban International Broadcaster

Nairobi, February 5, 2014-Authorities from the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland on Monday indefinitely banned the U.K.-based private broadcaster Universal TV in connection with its critical coverage More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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World Bank Gets First Measure of ‘Unequal’ Somaliland Economy

By Sarah McGregor  Jan 29, 2014 Somaliland, a breakaway territory in northern Somalia, has a gross domestic product of $1.4 billion with a “high” income gap between rich and poor, according to the World More...