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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Wake up US, Ferguson Calling

By Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno Many questions are already being raised about the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Somaliland:Our Government should Open its Doors for Syrian Refugees

Syrian Refuges By Abdirahman Bidhan Dahir There is already technicians, doctors and dentists from Syria working and residing big cities and towns in Somaliland. In the spirit of the brotherhood. Somaliland Government More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Receives Visiting Japanese Delegation

President Silanyo Receives Visiting Japanese Envoy By Goth Mohamed Goth SomalilandPress-H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo today received visiting high level delegation from the Japan embassy in Kenya led More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Somaliland:Donors and Citizens Delighted as the first SDF funded project comes into Realization

The Government of Somaliland yesterday officially commissioned the Lafaruk – Berbera – Sheikh road rehabilitation project which is funded by the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF). The launching of the project More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:University of Hargeisa Start New MA Programs

By Goth Mohamed Goth The University of Hargeisa this week launched the two new master’s program namely Master of Governance and Leadership (MGL) and Master of Public Administration (MPA). UOH Has redesigned its More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Presides over the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the New 35 KM SDF Funded Lafrugu-Berbera –Sheik Road

  By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo today presided over the ground breaking ceremony for a new road 35KM tarmac road held in the town of Hamaas which will link the town of Lafrugu-Berbera More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:Hargeysa Cultural Center – Book launch;The Mystery of the Land of Punt Unravelled

Author: Axmed Ibrahim Awale Title: The Mystery of the Land of Punt Unravelled Language Event: Somali (live translation into English available upon request) Description: “The Mystery of the Land of Punt Unravelled” More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:Long-Term Plan for Fisheries Development in SL and Somalia

25 November 2014 SOMALIA & SOMALILAND – MacAlister Elliott & Partners (MEP) is working on a long-term development plan for fisheries in Somalia and Somaliland that will help stimulate economic growth. Working More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:President Silanyo Meets with Delegation of the EU Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management – CIVCOM

  By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo on Thursday the 21st November at the Presidential Palace meet with Delegation of the EU Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:As the mediation efforts of our house of elders between two groups of our house parliamentarians become fruitful, this meditation brought the mind at home.

Less than a week ago, a dispute come up for two parties of Somali-land house of elders which influenced our house of elders? Ahead of started the mediating process, they have obtained the approval the acceptances More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Why Somaliland Wants to be an Independent Sovereign State

It has been twenty three years plus since when Somaliland Withdrawn its Independence from Somalia. The case was denied by the International Community to consent this self-determined, democratic, stable country More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:As uncertainty reigns

The nature of the human condition is such that progress and setbacks are all part of everyday existence. The Somali peoples having become use to the vicissitudes of life invariably remain sanguine and this is what More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Leveraging State-Building in Somalia: learning from Somaliland’s Non-Roadmap

By Dr Dominik Balthasar Hope and optimism accompanied the installation of the new Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in September 2012, but today, the administration appears to be drifting towards failure once More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Somaliland:Hell Hath No Fury

The famous quotation from which the title of this piece is drawn is usually listed as “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned” and it comes from a 17th century play penned by William Congreve called “The More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Somaliland:Stateless but definitely not Aimless – Let us build Inclusive Growth and Employment

The people of Somaliland are, mainly, a great deal younger than the birthday Somaliland celebrated this last week. June 26th was the 53rd anniversary of when the British Protectorate was granted its chance to go More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Stability and Sustainability: Interview with Dr Hawa Abdi

It is a calm and cool afternoon in Nairobi, Kenya, when I catch up with Dr Hawa Abdi over Skype. After working hard in Mogadishu’s difficult circumstances with her two physician daughters Deqo and Amina Mohamed, More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Somaliland:Bihi Younis and Samaale Publicly Prove False Alleged Intentions to Run against President Silanyo in the Next Elections

Samaale and Bihi Yunis By Goth Mohamed Goth SomalilandPress-Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation Hon Mohamed Bihi Yunis and Minister of Finance Abdi Aziz Mohamed Samaale today speaking More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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Ethiopia:“Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor)

The poet-artist with an “unconquerable soul”? Last week, Meron Getnet, the extraordinary young Ethiopian actress, put out on Youtube a powerful Amharic poem entitled,  “Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Somaliland:Civil society statement on Current Tension of the House Representatives

Press statement On 16th November, 2014, the Somaliland Non-State Actors have held an extensive and analytical discussion about the current political situation in the country. The forum discussions acknowledged that More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Somaliland: An Open Letter from Somaliland Focus Group(UK) concerning Media Freedom

H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo President, Republic of Somaliland (cc: Mr Abdullahi Mohamed Dahir, Information Minister) 16th November 2014 Re: Media freedom in Somaliland: the arrest of reporters from More...