Hassan Ali

Editor in Chief Somalilandpress Hargeisa, Somaliland

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Ethiopian high court convicts editor of inciting subversion-CPJ

Ethiopian migrants in Valletta, Malta protest against the Ethiopian government, December 21, 2015. (Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters) New York, May 24, 2017–The Ethiopian Federal High Court’s conviction More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Oromo riots costing Ethiopia billions, Oromia declares Emergency

An Ethiopian government official revealed Monday the widespread Oromo protests are costing the nation in billions (birr) daily as they turned violent last week. Property damages and the disruption of economic activity More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Somalia:Assassination attempt on American journalist in Nairobi

There has been an attempt on the life of Eritrean American journalist, Michael Abraham (aka Abraha), in Nairobi where he is a freelance writer for Doha Center for Media Freedom and the on-line Focus Magazine More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

News website editor gunned down in Mogadishu

Reporters Without Borders is shocked and saddened to learn that Abdullahi Ali Hussein, the editor of the English-language section of the Somali online newspaper Waagasucub, was gunned down in the Mogadishu district More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Somalia:Shocking Details Of Detained Al-Shabaab Boss Emerge

Security operatives investigating the recently arrested Al-Shabaab agent have landed on his shocking secrets about his seditious activities and dubious dealings. According to a highly placed security source investigating More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Somaliland:Grave impacts on economy by money laundering

By Mohamed Ahmed The use of a monetary unit in any essence that borders forgery is definitely one that is tailored for the purpose of pilferage; money laundering in all practicalities and technicalities. All monetary More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Is Istanbul, Waddani, Mogadishu trio planning a Somaliland takeover?

At least two of the more prominent dailies of Somaliland and their website pages- Jamhuuriya and Somalilandtoday – published related stories accusing the current chairman of Waddani opposition party, also the More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Somaliland:State to Execute Unknown Number of Death Row inmates Next Week

By Mo Guled The governments of Somaliland plans to execute unknown number of death row prisoners in the coming weeks after the gruesome killings and violent related crimes countrywide multiplied in recent times More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Kenya ranked 3rd growing economy

Kenya has emerged third in the top 20 fastest growing economies in the world in 2015 according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg Business. Kenya and Nigeria are the only African countries that have made it to More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Somaliland:Current Administration is deliberately Encouraging Land Grabbing

By Staff The justice and welfare party (UCID) Presidential hopeful Hon Jamal Ali Hussein has warned the ruling elite “KULMIYE” not to enrich themselves at the  expense of public at the same time urging residents More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Somaliland:Current Administration Failed to Defend Country Sovereignty by Surrendering Our Airspace

Minister of Aviation By Fowzi Kamal Since Kulmiye party won the 2010 Somaliland presidential election and Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud (Siilanyo) elected as the forth president, the status of Somaliland in the world has More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

1984 Great Ethiopian Famine

Gebremedhin Araya (L), Max Perbedy (C), Tekleweyne Assefa (R) By alemayehu G Mariam TPLF Still Licensed to Steal Remembering the Great Ethiopia Famine of 1984 (Part II) In my commentary last week, (Remembering More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, October 13th, 2014

The rise of the “baksheesh state” in Ethiopia

My long time readers by now know that I mint my own words and phrases whenever I find it necessary to convey my ideas and arguments with greater clarity, precision and creativity.  In this commentary I introduce More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Debunking the Myth of Development and Investment in Africa

The myth of American investments in Africa: “Investing in the Next Generation” It was a hyperbole fest (“hypefest”) at the U.S.-Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. last week. It was all about the More...

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By Hassan Ali On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Somaliland:SAUDI ARABIA Community rebels against SL – Presidential Minister for Road Projects Fund Raising ….

Road Construction Equipment Most Clamors: “This is a sole personal interests using as camouflage makeup to blackmail nationalism emotion chapter”.   In this report you will find full details of Somaliland More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Somaliland: Is this Man A Unionist in Our Midst ?

Despite the clear messages out of Mogadishu calling for the demise of Somaliland our Kulmiye elites continue to betray the trust of the people of Somaliland who entrusted them, wrongfully to defend the country More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Somaliland:Feisal Ali Waraabe blames Diplomatic Woes on Government

Urges President Silanyo to Unite the Nation By Hassan Ali The chairman of Justice and Welfare party (UCID) has strongly criticized the government of President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo in an exclusive interview More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Somaliland: Midnight Meeting between President Silanyo and Muse Bihi at the Presidency

By Mohamed Ahmed H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo and the chairman of the ruling party “KULMIYE” Hon Muse Bihi Abdi have for the first time meet face to face last night at the Presidential Palace More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Somaliland:Internal Affairs Minister Heads High level Delegation to Djibouti

By Hassan Ali Abokor The Minister of internal Affairs Ali Mohamed Waran Cade in charge of national security Mr. Mohamed Ali Warancade leading a delegation made up of top judicial and security officials are currently More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Somaliland:Almis Garbage and waste-disposal win Citys Contract

By Hassan Ali The City of Hargeisa  has picked Almis Garbage and waste-disposal companies to take over residential service and recycling, a deal expected to save the city millions of dollars a year.   Almis More...