Hassan Ali

Editor in Chief Somalilandpress Hargeisa, Somaliland

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Somaliland: Hashi terms Hirsi as a Prime Minister in Disguise

by Hassan Ali Mr. Mohamed Hashi and a member of the of the national consultations forum has criticized President Silanyo led government of lacking quality leadership and for failing to upholding the name of the More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Relationship between Somaliland media and Government marked by distrust and ill-will

By Michael Walls – London 26th  June 2014 To many observers (including the writer of this piece), the prison sentences handed down yesterday to two senior members of the Haatuf Media Group are disproportionate More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Somaliland: Hargeisa Court Hands Down Harsh Jail Sentences to Haatuf Duo

Press release Today, 25th June 2014, Hargeisa Regional Court sentenced two journalists from Haatuf Media Group to between three and four years of imprisonment and compensation of fifty millions of Somaliland More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Somaliland:National Defense should not be Used as a Pretext to Postpone the Upcoming Election

By Hassan Ali The speaker of the national assembly and the chairman of WADDANI party Hon Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi has urged the current government not to use the national defence as a pretext to delay elections More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Somaliland: Is there a Strain in SL / UK Relations?

By Hassan Ali Speculations are rife nowadays that the existing diplomatic ties between the Somaliland and UK government our long time ally are at a long time low although the reason behind this new development is More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Somaliland:Kulmiye; a party in turmoil.

By Rashid I The current state of affairs in Somaliland particularly within Kulmiye the ruling party is in turmoil. It’s uncertain if President Silanyo is ready to pave way for new blood or if we’re More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

President Silanyo’s Assault on Somaliland’s Freedom

By Ali Mohamed Lewis Center, Ohio—It is usually common in Africa for incumbent presidents to use government resources for their re-election campaigns. But Somaliland’s president, Silanyo, went too far, More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Somaliland: We Can Still Save our Country from the Looming Political ,Social and Economic Crisis-UCID

  We need to save Somaliland from the looming political ,social and economic crisis that it has been facing over the last four years, Justice & Welfare Party’s- Abdirashid Hassan Mataan Vice Presidential More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, May 25th, 2014

In Mogadishu ‘Living under suicide bombing and chaotic situation’

By Hassan Mudane “Ten government forces died and 14 others were injured in the attack [on the parliament house]. Four MP’s were also injured. Seven of the fighters who attacked the house were also killed More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Somaliland: Presidential Advisor Criticizes Current Government policies towards Sool Region

By Hassan Ali The former Minister of Public works &National Housing and current Presidential Advisor on electoral matters and political organizations Veteran Politician Hon Ahmed Abdi Haabsade this week accused More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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23 Anniversary of the Republic of Somaliland’s Independence Celebrations

Quotes.        “If ever there was a holy war, it was that which saved our Liberties and gave us independence.” Thomas Jefferson “Nothing is more precious than Independence and Liberty.” ”  More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Somaliland: May 18; Fateful Day of Remembrance But Is It A Reversible Decision?

By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye On May18, 1991, to change the course of the world history and redraw political map of Somali peninsula, a visionary team of Hassan Ise jama, former First Deputy President of Somaliland, More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, May 12th, 2014

Somaliland:Gadiid Community Call for the Immediate release of Haatuf Duo

By Hassan Ali Elders, youth, Diaspora, Intellectual and chiefs came together in Hargeisa today to jointly condemn and demand the immediate release of the proprietor of Haatuf and Somaliland times Mr. Yusuf Abdi More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Somaliland:Human Rights Group Demands the immediate release of Haatuf journalists

Today, 11th May 2014, in a press conference, Human Rights Centre condemned the arrest of two Haatuf newspaper journalists, Yusuf Abdi Gabobe and Ahmed Ali Ege. Hargeisa Regional Court remanded yesterday the two More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Somaliland: SOLJA leads the Way in Marking World Press Freedom Day

“Only 17 journalist were jailed during President Riyaale Reign Comparing to 58 Journalist in Silanyo 3 years rule ”  Abdurrahman  Abdikadir former 1st vice chairman of KULMIYE By Hassan Ali The former 1st More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Somaliland:KULMIYE NDC Modeled on Tribal Basis as Opposed to Regional Balance

By Osman A Hakim The composition of delegates at the ongoing National Delegates Convention (NDC) of the ruling party Kulmiye is founded on tribal bargain in contravention of popular perception that the delegates More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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Somaliland:The White Crow (Xuunsho)

  Mr.BenedictArnood from the Cedar Tree Institute said, my friends of many years views, did not offend me, what offends me most was their beliefs that I had no right to my independent, moderate views, and that More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Dr. Ali Khalif Galaydh is said to be engaged in Secret Talks with Somaliland

By Hassan Ali Mahdi The former Somali Prime Minister Dr. Ali Khalif Galaydh the founder of the Khatumo militias, and now serving as an MP in the Somali government is said to be secretly engaged in talks with More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Somaliland authorities shut down independent papers

Nairobi, April 8, 2014–Police in the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland on Thursday raided the Hargeisa offices of the independent Somali-language paper Haatuf and its sister English-language weekly, More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Somaliland: $2 Million spent on lavish Receptions for Government Minister each Year

By Hassan Ali Mahad The Justice and Welfare Party UCID Presidential candidate Hon Jamal Ali Hussein has criticized the current government of President Silanyo spends $2 Million dollars yearly on lavish welcoming More...