Somaliland:Events have Consequences

For ardent Somaliland watchers this has been a curious week, one in which the reopening and then closing of the Roman Catholic church in Hargeisa has proved as instructive and it has been somewhat farcical. Some observers have expressed mild surprise that a Christian place of worship existed at all, whilst others had hoped that the re-opening was a More...

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By MGoth On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Between a Rock and Hard place;The Existential Crisis Facing Somaliland

Introduction During the seven years since the Kulmiye government of President Silanyo came to power in 2010, Somaliland’s quest for international recognition has not only flagged dramatically, it has declined More...

By MGoth On Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Somaliland:International Law is central to any decision concerning recognition

  To raise one’s head above the parapet in the debate concerning the international recognition of Somaliland is certain to invite criticism. For all the opprobrium that may come one’s way, it is More...

Livestock herders near the central Somali town of Belet Weyne in the Hiiraan region. Photograph: Stuart Price/AU-UN IST/EPA
By MGoth On Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Remembering Agricultural Development in Somaliland

by Andrew Seager (Agricultural Officer, Somaliland 1951-59, Northern Rhodesia 1959-60) Remembering Agricultural Development in Somaliland As a former agriculturist, I hope to see more about non-administration matters More...

By MGoth On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Dasani Scoring Low Rating in US, Finds Ready Market in Somaliland

  By  Abdikareem M Abdi   Somaliland is one of the latest spots the company found a base out of which Dasani Bottled Water of SBI, a franchise company of Coca-Cola,  can sell its brand without More...

By MGoth On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Somaliland:Critique of Prof. A. I. Samater Lecture on Muslims and Globalisation

By Dr A S Mohamed (Walaaleye) Last Thursday 13/07/17, Friday 20/10/1438H) this lecture was given in Mansoor Hotel: a work over fifteen years transmitted to over fifty countries worldwide. The diagnosis More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Somaliland:Revelations on the secret works carried out by the Turkish Consular Services, Somali Integration Office, in Hargeisa

Hargeisa -Since the commencement of the talks between the blessed Republic of Somaliland and the government of the neighborly country of Somalia in 2015, the government Somalia began a relentless political war with More...

By MGoth On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Somaaliland:Gulf Crisis Is Leading to Difficult Choices in the Horn of Africa

Tensions between the Gulf states are pushing their neighbours and partners into choosing sides. The foreign ministers of Somalia and Qatar hold a joint press conference on 25 May. Photo: Getty Images. The Horn More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Somaliland:What Makes a Person to be a Leader?

I would like to give snapshot of critical analysis of Somali leaders who held positions of Governance in the country. I’m writing my view free of prejudice or bias against any one who held leadership position. More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

The Unjustified Opposition of Africa to Somaliland Recognition

The political map of Africa that shows its independent countries had not been made by United Nations, by African Union, or by African nations. It is the result of the European Colonial Occupation that invaded African More...