International Day of the Girl Child 2017: EmPOWER Girls: before, during and after crises

On the International Day of the Girl Child with the aim of highlighting and addressing the needs and challenges that girls face – SIHA remains committed to advocating for girls in the Horn of Africa. This year’s theme of “EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises” is central to our ethos. SIHA’s More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Clan politics endanger Somaliland’s presidential election

Although not recognized internationally, the self-declared republic of Somaliland holds its sixth competitive elections on 13 November. Almost all Somaliland’s politicians are directly involved in clan-based More...

Mohamed Adan Dirir is convicted of criminal defamation and false news. (Abdikarim Saed Salah)
By MGoth On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Somaliland journalist’s 18-month sentence is protested

By The Associated Press   Mohamed Adan Dirir is convicted of criminal defamation and false news. (Abdikarim Saed Salah A court in Somalia’s breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has sentenced More...

By Liban On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Prof. Al Mariam’s Voice of America Interview (Amharic) on T-TPLF Sanctions

For the first time ever, tthe Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF)  has responded to me in person.     The T-TPLF does not address any of the issues I raised in my interview with More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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EUCAP Somalia donates equipment to the Somali Police Force to help strengthen maritime security

Today, at a ceremony at the General Kahiye Police Academy in Mogadishu, EUCAP Somalia donated a range of assets, including IT equipment and training materials, to the Somali Police Force. The donated equipment forms More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Minstry of Foreign Affairs launches books on History, Humanitarian and Somaliland legal case.

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation today at a ceremony held at the Mansoor Hotel launched MoFOs books on History, Humanitarian and Somaliland legal case. Dr. More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Ethiopia, Somaliland discuss on boosting ties

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has discussed with a delegation from the Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, on ways of boosting relationship. Ethiopia and Somali land have been cooperating on various More...

Mohamed Adan Dirir is convicted of criminal defamation and false news. (Abdikarim Saed Salah)
By MGoth On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Somaliland court jails journalist for 18 months

Nairobi, October 10, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist’s More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Somaliland Elections on Track for November

FILE – Woman casts her ballot in Somaliland municipal elections, Nov. 28, 2012. (Credit: Kate Stanworth) Somaliland’s National Electoral Commission has released the total number of registered Voters with More...

By MGoth On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Somaliland: court gives journalist Dirir one year and a half jail sentence

On 8th October 2017, journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir has been sentenced to one year and six months in jail. A judge at Hargeisa Regional Court heard a criminal case against Dirir without the presence of his lawyer More...