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By MGoth On Monday, June 6th, 2016

Somaliland:The President Silanyo Speech at the 9th High Level Aid Coordination Forum

  Your Excellences and Ambassadors, Honorable Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, I wish to extend a warm welcome to all of you who have travelled to Hargeisa to attend the 9th High Level More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Somalia:European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit

European Commission – Press release European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit Brussels, 23 May 2016 At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

British support for Ethiopia scheme withdrawn amid abuse allegations

Department for International Development will no longer back $4.9bn project that critics claim has funded a brutal resettlement programme The UK has ended its financial support for a controversial development project More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Somaliland:The Political Economy of Turkey and Mogadishu Uncertainty

Introduction Currently, Turkey is the 18th richest country on earth. It is a full member of the G20, and one of the founding members of the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation (OEEC). The country has More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Somaliland:Italian Envoy Arrives in the Country for Discussions

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Intentional cooperation Hon Maulid Mohamed Ibrahim today at the Egal International Airport received the Italian Ambassador to Kenya. The Deputy Minister More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Somaliland:IOM distributes aid to displaced families in Somaliland

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – IOM has distributed 103 non-food relief item kits including clothes, kitchen utensils, shoes, and jerry cans to some 462 internally displaced More...

By MGoth On Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Somaliland:Turkish Foreign Minister Pledges More Aid

Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu has pledged to increase aid efforts to Somaliland during a meeting with Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo, president of Somaliland. Five ministers who were part of the Presidents entrounge More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

U.S. to recognize Somali government, opening door to new aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will on Thursday officially recognize the Somali government in Mogadishu, ending a hiatus of more than 20 years and opening the door to increased U.S. and international More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Concerned Somali Diaspora and Civil Society Groups Demand Accountability in Somalia

Friday, July 27, 2012 To: H.E. Ban Ki Moon UN Secretary General Cc: H.E. Dr. Augustine P. Mahiga Special Representative toSomalia(SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Political Office forSomalia(UNPOS) Your Excellency: newOn More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

US cuts military aid to Rwanda over Congo rebel support

Central African country will see aid slashed by $200,000 amid evidence it is aiding rebel groups in neighbouring Congo WASHINGTON — The US government said Saturday it will cut military aid to Rwanda for this More...

By goth Mohamed On Monday, July 9th, 2012

Somaliland: Call for Urgent Response to Drought

  Ref: SONSAF/86/18 Date: 09/07/2012 PRESS RELEASE Call for Urgent Response to Drought The Somaliland Non State Actors Forum (SONAF) calls on the International Community and the Somaliland Government to provide More...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed during an international conference on Somalia, in Istanbul last week
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

SOMALIA: Turkey succeeds where Western nations failed

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu (left) welcomes Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed during an international conference on Somalia, in Istanbul last week. (Osman Orsal/Reuters) MOGADISHU — In More...

Turkey's Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia's Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, May 31st, 2012

SOMALIA: Water, Energy, Roads and Sustainability

Photo: Turkey’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia’s Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey (Hiiraan Online) ISTANBUL — Representatives from 54 countries gathered in Istanbul More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012

Turkey challenges Iran in Somalia

Turkey’s relatively newfound interest in engaging with Somalia was triggered by a combination of different events, from the extension of humanitarian assistance during a time of great famine to the desire More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Somaliland: Speaker of Elders Meets with Dutch Delegation

HARGEISA(Somalilandpress) — The speakers of Council of Elders and the Council of Representatives held a meeting with delegation from Holland today that have been in the country for the last few days and held More...

Cars clog a main road in Hargeisa, capital of the breakaway region of Somaliland. Photograph: Shashank Bengali/Getty Images
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 26th, 2011

In Somaliland, less money has brought more democracy

Unable to access foreign aid, Somaliland’s government has had to negotiate with citizens and business leaders for financial support – and provide stability and democracy in return HARGEISA — As the More...

Somalia's Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011

Iran’s Foreign Minister set to visit Somalia

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s Agriculture Minister Abdullahi Hagi Mohamed Nuur has praised Iran for its prompt dispatch of humanitarian relief aid to the drought-hit nation, where millions are on the brink of More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 12th, 2011

Somaliland finally comes out of its shameful silence

A malnourished Somali child sits next to makeshift tents at a camp for people who have been displaced by drought in Mogadishu on August 9, 2011. AFP/Getty Images Somaliland has finally spoken. It says it is ready More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Somaliland ready to aid famine-hit Somalia

HARGEISA — The vice President of Somaliland, Abdirahman A. Ismail (Saylici), chaired a Ministerial Meeting at the Presidential Palace on Thursday to discuss providing aid to famine-stricken Somalia. The gathering More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 11th, 2011

SOMALIA: Minister storms out of UN summit and orders demonstrations against WFP

HARGEISA — Somalia’s transitional health minister Dr. Adam Haji Ibrahim stormed out of a Special High Level Meeting on Somalia that was conveyed by the United Nations in Nairobi this week. The minister More...