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By MGoth On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Peter Greste release: Good news, but not enough

• Al Jazeera demands release of remaining two jailed journalists   Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released.   Peter More...

Kulafa Al Rashidin mosque in Asmara, Eritrea
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Eritrea ‘reduces support’ for Somalia’s al-Shabab

Kulafa Al Rashidin mosque in Asmara, Eritrea. Eric Lafforgue/photo. UN report says the east African country decreases its help for the al-Qaeda-allied group amid international pressure. NAIROBI — Eritrea has More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Somaliland: A radical change?

Although the international media has under-reported it, the world has recently witnessed a major event in the Horn of Africa – a free, fair and generally peaceful election in Somaliland. On July 2, Isse Yusuf More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Somaliland set for presidential vote

The self-declared Republic of Somaliland will soon hold its second presidential election in 8 years. Campaigning for the vote is underway in the breakaway state, which declared independence from Somalia in 1991. However, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Somaliland illegally expels Al Jazeera cameramen

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland expelled two cameraman working for the Qatari-based Al Jazeera on Tuesday after detaining them at the Egal International Airport for days. Somaliland-born reporter, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Video: Telecom Thriving In Somaliland

Somaliland’s telecommunication business is booming despite the lack of recognition and having no access to international banks and credit unions. Al Jazeera’s Jama Nur Ahmed went to Hargeisa to see firsthand More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, December 7th, 2009
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Oil boom eludes Equatorial Guineans

Malabo, 7 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Equatorial Guinea is Africa’s third-largest exporter of oil and gas, but the vast majority of its 500,000 people live in dire poverty. The small country pumps More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Somaliland shelters war-displaced

BURAO – 14 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Thousands of people displaced by fighting in Somalia are ending up in the relatively peaceful neighbouring territory, Somaliland. Once part of Somalia, it More...