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By MGoth On Saturday, February 14th, 2015

What $50m could do for Somalia?

By Liban Ahmad According to Martin Plaut, the former BBC Africa editor, anti-Al-Shabaab operations by 15,000 African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) troops cost $50m each month. Multiply this amount by 12 months, More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Somalia:Can Somalia Pick Up The Pieces?

Somalia’s Federal Parliament approved overwhelmingly the new Prime Minister on Saturday, marking the beginning of the latest attempt to pick up the pieces. Somalia has come a long way setting its own political More...

By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013

Somaliland:SLNTV Partners with ETV of Ethiopia-Director

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Director General of Somaliland National Television Mr. Khadar Hassan Ali Gaas has met with Mr. Ottayo, the director of ETV (Ethiopian Television) which is the official Ethiopian government-owned More...

By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013

Ethiopia:African Union 50th Anniversary Celebrations!

Africa will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the African Union this weekend in Ethiopia’s capital Ethiopian TV (ETV) will be streaming free live transmissions from Addis Ababa from today until 27th May You can More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

African Union celebrates 50th year

African Union celebrates 50th year since founding, leaders to map out socio-economic gains ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African nations this week mark the 50th year since the founding of a continentwide organization More...

By MGoth On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Somalia: AU Somali force readies for possible Ethiopia pullout

African Union forces battling Islamist insurgents in Somalia are preparing troops to take over should Ethiopia withdraw more soldiers from the region, their commander said Thursday. “We have in place contingent More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 14th, 2013

Ethiopia: A Time to Heal, A Time to Reconcile

Alemayehu G Mariam   An ethnic-based conflict between Addis Ababa University (AAU) students following derogatory graffiti posted on toilet-walls and library walls has left half a dozen students with severe More...

Russian tank in Berbera
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Somalia and Somaliland preparatory talks to open in London today

Relics of war: A Russian tank belonging to Somalia’s armed forces lays near Berbera, Somaliland. (Eric Lafforgue photo) LONDON — The British government is set to inaugurate a preparatory meeting between More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, September 19th, 2011

Western Intervention in Libya’s Civil War May Provide Hope for Somaliland

Western intervention in Libya’s revolution may offer hope to proponents of Somaliland’s recognition. Generally, Western states show extraordinary deference to the African Union in matters of African politics. 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...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, June 20th, 2011

Somaliland Government Calls for African Recognition

Somaliland appealed to African nations to grant the semi-autonomous region recognition as a sovereign state and called for international help to deal with piracy off its coast. “We need more support from African More...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Slam sanctions on Somali war mongers – AU

ADDIS ABABA — THE African Union (AU) has asked the international community to hand down sanctions to instigators of the war in Somalia. The move is aimed at ending impunity with which militants conduct their More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 1st, 2011

Beyond The Failed State: Time To Recognise Somaliland

While the attention of the World continues to focus on North Africa and the Middle East, other conflict stricken countries fall ever further down the news agenda. In the case of Somalia – essentially a failed More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 31st, 2011

Time for a Genuine Western Leadership

When the Tunisian and Egyptian populace took to the streets, the Western leaders suddenly realized that there was no turning back, they jumped ship, denounced the actions of the security forces and severed decades-old More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 30th, 2011

As Southern Sudan, Somaliland deserves AU’s recognition

he African Union (AU) chief told AP the organization intends to be the first to recognize Southern Sudan as a new state should the result of its referendum be secession. Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika More...