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By MGoth On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, December 25th, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Friday, May 24th, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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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...

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By MGoth On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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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...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, September 19th, 2011
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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...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 26th, 2011
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, June 20th, 2011
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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...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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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...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 1st, 2011
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 31st, 2011
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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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...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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UN council may help AU send more troops to Somalia

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Security Council members support the idea of increasing the African Union’s peacekeeping mission in Somalia to help support the country’s fragile government, Britain’s More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
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SOMALILAND: The only democratic election in Africa in recent times

KAMPALA (Somalilandpress) — African leaders gathering in Kampala days after Somalia’s Shebab carried out deadly suicide attacks in the Ugandan capital are expected this weekend to mull sending more troops More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, March 20th, 2010
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When Is A Coup A Good Coup?

Niger, 20 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Weeks after the African Union boldly announced the end of an era of coups on its continent, Niger’s military staged a spectacular overthrow. Heavily armed in armoured More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 1st, 2010
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AU Wants Somalia Declared No Fly Zone

THE Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) has asked the UN to impose a no-fly zone on Somalia and block sea ports through which foreign groups supply logistics to the insurgents. Eritrea, in particular, More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
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African Union members are awaiting a report on Somaliland and other political issues in the Horn

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — The Namibia Foreign Minister, Mr. Marco Mukoso Hausiku stated in an interview with Geeska Afrika, that African Union members are awaiting a report on Somaliland and other political More...