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By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Canada:Alberta killing field of Somali youth

What could have been done and what could be done, a question the politicians have to discuss and find answers. It is very sad to hear two more Somali youth are killed in Calgary. Whether this is a new trend we will More...

Elmi, a police officer at Ridgemont and St. Patrick's High School
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Ottawa police officer to open school in Somalia

OTTAWA — After leading four years of fundraising, Ottawa police Const. Mahamoud Elmi leaves Sunday to open a new school in his native Somalia. Elmi, a police officer at Ridgemont and St. Patrick’s High More...

Go visit Somaliland if you get the opportunity
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Somaliland: No fuss. No Haggling.

BY BRYN KARCHA Somaliland is far from the first nation I’ve traveled to. What struck me most, more than the pyramids of Egypt, the beaches of Cuba, the cathedrals of Europe or the Fjords of Norway was the More...

Somcable civil work activities are fully underway.
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Somcable and Canada’s Optelian deploy fast broadband in Somaliland

Press Release SomCable Rolls Out IP Over DWDM Network Using Optelian’s Optical Transport System MARIETTA, GA and OTTAWA — Optical networking specialist Optelian is pleased to announce that it has entered More...

The stunning, multi-talented Sulekha Ali, is known for her hit singles loaded with socially-conscious lyrics and powerful messages.
By Sahra Farah On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Sulekha Ali: Queen of Lyrics redefining the music world

TORONTO — Canada’s latest singing sensation is not only attracting the attention of music lovers from coast to coast but is quickly building a solid fan base across the continents. The young, Somalia –born, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Somaliland political party Xaqsoor to hold rally in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Somaliland political party Xaqsoor is holding a rally Saturday at Ben Franklin Place in Nepean to inaugurate the party’s first office in Canada. Somaliland is a self-declared independent nation in north More...

ONLF members meet in Toronto, Canada
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Ethiopia: Conference in Toronto highlights Ogaden Human Rights issues

ONLF and Ogaden members meet in Toronto, Canada (HOL). TORONTO — Members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), a rebel group fighting for independence for an ethnically Somali part of Ethiopia, have More...

From right: Eng. Kaamil A. Olol Diinle, Peter Noad, Ahmed Dalal Farah (Wii Waa) iyo Romain Ekoto.
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Somali Aviation Committee meets with ICAO in Montréal

Right: Eng. Kamil A. Olol Diinle (TFG), Peter Noad (ICAO/TCB), Ahmed Dalal Farah “Wii-Waa” (Somaliland) and Romain Ekoto. Photo by Ahmed Gure (HOL). MONTREAL — The 5th conference on Somali civil More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, July 1st, 2012

SOMALILAND: Liban Ahmed discusses democracy, Awdal State, Khaatumo with Canada’s intellectuals

Part Two written by Ahmed Ali Kildhi; An interesting interview with Mr. Liban Ahmed Ashur, the former Chief of State Protocol at the Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Rose: Can you define “Leadership” More...

By Sahra Farah On Monday, June 25th, 2012

CANADA: Somali shot dead in Toronto had ties to Alberta drug trade

TORONTO — A 28-year-old Somali-Canadian found fatally shot in an expensive Toronto apartment building Saturday night was killed by a single gunshot wound to the chest, an autopsy has found. But as to why Hussein More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, May 14th, 2012
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IOM warns Somalis against migration lottery scam

NAIROBI — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is advising the Somali public to ignore migration scammers following recent complaints about random request for money. IOM office in Nairobi said More...

By goth Mohamed On Monday, May 14th, 2012

Qurbomeer State should stop smearing the reputation of Lula A Osman

OPINION | May 13, 2012 Mohamed Ahmed Abdi Qurbomeer State are again at it and resorting to their old disgusting little tricks. Insults, smearing all around and all the time. Last winter, the renowned Borama teacher More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Canada to freeze or cut aid to six African countries

ADDIS ABABA — The Conservative government of Canada this week said it plans to strip back overseas aid worth almost $380 million over the next three years as it tries to balance its books. Ethiopia is the More...

Nimo Girreh of South Burlington has been selected to represent Vermont at the second annual Mom Congress on Education on Sunday in Washington. / RYAN MERCER, Free Press
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 8th, 2011

Somali woman honored for work on education in Burlington

WASHINGTON — Nimo Girreh grew up in Northern Somalia with a mother who could not write her own name and wanted something better for her daughter. That daughter would eventually graduate from college and make More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Somaliland Elections: Major blow to Canadian, American, Al-Shabab’s clandestine operations

Last month, May 2010 the Al-Shabab affiliated armed group NSUM in Buhodle town and Widh Widh village, both in Sool region of Somaliland, got a rude awakening when Somaliland security forces swiftly and devastatingly More...

By Abdiqani On Friday, May 28th, 2010

Canadian Citizen Arrested in Somaliland by Berbera Mayor without Charges

HARGEISA (SomalilandPress) — A 60 year old Canadian citizen is being held in Berbera’s main jail where he has been held without charge for the last three nights at the request of the Mayor of Berbera, who More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Somali-Canadians Caught In Alberta’s Deadly Drug Trade

EDMONTON, 24 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Four months after he left Toronto, 21-year-old Abas Abukar was dead. On Halloween morning in 2008, the former Humber College student’s body was found in Northmount More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Family Grieves For Son Linked To Terror Group

Toronto university student, who vanished last year, died in Somalia fighting for group tied to Al Qaeda. The family of a Toronto student linked to an Al Qaeda group in Somalia is in mourning after learning online More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 8th, 2010

CANADA: Islamic School Is On ‘A Mission’

OTTAWA (Somalilandpress) — It’s 10 a.m., and the bell for morning recess rings at Abraar School. Students don their winter coats and boots before heading out onto the sunny playground at the Bayshore-area elementary More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 10th, 2010
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Why you should read a passport’s fine print.

It was heartening to read that the federal minister of transportation and infrastructure, John Baird, is taking a special interest in the case of Canadian Bashir Makhtal. Last month, an Ethiopian court upheld the More...