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By MGoth On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Somaliland: Moving Forward After UK Cries Wolf

You would think that the UK would know better than to cry wolf. On Sunday, the UK government issued a warning urging their citizens to flee Somaliland. According to a statement released by the UK foreign office, More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012
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Why are kidnappings a problem in and around Somalia?

Poverty is stark in Somalia. The country doesn’t have a government strong enough to stop the crime. Those two things have helped make kidnapping foreigners and seizing foreign ships common in and around this More...

By Abdiqani On Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Somalia: Who is the TG waiting for to release the Chandlers?

The ongoing captivity of the Chandlers, two elderly British couples in Somalia, flies in the face of the presence of any authority let alone a government in the capital. How long should it take for the Transitional More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Witnesses: 2 French journalists seized in Somalia

Hargeisa, 14 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Eyewitnesses say two French journalists have been kidnapped from a hotel in the Somali capital. Abdi Mohamed Ahmed, who owns a teashop in front of the Sahafi Hotel More...