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By Teresa On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Kenya: Traders cart away capital from Eastleigh

Tuesday, January 22, 2013   On the brink: The bubble that was Eastleigh is threatening to burst as shoppers and traders flee the area in the wake of mysterious terror attacks. The picture of Eastleigh More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 10th, 2012

Somalia’s new stock exchange will operate from Nairobi

NAIROBI — War-torn Somalia is setting up a stock market to raise cash for fledging businesses, as the Horn of Africa nation seeks to rebuild from over two decades of conflict, officials said Thursday. “This More...

Somali Airlines to be revived after 21 years
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Somalia to revive national airline after 21 years

MOGADISHU — The Somali government this week said it was committed to reviving the national carrier, Somali Airlines, after more than two-decades of absences from the airs. Mohammed Osman Ali “Dhagah-tur”, More...

Their fascinating new title is “Signatories”, or “Stakeholders”, or “Principles” of the Roadmap.
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 1st, 2012

SOMALIA: Phony Constitution crafted through UN rigged process

BY MOHAMED M. ULUSO On June 22, 2012 the Somali Roadmap (the process for ending the Transition) Signatories (SRS)-(the gang of six) [1] signed documents prepared by the Office of the United Nations Political Office More...

Eastleigh, a Nairobi neighbourhood
By Sahra Farah On Friday, June 29th, 2012

KENYA: Big money in little Mogadishu

NAIROBI — On a visit to a bank in Eastleigh, a Nairobi neighbourhood, Richard Etemesi was taken aback by the appearance of a customer. “He had dollars all over his body – in his socks, his belt; he was More...

First Somali Bank
By Hassan Ali On Monday, June 18th, 2012

SOMALIA: Despite security fears, free enterprise thrives in Mogadishu

NAIROBI — Years of civil war has largely taken Somalia off the map as an investment destination. It also didn’t help that the capital Mogadishu had been branded as the most dangerous city in the world. Perceptions More...

By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Somaliland President to Visit Kenya

BERBERA — Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Silanyo) is to embark on a diplomatic visit to the African nation of Kenya after receiving an official invitation from Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga, More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, December 20th, 2010
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Two dead, 41 injured in Nairobi bus blast

Two people were killed and 41 injured in an explosion next to a Kampala-bound bus in downtown Nairobi on Monday night. The blast occurred at 7.40pm as passengers were boarding a Kampala Coach bus in the River Road More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Second Kenyan airliner launches direct flights to Somaliland

NAIROBI (Somalilandpress) — Jetlink is set to launch flights to Eritrea and Somaliland as it seeks to establish itself in the region. The airline is aiming at tapping the increased movement of people and goods More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, November 1st, 2010

SOMALILAND: Swedish diplomats arrive in Hargeisa

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud hosted a Swedish delegation consisting of four ambassadors in his residence in the capital Hargeisa on Monday. A press release by the Presidential More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, February 12th, 2010

Iran and Israel in Africa: A search for allies in a hostile world

DAKAR (Somalilandpress) — Iran’s proclaimed ambitions in Africa are particularly worrying for Israel, which once had a lot of friends on the continent and wants to keep the few that remain. ARRIVING at the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

SOMALILAND: Finland fact-finding delegation arrives

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — A Finnish delegation from it’s embassies in East Africa has arrived in Somaliland’s capital on Monday on a fact-finding mission, Qarannews reports. The delegation More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Direct Flights to Somaliland Launched

HARGEISA, 1 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Travelling to Somaliland is now easier with the launch of direct flights to the city of Hargeisa in the country by East African Safari Air Express. This follows More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

African Union Envoy Says Al-Qa’idah Training Fighters In Somalia

MOGADISHU, 22 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The insecurity in Somalia is fast turning into a global issue as Al-Qa’idah support transforms the once disorganized Al-Shabab insurgents into a “super More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, December 14th, 2009

U.N. Experts Get Threats in Inquiry Into Somalia

Nairobi, 14 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – United Nations experts investigating whether Somali businessmen are funneling aid money to terrorist groups have recently received death threats warning them to More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, December 4th, 2009

Somalia’s wounded flown to Kenya

NAIROBI, 5 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Eight people wounded on Thurday’s Mogadishu bombing that ripped through a university graduation ceremony at a hotel were taken to Nairobi for medical treatment. The More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Local Journalists Launch Action Plan To Counter The Oppression Of The Media

NAIROBI, 1 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somali media and journalist associations decided on a cooperative action plan to counter the growing oppression of the media in Somalia. In 2009 six Somali journalists More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, November 23rd, 2009


HARGEISA, 23 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Two months ago in Nairobi Kenya, there lived a young college lecturer, who was very much bored with his job. He was a lecturer of one of the biggest commercial More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, November 20th, 2009
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Nicolas Cage Met with Imprisoned Somalia Pirates

NAIROBI, 20 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Nicolas Cage met with Somalia prisoners in order to learn about their circumstances and meet with UN councils. Nicolas Cage traveled to Kenya to meet with the More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Without Free Movement, East Africa Will Keep Marking Time

HARGEISA, 16 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – IN recent weeks, Nairobi has hosted two crucial meetings that touched on pertinent issues that deal with wealth creation. The East African Investment Forum was More...