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By MGoth On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Somaliland:Police Operation Nets 53 Suspects Involved in Violent Crime

By Goth Mohamed Goth Police commissioner Brigadier General Abdullah Fadal Iman has announced that security forces have apprehended a couple of dozen suspects involved in crime and gang related violence. Brigadier More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Somaliland official says media owner attacked by police

New York–A senior administration official in Somaliland has said that police officers were the perpetrators of an April 24 attack on the owner of a media network, according to news reports. The Committee More...

By MGoth On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Somaliland: Maverick Journalist Survives Assassination Attempt

By Goth Mohamed Goth The Chairman of Hubaal newspaper Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Jama Aka Alooley  narrowly escaped death when a two-member gang of would be assassins attacked him inside the premises housing the Somali More...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Somaliland: Assortment of Illegal Drugs Netted In Police Raids

By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland Police Commissioner Brigadier General Abdillahi Fadal Iman in a press conference held today at the police headquarters announced that the force had confiscated an assortment of More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Somaliland:Police Net More Than 72 Suspected Muggers

By Goth Mohamed Goth Police commissioner Brigadier General Abdilahi Fadal Iman  reveals that more than 70 suspect muggers were arrested  by police during a sweep up operation that came about after increased More...

By MGoth On Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Africa:Kenya’s police are key for peaceful vote on Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One of Kenya’s most vilified institutions — its police force — will be in the spotlight next week during its efforts to prevent the same type of post-election bloodbath that Kenya More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 18th, 2013

Somaliland: Police in Las Anod Arrest 2 Suspects Involved In the Murder of Prominent Mufti in Garowe

Somaliland security forces in Las Anod have apprehended two suspects involved in the recent killing of a prominent religious man in Garowe capital of neighboring Puntland. The Deputy Commanding Officer of Police More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 14th, 2013

Somali journalist arrested for interviewing reported rape victim

Nairobi, January 11, 2013–Somali authorities should immediately release a freelance journalist who has been in custody in Mogadishu since Thursday for interviewing a woman who claimed she was raped by government More...

By MGoth On Monday, December 24th, 2012

Africa:Somalis in Kenya squeezed by security forces, refugee order

Exiled Somali journalists living in Nairobi were struck with disbelief last week when daily newspapers published a statement by the Department of Refugee Affairs ordering all Somali refugees to move to refugee camps. More...

By MGoth On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

Somaliland: Riots Rock the Port city of Berbera

The massive demonstrations have today rocked the port city of Berbera as discontent youth rampaged through the city. The rioters barricaded all roads leading to and from the port city in an effort to express their More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, November 18th, 2012

Somaliland: Fadal Flags off Vehicles to be used in Nationwide Police Operations

Somaliland Police Chief General Abdillahi Fadal Iman today flagged off nine brand new vehicles which are to be used in policing in the various regions of the country. The police chief said during the flagging off More...

Mahel Abdi Muse, Policeman in Hargeisa, Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Crime rate soars in Somaliland

Somaliland is experiencing a significant uptick in crime, with about 5,000 more crimes reported in the past year than in the previous 12 months, according to an annual police report released this month. “There 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...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Africa: Officials; Kenyan police stop major terror attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police said Friday they disrupted a major terrorist attack in its final stages of planning, arresting two people with explosive devices and a cache of weapons and ammunition. The pair More...

A Somaliland graduate receives his certificate from vice-president during a graduation ceremony in Mandera police Academy near Hargeisa
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

365 cadets join the Somaliland law enforcement units

A Somaliland graduate receives his certificate from vice-president during a graduation ceremony in Mandera police Academy near Hargeisa MANDERA — 365 cadets were met with cheers and clapping on Monday during More...

Turkey begins to train Somali police units
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

IN PICTURES: Turkey begins training Somali forces

ISTANBUL — Turkey has officially began training the first 60 cadets for the Somali national police force in Istanbul as part of its pledges to help rebuild Somali institutions. Turkish officials and embassy More...

Somali police fly to Turkey for training
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

SOMALIA: Turkey accepts 60 police recruits

MOGADISHU — The transitional federal government of Somalia sent its first unit of police recruits to Turkey on Friday in a move likely to bolster political stability in the Muslim nation. Turkey has accepted More...

Somaliland and Somalia agree to further talks
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 29th, 2012

Somaliland offers to train Somalia’s police forces

DUBAI — In a major boost to the peace process in the Horn of Africa, Somalia and Somaliland broke the ice at a landmark meeting after two decades of conflict on Thursday. The presidents of the two governments More...

An armoured personnel carrier of the Lagos State Police Command
By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

African countries to deploy special police unit in Somalia

An armoured personnel carrier of the Lagos State Police Command (Reuters photo). KAMPALA — Uganda is to deploy a Formed Police Unit (FPU) consisting of 140 personnel in volatile Somalia for maintaining peace More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

SOMALILAND: Police launch manhunt in Seemaal murders

HARGEISA — Somaliland security forces have apprehended one man and are on the lookout for nine thought to be connected to the murder of three locals in Seemaal village, Minister announced. The Interior minister, More...