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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Mozambique beats Somali migrants, Tanzania frees them

NAIROBI — Tanzania has released a group of almost fifty Somali refugees and asylum seekers that activists say includes three females from Mtwara prison. The Somali embassy in Tanzania helped the group regain More...

Somaliland's endangered tortoises
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Somaliland arrests wildlife smugglers

Photograph: Somaliland’s endangered tortoises BORAMA — Somaliland Police in the province of Haud apprehended two smugglers on Saturday after endangered animals were found in their possession. Police More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 28th, 2011

Somaliland lions end up in Mogadishu

BERBERA — Their mother was shot and they were driven through a raging civil war, destined to be pets in the Middle East — until Somali authorities intervened to save two lion cubs smuggled aboard a ship in the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 21st, 2010

Somaliland goods make their way to Ethiopia

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Only 200 miles from the border of Somalia is the Ethiopian city of Harar, an ancient center of commerce linking Africa to the Arab world. Nowadays, the old merchant route is More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, March 12th, 2010

SOMALIA: Offering Migrants An Alternative To Death by Water

Bosaso, 12 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – In an attempt to deal with a growing influx of migrants, authorities in Somalia’s autonomous region of Puntland are adopting new measures to stop people from More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, February 8th, 2010
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Somalis rescue migrants in Gulf of Aden

BERBERA (Somalilandpress) — Some 126 people have been rescued by Somali fishermen from the Gulf of Aden after human traffickers reportedly forced them into the sea at gunpoint. The migrants, mostly from Somalia More...