Tag archive for ‘Somali women’
By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

For Somalia, lessons from stable breakaway north

HARGEISA, Somalia — Banknotes in piles the size of desks lie on a dusty street guarded by dozing civilians — money exchange offices in Somaliland, the northern breakaway state of war-torn Somalia. While More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, March 11th, 2012

‘Yusuf’ to blame for misery in city

For the past 20 years, the most feared man in Mogadishu has been a character known by his only name: Yusuf. A conversation in the Somalia capital might go like this. Where is Hassan Abdi? Oh, he was killed by Yusuf. More...

Hargeisa - Somaliland capital
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Somaliland: Working in Somaliland Part 7

Iain will be writing to Somalilandpress.com about his experience in Somaliland and will be offering tips to anyone who may want to visit the unrecognized republic along the way – discover Somaliland from a Non-Somali More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, June 25th, 2011

Op-Ed:Women’s Rights Trampled in Somaliland?

I made a promise to myself to give the new administration a year before I began writing articles critiquing their style of government and their decisions. Well, while the year is almost over, there is something More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Somailand Hero Speaking at UCSB on Thursday

Edna Adan Ismail is, to be blunt, a hero. Born in Hargeisa, Somaliland, in the Horn of Africa, Adan is the former Foreign Minister of Hargeisa. She also worked for the World Health Organization as the regional nursing More...