Tag archive for ‘Somalia’
By SomalilandPress On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Somali school paves way for students to get into Harvard, MIT

Abdisamad Adan is the first Somali undergraduate in decades to be accepted to Harvard. One of 19 siblings who grew up without electricity or indoor plumbing, he is one of the growing number of success stories to More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Brain and Muscle Drain in Somalia

Somalia’s wrist is slashed and the country is bleeding out. The youth and the educated elite, who can contribute the most to the region’s advancement, are leaving to seek better lives in Western countries. Brain More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Somali journalist killed in Mogadishu

Nairobi, September 27, 2016 — Somali authorities should thoroughly and credibly investigate this evening’s fatal shooting of radio journalist Abdiaziz Ali and swiftly bring his killers to justice, More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Somalia:European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit

European Commission – Press release European Union commits to action at the World Humanitarian Summit Brussels, 23 May 2016 At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Somaliland:Turkey Hopes to Revive Stalled Istanbul Talks as SL Continues to Maintain Its Stance

By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) met with Turkish Ambassador to Somaliland- Somalia H.E. Cemalettin Kani Torun who arrived in the country earlier today. H.E President Ahmed Mohamed More...

An employee at Juba Express in Mogadishu, Somalia, prepares a money transfer for a customer, Feb. 12, 2015. U.S. banks stopped money transfers to Somalia this month, leaving many Somalis without critical financial support. Mohamed Abdiwahab / AFP / Getty Images
By Sahra Farah On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

US bank regulators may destroy Somalia’s economy

by Hamda Yusuf @HamdaInSpace , Ifrah F. Ahmed @Ifrahmed & Zahra Mohamud @Zafrique On Feb. 6, 2015, U.S. banks stopped money transfers to Somalia because of strict regulations set by the Office More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Obama Nominates 1st US Ambassador to Somalia Since 1991

President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years, filling a post that has been vacant since the Horn of Africa country collapsed into chaos in More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

‘Somalia hotel suicide bombers were Dutch’

Twin suicide bombings at a Mogadishu hotel popular with ministers and officials were carried out by Dutch nationals, Somali intelligence sources said Saturday, the day after 25 people were killed. Somali intelligence More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Somaliland:The Political Economy of Turkey and Mogadishu Uncertainty

Introduction Currently, Turkey is the 18th richest country on earth. It is a full member of the G20, and one of the founding members of the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation (OEEC). The country has More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Turkey’s Slumping Popularity in Somaliland

By: Robleh Mohamud Lafcanbe As Turkey seeks to increase their influence in the Horn of Africa, their image in the Republic of Somaliland is rapidly deteriorating. Two weeks ago, Turkey’s polarizing President, More...

By Liban On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

The Great Divide East Central and West

Many countries in the world even the most developed ones have this problem. Us has north and south divide which they went to a nasty war about it. My adopted country Canada has a similar divide like east, central More...

By MGoth On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Somaliland:The Political Formation of the Somali Republic

The Scramble of Africa and the Neo-imperialism, which was the period of colonial expansion and the annexation of the territorial integrity of the African societies, produced that the continent became under the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Did IGAD 53rd ministerial meeting Read the Article Seven in the FSG Constitution?

Before I go into the main intent of the article, which will be implied rather than stated, please allow me to present some brief redundant information which could be an amusing narrative of our ancestral times which More...

By MGoth On Friday, January 16th, 2015

In Somalia ‘Big Events in 2014″

Somalia Profile Somalia, officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic, is located on the east coast of Africa between the Gulf of ‘Aden on the north and the Indian Ocean More...

By MGoth On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Tragedy descends on Somalia’s unity, Nationalism, and Sovereignty

By Mohamud M Uluso – January 8, 2015 Societies need national governments for the promotion of social cohesion, protection of the rights of all citizens, defence from external harm and aggression, maintenance More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Journalists Detained For Reporting On Possible Ebola Case In Somalia

Three journalists were detained by Somali police last weekend for reporting on a potential case of Ebola within Somalia. The journalists all worked for the private radio station Radio Risaala, which has reportedly More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Somalia:A Tale of Two Somali Language Speaker

There is a linguistic misunderstanding between two groups of Somali native speakers: Somalis who speak Arabic as second language and Somalis who don’t. Like their Arabic-speaking compatriots, non-Arabic-Speaking More...

By MGoth On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Somaliland: Was the SL-SFG Djibouti Meeting Beneficial ?

  I was surprised to listen to an interview given by Awad Ahmed Ashareh – a spurious unionist and an argumentative politician – with Mohamed Abdillahi Hassan of Somali channel in Toronto on the More...

By MGoth On Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Somaliland:Djibouti round of SL-Somalia talks most crucial- Dr. Aw Dahir

By M.A. Egge The issue concerning the SL- Somalia talks is one that demands solid supports of all Somalilanders hence give it a common front. The above sentiments were given by Hon. Dr. Abdi Aw Dahir who happened More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Somalia Questions Deal Giving Ex-U.K. Soldiers All Fish Rights

Somalia is seeking to renegotiate an agreement that gives a company run by former British soldiers sole control over one of the world’s richest fishing grounds off the longest coastline in Africa. The deal, signed More...