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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Q&A: Somaliland leader Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo

The president of the self-declared republic discusses regional stability, aid, and African affairs. Somaliland, a self-declared republic inside Somalia, celebrated 22 years of “independence” last More...

Djibouti is bordered by Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somaliland
By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Rapes on rise in Somaliland, say medical officials

An upsurge of gang rapes has hit the breakaway region of Somaliland – a normally peaceful enclave considered by many to be a sanctuary from  Somalia’s decades of violence. Knife-wielding young men follow  More...

By SomalilandPress On Friday, May 10th, 2013

University of Hargeisa: The Old Chapter and The New Chapter

UNIVERSITY OF HARGEISA: THE OLD CHAPTER AND THE NEW CHAPTER! “Keen to learn, motivated to help, and eager to be recognized as important contributor to your society” Young students of boys and girls chat along More...

oil rig
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Somalia Targets Shell, Eni for Oil, Gas Output-Sharing Contracts

Somalia plans to sign 30 oil and gas production-sharing contracts this year, starting with companies that operated in the country before its government was toppled more than two decades ago, an official said. “All More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Turkey sees hope for unification of Somalia and Somaliland

Turkey’s Prime Minister says he sees hope for the unification of the breakaway Somaliland region with Somalia. Recep Tayyip Erdogan was speaking on Tuesday, days after Turkey hosted a first round of talks More...

By Liban On Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Somaliland: President Siilaanyo to visit UK

Hargeisa- Reliable sources close to the presidency have confirmed to Somalilandpress that president Silanyo is due to leave for Britain today, where president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud of Somalia is currently being More...

silanyo at kulmiye headquaters
By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Somalilan’s unshared problem

The problems that Somaliland people share in common are many. Poverty is one. Ignorance is another. But bad leadership is unshared problem of Somaliland people.  The effects that are immanent in each vary. Poverty, More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Region could get first foreign branch campus this year

The horn of Africa’s self-declared state of Somaliland may get its first foreign university by mid-2013, if plans by a private university in Kenya to open a branch campus there come to fruition.   The rapidly More...

By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Press Release: Abaarso Tech Headmaster Calls Halbeeg News Article False and Misleading

A recent article in Halbeeg News falsely claimed that one of our teachers was the headmaster of Abaarso Tech, and that Halbeeg has proof that this teacher told female students not to wear headscarves.  I am the More...

NEC announces the winner (Barkhad Kariye)
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Somalilanders call the National Election Commission (NEC) to quit

Man is a yes…Yes to life. Yes to Love. Yes to generosity. But man is also a no. No to scorn of man. No to degradation of man. No to exploitation of man. No to the butchery of what of is most human in man: Freedom. Frantz More...

Inmates at the Hargeisa prison in Somaliland. Photograph: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty
By SomalilandPress On Friday, August 24th, 2012

Inside Somaliland’s pirate prison, the jail that no country wants

Breakaway territory offers solution for holding bandits caught at sea, but concerns raised over conditions and ‘unjust’ convictions A pair of dark eyes peers through a narrow slit in a high green metal More...

Somalilandpress set to relocate to bigger servers
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, July 30th, 2012

Somalilandpress back online

As you are aware, few days ago we notified everyone that we were migrating to new bigger and better servers to manage our growing traffic and increasing data (see Somalilandpress set to migrate). We began this process More...

Breaking news, Somalilandpress
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Somalilandpress set to relocate to bigger servers

We will be migrating to new, bigger and better servers, which will enable us to carry out plans that we have for future growth including more wider regional coverage. Our prime focus will be to cover the latest More...

By goth Mohamed On Monday, April 30th, 2012

The CEO of SomalilandPress.Com Meets With The Minister in The Office of President

HARGEISA — Minister in the office of President Hon Hersi Haji Ali Hassan today at the presidency hosted the founder and CEO of Somalilandpress website, Mr. Mohamed Haji Ibrahim Guled. Mr. Guled was received More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Somaliland Pulls Out of Proposed Talks With TFG

HARGEISA(Somalilandpress)–Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Mohamed Abdilaahi Omar has announced the decision reached by the government of Somaliland to pull out of the upcoming talks with the Transitional More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Somaliland: Vice President Opens A New Kidney Unit Wing At Hargeisa Hospital

HARGEISA(Somalilandpress)The Vice President of Somaliland Hon Abdirahman Abdillah Ismail (saylic)has cut the ribbon to a new wing at Hargeisa hospital to house a state of art kidney unit. The VP speaking during More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Somaliland: Somtel Opens New Offices In Oog

OOG (SomalilandPress)–Somtel one of the leading telecommunication providers in the country has opened a new offices in the town of Oog in Saraar region. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the new offices More...

By Liban On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Somaliland: Minister of National Planning Denies Allegations of Embezzlement of Aid Money

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–The Minister of National Planning Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire has dismissed allegations of embezzlement of aid money by government officials. Dr Sa’ad said lately there has been a seemingly More...

Darbo and Yaxye
By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Somaliland: Telesom Contributes Financially Towards Community Infrastructures

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–Telesom the leading telecommunication company in somaliland has contributed financially towards the ongoing construction of a new tarmac road in Jameeco Weyn Estate and the construction More...

By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Somaliland: Health Minister Denies Re-Emergence of Polio

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–The Minister of Health Dr Hussein Mohamud Mohamed (Hussein Hog) has staunchly refuted reports of polio re-emergence in Somaliland contrarily to reports carried by local media outlets. More...