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Somaliland President meets William Hague
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 8th, 2011

Somaliland President Meets British foreign secretary

ADDIS ABABA — President Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo met with British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Friday in the Ethiopian capital to discuss bilateral, humanitarian and regional issues. Mr Hague praised the More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Southern Sudan has many lessons to learn from Juba University

On 9 July south Sudan will emerge as Africa’s youngest state. Considerable effort is going into searching for how the country can ramp up its human capacity for economic transformation. Juba University might More...

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By SomalilandPress On Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

SOMALILAND: President Ahmed Siilanyo Accepts An Invite to South Sudan’s Independence Ceremonial

HARGEISA (SomalilandPress)—President Ahmed Siilaanyo received an official invitation from the president of South Sudan Salva Kiir to attend the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of South Sudan on the More...

Soldiers stand next to crude oil reservoir tanks in Unity State
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Thousands flee clashes in south Sudan oil state

JUBA — Thousands of civilians have fled fighting between rebels and south Sudan’s army in oil-producing Unity state, as separate clashes erupted elsewhere in the troubled region on Saturday, officials More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, March 28th, 2011

Somaliland and South Sudan – The challenging road ahead

When freedom and international recognition finally comes there will be considerable reason for rejoicing and a degree of trepidation. Both Somaliland and South Sudan have already had to learn some hard lessons about More...

Mohamed accepts certificate from Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

South Sudan Government Gives Certificate of Appreciation to Somaliland Reporters

JUBA — The government of South Sudan offered a certificate of appreciation on February 28 to Somaliland journalist in Juba. Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, South Sudan’s Minister of Information awarded More...

Ali Waran Adde in remote South Sudan with his son Abdulrahman
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, March 4th, 2011

Former Somaliland minister visits South Sudan

HARGEISA — Former Somaliland’s Civil Aviation minister is scheduled to hold talks with officials from South Sudan government ahead of their official independence from Khartoum. Mr. Ali Mohamed ‘Waran More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 30th, 2011
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Complete preliminary results show 99% vote to split in Southern Sudan

CNN) — Nearly 99% of Southern Sudanese voted to split from the north, organizers reported Sunday, marking the first complete preliminary results. With 100% of votes counted, an overwhelming 98.83% voted to More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 30th, 2011

As Southern Sudan, Somaliland deserves AU’s recognition

he African Union (AU) chief told AP the organization intends to be the first to recognize Southern Sudan as a new state should the result of its referendum be secession. Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

African Union declares South Sudan’s vote credible, free and fair

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The African Union (AU) Observers have certified South Sudan’s secession vote “free, fair, credible and a true reflection of the democratically-expressed will of the South Sudanese More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Breaking Up Is Good to Do

This year will almost certainly see the birth of a new country named Southern Sudan. It might also witness the creation of an independent Palestine, as Palestinian leaders push for unilateral recognition of their More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, January 10th, 2011

SUDAN-SOMALIA: Referendum outcome worries Somalis in South

The question on the minds of many Somalis and other Muslims living in Southern Sudan is: should the ongoing referendum result in secession, what will happen to them? “We are worried about our future after More...

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By Abdiqani On Saturday, January 8th, 2011

Six killed in Southern Sudan clashes before referendum

(Reuters) – Six people were killed in clashes between rebel militias and south Sudan’s army on Friday and Saturday, the military said, a day before a referendum in which the south is expected to vote More...