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By MGoth On Sunday, March 31st, 2013
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World: Oh, the places you won’t go! World’s 25 least-visited countries

Using UN statistics, travel writer Gunnar Garfors found that top contenders for the least-visited award are often dangerous or remote. But some are just plain boring.  By Ryan Lenora Brown | Christian Science More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, March 14th, 2013
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Somaliland :Trip Report

I Just got back from a few days in Somaliland. Felt completely safe. On the ground people are saying that the travel warning from the UK was political and the Somaliland govt is negotiating to have it removed some More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
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Somaliland: Historic Artifacts are being smuggled out of the Country by Tourists

Somaliland minister of Sports, Tourism and youth affairs said there is a surge in what appears to be a growing trend by visitors to Somaliland to steal ancient artifacts and trying to take them home as holiday souvenirs. “It’s More...

A cook at Lido Seafood Restaurant prepares fresh fish and lobsters. [Majid Ahmed/Sabahi]
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
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Seafood restaurants thrive in Mogadishu

A cook at Lido Seafood Restaurant prepares fresh fish and lobsters. [Majid Ahmed/Sabahi] As security conditions improve in Mogadishu, Somali businessmen and returning expatriates have opened modern restaurants offering More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Somaliland: No fuss. No Haggling.

BY BRYN KARCHA Somaliland is far from the first nation I’ve traveled to. What struck me most, more than the pyramids of Egypt, the beaches of Cuba, the cathedrals of Europe or the Fjords of Norway was the More...

At the main entrance to the pure white sands of Lido Beach, the city’s most popular stretch of coast, we are met with a beach scene that is no different from many in Europe (ALAMY photo)
By Hassan Ali On Friday, August 3rd, 2012
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Somalia: does tourism stand a chance in Mogadishu?

“At the main entrance to the pure white sands of Lido Beach, the city’s most popular stretch of coast, we are met with a beach scene that is no different from many in Europe” Photo: ALAMY Mo Farah’s More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Anonymous hackers cripple Australian websites over proposed laws

Members of Anonymous wear the traditional facemasks associated with the group. Source: AFP SYDNEY — A GROUP of hackers has launched a string of politically-motivated cyber attacks targeting Australian government More...

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By Sahra Farah On Monday, June 11th, 2012
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Somalia could become the biggest tourism market in east Africa – UN

The town of Merca (Somali: Marka) on the Indian Ocean in the Lower Shabelle region, Somalia. NAIROBI — Somalia could give its Eastern Africa neighbours a run for their money in tourism business if its internal More...

Jama has recently opened two western-style restaurants in two hotels he owns, one on the beachfront, and the other in the downtown of the capital (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Luxury dining on Mogadishu beachfront signals continued evolution toward peace

MOGADISHU — Beachfront dining, fresh lobster, and a European clientele: Somalia’s restaurant scene is quickly changing for the better. Somali businessman Ahmed Jama recently returned to Somalia from London More...

By SomalilandPress On Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Turkey plans Somaliland flight to tighten ties

HARGEISA — A Turkish delegation has visited Hargeisa, the self-declared republic of Somaliland in what it said was to strengthen existing relations by providing technical and social aid. An international flight More...

By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
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Ethiopia says Eritrea-trained gunmen killed tourists

ADDIS ABABA — Gunmen have killed five foreign tourists in Ethiopia’s remote northern Afar region, after crossing into the Horn of Africa country from neighbouring Eritrea which trained and armed the More...

By Sahra Farah On Thursday, December 29th, 2011
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Ethiopian Airlines starts Muscat-Addis Ababa flights

MUSCAT — Muscat International Airport welcomed a new airline, Ethiopian Airlines which started its flights to Muscat from early morning yesterday. This is the third African Airline operating to Oman, According More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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The best places to be in the World; if best place matters!

Finally, we have got our bags loaded up into the Umra bus and started our journey to Mecca via Medina on Ramadan 18th at around 11:30 a.m Qatar local time. As a traveler, to have mixed perceptions and anticipations More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, December 7th, 2009
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Discovery Of Gorilla Species in Somaliland

SHEIKH, 7 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) — It is always exciting when a new species are discovered in country, but the idea that most animals are long gone from Somaliland either by migration or the due to More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, September 7th, 2009
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Somaliland Business Review: Adams Inn

HARGEISA, 7 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – As part of the slowly growing business in Somaliland, and part of the country’s development after the devastating civil war in the late 80s, ADAM’S INN is The More...