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fake Passports
By MGoth On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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Somaliland:Citizens Warned Against Using Forged Travel Documents

By Goth Mohamed Goth Major Abdi Sale ban, the commanding officer of immigration services at Egal international airport speaking to at a press conference held in his office advised citizens against using forged travel More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, April 6th, 2013
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Somalia Travel Advice Change

FCO warns that it believes terrorists are in the final stage of planning attacks in Mogadishu. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice on Somalia has been changed to reflect concerns about a terrorist More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Somaliland: tips and advice

Hi guys, Just thought it would be a good idea to share my tips and info on my trip to Somaliland in December, 2012. Hopefully it’ll help anyone else going there. So firstly I was in Ethiopia and I got the More...

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By MGoth On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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Somaliland: Modern surveillance equipment at airport

The Head of the Immigration Department Col. Mohamed Ali Yusuf has unveiled new state of the art surveillance equipment to be used at the Berbera. The head of Immigration told reporters, “We have finished the training More...

Go visit Somaliland if you get the opportunity
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...

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By Sahra Farah On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Ethiopian takes Boeing 787 Dreamliner home

Cutting ceremony for the first delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Africa. Boeing/Photo SEATTLE — Yesterday, Ethiopian Airlines took delivery of their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paine Field in Everett, More...

President Ismail Omar Guelleh welcomes Somaliland vice president to Djibouti
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Djibouti accepts a Somaliland passport as an official travel document

President Ismail Omar Guelleh welcomes Somaliland vice president to Djibouti DJIBOUTI — The Republic of Djibouti has began accepting ordinary passports, as well as official and diplomatic passports, granted More...

The Hargeisa MIG - shot down during the civil war, and a symbol of Somaliland's defiance.
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, May 28th, 2012
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Take a Holiday in Somaliland – Journey to the State That Isn’t

Russian made mig fighter jet that was used in 1989 seen hanging in Hargeisa as a monument of reminder to the people of Somaliland of atrocities done by former dictator Muhamed Siad Barre, who was later toppled More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to Hargeisa

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the resumption of its flights to Hargeisa in Somaliland as of 10 June 2012. Ethiopian will operate daily flights More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
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Somaliland: Africa’s unofficial country

HARGEISA — Most local banknotes in Somaliland are only worth pennies, so a brick of money is usually needed to buy a meal of camel hump or goat meat. The whole process of exchanging notes is gloriously exotic. In More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 25th, 2011
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Why you shoudn’t fly with Daallo Airlines

Photograph: Daallo Airlines operates the former Eastok Avia Airbus A320-231 which still carries the colors of Kam Air from Afghanistan and Sky Bosnia name. I don’t usually write about my travels but I feel compelled More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, February 5th, 2010
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Somaliland: The Other Somalia

HARGEISA, 5 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – There are some places you just can’t consider for a vacation. While even Iraq has recently opened up to carefully handled tours, Somalia remains out of bounds. More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, January 31st, 2010
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Direct Flights to Somaliland Launched

HARGEISA, 1 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Travelling to Somaliland is now easier with the launch of direct flights to the city of Hargeisa in the country by East African Safari Air Express. This follows More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, November 26th, 2009
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Out of Africa

HARGEISA, 27 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – As a naturalized citizen and IT specialist working with the US Department of Treasury at Martinsburg Computing Center in West Virginia, I have a reason to be More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, October 11th, 2009
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Youth Migration: A Personal Account

HARGEISA, 11 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Migration can be defined as the movement of large groups of people go to live in another area or country especially in order to find work . Migration, therefore, More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, October 9th, 2009
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A Week In Somaliland – Part Four

HARGEISA, 09 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ngonge A. is writing to Somalilandpress about his experience in Somaliland and will be talking about his funny yet true experience during his stay in the country More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, September 13th, 2009
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A Week In Somaliland – Part Three

HARGEISA, 13 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ngonge A. is writing to Somalilandpress about his experience in Somaliland and will be talking about his funny yet true experience during his stay in the country More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, September 10th, 2009
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A Week In Somaliland – Part Two

HARGEISA, 10 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ngonge A. is writing to Somalilandpress about his experience in Somaliland and will be talking about his funny yet true experience during his stay in the country More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, September 8th, 2009
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A Week In Somaliland – Part I

HARGEISA, 08 September 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ngonge A. will be writing to Somalilandpress about his experience in Somaliland and will be offering tips to anyone who may want to visit the unrecognized republic 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...