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By MGoth On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

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...

By MGoth On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

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...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 26th, 2013

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...

By MGoth On Saturday, January 19th, 2013

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

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...

You cannot have a delivery ceremony without a ribbon cutting. Image from Boeing.
By Sahra Farah On Thursday, August 16th, 2012

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

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

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

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

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...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, December 25th, 2011

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...