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The Pursuit Of Wealth Is What Is Troubling Somaliland Politics.

The Pursuit Of Wealth Is What Is Troubling Somaliland Politics.

Life is always a pursuit – the pursuit of fame, fortune and power.  Pursuit of popularity is part of our life. Rich people are popular. Powerful people are also popular. Everyone wants to be popular. People can be popular by having a good sense of humor; a willingness to create new visions; making opulent wealth […]

Somaliland: The Controversial Berbera Military Base will from now on be converted into civilian facility with mega cargo transhipment facilities, targeting the entire East Africa

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Somaliland:  The Controversial Berbera Military Base will from now on be converted into civilian facility with mega cargo transhipment facilities, targeting the entire East Africa

President Muse Bihi told reporters, yesterday, that Berbera Airstrip which was originally designed as UAE Military Base is from now on being converted into civilian facility. Mr Bihi added that the often-controversial UAE Airbase (under construction) will from now on be civil airport equipped with mega cargo transhipment facilities, targeting the entire East Africa. A […]

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Mr. PRESIDENT: “The Unity Is the Only Cure to Heal Our Nation!” Written by: Eng. Hussein Adan Igeh (Deyr)

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Mr. PRESIDENT: “The Unity Is the Only Cure to Heal Our Nation!”  Written by: Eng. Hussein Adan Igeh (Deyr)

Your Excellency Mr. President, UNITY IS AN ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT THAT CEMENTS PEOPLE’S TOGETHERNESS AND SENSE OF NATIONHOOD OF ANY GIVEN NATION. UNITY bridges up civic relations and creates an environment that fosters a sense of belonging, civic duty and citizenship. THE UNITY is the corner stone that promotes mutual confidence, understanding, social cohesion and trust […]

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Somaliland: The 50-50 Power-sharing of Parliament Seats as proposed by Awdal Community is nonstarter – More balanced and just sharing could be achieved via equal sharing of the Guurti seats (Senate).

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Somaliland: The 50-50 Power-sharing of Parliament Seats as proposed by Awdal Community is nonstarter – More balanced and just sharing could be achieved via equal sharing of the Guurti seats (Senate).

Last week, group of politicians, scholars and youth from Somaliland’s western city of Borama were adamant that Somaliland power-sharing should be based on tribal sharing mechanism. They referred to several occasions in the modern history of Somaliland starting from the Independence of 1960. They contended that in 1960 Somaliland’s first cabinet of 4 minsters was […]

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Somaliland Security: How a brazen religious zealots took over the Burao city government

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Somaliland Security: How a brazen religious zealots took over the Burao city government

It’s a very rare in a male dominated and poverty stricken Somaliland for women to move head and run a business. But, a young woman worked hard and saved enough money to get a license to open for a 1,000 Sqft Warsan Ethiopian restaurant, in the dusty town of Burao. She even hired two female […]

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British Government signs agreements worth £31m to support development in Somaliland

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British Government signs agreements worth £31m to support development in Somaliland

The UK yesterday signed an agreement with the Government of Somaliland and the Netherlands to support the implementation of Phase II of the Somaliland Development Fund (SDF2) programme, which aims to improve the lives of local people through the delivery of essential public services.   SDF2 (£25m, 2018-2022) programme, will be delivered in partnership with […]

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‘You’ll suffocate me’: Turkish newspaper reveals Khashoggi’s last words | Jamal Khashoggi

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‘You’ll suffocate me’: Turkish newspaper reveals Khashoggi’s last words | Jamal Khashoggi

Sabah paper says recording was obtained by Turkey’s intelligence agency Jamal Khashoggi apparently said: ‘I have asthma … You’ll suffocate me.’ Photograph: Hasan Jamali/AP In his final words, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi urged his killers not to cover his mouth because he had asthma and could suffocate, according to Turkey’s Sabah newspaper. The newspaper, which is close […]

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Somaliland Security: How a brazen religious committee took overthe Burao city government

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Somaliland Security: How a brazen religious committee took overthe Burao city government

Lewis Center, Ohio—It’s a very rare in a male dominated and poverty stricken Somaliland for women to move head and run a business. But, a young woman worked hard and saved enough money to get a license to open for a 1,000 Sqft Warsan Ethiopian restaurant, in the dusty town of Burao. She even hired […]

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Drought and conflict displace quarter of a million people in Somalia

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Drought and conflict displace quarter of a million people in Somalia

A deadly combination of drought, conflict and insecurity has forced almost a quarter of a million people to flee their homes in Somalia so far this year. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is warning that the numbers are likely to increase in the coming months if humanitarian assistance continues to go under-funded. “Thousands of Somali […]

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Somaliland: President Muse Bihi Receives United Kingdom Delegation

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Somaliland: President Muse Bihi Receives United Kingdom Delegation

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi received a delegation from the United Kingdom which included Ambassador Ben Fender,  Mr. Damon Bristow of DFID, and Stuart Brown of the UK Hargeisa Office.   The delegation are in Somaliland to discuss areas of mutual interest, including the UK’s continued funding of the Somaliland […]

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