• Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot in Ankara

    Russia's ambassador to Ankara has been shot and wounded in a gun attack in the Turkish capital, according to Turkish media. Andrey Karlov was speaking at an exhibition when he was shot in the back multiple times on Monday evening, Turkish media said. The attacker let the guests out of the exhibition venue after he shot the diplomat, according to […]

    Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot in Ankara
  • Russia to evacuate 40 million people ready for nuclear strike TODAY

    VLADIMIR Putin has ordered every city in Russia to hold a drill in preparation for nuclear apocalypse TODAY. More than 40 million people – almost a third of the country – will take part in the unprecedented civil defence exercise from October 4 to 7. Paranoid state officials and the media have warned the US is about to launch an […]

    Russia to evacuate 40 million people ready for nuclear strike TODAY
  • Somaliland: Minister Sa’ad responds to EU ambassador

    Hargeisa(Horn)-Somaliland’s minister for foreign affairs Dr. Sa’ad Ali Shire, has responded to the EU envoy’s statement on president Silanyo’s decision on the delaying  in the parliamentary elections. The EU envoy to Somaliland and Somalia,  Ambassador Michele Cervone d'Urso told Geeska Afrika, our Somali version, that president Silanyo’s decision has shaken the international confidence. But minister Sa’ad, who also talked to […]

    Somaliland: Minister Sa’ad responds to EU ambassador
  • Geeska Africa  asks  EU Ambassador about President Silanyo’s decision to delay the Parliamentary Elections

    Hargeisa(Horn)-The EU ambassador to Somalia (Including Somaliland) expressed the international community’s concern on president Silanyo’s decision to furtherly delay the parliamentary elections. Ambassador Michele Cervone d'Urso, told Geeska Afrika, our sister Somali version, that president Silanyo’s decision has shaken the international community’s confidence on Somaliland democratization process and calls to allow the voters to vote as per the schedule.   […]

    Geeska Africa  asks  EU Ambassador about President Silanyo’s decision to delay the Parliamentary  Elections
  • Somaliland’s response to the international community

    Hargeysa(Horn)-Somaliland presidency has responded the international community’s statement regarded their position of president Silanyo’s decision of the postponement in the parliamentary elections. Here is a statement released by Somaliland presidency last night.  “A response to a written statement released by the UK government on behalf of the international community [US, UK, EU, UN, SWEDEN, and DENMARK] and the Somaliland Elections […]

    Somaliland’s response to the international community
  • Dubai port operator DP World inks deal for Somaliland port

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai port operator DP World says it has secured a 30-year deal to develop and manage a cargo port on Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland. The company said on Monday that it will set up a joint venture with the Somaliland government and control 65 percent of the project in the port of Berbera. […]

    Dubai port operator DP World inks deal for Somaliland port
  • BREAKING NEWS: Ilhan Omar made HISTORY tonight defeating 42 years incumbent Phyllis Kahn

    Minnesota —  HISTORY was made tonight. Ilhan Omar defeated 42-years term Representative Phyllis Kahn for Minnesota House District 60B. SHE DID IT!!! A Somali activist has unseated one of the Minnesota Legislature’s longest-serving members in a Democratic primary. Ilhan Omar defeated 22-term Rep. Phyllis Kahn in Tuesday’s DFL nominating contest. Omar’s victory in the heavily Democratic Minneapolis district makes it likely […]

    BREAKING NEWS: Ilhan Omar made HISTORY tonight defeating 42 years incumbent Phyllis Kahn
  • Gabon: Opposition Rejects ‘Bongo’s Victory’

    Results released on Wednesday suggest that President Ali Bongo has narrowly won the presidential election in Gabon. The opposition has rejected the results and has called for a recount in at least one province. A vote count by the Gabon Electoral Commission has put President Ali Bongo as the winner of Saturday's election in the tiny nation on the west coast […]

    Gabon: Opposition Rejects ‘Bongo’s Victory’
  • Somalia: UN Slams Al Shabaab Attack At Mogadishu Hotel

    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Somalia Michael Keating strongly condemned this morning's truck bombing of the SYL Hotel in Mogadishu that killed at least 13 people and injured over 20. Several senior government officials and members of the federal parliament were attending a meeting inside the hotel at the time of the blast, but none was […]

    Somalia: UN Slams Al Shabaab Attack At Mogadishu Hotel
  • The tech helping disabled people dance, run and compete

    The tech helping disabled people dance, run and compete ;  By Sarah FinleyTechnology of Business reporter As choreographer Chris Fonseca teaches me a dance routine, the beat of the music is pumping through me. But not through my ears. I'm wearing a SubPac, which is strapped on to my back and allows me to feel the beat of the music as […]

    The tech helping disabled people dance, run and compete

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Thirst Kills 8 Year Old Saraar Girl

Thirst Kills 8 Year Old Saraar Girl

January 17, 2017 at 7:52 pm

Saraar (The Horn)- Residents of Kala-jeeh Area in Saraar region are mourning the death of an eight year old girl. The deathly the 8 year old girl Farhiya that occurred in...

POLITICS »

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot in Ankara

Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot in Ankara

December 19, 2016 at 8:07 pm

Russia's ambassador to Ankara has been shot and wounded in a gun attack in the Turkish capital, according to Turkish media. Andrey Karlov was speaking at an exhibition...

ISLAM »

Influences of Islam on American Culture: Encyclopedia of Islam

Influences of Islam on American Culture: Encyclopedia of Islam

August 30, 2016 at 3:06 am

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world P3   Influences of Islam on American Culture: Muslims and Islam are no longer invisible in America —they have been given...

ARTICLES »

Somaliland: Political Parties or Clan Parties? Abdi Hussein Daud

Somaliland: Political Parties or Clan Parties? Abdi Hussein Daud

January 2, 2017 at 8:24 pm

Does Somaliland have political parties or clan parties? Honestly, it doesn’t have political parties. But it has clan parties. Let’s not kid ourselves. Every party...

AFRICA »

Nigeria in Recession As Economy Shrinks By 2.06 Percent

Nigeria in Recession As Economy Shrinks By 2.06 Percent

August 31, 2016 at 6:23 pm

The Nigerian economy, Wednesday, plunged into recession, as the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, disclosed that the country's Gross Domestic Product, GDP, in real terms,...

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Geeska Africa  asks  EU Ambassador about President Silanyo’s decision to delay the Parliamentary  Elections

Geeska Africa  asks  EU Ambassador about President Silanyo’s decision to delay the Parliamentary Elections

September 21, 2016 at 10:13 am

Hargeisa(Horn)-The EU ambassador to Somalia (Including Somaliland) expressed the international community’s concern on president Silanyo’s decision to furtherly...

SPORTS NEWS »

Endurance test for Ethiopia’s Olympic protester Feyisa Lilesa

Endurance test for Ethiopia’s Olympic protester Feyisa Lilesa

August 30, 2016 at 4:19 am

When Ethiopian marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa crossed the line to take a silver medal in Rio, it should have been the defining moment of his career. His previous best moment...

Other News

Thirst Kills 8 Year Old Saraar Girl

Thirst Kills 8 Year Old Saraar Girl

Saraar (The Horn)- Residents of Kala-jeeh Area in Saraar region are mourning the death of an eight year old girl. The deathly the 8 year old girl Farhiya that occurred in the drought affected eastern region of Somaliland came as the father Mahmud Hussein was out scavenging for water, not for watering livestock or cook but to quench thirst of […]

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Presidency Reconciles  with FM over UAE Military Base 

Presidency Reconciles with FM over UAE Military Base 

Hargeisa (The Horn)- Acrimonious between the presidency and Foreign minister have been resolved amicably following the intervention of elders. The acrimonies arose after foreign minister Dr Saad Ali Shire proffered sentiments publicly as pertains fears raised by the Ethiopian government in connection to a proposed United Arab Emirates Military base in Berbera  The sentiments by the FM are reported to […]

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Political Parties Chiefs Brief IC Democratization Stakeholders on Elections vis ‘a’ vis Drought

Political Parties Chiefs Brief IC Democratization Stakeholders on Elections vis ‘a’ vis Drought

Hargeisa (The Horn)- A delegation of diplomats from countries supporting the Somaliland democratization process are expected in the country soon. This was revealed following a meeting between leaders of the three national political parties and representatives from Denmark and the United Kingdom in Hargeisa. The three political parties of ruling Kulmiye and two opposition of UCID and Wadani were represented […]

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Aleppo dentist brings ‘Hollywood smiles’ to Somalis after fleeing Syria By Mary Harper

Aleppo dentist brings ‘Hollywood smiles’ to Somalis after fleeing Syria By Mary Harper

Syrian dentists are helping to bring smiles to people in Somaliland During every visit to the self-declared republic of Somaliland, I notice something new. This time, there are even more multi-storey shopping malls, hotels and luxury villas in the capital, Hargeisa. Just two decades ago it was known as "The Dresden of Africa", the city pulverised by repeated aerial bombardments, […]

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Political Parties Diverge On Practicalities Of Presidential Election As Slated

Political Parties Diverge On Practicalities Of Presidential Election As Slated

Hornnewspaper(Horn) – The  national election commission-NEC is technically prepared and ready to undertake Somaliland presidential elections on the 27th March this year. Despite this readiness the three national political parties and the administration are on differing opinions as per the viability of the ballot exercise in lieu of the prevailing severe drought in eastern regions of the country. This development […]

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Islamic Development Bank funded Boreholes Unfairly Distributed Nationally

Islamic Development Bank funded Boreholes Unfairly Distributed Nationally

Hornnewspaper(Horn)- While a majority of Somaliland citizens are grateful to the Islamic Development Bank-IDB for funding the drilling and equipping 18  boreholes in the country, the location of beneficiaries raises eyebrows. In the last two years and following severe drought resulting from El Niño, the government of Somaliland managed to receive IDB  funds towards water availability in various parts of […]

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After Import Ban, Saudi Arabia to Investigate Livestock Health

After Import Ban, Saudi Arabia to Investigate Livestock Health

Hargeisa(Horn)- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is pursuing verification of livestock health in the Horn of Africa.  According to the Kingdom’s ministry of Livestock amd environment a team of veterinary doctors shall be dispatched to  Somaliland and Somalia to verify whether livestock geared for export are infected with Rift Valley fever and other ailments. Recently the KSA which imports millions […]

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NEC to Brief Parties on  Voter Card Issuance Status

NEC to Brief Parties on Voter Card Issuance Status

Hargeisa(Horn)-The national election commission-NEC has completed an assessment of mechanisms towards voter cards issuance. To this effect the electoral body has arranged a meeting with the three national political parties of Kulmiye, UCID and Wadani for this coming Thursday  at the NEC HQs for briefing of findings. According to Geeska Afrika sources NEC has already submitted a letter to the […]

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“Foreign Military Bases are Dangerous”-MP Saed Elmi Rooble

“Foreign Military Bases are Dangerous”-MP Saed Elmi Rooble

Hargeisa(Horn)-The establishment of foreign military bases in the country should be pursued carefully. This was cautioned by Somaliland member of parliament Saeed Elmi Rooble in Hargeisa where he was reacting to the planned establishment of Military base in Berbera by the United Arab Emirates-UAE “Creating a foreign military base is a big issue and many questions need to be asked” […]

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White House Announces Retaliation Against Russia: Sanctions, Ejecting Diplomats

White House Announces Retaliation Against Russia: Sanctions, Ejecting Diplomats

President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday to retaliate against alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, prompting vows from Russian authorities that Moscow will respond in kind. The administration described Russia's involvement as "Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities" and sanctioned four Russian individuals and five Russian entities for what it said was election interference. The administration also ordered 35 Russian […]

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