• 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
  • Somalia: Deaths as car bomb explodes in Mogadishu

    overnment soldiers among at least 10 people killed in the latest attack in Mogadishu to be claimed by al-Shabab. At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide bombing near the Somali president's palace in Mogadishu, which caused a huge blast and destroyed two hotels nearby, according to police. Reuters news agency said al-Shabab fighters claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack. […]

    Somalia: Deaths as car bomb explodes in Mogadishu
  • Italy quake rescuers ask locals to unlock their wi-fi

    Rescue teams searching for earthquake survivors in central Italy have asked locals to unlock their wi-fi passwords. The Italian Red Cross says residents' home networks can assist with communications during the search for survivors. On Wednesday a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy and killed more than 240 people. More than 4,300 rescuers are looking for survivors believed to still be […]

    Italy quake rescuers ask locals to unlock their wi-fi

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Constitutional Court issues  Verdict in UCID’s Leadership Dispute

Constitutional Court issues Verdict in UCID’s Leadership Dispute

September 26, 2016 at 7:16 pm

Hargeisa(Horn)-Somaliland Constitutional court today issued its verdict in the long running case involving top UCID officials’ leadership dispute. Top UCID officials...

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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...

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Influences of Islam on American Culture: Encyclopedia of Islam

Influences of Islam on American Culture: Encyclopedia of Islam

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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...

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Somaliland: Oasis of Peace, Stability In The Horn Of Africa By Nimo Osman Abdi

Somaliland: Oasis of Peace, Stability In The Horn Of Africa By Nimo Osman Abdi

September 23, 2016 at 8:15 pm

The Horn of Africa is known as one of the hostile geographic spaces in the continent regarding interstate conflicts. Some of Africa’s longest civil wars occur in this...

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Nigeria in Recession As Economy Shrinks By 2.06 Percent

Nigeria in Recession As Economy Shrinks By 2.06 Percent

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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...

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Endurance test for Ethiopia’s Olympic protester Feyisa Lilesa

Endurance test for Ethiopia’s Olympic protester Feyisa Lilesa

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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...

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Constitutional Court issues  Verdict in UCID’s Leadership Dispute

Constitutional Court issues Verdict in UCID’s Leadership Dispute

Hargeisa(Horn)-Somaliland Constitutional court today issued its verdict in the long running case involving top UCID officials’ leadership dispute. Top UCID officials were present including the Chairman of the party Eng. Feisal Ali Waraabe and the party’s Presidential Hopeful Honourable Jamal Ali Hussein. Dr. Aden Haji Ali Ahmed, the chairman of the Constitutional court of the Republic of Somaliland read the […]

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Somaliland And EU At Loggerheads Over Postponement Of Parliamentary Elections

Somaliland And EU At Loggerheads Over Postponement Of 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.  Asked […]

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President Silanyo’s Response  To The International Community

President Silanyo’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 this week.  “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 […]

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Somaliland: Oasis of Peace, Stability In The Horn Of Africa By Nimo Osman Abdi

Somaliland: Oasis of Peace, Stability In The Horn Of Africa By Nimo Osman Abdi

The Horn of Africa is known as one of the hostile geographic spaces in the continent regarding interstate conflicts. Some of Africa’s longest civil wars occur in this region: the Ethio-Eritrea border conflict, the civil war in Sudan, and the Somali conflict. However, there is the case of the Republic of Somaliland, an independent but not recognized, yet stable state […]

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International Community  Expresses Deep Concern For The Delay In The Parliamentary Elections

International Community Expresses Deep Concern For The Delay In The Parliamentary Elections

Hargeisa(Horn)-The International Community expressed  deeply concern on president Silanyo’s decision to postponement of the parliamentary elections. This is per a statement released by the UK office in Hargeisa verbatim below “ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY [US, UK, EU, UN, SWEDEN, DENMARK] AND THE SOMALILAND ELECTIONS DONOR WORKING GROUP We as the British Office and the International Community are releasing […]

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President Silanyo  Sams IGAD’s Communicate

President Silanyo Sams IGAD’s Communicate

Hargeisa(Horn)-The Government of Somaliland shall soon dispatch diplomats to the African Union headquarters and some of its members states as pertains agitation for international recognition of its Sovereignty. This was disclosed at a dinner party cum consultation meeting president Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo hosted for the national recognition committee at the presidency in Hargeisa. President Silanyo who stressed on the […]

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Somaliland: Minister Sa’ad responds to EU ambassador

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 […]

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Somaliland’s response to the international community

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 […]

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Somalia: Home away from home Harriet Mathews British Ambassador to Somalia

Somalia: Home away from home Harriet Mathews British Ambassador to Somalia

Lots of people I meet are curious about life in the Embassy. It’s a bit of a mystery to those who haven’t experienced it. We are a couple of dozen people ‘packed’ into a rectangle the size of a football field where we work, eat, exercise and sleep. There isn’t a lot of room, and you get to know people […]

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President Silanyo and Donors Differ over Election Timeframe 

President Silanyo and Donors Differ over Election Timeframe 

Hargeisa(Horn)-As machinations to postpone March 2017 elections ensue in Hargeisa courtesy of separating the presidential and the parliamentary ballot thence extend the tenure of the two branches of government Somaliland democratization stakeholders are raising concerns. The plans to defer elections visibly seen as not only a ploy to separate presidential and legislature ballot are said to revolve around the desire […]

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