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Faraweine Youth Marries Two Wives at a Go

Faraweine (The Horn)- Though engaged separately two ladies got married to the same man on the same day. This unprecedented event took place in Faraweine a district in the outskirts of Hargeisa where a large number of relatives, friends and town residents were on hand to witness the marriage said …

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Irro Pledges a Firm and Constructive Wadani Party Political Opposition

Hargeisa (The Horn)-  Members of the Opposition Wadani have been complemented for their performance during the just concluded Somaliland presidential elections held on the 13th November 2017. This was stated by the Opposition party leader Abdirahman Mohamed Abdillahi ‘Irro’ during an address to supporters at the Egal international airport where …

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Berbera to vie for Ethiopia’s cargo business

As Somaliland inaugurates its new president, DP World, leading logistic and maritime transport company, is to set to commence with the first phase of the Berbera Port expansion project early next year, The Reporter learnt. We are now finalizing the bidding process for the construction work and will soon issue official notice …

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“Congratulations but Much Work Awaits Your Administration”

Legislators tell president-elect Muse Behi Abdi Hargiesa (The Horn) The prevalent interference with the legisltsure by the executive branch must cease imkidiately. This was urged by members of parliament Saeed Artan Osman and Abdiqadir Jibril Tulale during a joint interview with Geeska Afrika in Hargeisa. “While we congratulate the Somaliland …

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The 12th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples day/constitution day/ colorfully celebrated in Somaliland

Hargeysa(The Horn)-The 12th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day of Ethiopia/Constitution Day/ was colorfully marked in Somaliland, Hargeisa at Maansoor Hotel on December 7/2017 with a theme of “Our Constitutional and Colourful Multi-nationalism for our Renaissance”. The celebration was attended by hundreds of resident Ethiopians in Somaliland, Community Representatives and families.  …

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No illusions about the challenges facing Somaliland

By: Financial Times Last week, the Republic of Somaliland’s independent National Electoral Commission announced the result of our country’s presidential election, which took place on November 13. For a sixth consecutive occasion since 2003, Somaliland’s citizens participated in multi-party and largely peaceful elections, certified as free and fair by a …

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President Silanyo Vacates Official Residence

Hargeisa (Horn News) – The presidency in Hargeisa is currently bracing for the arrival of its new occupant, President Elect Muse Behi Abdi. Accordingly the incumbent president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo is reported to have already vacated the official state residence in what, if confirmed is an unprecedented move, since such …

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UN lauds Somaliland Elections, Urges Inclusive Politics

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) on Wednesday congratulated Muse Bihi Abdi on his election as president of the republic of Somaliland after confirmation by Supreme Court on Tuesday. The UN mission said in a statement issued in Mogadishu commended the political and traditional leaders in Somaliland for resolving the …

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Ethiopia: Government cancels planned Ethio-Djibouti oil pipeline project

The Ethiopian government canceled the planned Ethio-Djibouti fuel pipeline project, which was proposed to be undertaken by Black Rhino Group. In 2014 the South Africa-based infrastructure investment group, Black Rhino, proposed to the Ethiopian government to build a 550km long pipeline to transport diesel, gasoline and jet fuel from the …

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