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The Somalia-Somaliland Talks. A Crossroads or a Dead End?

Abdikadir D. Askar Somaliland’s Government perceives it as an opportunity to gain recognition; Somalia’s Federal Government, on the other hand, envisages recognition as a process of tearing the ‘Somali Republic’ apart. Whatever the myths surrounding any rational decision, the world is watching to see whether Somalis mend or break the …

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Dr. False, We Know That You Can Make The Trees Pregnant

Yusuf Deyr Dear reader, I don’t know who is me yet, I have  to discover myself again.   A hole needs filling in my wisdom tooth.   Yesterday was a painful memory, today is dark and there is no a promising tomorrow.    But anyhow, as a Somalilanders, we have no other choice, …

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RAK GAS Oil Exploration Launch in Sahil Region Scampered

The RAKGAS execution of the production sharing Agreement  (PSA) with government of Somaliland, seems in doubt. The PSA launch starting with an awareness raising campaign in the target  area of Sahil Region failed to take-off as slated in Berbera. Without prior warning the participants awaiting launch of the campaign  including …

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Djibouti seizes control of Dubai-run Doraleh port

The government of Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal operated byUnited Arab Emirates-based DP World, saying that the contract between the two parties was damaging the sovereignty of Djibouti. The government announced the nationalisation of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) in Djibouti on Thursday, placing the blame for …

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In Good and Bad Times We Stand with Ethiopia” FM Saad Ali

Hargeisa(horn)– At this time when faced with tumultuous events the government and  people of Ethiopia should rest assured of full support from counterparts  in Somaliland. This was stated by the Somaliland foreign minister Dr Saad Ali Shire during a briefing to Geeska Afrika in Hargeisa that pertained to ongoing  events …

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Who is Likely to Replace Desalegn as Prime Minister of Ethiopia?

The unprecedented resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn as Prime Minister  has thrown Ethiopia into a political quagmire. The resignation not only from the PM docket, but as chairman of ruling  EPRDF as well has exacerbated matters further which has ensued with a state of emergency that essential puts the armed forces …

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Somaliland: Gang Violence Threatens Hargeisa Security

Yahye Mohamed Abdi I would like to enlighten the increasing gangs in Hargiesa city, the worsening of the Security and it is impact on the people living in the city. Generally, Gang violence is a major problem in the world. It equally affects and puts in danger in the lives …

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Somaliland and Somalia Presidents Set for Meet in Djibouti

Hargeisa (The Horn)- Plans to revive stalled talks between Somaliland and Somalia are at an advanced stage. This was informed  by the Somaliland foreign minister Dr Saad Ali Shire  during a presser in  Hargeisa where he disclosed that the talks  resumption shall be jumpstarted by the first face to face meeting between …

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  46% of President Behi’s Appointments are Silanyo Remnants

Hargiesa (The Horn) 27 of the 59 senior officials appointed to senior positions by President Musa Behi Abdi are carry overs from his predecessor Statistically this figure which is 46% of his entire appointments so far made through a number o decrees issued from the presidency indicate that a large number of policy formulators and …

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