Home / 2018 (page 4)

Yearly Archives: 2018

Turkey Dismayed By Switzerland Assuming Somaliland-Somalia Talks Mantle

Hargeisa(horn)-“WE are disappointed by the shifting of Talks between Somalia and Somaliland from Turkey to Switzerland.” This was stated by the Turkey’s deputy prime minister Hakan Cavusglu during a meeting with Somalia president Mohamed Abdilahi Farmajo in Mogadishu. According to Geeska Afrika sources close to Villa Somalia, the Turkish official was emphatic that …

Read More »

Ethiopia Acquires 19% stake in DP World Berbera Port

Hargeisa(Horn)-Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera following the signing of an agreement with DP World and the Somaliland Port Authority in Dubai on Thursday. According to the agreement, DP World will hold a 51 percent stake in the project, Somaliland 30 percent and Ethiopia the remaining …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

  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 …

Read More »

“The Unemployment Among The Youth Is Estimated At 75%”

Somaliland’s Foreign Minister Dr. Saad Ali Shire Somaliland, a country that is yet to be recognized as an independent state from Somalia held its third presidential election on November 2017. A delegation along with the new president visited Ethiopia this week and spoke to Ethiopia’s Prime Minister and other government …

Read More »

Ethiopia, Somaliland Aim To Strengthen Relationship

The newly-elected president of Somaliland led a high-level delegation to Addis Ababa for two days on Tuesday looking to expand the bilateral relationship between Ethiopia and Somaliland. President Musa Bihi Abdi held an audience with Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and a slew of government officials highlighting the importance of …

Read More »

President Behi Tackles Major Hurdles Set in his Way

Ali Ege Duale  President Muse Bihi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland is on an expedited mission to bring back the country to track after a dismal seven and half year of ailing President Silanyo’s tenure during which the institutions of governance deteriorated, public property and finance decimated, and the juridical processes marred. The challenges the new president has …

Read More »

Somaliland: a Precious Triangular Stone on the Red Sea.

President Musa, Is The Messiah Of Somaliland Somaliland: The former British Somaliland protectorate achieved full indepedence from the United kingdom on 26 june,1960,the state of Somaliland united with Somalia, a territory under a U.N mandated Italian Trusteeship until that same day, thereby creating the Somali Republic. The Republic of Somaliland …

Read More »

Somaliland Accuses Somalia of Warmongering Urges IC Intervention Before Tensiins Turn Disastrous 

Hargeisa (The Horn)- The republic of Somaliland is bordered by three countries but one of them is making good neighbourliness untenable. This was stated by interior minister Mohamed Kahin Ahmed in Hargeisa from where he accused Somalia of creating machinations detrimental to not only peace between the two countries but in the entire Horn of Africa Region as well. …

Read More »

State Refutes Axing 97 Employees from the Presidency 

As UCID Party says move counters the Administration’s job creation strategies  Hargeisa (The Horn)- The Administration of President Musa Behi Abdi is committed towards availing local youths opportunities for gainful employment This was stated by the minister of Labour and social services Ms. Hindi Jama Hirsi “Hinds Gaane”in Hargeisa The …

Read More »

Exclusive Interview with Former VP Ahmed Yusuf Yasin  

Hargiesa (The Horn)- In an exclusive interview with Geeska Afrika, former Somaliland Vice President Ahmed Yusuf Yasin who served for eight years under in government of ex-President Dahir Rayale Kahin discusses various national issues including the first foreign visit by incumbent President Musa Behi, Airspace Control saga with Somalia and …

Read More »

In The Fog Of War Like Father, Like Son

Yusuf Deyr The American dream has run out of gas.   The car has stopped.   It no longer supplies the World with  it’s image, it’s dreams, it’s fantasies.  No more.   It is over.  It supplies the World with it’s nightmares and terror.  The raid and conquer and occupation of other countries …

Read More »