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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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Near insurmountable Challenges Facing Somaliland President-elect

Hargeisa (The Horn)- As he prepares to ascend to the Somaliland presidency as the fifth occupant of the office, President-elect Muse Behi Abdi is confronted by a myriad of challenges to his administration. While most of these challenges are addressed in the Kulmiye party manifesto in which he campaigned during …

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State Deters Dr Bulhan from Promoting Somaliland Sovereignty in Mogadishu

Hargeisa(Horn)– Ordinary citizens, intellectuals and government officials in Somalia shall not the opportunity to publicly debate the issue of Somaliland sovereignty. This opportunity was to have been availed courtesy of public speeches on the issue by prominent Somaliland intellectual  Dr Hussein Abdilahi Bulhan in Mogadishu. The much anticipated campaign to …

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Anti-Corruption Tsar Justifies Resignation to Petrification

Hargeisa (Horn) – Corruption seems to be an official policy in the government of Somaliland. This was stated by the outgoing chairperson of the Somaliland Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Commission AC&GG Ahmed Muhumed Madar during a presser at his residence in Hargeisa. The anti corruption Tsar who resigned a day …

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Mr President: What is your Conscientious Pledge?

“I hereby order all public watchdog agencies to perform and undertake their duties as per constitution stipulations” This ordered by president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo was issued to the Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Commission, the Auditor General and Attorney General following a meeting at the presidency in Hargeisa. Information divulged to …

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Duo of Kulmiye Party MPs Lambast President over Inflation

Hornnewspaper(Horn)- The deteriorating economic standards in the country have been attributed to lackluster performance by the administration of president Silanyo Accordingly, this has resulted in the never ending spiral downwards in the local currency’s value and related price hikes for basic commodities that currently inundate citizens already capsized by effects …

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MP Rayte Rumoured with Intent to Decamp Wadani for Ruling Kulmiye

Hornnewspapers(Horn) – Rumours circulating the local political scene indicate that Somaliland Member of Parliament Ibrahim Jama Ali ‘Rayte’ is soon to join the ruling Kulmiye Party. Prior to the alleged defection from Opposition Wadani party , the MP is expected to officially resign his party  portfolio at as a member …

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Briefing on Severity of Drought in Somaliland

Introduction The situation of drought in eastern regions of Somaliland is deteriorating with high speed. The situation is more severe than information follow among the media as per our eyewitness in assessment trip to these regions. Drought is among the most devastating of natural hazards – crippling food production, depleting pastures, …

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Somaliland: Uber-style taxi app launched

Uber-style on-demand taxi hailing app Waryaa Taxi has launched in Somaliland, allowing passengers to book taxis from their smartphones for the first time in the country. Waryaa Taxi has deployed a free web and smartphone application that connects passengers directly with taxi drivers. “Waryaa taxi is a creation of individuals who …

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US Offers Training as Somalia Fights for Security

WASHINGTON —  The U.S. and the African Union agree that the time for Somalis to take over security responsibility in their country is swiftly approaching. During a conference call organized by U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany, General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of AFRICOM, said the recent announcement that the U.S. …

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