U.A.E. Military Base in Somaliland to Open by June

A United Arab Emirates military base in the self-declared republic of Somaliland will begin operating by June and include a coastal-surveillance system, according to a diplomat involved in talks for the facility. The U.A.E. is growing its military presence in the Horn of Africa to help protect trade flows through …

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Senior Roads Management Officials Wash Dirty Linen in Public

Hargiesa (The Horn)-  A staff placement at the Somaliland Roads Development Agency has turned into a dispute involving the minister of Roads and Transport. This heated argument e sued after the roads Development manager Osman Sheikh Abdi removed Saeed Jama Ali from the agency’s administration and finance management office And …

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Celebrating The International Day of the Girl with Edna Adan

This International Day of the Girl, we celebrate helping girls develop their skills to enter the workforce and reach their full potential.  Recently when world leaders gathered for the UN General Assembly, Edna Adan participated in the Goalkeepers event in New York City.  Goalkeepers is a catalyst for action towards …

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Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey says journalist was murdered in Saudi consulate

Fears are growing over missing Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, after Turkish officials said they believed he had been murdered. Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday. A Turkish official told the BBC that initial investigations indicated he was murdered there. …

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UN Report: The Reasons Somaliland and Somalia Are at Loggerheads, Alshaab Trying to Capitalize on Tukaraq and El-Afwein Saga

Hargeisa (The horn)- The UN secretary general Mr.Antonio Gutteres forwarded a report about Somalia to the Security Council on 30th August 2019. However this report was different from the others because it touched on issues inside Somaliland and matters concerning Somalia and Somaliland.  The UN report highlights the happenings in Somalia …

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  President Orders the Release Incarcerated Traditional Elder

The minister of internal security Mr.Mohammed Ahmed Kahin has asked the attorney general office to drop all charges against traditional elder Sultan Mohammed Muse Cunaye who was in custody for incitation charges. This follows a presidential pardon by the head of state H.E Musa Bihi Abdi who decided to show …

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Media’s Complicated Relationship With Government

Eston Kwach Odongo Over the last several weeks there has been an interesting discourse going on in USA on whether or not the media is a danger to the nation or not. This discourse has steadily grown out of an uneasy relationship between some of the major media networks and …

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Open Letter To The Prime Minister Of Ethiopia Dr. Abbiy Ahmed

Abdi Halim M. Musa “NO MORE RANCOR AND ACRIMONY, NO MORE FINGER WAGGING AND TEETH GNASHING” Dear Prime Minister, First, I wish to congratulate and support for all your efforts to uplift Ethiopia’s youth from despair. I have always believed Ethiopia’s salvation and resurrection can only come through her youth. …

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President Revokes Privatization of Berbera Oil Terminal and Egal Airport Parking

Hargeisa (The Horn)- The president of Somaliland H.E Musa Bihi Abdi in a presidential decree number RSL/XM/WM/222-178/082018 announced that the government has returned the management of public assets that were illegally privatized back to government control. Amongst the assets confiscated by the government include the Berbera Petroleum terminal, Security and Parking …

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Prominent Somaliland Cleric Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

Hargeisa (The Horn)- Marodijeeh regional court has ruled the judgments   of several people who were awaiting trial. One of them is the prominent Somaliland cleric Sheikh Adam Abdirahman Warsame popularly known as Sheikh Adam Sune who has been in incarceration for quite awhile. Also in the dock were many youngsters from …

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Parliamentary Anti-Corruption and Ethics Committee Proof of Wanton Stealing of Public Land by Former Minister of Public Works and Housing

The Parliamentary Ethics Committee has announced that they have sufficient evidence to proof that the former minister of public works and housing Mr.Ali Mohammed Hassan (Ali Marehan) in collusion with Al Baraka Construction Company fleeced the government in construction of the Burao Correctional Facility which has now been pending despite …

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Somaliland National Dies in Mogadishu Bombing

A young man from Somaliland was killed after the vehicle he was travelling on was planted with hidden explosives. The youth whose name was given as Mr.Fuad Suleiman Jama died instantly from the impact of the bomb. At the time of the explosion the young man had just dropped his …

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An Isolated Country Runs on Mobile Money

Hyperinflation and economic isolation have pushed this poor, breakaway republic closer to a virtual milestone than most other countries in the world: a cashless economy. Mobile-money services have taken off over the past decade in Africa; 1 in 10 adults across the continent—about 100 million people—use them. In Kenya, Vodacom …

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