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“Kulmiye is Utilizing Public Assets for Campaign Purposes”

Mohamed Behi Hargeisa (The Horn)-The presidential decree against political parties utilizing public property to Campaign for Somaliland presidential elections is nothing but a citizens hoodwinking gimmick. This is according to senior Wadani party Official Mohamed Behi Yonis who alleged that the administration of president Silanyo is covertly facilitating the use …

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Cleric Denied Preaching Rights for Decamping Kulmiye Parts

Hargeisa (The horn)- Because he has joined the Opposition Wadani party, Sheikh Suleiman Saeed Ali can no longer preach within Somaliland. This development became overt after the government of Somaliland stopped Sheikh Suleiman from preaching during Friday prayers at a Mosque in Berbera town of Sahil region. This comes a …

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Burao Clerics Ban Music at Wedding Parties

Hargeisa(Horn)-Wedding parties in Burao the capital of Toghdeer region of Somaliland shall no longer be an event of festivities but a solemn one. This follows an order issued by the committee for the promotion of good deeds and deterrence to Vice banning the playing of music at this occasions where …

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Presidential Elections Elicit Keen Democratization Partners Interest

Hrageisa(Horn)- Following a number of postponements the 13th November Somaliland Presidential Elections shall determine how the international community deals with the country. Members of the International community especially from the West who partner the Somaliland democratization process as well as a number of friendly African countries are sending observers to …

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President Conveys Extra-Ordinary Council of Ministers Meeting

Hargeisa(Horn) Prior to departing to the eastern parts of the country, president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo summoned his ministers to an irregular meeting. Usual the presidency holds this meeting on Thursday thence the Tuesday meeting come as a surprise for many especially in the cabinet. The president is reported during the …

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Police Arrest Suspected Hargeisa Buses Arsonist

Hargeisa (The Horn)- The recent spate of public transport buses burning in Hargeisa has resulted in the arrest numerous suspects. This was revealed by Somaliland national police spokesperson Colonel Feisal Hiis Elmi during a presser in Hargeisa where he informed that security personnel are holding nine persons in connection with …

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Somaliland Frankincense and Livestock Sectors Challenges and opportunities in the 21st Century

Hargeisa(-The Horn)-  stakeholders are in concurrence that Somaliland needs to be fully prepared to meet and sustain livelihood needs from within rather than externally. This was the outcome of conference discussing available opportunities and challenges facing the Somaliland Frankincense,  Livestock, agriculture and other sectors Sectors in the 21st Century The …

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Hargeisa Residents Salvage Corruptly Acquired Public School Land

Hargiesa (The Horn)- Citizens of Somaliland are slowly rising against the prevalent corruptly wanton acquisition of public property Angry residents of Hargeisa destroyed irons sheets and buildings materials meant to develop by a local tycoon part of land belonging to Sheikh Ali Osman School popularly known as RIIS. The irate …

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Lion Bites Irresponsible Zookeeper in Hargeisa 

Hargeisa (The Horn)- A zookeeper is nursing light injurious received from a lion bite at the Waran’ade Lion den in Hargeisa According to the zoo owner, Abdiqani Ali Mohamed Waran’ade the injured staffer was imkidiately taken to hospital for treatment of which he is properly responding to. In an interview …

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Turkish military base in Somalia: Risks and opportunities

As a projection of its expanded geopolitical and economic presence in East Africa, Turkey will open its largest overseas military training camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu in September. It will be the first of its kind for the Somali national army, which is being restructured. Construction began in March …

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Somaliland: Two Succumb to People Eating Hyena

Hargeisa (Horn)-  A man eating hyena is terrorizing Residents of villages in west Hargeisa. According to reports the marauding hyena has so far killed a two year old baby girl and an aged man in the the villages of  Abdi Geedi in the west of Hargeisa. The baby girl was …

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Commentating 2 Centruries of Deciphered Rosetta Stone

On the 27 September in 1822, Jean-François Champollion announced he has deciphered the Rosetta Stone which had been discovered in 1799. Study of the decree was already under way when the first full translation of the Greek text appeared in 1803. The transliteration of the two Egyptian scripts came twenty …

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Exclusive Interview with Somaliland Foreign Minister Dr Saad Ali Shire

The Horn(horn)- in an exclusive interview with Geeska Afrika , the Somaliland foreign minister discusses DP World contract for  Berbera port management, incoming UAE military base, Airspace control dispute with Somalia, among their issues Below verbatim excerpts GEESKA AFRIKA- Information is rife that the Ethiopian government which formerly utilized Djibouti …

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Ethiopia: Gas Development Project Behind Schedule

Ethiopia’s first natural gas development project in the Ogaden basin, Somali Regional State, is delayed due to various reasons including complex negotiations with the Djiboutian government on gas pipeline construction to the port of Djibouti. The Chinese firm Poly-GCL signed petroleum development agreement with the then Ministry of Mines in …

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Egal international airport is country’s only

Hargeisa (Horn)- When the current administration of Kulmiye party led by president Silanyo took over office in 2010 the republic of Somaliland had six officially operational airports both local and international, namely; Egal in Hargeisa,Berbera international and the air strips in Borame,Burao,Lasanod and erigavo respectively. Seven years later to the …

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