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Somaliland Joins the Gulf Diplomatic Crisis and Sides Against Qatar 

Hargeisa(Horn)-The ongoing crisis within the 7 member countries of the Gulf Cooperation council-GCC has reached Somaliland. Following the suspension of Qatar from the GCC and subsequent blockade by fellow members Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE together with Arab countries Powerhouse Egypt allegedly for supporting terrorist groups financially, authorities in …

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Ethiopia Eyes Role in DP World-Managed Port in Somaliland

Ethiopia is in talks to acquire shares in a joint venture involving DP World Ltd. that will manage a port in northern Somalia, a Somali official said, a move that could give the fast-growing yet landlocked Horn of Africa economy its first stake in foreign docks. Somaliland, a semi-autonomous territory that aspires …

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“I Support Clerics Committee, Will not be Member” Sh Dirir

Hornenwespaper (Horn) – The recent creation of a constitutional practices watchdog committee by president Silanyo has been termed as imperative According to prominent Somaliland cleric Sheikh Mohamed Sheikh Omar Dirir the move by the president should be supported to ensure that constitutional practices are undertaken as per stipulations. Speaking to …

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Ethiopia eyes obtaining partial share of Berbera port

Ethiopia is looking to be part of the tripartite investment and shareholders in Berbera Port of Somaliland that was previously managed by the Dubai based DP World and the Somaliland government. Recently Somaliland media outlets quoted Hussein Ige Dayr, spokesperson for the president of Somaliland, stating that Ethiopia will receive …

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Sheik Adan Siiro Accuses Administration of Public Neglect

Hargeisa (The horn)- In this holy month of Ramadan citizens of Somaliland are hopeful that things will change for the better as pertains their deteriorating living standards. This was stated a fiery Friday sermon in Hargeisa by Sheikh Adan Haji Mahmud Hirey “Sheikh Adan Siiro’ in which he accused the …

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Remanded Citizen Dies at the Hargiesa Centrsl Prison

Hargeisa(Horn)- Relatives and friends are mourning the death of Late Abdirahman Abdilahi Hirsi who passed away at the Hargeisa prison on the 19th  May. According to the director  of prisons and human rights at Ministry of Justice Ibrahim Khadar Saeed, the late Abdirahman who was serving a long term sentence …

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“The Government Of Somalia Has No Authority Whatsoever In Somaliland As Far As Berbera Is Concerned”

London(Horn)-On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions on a wide range of issues including Somaliland’s role in the region, its electoral record, the impact of the devastating drought, DP World’s US$442 million investment in …

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Somaliland: UAE Military Base Spurs Russian Interest

Hargeisa(Horn)- For the first time in over 38 years a Russian diplomat has set foot in Somaliland. According to a press statement by the foreign ministry the visit by  the Deputy Consular of Russian Embassy in  Yury Kourchakov was an initial meet and greet for the Russians as well as …

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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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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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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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