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President Silanyo Vacates Official Residence

Hargeisa (Horn News) – The presidency in Hargeisa is currently bracing for the arrival of its new occupant, President Elect Muse Behi Abdi. Accordingly the incumbent president Ahmed Mahmud Silanyo is reported to have already vacated the official state residence in what, if confirmed is an unprecedented move, since such …

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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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Youth Severely Injures Friend after Squabbling Over Election Results

Hargeisa (The Horn)- The heated debate over which party won the just concluded presidential elections continue to heat up, a young man has sustained severe gunshot injuries inflicted by a ffriend According to the presidency minister Mahamud Hashi Abdi the injured boy is receiving medical attention at the Hargeisa hospital …

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Justice for Somaliland Election, 2017- Petition to U.K

Misgivings about fraud in the just concluded Somaliland presidential elections has led to some citizens petitioning the British Government’s intervention Read and click link to sign the petition (Petition) -We request the UK Government and UK Parliamentary Parties: 1) To hold the Somaliland government to account for the recent Election, 2017 …

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Distinguish Somaliland from Somalia UK Legislators tell Government

The Government are pleased with the work we have done to support the Government inSomaliland to ensure that the elections could take place freely, Fairly and in a transparent manner This was stated by the British Prime Minister Theresa May during a session of parliament in London where legislators Stephen Doughty of Labour and …

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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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ALL SOMALILAND DIOSPORA EXCLUDED THE INTERNATIONAL OBSERVATION (EOM) SOMALILAND ELECTION NOVEMBER 2017

Somaliland diaspora had been excluded to participate in the international observation in the forthcoming presidential election due in Nov 2017, citing objections from the national election commissions (NEC) by the chief International Observers Mission (EOM) Dr Michael Walls, although this has not be fully substantiated by the National Election Commission …

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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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