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December, 2017

  • 11 December

    “Congratulations but Much Work Awaits Your Administration”

    Legislators tell president-elect Muse Behi Abdi Hargiesa (The Horn) The prevalent interference with the legisltsure by the executive branch must cease imkidiately. This was urged by members of parliament Saeed Artan Osman and Abdiqadir Jibril Tulale during a joint interview with Geeska Afrika in Hargeisa. “While we congratulate the Somaliland …

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  • 11 December

    Silanyo Decried Assuming Rayale Administration Debt, should Muse Behi Accept?

    Hargiesa (The Horn)-  Rumours are rife that the outgoing administration of president Silanyo is leaving behind a hefty amount of government debt. Similarly Stipulation in the country is rife on the alleged refusal of president -elect Muse Behi Abdi assuming debt incurred by the outgoing administration. For outgoing president Silanyo …

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  • 11 December

    The 12th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples day/constitution day/ colorfully celebrated in Somaliland

    Hargeysa(The Horn)-The 12th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Day of Ethiopia/Constitution Day/ was colorfully marked in Somaliland, Hargeisa at Maansoor Hotel on December 7/2017 with a theme of “Our Constitutional and Colourful Multi-nationalism for our Renaissance”. The celebration was attended by hundreds of resident Ethiopians in Somaliland, Community Representatives and families.  …

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  • 4 December

    No illusions about the challenges facing Somaliland

    By: Financial Times Last week, the Republic of Somaliland’s independent National Electoral Commission announced the result of our country’s presidential election, which took place on November 13. For a sixth consecutive occasion since 2003, Somaliland’s citizens participated in multi-party and largely peaceful elections, certified as free and fair by a …

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  • 4 December

    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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  • 4 December

    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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  • 4 December

    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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November, 2017

  • 27 November

    An Open Letter To Somaliland Elected President H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi

    Written by : Farhan Abdi Suleiman ( Oday) I would like to send my warmest greetings to President-elect. You have indeed shown resilience and determination for taking over the highest office of the nation.  May the lord, the almight Allah help you lead Somaliland to the promised land of peace and …

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  • 27 November

    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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  • 27 November

    Presidential Election Results Pend Supreme Court Confirmation

    Hargeisa (The Horn)- The confirmation of Muse Behi Abdi as the fifth president of Somaliland is to be made by the Supreme Court. This was revealed by the chef Justice Prof Adan Haji Ali during a briefing to Geeska Afrika in Hargeisa where he informed that the national election commission …

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