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Somaliland:Civil Society Position Paper on New Deal –SSA Implementation

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Preamble On 13 April 2014, the Somaliland Non State Actors Forum (SONSAF) convened a one day briefing and consultation meeting bringing together Civil Society and the Ministry of National Planning and Development (MoNPD) to discuss Somaliland’s progress in implementing the New Deal following its endorsement in September 2013.The occasion provided the opportunity for the MoNPD […]

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Somaliland:One Prison Officer Killed in a Foiled Prison Escape

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By Goth Mohamed Goth Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon Hussein Ahmed Aideed in an interview with BBC Somali language services regarding a foiled prison break at the Hargeisa maximum security prison involving Terror and Pirates convicts today. One prison guard was killed and another one seriously wounded after been shot by unspecified number […]

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Somaliland:Ethio-SL relations prioritizes stability

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By M.A. Egge The neighbouring state of Ethiopia is Somaliland’s foremost African ally. This sentiment was given by the VP upon his arrival back home on Friday after a weeklong visit to the country. H.E. Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismael also expressed the fact that the Ethiopians equally viewed this country as a staunch and close ally. […]

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Somaliland: Don’t Interfere in SL internal Affairs, IC told

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By Goth Mohamed Goth In a press statement released by the Somaliland Foreign Ministry and International Cooperation today read as follows:- As stipulated in Article 10 of Somaliland constitution 1. Somaliland acknowledges and attributes to regulations of governance and those of the United Charter   2. The republic of Somaliland recognizes and honors the universal declaration […]

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Somaliland:President Silanyo Sends a Message of Condolence to the family of the late Aden Haji Abdillahi(Hashish)

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By Goth Mohamed Goth President Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud (Silanyo) has sent a message of Condolence to the family, friends of the late Aden                Haji Abdillahi(Hashish)who passed away in Toronto , Canada 0n the 18th /04/2014. May Allah (SWT) bless his soul our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time .His death […]

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Somaliland:Maverick Governor Responsible for Diplomatic Incident Involving Ethiopian Officials Gets Suspended

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Hassan Ali Mahdi The Maverick Governor   of Gabiley region Mr. Yusuf Ibrahim Geedi has been suspended indefinitely sources close to the Presidency has confirmed. Although it’s not known what led to the suspension of the all-powerful administrator it seems to be related to arrest and mistreatment of Ethiopian External Intelligence officers in  the western town […]

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Somaliland:Edna Adan: Inaugural Recipient of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award

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Edna Adan: Inaugural Recipient of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award Honoring a Leader in Global Women’s Health Newswise — Philadelphia, PA (April 18, 2014) – Following an intense selection process, Edna Adan has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health. The […]

Opinions, Somaliland

Somaliland:President Barakat Hussien Obama says “Advocate for Democracy Only When They Are Out Of Power” True

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By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye  Suppressing ideas never succeeds and make them go away…America respects  the right of   all peaceful and law-abiding voices to be heard around the world even if we disagree with them ,and we will welcome all elected peaceful governments provided  they govern with respect for all of their people…this last point is […]

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Somaliland: Peepshow; Sheffield’s Travesty is The Manifestation of UK’s Shifted Policy

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By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye If any country ever recognizes Somaliland for being democratic or colonial ties or interest or all combined, it would be the UK government. There is sizable Somali community in the UK who are mainly from Somaliland, earlier generations fought for Britain during Second World War died alongside with Royal Army.  Last […]

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UAE to Host Proposed Somaliland Investment Summit

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By Goth Mohamed Goth Somaliland minister of Commerce and International Investment Dr. Mohamed Abdullah Omer speaking at a press briefing announced plans to establish a permanent Somaliland Trade and Investment promotion office in the UAE in the near future given the increasing interest in the whole region, it is the ideal time for domestic and […]

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Somaliland:Expect a Quick Response Warns Puntland Official

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By Goth Mohamed Goth The Minister of Information in the semi-autonomous of Puntland Mr. Abdi weli Hersi Abdulle Indho-guran has termed today’s capture of Taleeh town by Somaliland forces as a provocation and transgression against Puntland. The Minister speaking moments after emerging from an emergency cabinet meeting which was hurriedly convened today said, “We shall […]