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Happy Mother’s Day, Birtukan (Invictus) Midekssa

As Mother’s Day is celebrated in Ethiopia on the second Sunday in May, I feel privileged to share with my readers a testimonial tribute honoring Birtukan Midekssa, the first female political party leader in Ethiopian history and the most famous political prisoner in that country. Let me say up front that Birtukan needs no tribute […]

Africa

KENYA: Terror Suspect Might Have Fled to Uganda

Nairobi, 23 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Nairobi — A terror suspect who escaped from police custody in Busia is believed to have fled to Uganda, while three police officers suspected to have let him escape have been suspended. Mr Hashi Hussein Farah, who holds an Australian passport, is alleged to have links with the al […]

Africa

More Than 50 Killed in Somalia Fighting

Mogadishu, 12 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Heavy fighting continued to rock Somalia capital of Mogadishu for the third day running, the fighting is between the Somalia insurgent group of Al- Shabab and the transitional federal government troops allied to Sheikh Sheriff Sheikh Ahmed administration. The total number of deaths reported as at now stand at […]

Africa

Speech by Minister Collins Chabane on the occasion of the book launch on Somaliland by Professor Iqbal Jhazbhay

Pritoria, 12 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Speech by Minister Collins Chabane on the occasion of the book launch on Somaliland by Professor Iqbal Jhazbhay; UNISA: “There are now three states out of Somalia, namely Somalia of Mogadishu, Somalia of Djibouti and Somaliland of Hargeisa.” Professor Louise Molamu, Registrar of the University of South Africa Professor […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: Explosion Kills One Person in Lasanod

Lasanod, 4 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Explosion rocks Lasanod as delegations consist of Government ministers and other Somaliland officials are in the city. The explosion which happened near Hamdi hotel where the delegation is staying has left one person dead in the scene. Sources close to the police told Somalilandpress that the incident could be […]

World

Nigeria rejects sending troops to Somalia

MOGADISHU (Somalilandpress)-Nigeria’s minister for foreign affairs has angrily responded to a question asked by his counterparts from Uganda and Ethiopia at the AU summit regarding the deployment of troops in Somalia previously pledged by his country and when that was likely to happen. The minister said there is no peace to keep in Somalia and […]

Somaliland

Somaliland: Foreign Minister Thanks Political Parties

HARGEISA, 14 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland Foreign Minister Abdillahi Duale today 14 October, thanked all Somaliland political parties, as well as the friends of Somaliland for their well spirited engagement and support. “The Somaliland Government brings to the attention of the international community that it affirms that a free, fair and peaceful Somaliland elections […]