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SOMALILANDPRESS CARTOON: Puntland President tantrums

Farole should know public tantrums are so unappealing and make one look like an idiot.

When Somaliland politicians recently met with their Somali counterparts in London and Dubai, the President of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland Abdirahman M. Farole threw verbal tantrums. While the majority of the Somali people and the international community said the meetings were “major boost to the peace process in the Horn of Africa,” Farole just […]


SOMALIA: Somalis call for the arrest of Puntland leader as Fighting flares in central town


LAS ANOD — Fighting has erupted in a disputed town in central Somalia between two pro-government militias, with Ahlu Sunna militia claiming a strategic victory in its offensive against rebels loyal to TFG member. Witnesses in the town of Abudwaq in Galgudud region told Somalilandpress the fighting began on Saturday night after militia loyal to […]


Puntland President warns Somaliland Regarding Kalshaale Clashes


Garowe (SomalilandPress)—President of Somalia’s semi-autonomist state of Puntland Abdirahman Farole today warned the government of Somaliland on the latest clashes it’s forces had with  terrorist group SSC militia.  Speaking with the BBC Somali service today, Mr. Farole went on to say “if Somaliland forces continue to fight SSC militia and our clansmen then his government […]


Foreign Policy or a Policy of Sabotage?

It has been reported that President Silanyo has refused a request from the UN to establish an international court in Somaliland to try the pirates preying upon international shipping that are captured by international navies (Jamhuuriya 14 February 2011). However, as reported by the Attorney General, Dr. Hasan Ahmed Adan, the President has accepted that […]


Political Assassinations Continue in Puntland


Bosaso, 09, Feb, 2011- (Somalilandpress) – Armed men have shot Mr. Ali Mohamed Gurxan, Chief of Galgala district today in Bosaso. The men who assassinated Mr. Gurxan have fled the seen and have not been captured or identified. There has been planned assassinations of groups opposed to President Faroole’s administration. Mr. Gurxan has allegedly opposed […]


SOMALIA: Puntland President Dashes to Ethiopia For an Emergency Meeting

BOSSASO (Somalilandpress) — The president of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland and a senior delegation from his administration have flown out of the commercial port town of Bosasso on Sunday for hurried Addis Ababa talks. Mr. Abdirahman Mohamed ‘Farole’ and a senior delegation including his Interior minister, Mr. Abdullahi Ahmed were invited to Addis Ababa […]


SOMALIA: Tensions high in Bossaso as president shakes up intelligence agency

BOSSASO (Somalilandpress) — Tensions are said to be high in Bossaso, the commercial hub of Puntland, after a sudden shake up at the top echelon of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region’s security establishment. Puntland President Abdirahman Mohamed “Farole” issued a presidential decree, dated March 12th, ordering the replacement of the former chairman of Puntland Intelligence Service (PIS), […]


United States House of Representatives Committee on Forgeign Affairs invites Somaliland.

The Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health chair by Congressman Donald M. Payne has invited Somaliland’s Foreign Minister his excellency Abdillahi Mohamed Dualeh, along with Puntland President Dr. Abdirahman Farole, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga Minster of Defense from Uganda and Somali’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Omar. These leaders were invited to attend an open briefing and hearing […]