Tag archive for ‘Hargeisa’
Prof Gaas
By MGoth On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Somaliland:Cash-Strapped UoH Expects to get Support from Proposed Foundation

By Staff The primary purpose of the UoH President’s trip to UAE was to explore external sources of funds to augment the meager financial resources of the University of Hargeisa, which are based, nearly 100%, More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, November 25th, 2013

Somaliland to Sign Accord With Fourth Company on Oil Exploration

Somaliland expects to sign an agreement with a fourth international energy company this week to begin exploring for oil in the semi-autonomous region, Energy Minister Hussein Abdi Dualeh said. An accord with the More...

Djibouti is bordered by Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somaliland
By SomalilandPress On Monday, May 13th, 2013

Rapes on rise in Somaliland, say medical officials

An upsurge of gang rapes has hit the breakaway region of Somaliland – a normally peaceful enclave considered by many to be a sanctuary from  Somalia’s decades of violence. Knife-wielding young men follow  More...

By MGoth On Friday, April 26th, 2013

Somaliland: Embassy Row: Shadow democracy in Africa

A small but stable democracy lies in the shadow of Somalia in the volatile and terrorist-infested Horn of Africa. It formed a government based on the U.S. Constitution. It feeds more than 3.5 million residents More...

By MGoth On Monday, February 25th, 2013

Somaliland: How to improve Hargeisa City

The Capital city of the self declared independent State of Somaliland has much to be proud of. It is home, by conservative estimates, to more than a million people and it is the national centre of commerce. By simply More...

By MGoth On Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Hargeisa: a city on the edge.

The Capital city of the self-declared independent State of Somaliland has much to be proud of. It is home, by conservative estimates, to more than a million people and it is the national centre of commerce. By simply More...

By MGoth On Monday, January 28th, 2013

Somaliland:Hargeisa; A Divided Capital City

In Somaliland, we appear to have a government. It looks like a government, often talks like a government, and sometimes behaves like a government. But you can’t really understand the modus operandi of Silanyo’s More...

Mahel Abdi Muse, Policeman in Hargeisa, Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Crime rate soars in Somaliland

Somaliland is experiencing a significant uptick in crime, with about 5,000 more crimes reported in the past year than in the previous 12 months, according to an annual police report released this month. “There More...

Somaliland Sport minister accepts donation from Telesom
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Telesom donates $20,000 towards sporting event in Somaliland

Somaliland’s top telecom player Telesom on Monday presented a cheque for US$20,000 towards the upcoming national football tournament in Hargeisa. Presenting the cheque Ali Mohamed Salah “Ajab”, More...

Raining champ ... Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Gold hero Mo and his bro

Raining champ … Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN OLYMPIC hero Mo Farah is larking about with identical twin brother Hassan — and the way they behave no one would think they have More...

Photographic diary around Hargeisa
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Hargeisa experiences severe water crisis, government too slow

HARGEISA — Despite recent heavy rains, Hargeisa is currently experiencing severe water shortages and residents are getting fed up with the current administration. Home to over a million, Hargeisa is the capital More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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VACANCY:Assistant Project Manager Child Protection Response Specialist

VACANCY Assistant Project Manager – Child Protection Response Specialist Date:                               10th Sept 2012 Position:        Assistant Project Manager – More...

Djibouti city by Bovine Spongiform
By Sahra Farah On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Somaliland-Djibouti relationship: Guelleh’s tireless crusader against Somaliland

Djibouti city by Bovine Spongiform A section in a book titled “Somaliland: The Legacies of Non-Recognition”, which is still in the works, deals with Somaliland’s relationships with its neighbors, other More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 8th, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Somaliland court imprisons Boqor Osman Buurmadow

HARGEISA — A PROMINENT tribal chief has been sentenced to one year in prison in a district court in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa on Sunday, with defendant’s lawyers denouncing the decision. Boqor Osman More...

President Silanyo returns to Somaliland after a week-long trip to UAE
By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Somaliland: President Silanyo returns to the country reaffirming Somaliland sovereignty

BERBERA — Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed has returned back after a week-long trip to Dubai where he held a meeting with his counterpart TFG President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, Transitional Federal Government More...

President Sheikh Sharif leaves a hotel after meeting with Somaliland president in Dubai, 28 of June 2012
By Sahra Farah On Monday, July 2nd, 2012

SOMALIA-SOMALILAND: The cake first, then the slices

BY BASHIR GOTH It was a day like any other. A hot and bright summer day in the Washington D.C metropolitan area as we sat, a group of middle aged Somali men, in a good Afghani restaurant in Virginia at the invitation More...

By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Somaliland’s Last Year as a Protectorate

The Somali National League kept their thought largely to them-selves, at any rate in public, while the National United Front published their displeasure in speeches. It was not long before the new party showed signs More...

Omar Aideed Ahmed trucks for Salahlay road
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 15th, 2012

SOMALILAND: Paving works begin on Hargeisa-Salahlay road

HARGEISA — Paving work officially started on Thursday on a $4.5 million road that will connect Hargeisa to the town of Salahlay, some 57-km northwest of the capital. The gravel road was first constructed by More...

Aviation minister Mohamud H Abdi welcomes Ethiopian
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 15th, 2012

Somaliland and Ethiopia to boost travel

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopian Airlines will introduce direct flights from Addis Ababa to the Somaliland seaport town Berbera from July 1, 2012, this was confirmed by Hargeisa. Somaliland aviation minister Mohamud More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

SOMALILAND: Telesom donates $20k to Djibouti-Hargeisa passage

HARGEISA — Somaliland’s leading telecommunication provider, Telesom, has presented a check worth $20,000 to the country’s road authority on Wednesday in the capital. During a heartwarming ceremony More...