Tag archive for ‘Hargeisa’
Hargeisa - capital of Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 11th, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Maroodi Jeeh Judge survives assassination attempt – UPDATED

HARGEISA — The highest judicial authority of Maroodi Jeeh province has narrowly escaped an attempt on his life on Monday when gunmen armed with pistols attacked him near his house in New Hargeisa neighborhood, More...

British Somalis going back for a future
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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British Somalis going back for a future

HARGEISA — Parents of some British Somalis are sending their children back to Africa because they fear what might happen to them in the UK, writes reporter Jamal Osman. Hassan, a 20-year-old man from Sheffield, More...

Egal international airport facility to be commissioned as of 27 May 2012
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Egal airport closed for renovations but no work being done

President Silanyo lays the foundation stone for Egal international airport upgrade on Sunday, 27 May, 2012. HARGEISA — Egal international airport has been closed for more than a week for renovation works but More...

Somaliland Foreign Minister Dr Omar takes part in Istanbul II conference on Somalia
By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Turkey to open liaison office in Hargeisa

Somaliland Foreign Minister Dr Omar takes part in Istanbul II conference on Somalia HARGEISA — Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs have disclosed that the Turkish government would open a liaison office More...

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By goth Mohamed On Friday, June 1st, 2012
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SOMALILAND: The 5th Hargeisa International Book Fair is coming up!

Friday, 01 June 2012 By: Mary Harper The Red Sea Cultural Foundation and its partners are pleased to announce that the Fifth Hargeysa International Book Fair (HIBF) will take place between 13th and 18th July 2012. Jama More...

aji Abdi Hussein Yusuf sends the House of Elders' congratulations and felicitations to the Queen
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Somaliland chief remembers start of Queen’s reign

Photo: Haji Abdi Hussein Yusuf sends the House of Elders’ congratulations and felicitations to the Queen (BBC) Somaliland’s chief of chiefs became a tribal leader 12 years before Queen Elizabeth II assumed More...

Sohasco team basketballers in white uniforms seen battling with ball against a determine Asluubta side
By goth Mohamed On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Somaliland: Youth Integration Cup kicks off in Hargeisa

Photo: Sohasco players on the offensive against Asluubta during the first day of the game (Somalilandpress) HARGEISA — Somaliland Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Mr. Ali Saeed Raigal, simultaneously More...

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By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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Somaliland: Our version of events

OPINION | MAY 29, 2012 I write this article because I have scoured the internet for Somaliland related opinion pieces and to my surprise I have found that there lacks a genuine viewpoint from young Somalilanders More...

The Hargeisa MIG - shot down during the civil war, and a symbol of Somaliland's defiance.
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, May 28th, 2012
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Take a Holiday in Somaliland – Journey to the State That Isn’t

Russian made mig fighter jet that was used in 1989 seen hanging in Hargeisa as a monument of reminder to the people of Somaliland of atrocities done by former dictator Muhamed Siad Barre, who was later toppled More...

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By goth Mohamed On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
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SOMALILAND: SBi-Coca-Cola Venture an Commercial Diplomatic Coup

OPINION | MAY 23, 2012 The colourful grand inauguration yesterday by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverages maker, of their modern soft drinks plant in Hargeisa is obviously a deservedly major diplomatic coup More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
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Why not recognize independent Somaliland?

OPINION | MAY 22, 2012 By Ali Mohamed Twenty-one years ago this month, Somaliland was reborn when the tyrannical regime of Siad Barre collapsed. Since then, the people of Somaliland, which is the northern part More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
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SOMALILAND: Land dispute leaves seven dead and scores wounded

- UPDATED HARGEISA — In a gory fallout of a dispute over land, at least four civilians were shot by armed security forces in the capital’s New Hargeisa neighbourhood on Tuesday. The clashes erupted when More...

Somaliland and Turkey
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Somaliland: Istanbul is not the end of the world

OPINION | May 10, 2012 Yusuf Dirir Ali,MD I strongly feel that we should have had this public debate months ago and not just few weeks before the Istanbul conference for Somalia. We had the opportunity and abundance More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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Somaliland Pulls Out of Proposed Talks With TFG

HARGEISA(Somalilandpress)–Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Mohamed Abdilaahi Omar has announced the decision reached by the government of Somaliland to pull out of the upcoming talks with the Transitional More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
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Somaliland: Somtel Opens New Offices In Oog

OOG (SomalilandPress)–Somtel one of the leading telecommunication providers in the country has opened a new offices in the town of Oog in Saraar region. Speaking during the opening ceremony of the new offices More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, April 9th, 2012
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Somaliland: SOLJA Secures The Release of Two Journalist

LAS ANOD (SomalilandPress)–The Somaliland Journalist Association (SOLJA) has secured the release of two Journalists who were detained in the town of Las’anod last week for charges of propagating false More...

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By SomalilandPress On Saturday, April 7th, 2012
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Somaliland; Constitutional Crisis Must Be Averted

HARGEISA(THT)–The government has got to immediately dissolve the local authorities country-wide, in order to avert constitutional crisis following the expiry of their tenure last night. This technical move More...

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By SomalilandPress On Saturday, April 7th, 2012
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Somaliland Ministry of National Planning Unveils Five Year National Plan

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–Somaliland ministry of National planning has unveiled a new five year national plan to be implemented by all governmental agencies in a meeting held at the ministry head quarter which More...

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By SomalilandPress On Friday, April 6th, 2012
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The Director of Somaliland Immigration Department Gets Sacked

HARGEISA-(Somalilandpress)-The Minister of Interior Mr. Duur has ordered the sacking of Somaliland Immigrations director Mr. Dayib Osman Alin and was replaced with Col: Mohamed Ali Yusuf. Mr. Dayib Osman Alin has More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
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Ottoman Occupation on Somaliland Started At 1546

Colonial Period of Ottoman Occupation on Somaliland about 466 years ago. Somaliland records of its own history and heritage is extremely poor and grounded in unproven verbal claims. But those discoveries could More...