Tag archive for ‘Horn of Africa’
Women’s Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, February 11th, 2012
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Somaliland hosts G40 women’s conference

HARGEISA — The First Lady of Somaliland Amina Sheikh Mohamed Waris inaugurated an international conference on the theme of “Women’s Leadership for Peace and Security in the Greater Horn of Africa” More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 27th, 2012
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Turkey challenges Iran in Somalia

Turkey’s relatively newfound interest in engaging with Somalia was triggered by a combination of different events, from the extension of humanitarian assistance during a time of great famine to the desire More...

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By Frazer Michael On Sunday, November 27th, 2011
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Have the likes of Ophir Energy got Somaliland over a barrel?

Anyone taking even so much of a scintilla of interest into commercial activity across Africa will recognize there has been a sea change in attitude towards business of late. China to its credit has proved that for More...

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By Frazer Michael On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Paralysis and indifference at the heart of British policy towards the Horn of Africa

When it comes to foreign policy and diplomacy few countries in the world today have such a breadth and depth of experience as does Britain. Centuries of commercial, military and imperial adventures has meant that More...

Colourful crowds marched, walked, or danced along Independence Avenue in Hargeisa (AFP, Pete Chonka)
By Sahra Farah On Sunday, August 14th, 2011
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Somaliand deserves sovereignty

By Timothy A. Ridout WASHINGTON Somaliland, in northwestern Somalia, is not experiencing famine. Nor will it. Like southern Somalia, Somaliland has been hit hard by drought and there are food shortages, but famine More...

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By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
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OP-Ed:Gleams of Hope Among the Clouds:Prospects for the Horn of Africa 2011

The Horn of Africa region (HOA) has always been strategically important as a vital conduit of east-west and north-south trade, and this has been evidenced by the efforts of global powers to either control the region More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
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Somaliland: Time Of Trial

The Horn of Africa’s unsought status as one of the most volatile regions in the world is underlined by the deep-rooted conflict in Somalia and the endemic tension between Ethiopia and Eritrea. This makes even More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, April 10th, 2010
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US Navy holds 6 suspected pirates after battle

DUBAI, 10 April 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A U.S. warship captured six suspected pirates Saturday after a battle off the Horn of Africa — the Navy’s third direct encounter with seafaring bandits in less More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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Setting the record Straight – Interview with the Former NEC Chairman

ADDIS ABABA (Somalilandpress) — Following disputes over the conducting of elections in Somaliland which were initially slated for September 2009, Sub-Saharan Informer’s Samson haileyesus caught up with More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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Israel Eyes New Alliances In Africa

Tel-Aviv, 9 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Israel is struggling to keep its diplomatic friends in Africa as Iran makes a determined effort to expand its influence there, making the continent an emerging theater More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, March 7th, 2010
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‘Somaliland Can Not Be Recognized As an Independent State’ – TFG

Mogadishu, 7 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The authorities of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia have said that the breakaway republic of Somaliland can not be recognized as an independent state, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, March 4th, 2010
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Horn of Africa: Unprecedented Enthronement of Issa’s Tribal Chief – updated

Issa is one of the major tribes in horn of Africa and live in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somaliland. The Issa’s geographical homeland starts from northwest of Ethiopia’s city of Dire Dawa, Djibouti and to historic More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, March 1st, 2010
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Wetang’ula Wants Maalim’s Conduct Investigated

Nairobi, 1 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – For the first time in the country’s history, Parliament will investigate a Deputy Speaker for his activities while on official duty abroad. Foreign Affairs Minister More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
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International Experts Say Somaliland’s Recognition Will Assist In Strengthening Accountability In Regions That Are Now Pirate Infected

Cambridge, 3 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – A group of twenty-five scholars, diplomats, lawyers, military officers, shipping industry officials, and other experts on maritime piracy and Somalia from nine More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 34TH EXTRA- ORDINARY SESSION OF THE IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

ADDIS ABABA, 2 February 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The 34th Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the IGAD Council of Ministers was held in Addis Ababa on January 30, 2010. The Council was chaired by H.E. Seyoum Mesfin, More...

By Hassan Ali On Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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Eritrea’s Repayment Of Its Fraternal Debt To The Somali People

HARGEISA, 12 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – I have just read Sophia Tesfamariam’s diatribe of character assassination and vilification against Professor Peter Pham on American Chronicle entitled “ETHIOPIA-Meles More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, August 16th, 2009
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Without Free Movement, East Africa Will Keep Marking Time

HARGEISA, 16 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – IN recent weeks, Nairobi has hosted two crucial meetings that touched on pertinent issues that deal with wealth creation. The East African Investment Forum was More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, August 6th, 2009
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Will there be new US Actions in the Horn?

Aug 06 (SomalilandPress)-The US Secretary of State is making Her first Official visit to Africa and initial observations are that Mrs. Clinton is doing remarkably well in this capacity. Her First stop was in Kenya More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
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Somaliland: A Democracy in the Horn of Africa

Hargeisa, 14 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – According to some recent articles, quoted from a report from Human Rights Watch presented in Hargeisa, the capital city “Somaliland, “cautions that Somaliland More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 13th, 2009
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All African Borders Rose from Colonial Borders

Hargeisa, 14 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The Somali Sections of VOA and BBC Radios sometimes hold political debates on Somaliland cause and its quest for diplomatic recognition. Some participants in the More...