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SOMALILAND: Metro engineer appointed to cabinet post

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Hussein Farah, an engineer who’s been managing facilities contracts here at Metro, has been appointed to the cabinet of the newly elected president of Somaliland. The Republic of Somaliland, where Hussein was born in 1957, is is the size of Greece, bordering Somalia and Ethiopia with a coastline that stretches some 456 […]


Somaliland’s Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Ali Mohamed (Waran Ade’) signed a contract with a Chinese firm.

WUCHANG (SomalilandPress) — A delegation led by Somaliland’s Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Ali Mohamed today broke a new ground by signing a contract with a Chinese firm to expand and refurnish Somaliland’s Egal International Airport. According to local reports, Mr. Waran Ade, who is also traveling with the mayor of Hargeisa are also expected to […]


Interview With Somaliland’s Foreign Minister

ADDIS ABABA, 16 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland is a self-declared state lying between the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It got its independence in 1991 from the rest of Somalia. In 2003, the people of Somaliland endorsed a constitution. In a referendum held the same year, they proved to the world that […]


Qasim Sh. Yusuf Ibrahim As I Remember Him

HARGEISA, 1 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – “…Xiddigihii Dilaadee, Daadanaayay waayadan, Maantana qod baa dumay, Dabayshaygu soo furay…” These words were part of a poem I wrote on hearing the death of Haji Hersi Awale on January 16, 1982 but they stand true for the death of any important person anywhere. And they stand truer today […]


Press Release: Minister of Justice on 2oth Anniversary of CRC in Somaliland

Hargeisa, 22 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The government of Somaliland is committed and initiated national activities for the promotion and ensuring the rights of children, through the ministry of justice as the leading state agency for all child rights related issues. The coordination and Monitoring of the children rights and child development responsive issues including […]


Somaliland Minister Dies in Saudi Arabia

HARGEISA, 20 November 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Somaliland’s Minister of Water and Mineral Resources, Mr. Qasim Sh. Yusuf died in Mekkah today. The minister was among hundreds of Somalilanders went to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Pilgrim or Hajj. The Minister died of a heart attack as Government officials confirmed to Somalilandpress. Mr. Qasim was one […]


Somalia: Puntland Minister Killed in Galkayo

GAROWE, 5 August 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The minister of information of the Somalia’s region of Puntland has been killed in Galkayo. The minister who was there for official work has been shot by two men wearing military uniform in the town’s downtown. [ad#Google Adsense (336x280)] Reports from Galkayo say the Minister went to Galkayo for […]


Ethiopia: Minister Ermias Legesse Defects to the U.S.

Hargeisa, 17 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – Ethiopia’s state minister for communication affairs has refused to return home from the United Sates after an official visit, a top government official said on Wednesday. Ermias Legesse was issued with an 11-day visa and left for the US in the second week of June, but has not returned. […]