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By MGoth On Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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Somaliland:President vows to defend and fight for nationhood

As he scoffs at President Hassan’s gaffe   By M.A. Egge The Head of State H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Mohamud Silanyo has in a notable address to the joint National Assemblies Parliament vowed to  defend, fight for More...

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By SomalilandPress On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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Somalia: Somali president names political newcomer as prime minister

MOGADISHU – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has named Abdi Farah Shirdon Saaid as the country’s new prime minister, diplomats and a government source said, the first major decision by an administration More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
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Appointment of New President Signals Change and Challenges

ON MONDAY, Somalia lived up to its track record for never re-electing an incumbent leader. President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed lost to a political newcomer, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, in a landslide victory that represented More...

Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after being elected by MPs. Photograph: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, September 10th, 2012
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Somalia chooses new leader in presidential elections

Somalia’s new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud after being elected by MPs. Photograph: Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP MOGADISHU — Celebratory gunfire erupted in Mogadishu on Monday night after Hassan Sheikh Mohamud More...

Dr Abdi Hussein Gaas elected as the new Chancellor of University of Hargeisa after years of management crisis
By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
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An open letter to the new Chancellor-Elect of University of Hargeisa

Dear Chancellor-Elect Dr. Abdi Hussein Gaas, Congratulations on being elected as the new Chancellor of one of our most important and symbolic institutions, the University of Hargeisa (UoH). Being Chancellor can More...

By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Concerned Somali Diaspora and Civil Society Groups Demand Accountability in Somalia

Friday, July 27, 2012 To: H.E. Ban Ki Moon UN Secretary General Cc: H.E. Dr. Augustine P. Mahiga Special Representative toSomalia(SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Political Office forSomalia(UNPOS) Your Excellency: newOn More...

President Dioncounda Traore, left, with ECOWAS chairman, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, Abidjan, May 2012.
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 29th, 2012
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Mali’s Interim President Outlines Political Transition

President Dioncounda Traore, left, with ECOWAS chairman, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara, Abidjan, May 2012. NAIROBI — Mali’s interim president, Diouncounda Traore, said Sunday he plans to overhaul More...

By goth Mohamed On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
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The Abrasive Diplomacy of Somalia’s De-Facto President

The dire warnings of the head of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia(UNPOS), Mr. Augustine Mahiga, acting in his assumed capacity as the de facto President of the failed Somali state, are nothing but More...

By Mohamed H. Gulaid On Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
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Video: Somaliland new president takes power

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Before jubilant crowd and large diplomatic presence in Hargiea presidential palace, the victor of Somaliland presidential election, Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo was sworn as the new More...

By Abdiqani On Saturday, July 10th, 2010
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Cabinet Selection Must Based Qualification

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) –The campaign fever is over, new president is elected, the whole nation united behind one leader, a leader who sacrificed his people when they needed him most, a trusted leader, More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 4th, 2010
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Somaliland: A Note of Advice to the National Advisory Commitee for the formation of new government

Since 1991, after the Burao peace and reconciliation conference that declared the proclamation of the state of Somaliland, there was only one unwritten policy adopted for the formation of the state institutions More...

By Hassan Ali On Sunday, July 4th, 2010
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President-elect visits president Riyale

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — President-elect Ahmed Mohamed Silaanyo paid a surprise visit to the outgoing President Dahir Riyale Kahin in his office on Sunday morning. A source close to the new president said More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
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SOMALILAND: President-elect forms new Commission to form government

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — President-elect Ahmed Mohammed Silaanyo set up a Commission of 15 members on Saturday to help him build his government before the July 26 deadline. In a letter sent to the independent More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
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An open letter to Somaliland President-elect: congratulations and stay away from Somalia

The Somaliland second presidential election was political milestone for the people, who voted for change at this time. Somaliland’s National Election Commission (NEC) proved professionalism and dedication More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, July 2nd, 2010
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New Somaliland leader to fight for international recognition

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — The newly-elected president of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamud Silaanyo, vowed Friday to campaign “vigorously” for international recognition of his breakaway republic in the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, July 1st, 2010
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Somaliland opposition head wins presidential poll

* Opposition chief had been widely expected to win * Incumbent manages only third of vote * Supreme Court has to endorse results By Hussein Ali Noor HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Opposition leader Ahmed Mohamed More...

By Abdiqani On Monday, May 24th, 2010
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Somaliland Needs a Greedy President

HARGEISA (SomalilandPress) — Okay, so this is another article that will probably get me in trouble, but please; let me explain why I would make such an outrageous assertion before jumping to your conclusions. In More...

By Hassan Ali On Saturday, May 15th, 2010
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SOMALILAND: President approves election date

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland President Dahir Rayale issued a decree today [Saturday 15th] saying presidential elections will be held on June 26, 2010, approving the proposed date by the NEC. Mr More...

By Abdiqani On Friday, May 7th, 2010
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Somaliland President Meets French Foreign Minister and European Affairs

PARIS (Somalilandpress) –  The President of Somaliland Hon. Dahir Rayale Kahin and his delegation meet French Foreign Minister and European Affairs Hon. Bernard Kouchner in his office at Quai d’Orsay, More...

By Hassan Ali On Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
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SOMALIA: In the International Limelight For All The Wrong Reasons

Bristol, 10 March 2010 (Somalilandpress) – Somalia is a country that has been at war since the fall of the last government under General Siad Barre in 1991. It a country that has been crippled by civil war, More...