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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

* 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...