Tag archive for ‘TFG’
Somalia and Somaliland meet in Chevening House in 2012
By Sahra Farah On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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A Dialogue on the subject of a previous Dialogue

By Yusuf Dirir Ali, MD DESPITE the jubilant mood of the Somaliland delegation in London and the congratulatory message from Hon. William Hague, UK foreign and commonwealth secretary, the Chevening house achievements More...

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By Hassan Ali On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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SONSAF press release on Somaliland and Somalia talks

Ref: SONSAF/85/17 Date: 24/06/2012 PRESS RELEASE Somaliland Non State Actors Forum fully Supports the Somaliland government on the dialogue between Somaliland and Somalia , which is considered as the appropriate More...

Their fascinating new title is “Signatories”, or “Stakeholders”, or “Principles” of the Roadmap.
By Sahra Farah On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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SOMALIA: New rift emerges between Constitution Committee and TFG

Somalia’s signatories approve the draft constitution during a meeting in Nairobi. AP photo. MOGADISHU — Somalia’s transitional federal government (TFG) appears to have strained her delicate relations More...

Turkey's Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia's Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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SOMALIA: New draft constitution gets thumbs up

Turkey’s Ambassador to Somalia, Mr Cemalettin Kani Toru, greets Somalia’s Prime Minister in Istanbul, Turkey (HOL). NAIROBI — Somalia’s political leaders have approved a draft constitution More...

Somalia and Somaliland meet in Chevening House in 2012
By Hassan Ali On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Will London Talks dismantle Somaliland Stability?

OPINION | JUNE 22, 2012 By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye In 21 years since Abdirahman Tuur created Somaliland, a nation without recognition under duress, he made a brick without straw. Somaliland born out of armed bloody More...

President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed greets children at the opening of a new market area in central Mogadishu
By Sahra Farah On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Somalia’s Sharif to stand for new term as president

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed said Thursday he would stand as a candidate for a new term in office, two months ahead of his job coming up for renewal. “My services are available More...

Somaliland and Somalia negotiation teams in Chevening House in Kent, UK
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Somaliland and Somalia agree to hold more talks, security, aid, transition

Somaliland and Somalia negotiation teams in Chevening House in Kent, UK (Photo: HOL). LONDON — The first formal discussions between feuding neighbours Somaliland and Somalia concluded on Thursday, with the More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Somalia’s President urges elders to help jump-start talks with Somaliland

MOGADISHU — Somalia’s transitional president Sheikh Sharif has called on the country’s elders and tribal leaders to help revive talks between Somaliland and his government. Mr. Sharif briefed the More...

Farole and Alin sign press statement
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, May 27th, 2012
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Puntland and Galmudug State Rule Out Their Role at Turkish Conference

ADDIS ABABA — The two presidents of Somalia’s two semi-autonomous regions of Puntland and Galmudug State, Abdirahman M. Farole and Mohamed A. Alin respectively, have ruled out their participation in More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 24th, 2012
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Al-Qaeda on the run as troops advance in Somalia

MOGADISHU — Al-Qaeda linked Shebab fighters in Somalia are fleeing their key stronghold of Afgoye ahead of an advancing column of government and African Union troops, military commanders said Thursday. Sporadic More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, April 5th, 2012
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Somalia: Will the International community ever stop believing the TFG?

OPINION | April 5, 2012 By:Yusuf Dirir Ali In the months before the London conference on Somalia, the Somalia’s transitional Government repetitively told the international community that they have completed the More...

Somalia's President Ahmed leads crowd after arrival of casket of former President Ahmed in Mogadishu
By SomalilandPress On Sunday, March 25th, 2012
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The Late Abdillahi Yusuf gets state funeral

MOGADISHO(somalilandpress) A plane carrying the remains of the late president Abdillahi Yusuf Ahmed arrived at the Adan Adde international airport where top officials in Somalia government including the president More...

By SomalilandPress On Sunday, March 11th, 2012
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Sheikh Sharif of TFG short-circuited Somalia London Communiqué

OPINION | March 11, 2012 By:Abdulaziz Al-Mutairi “Somalia” is been a bottle-neck that is crooked, too narrow or roughly-finished to the international community. The lawlessness in “Somalia” is harboring More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
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Military clashes in Buuhoodle: avoidable tragedy via talks

OPINION | March 7, 2012 By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye mrdirye@gmail.com Since London Conference, there are inconsistent policies, and contrasting remarks coming out of the presidency in Somaliland, “we will talk More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
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Gadabuursis Need Somaliland More than Somaliland Needs them

There is a clear distinction between being nationalist and tribalism and while the majority of Somaliland people are happy to show the world how much they care about their independence, there are however, very few More...

By Abdiqani On Monday, January 16th, 2012
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Call For Somaliland Diasporas

Good morning or good evening whichever time you have my fellow citizens, Our country is in danger, and needs your support. These days our nation is facing a concerted crusade by the UN with their front man Mr. Mehiga More...

By Frazer Michael On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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Somalia faces further regional meddling in 2012

Somalilandpress Editorial With Ethiopian troops having surrounded and ‘taken’ Beledweyne, the strategically important capital of Hiiraan province the prospects for peace in Somalia in 2012 looks as More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
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LIBYA: New Leadership Following The Political Footprints of Qaddafi

The National Transitional council of Libya head Mustafa Abdel Jalil despatched a high ranking delegation to Mogadishu to meet with Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government (TFG). This Libyan foreign policy decision More...

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By SomalilandPress On Monday, October 24th, 2011
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Op-Ed:Don’t Force Statehood on Somalia

The model for Somalia is Switzerland. Don’t laugh! Political power in Switzerland lies in the cantons – the 26 proud self-governing communities. The state, such as it is, deals with international matters and More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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Op-Ed:Somaliland must face-up to its realities

Let me first say that I’m an ardent supporter of the Republic of Somaliland who dearly wants to see Somaliland gain full international recognition as an independent sovereign state. Secondly, I believe that Somaliland More...