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ABU DHABI // Senior government figures from Somaliland have held three days of talks in the UAE on investments, aid and security. “We have met the leadership of the country and responsible leaders,...

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Flight of the Eagle and pursuit of the Dragon In June 2011, during her visit to Zambia U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton pulled the alarm bell on a creeping “new colonialism” in Africa. While...

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A high level Somaliland Delegation led by the minister of foreign affairs and international relations Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi Omar has today met separately with the U.A.E minister of State for Foreign affairs...

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PRESS STATEMENT. 15  January, 2013 Ref: 130114PRMOFI The Republic of Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi Omar, accompanied by the Minister of...

Qatar and Ethiopia signed several agreements aimed at boosting bilateral relations following an official session of talks chaired by HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin...

Djibouti city by Bovine Spongiform A section in a book titled “Somaliland: The Legacies of Non-Recognition”, which is still in the works, deals with Somaliland’s relationships with its neighbors,...

By Adam Ismail Hassan, PhD Published: July 20, 2012 INTRODUCTION SOMALILAND declared its independence and withdrew its union with Somalia in May 1991, after the collapse of the Somali state, but it has...

BEIJING — Chinese President Hu Jintao held talks with his Djibouti counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh Wednesday, pledging to has closer bilateral relations with the East African country. In his talks...

Somali shopkeeper on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa (HOL/Photo) NAIROBI — South African bandits have assaulted and killed ten traders of Somali origin in their shops in less than a week...

Somalia’s President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, left, shakes hands with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan before he addresses a conference that aims to support Somalia in a transition process, Istanbul,...

BERBERA — Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Silanyo) is to embark on a diplomatic visit to the African nation of Kenya after receiving an official invitation from Prime Minister Raila Amollo...

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...

Photograph: Somaliland FM Dr Mohamed Abdullahi Omar meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo HARGEISA — Mohamed Abdullahi Omar, Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in the Egyptian capital...

HARGEISA — The Somaliland Minister of Civil Aviation on Friday unveiled plans to renovate and expand Hargeisa’s Egal International Airport at early next year. Mr. Mohamud Hashi Abdi told reporters...

HARGEISA — The General Secretary of Somaliland’s ruling Kulmiye party left the country on Friday for the People’s Republic of China where he is scheduled to attend a series of meetings...

President Silanyo’s visit to Beijing is a significant one, ripe as it is with opportunities. The Chinese are past masters at courting and flattering African leaders and no doubt the President and his...

HARGEISA — Somaliland President Ahmed M. Silanyo, leading a high-level ministerial delegation, is to fly to Beijing on Saturday at the start of his first China visit. [ad#Google Adsense (336x280)] Presidential...

BERBERA — Livestock traders in Somaliland welcomed the latest development in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom announced on Friday it will increase livestock imports from the Horn of Africa by two-fold...

The following is a statement from Pakistan’s Adviser on Consular Affairs between Foreign Affairs and Diplomatic Missions, Mr. Shafiq Ahmed Qureshi, calling on the new government to continue cooperation...

Since Sierra Leone’s eleven year civil war officially came to an end in 2002 it has been struggling to rebuild both a traumatised nation and to change perceptions of it as a land of drug crazed rebels,...