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Somaliland Community in the US meets Mandela Washington Fellows

0 Visits: 87 | Friday August 04, 2017 - 19:44:55
HARGEISA- The Somaliland Community in the United States of America warmly welcomed Somaliland Mandela Washington Fellows in Washington DC.

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Somaliland government stops reconstruction of Catholic Church

0 Visits: 110 | Friday August 04, 2017 - 18:17:41
HARGEISA- The Minister of Religious Affairs said the government decided to halt a construction of a Catholic church in Hargeisa. The decision of the government conflicts an earlier position in which the Minister expressed early this week where he said the construction of the Church is permitted by the…

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Centre for Policy Analysis report shows concerns in Somaliland ahead of presidential election

0 Visits: 90 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 19:22:05
Centre for Policy Analysis, a think-tank based in Hargeisa, released a brief explaining incidents happening in Somaliland prior a presidential election scheduled in November. Here is the full brief.

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Somaliland: President Silanyo appoints Edna Adan Special Envoy for Somalia and Somaliland talks

0 Visits: 109 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 02:57:28
HARGEISA- President Silanyo appointed Ms Edna Adan Ismail, a former foreign minister, as the special envoy to the Somalia and Somaliland talks. Edna Adan is a well-respected veteran politician who is known for her contributions to the health care system of Somaliland by building the first maternity…

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Goobjoog media journalist detained in Somaliland

0 Visits: 154 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 14:38:16
HARGEISA- Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to immediately release Omar Ali Hassan Serbia, a journalist with Goobjoog Media.

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I am not sick, President Silanyo

0 Visits: 90 | Thursday July 06, 2017 - 23:05:21
HARGEISA- The media office of the President released 28 seconds long video clip of the President rebuffing rumours claiming that the president is in a critical health situation.

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US Ambassador to Somalia visits Hargeisa

0 Visits: 101 | Saturday July 01, 2017 - 01:36:06
HARGEISA-U.S. delegation led by the U.S. Ambassador to Somalia, Stephen Michael Schwartz, visited Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. Ambassador Schwartz met the vice president of Somaliland, the National Electoral Commission, the political parties and other stakeholders.

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Somaliland: court releases a journalist on bail

0 Visits: 198 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 21:09:52
HARGEISA-Mohamed Adan Dirir, a journalist arrested on 24 May, has been released on bail. Mohamed is not charged of any crime.

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Faisal Warabe: Somaliland shall close its border with Ethiopian

0 Visits: 128 | Saturday June 24, 2017 - 19:54:49
HARGEISA- The chairman of UCID (Justice and Welfare Party) asked the government of Somaliland to close the border between Somaliland and Ethiopia, accusing the later of maltreatment of Somaliland citizens.

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Somaliland: the President officially sets presidential elections date

0 Visits: 101 | Monday June 12, 2017 - 00:21:23
HARGEISA- The President of Somaliland Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud officially declared the date the presidential elections will be held. In a statement issued by the president states that the long awaited presidential elections will be voted on 13 November 2017.

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Rights groups outcry detention of journalist in Somaliland

0 Visits: 164 | Sunday June 11, 2017 - 23:23:19
HARGEISA- Human rights and media organizations in Somaliland and outside condemned the detention of journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir who was arrested by the government of Somaliland on 24 May after he asked tough question the Minister of Health, Saleban Isse, at a press conference held at the Parliament.

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Somaliland: President Silanyo fires the Minister of Posts and Communication

0 Visits: 96 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 02:14:59
HARGEISA- In a press statement released tonight by the Press Office of the presidency, the president of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo, fired his Minister of Posts and Communication, Mr Mohamoud Sheikh Abdilahi Ege.

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Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Somaliland to release journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir

0 Visits: 92 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 17:30:12
Authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland should immediately release Mohamed Adan Dirir, the editor of the online news portal Horseed Media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mohamed has been jailed without charge since Somaliland Health Minister Saleban Isee ordered police…

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Watery diarrhoea hits hundreds in Somaliland

0 Visits: 210 | Wednesday May 31, 2017 - 15:11:18
BUROA- At least 10 people were killed by diarrhoea in Buroa, east of Somaliland. The death toll may increase as the number of people hospitalized are dramatically rising.

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Somaliland: court sentences opposition politician

0 Visits: 116 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:31:04
HARGEISA- Court in Hargeisa sentenced senior opposition member to one year of imprisonment and acquitted another on Sunday. Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports and Youth Secretary of Waddani opposition party, was found guilty of "instigation to disobey the laws." Yonis was charged for statement he…

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President of Khatumo visits Hargeisa

0 Visits: 117 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:12:10
HARGEISA- Ali Khalif Galaydh, the president of Khatumo, paid visit in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. Galaydh said his visit is private.

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Somaliland: remand prisoner dies in prison

0 Visits: 131 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 15:06:27
HARGEISA- Abdirahman Abdilah Hersi, 64, died on 19th May at Hargeisa Central Prison where he was remanded since June last year. His death was confirmed by the State Minister of Justice.

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East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project: Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Somaliland November 2016 – April 2017

0 Visits: 167 | Tuesday May 09, 2017 - 08:56:17
HARGEISA- DefendDefenders (the East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) presented to the 60th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) the Overview of the Human Rights Situation in the East and Horn of Africa November 2016 – April 2017. This…

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Somaliland police arrests the third opposition member

0 Visits: 300 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 12:59:46
HARGEISA- The police arrested Abdilahi Ahmed Damur, a member of the leadership committee of Waddani, the opposition party. He was arrested Saturday from Hargeisa regional court where he was attending a hearing of a criminal case against two members of his party.

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Somaliland: Voter card distribution starts ahead of November presidential election

0 Visits: 229 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 12:52:54
HARGEISA- The National Electoral Commission commenced providing voter cards to registered people in two regions. The exercise started in Saahil and Awdal regions.

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