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"I decided to accept the sham and fraudulent results", says opposition presidential candidate

0 Visits: 84 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 21:37:47
Hargeisa- Abdirahmaan Mohamed Abdilaahi, the main opposition candidate, said the 13th November presidential election was rigged by the ruling party.

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The National Electoral Commission declares Muse Behi Abdi, the presidential candidate of the ruling part, as the winner of 13 November election

0 Visits: 246 | Tuesday November 21, 2017 - 14:55:02
Hargeisa- The National Electoral Commission just announced that Muse Behi Abdi, the presidential candidate of the ruling part, won 13 November election.

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Opposition candidate rejects election results

0 Visits: 118 | Monday November 20, 2017 - 21:06:51
Hargeisa- Abdirahmaan Mohamed Abdilahi, the presidential candidate of Waddani, talked to the media this evening. He said the election that has happened in 13th November 2017 were marred by irregularities and "widespread rigging."

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Somaliland: Human Rights Defenders Group expresses deep concern over the deaths of civilians at post-election disturbances

0 Visits: 29 | Monday November 20, 2017 - 21:00:40
Hargeisa- The Human Rights Defenders Group is ad hoc gathering of human rights organizations and defenders who are united by the purpose of ensuring the protection and promotion of human rights during the election period issued a press statement.

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International observers of Somaliland's presidential election on 13 November 2017 urge all parties to use legal channels to resolve post-election differences

0 Visits: 25 | Monday November 20, 2017 - 20:53:16
Hargeisa "With post-election disturbances reported in Somaliland while results are awaited, the International Election Observation Mission (EOM) is aware of complaints and grievances about the electoral process. We urge complainants to pursue those grievances through the appropriate customary and…

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Somalilanders voted a historic presidential election

0 Visits: 26 | Monday November 20, 2017 - 20:47:48
Hargeisa- On 13th November, hundreds of thousands of Somaliland citizens queued in a historic presidential vote to elect the president in the coming five years.

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Somaliland will shut down social media, Electoral Body declares

0 Visits: 183 | Friday November 10, 2017 - 16:07:54
Hargeisa- The National Electoral Commission today declared that the social media will be shut down in Somaliland. The shutting down will start at 6 pm on 13th November, until election results are declared.

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Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to allow Kalsan TV to resume broadcasting

0 Visits: 90 | Saturday November 04, 2017 - 22:37:31
Hargeisa- Today, the Minister of Information Osman Abdilahi Sahardid indefinitely banned Kalsan TV, the UK based Somali broadcaster, and ordered the closure of its offices in Somaliland. The ban is connected to coverage broadcasted by Kalsan TV which reported about incident that has happened on 3rd…

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Statement from the International observers of Somaliland's presidential election on 13 November 2017

0 Visits: 173 | Friday November 03, 2017 - 18:53:03
Hargeisa- International observers of Somaliland's presidential election on 13 November 2017 issued statement. Here is the full statement:

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Court in Hargeisa jails a man who blamed the court of corruption

0 Visits: 481 | Friday November 03, 2017 - 12:25:39
Hargeisa- The Chairman of Hargeisa Regional Court, Ahmed Dalmar Ismail, told the media that the court sentenced Abdiqadir Mohamed Ismail to one a year of imprisonment for spreading false propaganda against the court.

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Somalia sacks police and intelligence chief

0 Visits: 55 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 23:19:13
Hargeisa- The Federal Government of Somalia has fired the head of the intelligence agency, Abdillahi Mohamed Sanbalooshe, and the police commissionaire, Abdihakim Daahir Saa'id. The dismissal comes after more than 20 people were killed in an attack in a hotel close to the presidency.

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Former Itihaad leader and other religious leaders in Burao says "democracy is against Islam and Somaliland is not a democratic"

0 Visits: 1195 | Saturday October 28, 2017 - 20:57:52
Hargeisa- Today, a group of religious leaders held a press conference in Burao and said Somaliland is not a democratic country. Democracy is contrary to Islam, they said.

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Somaliland: Human Rights Group calls the political parties to avoid inflammatory and divisive statements

0 Visits: 178 | Friday October 27, 2017 - 12:56:23
Hargeisa- A group consisting of human rights defenders in Somaliland asked the political parties to respect the Code of Conduct signed by the political parties to govern the election period, the Group said in a press conference held at Hargeisa.

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The first members of a team of 60 international election observers arrive in Hargeisa

0 Visits: 195 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 08:42:22
Hargeisa- The international observation mission in the upcoming 13th November 2017 presidential election arrived in Somaliland, hoping "for a successful and peaceful poll."

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Powerful Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice bans music at weddings in Burao

0 Visits: 268 | Saturday October 21, 2017 - 22:10:28
Hargeisa- The powerful religious organization called the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice imposed an order to the hotels in Burao city, east of Somaliland, which prohibits music.

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Khaatumo and Somaliland reach final agreement

0 Visits: 119 | Saturday October 21, 2017 - 12:21:39
Hargeisa- The president of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Silaanyo, and the president of Khaatumo Ali khalif Galaydh agreed on Khaatumo to join Somaliland.

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Somaliland: activists want a change of a "discriminatory Citizenship Act"

0 Visits: 333 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 18:26:31
Hargeisa- On Saturday, 14th October 2017, the Centre for Policy Analysis, a think based in Hargeisa, organized a dialogue meeting to discuss the contents of the Somaliland Citizenship Act which the human rights activists call a discriminatory law.

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Somaliland presidential candidates face off in live debate

0 Visits: 688 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 15:38:47
Hargeisa- The three presidential hopefuls running for the highest office of the country were asked questions on security, justice, human rights, economy, foreign policy, education, and health.

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Government of Somaliland sends condolences to Somalia over Mogadishu "barbaric attack"

0 Visits: 548 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 15:32:32
Hargeisa- Osman Abdilahi Sahardiid, the Minister of Information of Somaliland sends condolences to the people of Somalia for the deaths and injuries caused by a deadly attack that has happened in Mogadishu, claiming the lives of hundreds of people.

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"We will accept election results," Faisal Ali Warabe

0 Visits: 132 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 22:59:11
Hargeisa- Faisal Ali Warabe, the presidential candidate of Justice and Welfare Party, says he will accept election results.

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