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Somaliland: Voter card distribution starts ahead of November presidential election

0 Visits: 440 | 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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Declaration by a Forum Discussion on Freedom of Media in Somaliland

0 Visits: 560 | Friday April 28, 2017 - 18:49:58
On 26th and 27th April 2017, a Forum Discussion on freedom of media has taken place in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland. Journalists, civil society organizations, professionals, the three political parties (Kulmiye, Waddani and UCID) and government officials participated the forum.…

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Somaliland: two detained opposition politicians go on hunger strike

0 Visits: 777 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 14:28:14
HARGEISA- Mohamed Sidiq Dhame, the Young Wing leader, and Yonis Ahmed Yonis, the Sports Secretary of Waddani opposition party, went on hunger strike in protest of the condition of their detention, party leaders said today.

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Somaliland: Opposition party says the police is oppressing the opposition

0 Visits: 645 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 15:58:47
HARGEISA- The Justice Secretary of Waddani opposition party, Barkhad Jama Hersi, said the police of Somaliland is not impartial and independent. He said the government uses the police to suppress the opposition and the public.

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Somaliland authorities should immediately release jailed Hangool News journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud, Committee to Protect Journalists

0 Visits: 451 | Saturday April 15, 2017 - 13:59:03
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), US based organization, denounced Somaliland's detention of journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud who is in custody since 11th April 2017.

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Depreciation of currency and inflation make confusion in Somaliland markets

0 Visits: 881 | Thursday April 13, 2017 - 15:37:11
HARGEISA- The main markets of Hargeisa, Waaheen and Gobanimo, were closed down in the early hours of today to protest currency depreciation that caused inflation amid severe drought.

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Somaliland: resigned presidential advisor questions the independence of the Electoral Commission

0 Visits: 787 | Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 20:08:08
HARGEISA- The president's advisor on elections, Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, resigned today and accused the National Electoral Commission of ineffectiveness and lack of transparency.

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Somaliland: a presidential advisor resigns and accuses the president of incompetence

0 Visits: 464 | Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 19:51:45
HARGEISA- Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, a senior advisor to the president, who resigned today said the President does not run the country.

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Court in Hargeisa sentences journalist Oldon to 2 years of imprisonment, his lawyer says it was politically motivated

0 Visits: 516 | Saturday April 08, 2017 - 13:35:01
HARGEISA- A court in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, has sentenced Abdimaalik Muse Oldon, a journalist, to two years of imprisonment.

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Somaliland: senior advisor to the president publicly disagrees President Silaanyo

0 Visits: 501 | Saturday April 08, 2017 - 13:24:19
HARGEISA- The president of Somaliland last week said he will appoint a committee that will supervise the electoral process ahead of November presidential election. His advisor on elections, Abdilaahi Abdi Haji Omar, said the president's decision is illegal.

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Somaliland: detention of journalists increases, rights group reports

0 Visits: 419 | Thursday April 06, 2017 - 13:58:33
Hargeisa- A local human rights organization says 11 journalists have been detained in Somaliland in last four months. One of the journalists is facing criminal charges in Hargeisa, Human Rights Centre quarterly report says.

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Somaliland: the Minister of Presidency calls on the Police to respect the human rights

0 Visits: 565 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 15:33:50
Hargeisa- Speaking in an event where vehicles and equipment were handed over to the Police by the President of Somaliland Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, the Minister of Presidency said the Police "shall protect the rights and freedoms of citizens", and urged them to conduct arrests in due process of…

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Opposition party sues members of local councils including two mayors for crossing the floor

0 Visits: 366 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 13:48:06
Hargeisa- The Justice and Welfare Party filed today a case at the Commission of Registration of Political Associations and Certification of Political Parties demanding removal of seven members of local councils in different districts because, the Party argues, they lost their membership by joining another…

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Somaliland National Electoral Commission declares the voter registration

0 Visits: 756 | Tuesday March 28, 2017 - 14:21:22
Hargeisa- The National Electoral Commission today announced the number of the citizens registered to vote the upcoming 13th November 2017 presidential election.

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Youth volunteers distribute food and water to drought affected people in Sanaag

0 Visits: 467 | Saturday March 25, 2017 - 16:03:30
Hargeisa- Volunteers who fundraised using the social media distributed food and water to 150 families in the drought hit Sanaag region. "Severe drought affected the region due to failure of consecutive rainy seasons. Pasture and water depleted," Abdinasir Ahmed Adam, a member of the organizers…

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Somaliland police arrests a teacher for having the same name as that of the president

0 Visits: 1572 | Wednesday March 22, 2017 - 13:33:51
Hargeisa- Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, a secondary teacher, has been arrested by the police after they disclosed that he has the same name as that of the president of the Republic of Somaliland, sources confirm to Somaliland Daily.

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Somaliland is not invited to attend London Donor Meeting, UK reveals

0 Visits: 624 | Wednesday March 22, 2017 - 13:13:22
Hargeisa- The UK government will not invite Somaliland to attend a donor meeting that will be held in London in May this year due to the delayed elections in Somaliland, Andew Allen, the Deputy UK Ambassador to Somalia discloses at a press conference held on Tuesday in Hargeisa.

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Somaliland officials with British passport are liable to prosecution under the UK Bribery Act, UK Deputy Ambassador to Somalia says

0 Visits: 2259 | Wednesday March 22, 2017 - 12:25:29
Hargeisa- Andrew Allen, the UK Deputy Ambassador to Somalia, said the UK Bribery Act covers the Somaliland officials with dual nationality if found to have received money illegally.

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Somaliland: three civil society organizations condemn the killing of Somalian and Somaliland refugees in helicopter attack off Yemen coast

0 Visits: 1070 | Saturday March 18, 2017 - 20:46:26
Hargeisa- Human Rights Centre, Centre for Policy Analysis and COMPAD, civil society organizations based in Somaliland, demand independent investigation to determine who was behind a deadly attack on a boat near Bab al-Mandeb strait, off the coast of Yemen, where more than 40 civilian people were killed,…

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Human Rights Centre calls on the government to release journalist Abdimalik Mouse Oldoon

0 Visits: 539 | Wednesday March 15, 2017 - 19:39:40
Hargeisa- Human Rights Centre calls on the government of Somaliland to release Abdimalik Mouse Oldoon, a freelance journalist, who was arrested on 15th February by the government over accusations that he supported and campaigned for a presidential candidate in presidential election that took place in…

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