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The international partners: "Somaliland stands at risk of losing the international attention"

0 Visits: 403 | Thursday January 26, 2017 - 22:37:05
Hargeisa- The international partners to Somaliland expressed deep disappointment over postponement of elections. In a statement released today by Denmark, EU Delegation, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America said "the…

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The chairman of Somaliland Money Exchangers Association dies in police custody and opposition party demands probe

0 Visits: 663 | Thursday January 26, 2017 - 10:40:51
Hargeisa- Today, Abdilahi Ali Barre, the chair of Money Exchangers Association, died in police custody at Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland. He was arrested yesterday after the government issued a decision imposing the exchange rate of Somaliland Shillings to US dollar amid currency depreciations.

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Somaliland reschedules delayed presidential election

0 Visits: 341 | Wednesday January 25, 2017 - 14:11:36
Hargeisa- Today, the three political parties, the president and the National Electoral Commission agreed to hold the presidential election on 10th October 2017. Recently, the politicians agreed to push back the presidential election which was planned to be conducted in 28th March 2017.

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Somaliland deports a comedian back to Somalia

0 Visits: 426 | Saturday January 21, 2017 - 17:48:43
Hargeisa- Abdi Muridi, a comedian who hosts a satire program at Universal TV, was forcefully deported back today to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, by Somaliland government.

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Committee to Protect Journalist: Somaliland Attorney General should immediately drop his appeal of a court's acquittal of two journalists

0 Visits: 243 | Friday January 20, 2017 - 23:41:05
Hargeisa- In a statement, the Committee to Protect Journalists, US based non-profit, non-governmental organization, calls on the Attorney General of Somaliland Hasan Ahmed Adan to immediately drop an appeal against Hubsad journalists.

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Somaliland delays scheduled presidential election

0 Visits: 484 | Thursday January 19, 2017 - 16:57:37
Hargeisa- Long awaited presidential election is again postponed in Somaliland, the vice-president declared today.

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Somaliland: Court of appeals sets date for a case against Hubsad journalists

0 Visits: 332 | Thursday January 19, 2017 - 14:02:17
Hargeisa- Regional Appeal Court at the Capital of Somaliland, Hargeisa, sets hearing date for appeal case against journalists. The court that will hear on Monday appeal lodged by the Attorney General against the journalists of the suspended Hubsad newspaper who were acquitted by court November last…

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Rights group welcomes transfer of judiciary budget management to the Supreme Court

0 Visits: 270 | Tuesday January 17, 2017 - 12:36:40
Hargeisa- Human rights organization welcomed recent presidential decision which gave the Supreme Court the power to manage the budget of the lower courts.

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The judiciary is not independent, opposition party says

0 Visits: 214 | Monday January 16, 2017 - 15:28:18
Hargeisa- Yesterday, the President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, issued a decree transferring the management of the budget of the lower courts from the Ministry of Justice to the Supreme Court, a decision the Chief Justice called a milestone. However, the opposition says it will not make any…

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Human Rights Centre launches a campaign to collect signatures demanding police reform

0 Visits: 298 | Sunday January 15, 2017 - 15:44:00
Hargeisa- Human Rights Centre, a nongovernmental organization based in Somaliland, today launched a nationwide campaign to collect signatures demanding police reform and end of police impunity.

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Hussein M. Adam, legendary Somali author, dies at 74

0 Visits: 360 | Saturday January 14, 2017 - 19:36:25
Hargeisa- One of the leading Somali scholars, Hussein M. Adam, died at the age of 74 in the USA. Born in 1943, he became a prominent and respected author.

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Human Rights Watch: Somaliland authorities continue to restrict public criticism

0 Visits: 272 | Saturday January 14, 2017 - 09:02:43
Hargeisa- Human Rights Watch annual review of human rights around the globe says "Somaliland authorities continue to restrict public criticism of their governance and policies".

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Somaliland: the political parties disagree over proposed UAE military base in Somaliland

0 Visits: 309 | Thursday January 12, 2017 - 15:32:42
Hargeisa- The three political parties are divided by anticipated UAE military base in Somaliland. The ruling party and Justice and Welfare Party support while Waddani rejects the government's decision to give the UAE a military base at Berbera, a strategic port city located at the Red Sea.

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Somaliland: the political parties disagree over potential extension of the presidential term

0 Visits: 373 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 21:47:07
Hargeisa- Today a meeting convened by the National Electoral Commission for the three political parties ended with a stalemate as the politicians disagreed over likely postponement of the presidential election scheduled at the end of March this year.

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Somaliland: human rights group outcry blocking of Hadhwanaagnews website

0 Visits: 579 | Tuesday January 03, 2017 - 14:40:14
Hargeisa- Hadhwanaag news website has been blocked by two internet providers in Somaliland. Inaccessible to the users of Somcable and Somtel, a human rights organization condemned the act and called it suppression.

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Somaliland Police on alert, says the Police Commissionaire

0 Visits: 259 | Monday January 02, 2017 - 22:03:18
Hargeisa- According to the Police Commissionaire who held a press conference today at Hargeisa, the police is on alert.

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Somaliland government publicly displaces five million USD signature bonus paid by DP World

0 Visits: 290 | Monday January 02, 2017 - 21:13:48
Hargeisa- The Minister of Finance, Samsam Abdi Adan, along with the Central Bank governor publicized today that they have received five million US dollars of signature bonus from United Arab Emeritus owned company called Dubai Ports World (DP World).

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Somalilanders take the social media to express anger against UNSOM

0 Visits: 760 | Monday January 02, 2017 - 12:42:32
#EducateUNSOM is a hashtag attracting growing tweets from Somalilanders who are expressing anger towards the position of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) on the indirect electoral process in Somalia.

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Mo Farah, from war torn country to knighthood

0 Visits: 555 | Sunday January 01, 2017 - 21:17:55
Queen Elizabeth II rewarded Mo Farah as part of a New Year list in which Farah was made knight. Somalilanders warmly welcomed the honour of a man they view as their follow citizen.

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Somaliland warns against the New Year celebrations

0 Visits: 1809 | Saturday December 31, 2016 - 22:14:23
The government of Somaliland warns its citizens against celebrating the New Year. The New Year is widely celebrated in many parts of the world. The Gregorian calendar is officially used in Somaliland.

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