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New 7 NEC members to be nominated, President Behi declares

0 Visits: 1115 | Monday August 26, 2019 - 14:31:00
Hargeisa- The President of Somaliland, Muse Behi Abdi, today met the leaders of the two opposition parties and discussed with them the implementation of the political parties' agreement over the composition of the National Electoral Commission.

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Human Rights Centre calls on the government to stop indefinite imprisonment without a judicial process

0 Visits: 866 | Monday August 26, 2019 - 12:10:18
Hargeisa- In a press release, Human Rights Centre (HRC) called on the government of Somaliland to immediately release four people who are arbitrarily imprisoned.

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Somaliland: Military Chief asks death penalty for defected colonel amid talks

0 Visits: 1061 | Sunday August 25, 2019 - 13:36:08
Hargeisa- Major General Nouh Ismail Tani, the chief of the National Army, downplayed defects in his army.

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ISCO Somaliland members sign a governing document

0 Visits: 1461 | Saturday August 24, 2019 - 11:28:30
Hargeisa- Today, Saturday 24th August 2019, the Independent Civil Society Organisations (ISCO Somaliland) signed a memorandum of understanding that will serve as the governing rules and regulations for ISCO Somaliland.

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Somaliland accuses Puntland transgression

0 Visits: 1086 | Wednesday August 21, 2019 - 13:40:48
Hargeisa- In a statement released today by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland says "the Government of Republic of Somaliland expresses its deep alarm and regret over the flagrant and vicious attack by Puntland Militia."

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Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia (S/2019/661)

0 Visits: 1179 | Tuesday August 20, 2019 - 17:24:44
Hargeisa- António Guterres, the UN Secretary-General submitted a report on Somalia to the UN Security Council.

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Somaliland: Minister of Finance rebuffs allegations of mismanagement

0 Visits: 870 | Sunday August 18, 2019 - 14:45:37
Hargeisa- Saad Ali Shire, the Finance Minister of Somaliland, denied allegations levelled against the government by a prominent religious leader.

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Somaliland in a renewed deadlock

0 Visits: 777 | Sunday August 18, 2019 - 14:23:24
Hargeisa- In a press conference Hersi Haji Ali Hassan, the leader of Waddani, today announced that his party withdrew from the agreement reached by the political parties over the composition of the National Electoral Commission.

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Somaliland Parliament Dismisses bipartisan motion

0 Visits: 812 | Saturday August 17, 2019 - 16:22:29
Hargeisa- The House of Representatives refused to approve a deal reached by the three political parties of Somaliland to resolve a stalemate caused by a controversy surrounding the composition of the members of the electoral body.

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Religious leader accuses the president's family land grabbing

0 Visits: 772 | Thursday August 15, 2019 - 10:31:40
Hargeisa- Prominent religious leader accused the family of President Muse Behi Abdi of land grabbing.

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Renegade colonel in talks with the government

0 Visits: 725 | Thursday August 15, 2019 - 10:24:47
Hargeisa- Colonel Saed Awil Jama (known as Col Aare) said he is in talks with the government of Somaliland to end hostilities and his armed rebellion.

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Parliamentary election may be delayed more than a year

0 Visits: 701 | Thursday August 15, 2019 - 10:22:48
Hargeisa- Last week the National Electoral Commission announced a long-awaited decision saying they are not able to hold an election in 2019.

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A photo op at the Haj sparked debate in Somaliland

0 Visits: 660 | Thursday August 15, 2019 - 10:12:55
Hargeisa- President Muse Behi Abdi and his delegation who are in Saud Arabia to perform the annual pilgrimage took a photo with ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia.

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The President of Somaliland Declares State of Emergency

0 Visits: 1088 | Tuesday April 30, 2019 - 16:55:07
Somaliland Daily translated the State of Emergency Law issued by the President of Somaliland. Here it is:

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Somaliland: Election dispute remains unresolved

0 Visits: 852 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 18:53:05
Hargeisa- The term of the Local Councils expired last Friday and the scheduled parliamentary election looms without no apparent preparation.

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Former Justice Minister denies ordering the extradition of prominent businessman

0 Visits: 1310 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 18:19:01
Hargeisa- The former minister of justice, Abdiqani Ateye, who is now the defence minister, said a letter circulated in the media claiming that he ordered the arrest and extradition of Somaliland businessman is fake.

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The President of Somaliland appoints new spy chief

0 Visits: 1037 | Tuesday April 02, 2019 - 18:15:08
Hargeisa- The President of Somaliland, Muse Behi Abdi, appointed Hussein Hassan Guleid, famously known as Kiniyati (the Kenyan) as the new director of the National Intelligence Agency.

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Somaliland: Can the Judiciary Commission hold judges accountable?

0 Visits: 1538 | Wednesday March 20, 2019 - 13:04:39
Hargeisa- The Judiciary Commission is responsible for the appointment, removal of office, promotion, demotion, transfer and the discipline of the judges of the lower courts.

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Somaliland: unprecedented court judgement sentences survivor of rape to flogging 100 times

0 Visits: 1616 | Tuesday March 19, 2019 - 14:51:14
Hargeisa- The chairperson of Hargeisa District Court, judge Abdirashid Beergeel, has issued unexpected judgment sentencing a man to death by stoning and flogging a woman 100 times.

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The Foreign Minister of Eritrea visits Hargeisa

0 Visits: 1220 | Monday March 18, 2019 - 14:30:14
Hargeisa- Osman Saleh Mohammed, the foreign minister of Eritrea, visited today at Hargeisa.

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