The Rebirth Of Somaliland (14): The Somali Government’s Responses To The SNM Invasion

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur

In the preceding part (13) of this series, the surprise invasion of the SNM after the peace accord between Barre and Mengistu was detailed. The knee-jerk response of reaction of the government troops to that is discussed in this part. Continue reading “The Rebirth Of Somaliland (14): The Somali Government’s Responses To The SNM Invasion”

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Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn In Surprise Resignation

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned unexpectedly, saying he hoped to end years of unrest and political upheaval. Continue reading “Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn In Surprise Resignation”

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (13): How The SNM Invaded The North

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur

This part is about the dynamics of SNM’s ‘operation liberation’ effort of the North from occupied troops of Siyad Barre’s the dictatorial regime. Continue reading “The Rebirth Of Somaliland (13): How The SNM Invaded The North”

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (12): The Peace Accord Between Barre And Mengistu – The Deal And Its Implications

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur

Siyad Barre tried different tactics to pacify his political impasse and weaken the SNM and oppositions. To defuse tension, Barre ordered the release of numerous civil servants, top officials and businessmen incarcerated in the jails, lifted the state emergency and curfews in the North and announced an amnesty for all Somali exiles and whoever wanted to return home. Continue reading “The Rebirth Of Somaliland (12): The Peace Accord Between Barre And Mengistu – The Deal And Its Implications”

Ethiopia: End Game?

By Bronwyn Bruton

Update: On February 15, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned following months of sustained protests and pressure from the country’s aggrieved and marginalized ethnic groups. Continue reading “Ethiopia: End Game?”

U.S. Warns Against Electronic Voting In DR Congo

The United States warned the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday against using an electronic voting system for a long-delayed presidential election in December this year because it has the potential to undermine the credibility of the poll. Continue reading “U.S. Warns Against Electronic Voting In DR Congo”

Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Erupts As Political Prisoners Return

Ethiopia’s Oromia region has erupted with celebrations as tens of thousands flooded streets across the region. Continue reading “Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Erupts As Political Prisoners Return”

Switzerland To Host Somaliland/Somalia Talks

Switzerland is ready to host talks between the Republic of Somaliland and the Federal Government of Somalia, an official said. Continue reading “Switzerland To Host Somaliland/Somalia Talks”

Liberia’s Sirleaf Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Liberia’s ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has won the $5m Mohamed Ibrahim aka Mo Ibrahim prize for African Leadership. Continue reading “Liberia’s Sirleaf Wins Mo Ibrahim Prize”

Base Race In The Horn Of Africa

With eyes on the Indian Ocean, new players rush into the Horn of Africa Continue reading “Base Race In The Horn Of Africa”

Somalia Is Invading Somaliland

By Abdulaziz Al-Mutairi
Since Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was nominated as President of Somalia, he could not rest from conspiracies against the Republic of Somaliland in different forms including diplomatic and finally full-scale war.
Continue reading “Somalia Is Invading Somaliland”

Somaliland Minister Seeks Energy Investment From UAE

Minister: country is ripe for investment as new government aims to rebuild infrastructure destroyed during years of war Continue reading “Somaliland Minister Seeks Energy Investment From UAE”

Somaliland Issues Fatwa Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Nita Bhalla

Hargeisa, Somaliland – Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation (FGM) – and paving the way for the country to pass legislation against the internationally condemned practice, a senior official said on Wednesday. Continue reading “Somaliland Issues Fatwa Banning Female Genital Mutilation”

“Waxaan Ballanqaadaynaa Inaan Sugno Nabadgelyadda Qaranka, Dalka iyo Dadkaba, Intii Awoodayada ah, Haddii Ilaah Yidhaahdo” Taliyaha Ciidanka Qaranka Somaliland

Hargeysa, Somaliland, Febuary 04, 2018 (Saxafi) – Taliyaha Ciidanka Qaranka Sareeye Gaas Nuux Ismaaciil Taani ayaa ballanqaaday qaaday in Ciidanka Qaranku sugi doono nabadgelyada Qaranka, dadla iyo dadka, intii awoodooda ah, hadii Ilaah yidhaahdo. Continue reading ““Waxaan Ballanqaadaynaa Inaan Sugno Nabadgelyadda Qaranka, Dalka iyo Dadkaba, Intii Awoodayada ah, Haddii Ilaah Yidhaahdo” Taliyaha Ciidanka Qaranka Somaliland”

Xuska Sannad-Guurada 24-Aad Ee Aas-aaska Ciidanka Qaranka Iyo Khudbadihii Laga Jeediyay

Hargeysa, Somaliland, Febuary 04, 2018 (Saxafi) – Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland, ahna taliyaha guud ee ciidamada qalabka sida, Mudane Muuse Biixi Cabdi, ayaa ka qayb-galay munaasibadda sanad-guurada 24-aad ee ka soo wareegtay aas-aaska ciidanka qaranka Jamhuuriyadda Somaliland oo lagu qabtay xarunta taliska guud ee ciidanka qaranku ku leeyahay caasimadda Hargeysa. Continue reading “Xuska Sannad-Guurada 24-Aad Ee Aas-aaska Ciidanka Qaranka Iyo Khudbadihii Laga Jeediyay”

Dheef La’aanta Dimuquraadiyada Somaliland Oo Laga Cabsi Qabo Inay Farriin Xun U Dirto Afrika Iyo Su’aalaha La Isku Weydiiyay Garoomadda Siyaasadaha Dunida Lagu Faaqido

Marka dhinaca Adduunyadda kale la inaga soo eego Immisa Cusbitaal ayaa Somaliland ku yaala? Continue reading “Dheef La’aanta Dimuquraadiyada Somaliland Oo Laga Cabsi Qabo Inay Farriin Xun U Dirto Afrika Iyo Su’aalaha La Isku Weydiiyay Garoomadda Siyaasadaha Dunida Lagu Faaqido”

“Waxan Jeegaanta Loo Bixiyey Anigaba Way I Soo Martay” Eng Maxamed Xaashi Cilmi

Hargeysa, Somaliland, Febuary 03, 2018 (Saxafi) – Wasiirkii hore ee wasaarada maaliyada Somaliland Eng Maxamed Xaashi Cilmi ayaa soo bandhigay wakhti ay soo martay istaageerid siyaasadeed uu ku macneeyey jeegaanka oo kale. Continue reading ““Waxan Jeegaanta Loo Bixiyey Anigaba Way I Soo Martay” Eng Maxamed Xaashi Cilmi”

Biyo La’aan Iyo Xannuunno Laga Soo Weriyay Degmada Dacarta

Dacarta, Somaliland, Febuary 3,2018(Saxafi) –  Biyo la’aan aad u xun ayaa soo foodsaartay bulshada ku dhaqan Deegaamada hoos-yimaada Degmada Dacarta ee Gobollka Maroodi-jeex, kaddib markii ay dhamaadeen Baliyadii iyo meelihii kale ee ay dadku ku Kaydsan jireen Biyaha Roobka oo ay Xoolaha iyo Dadkuba ku noolaayeen. Continue reading “Biyo La’aan Iyo Xannuunno Laga Soo Weriyay Degmada Dacarta”

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (11): Scorched Earth Policy In The North And The Letter Of Death

Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur

Throughout the 1980s a scorched earth policy was effectively in place in the whole of the Northern regions (Somaliland). Continue reading “The Rebirth Of Somaliland (11): Scorched Earth Policy In The North And The Letter Of Death”