Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia

British archaeologists in Ethiopia have uncovered a forgotten city dating as far back as 10th century AD that was once believed to be the home of giants.  Continue reading “Archaeologists Unearth Forgotten Islamic Ancient City In Ethiopia”

Somaliland Exchange Student Finds Home Away From Home

By Suzannah Couch

When Naima Faarax boarded a plane home to Somaliland, she took with her a love for rain, for tacos and for the kindness of locals in Brown County. Continue reading “Somaliland Exchange Student Finds Home Away From Home”

Somaliland Calls For Talks With Somalia

Somaliland wants to reopen talks with the newly elected government of Somalia on security, economic cooperation and development, according to country’s foreign minister. Continue reading “Somaliland Calls For Talks With Somalia”

‘Sweet As Broken Dates’ Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa To Be Released August 25

In 1988, on the eve of a two-decade civil war, Somalia’s authoritarian ruler Siyad Barre launched punishing airstrikes on the north of the country, known today as Somaliland, in response to agitations for independence. Continue reading “‘Sweet As Broken Dates’ Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa To Be Released August 25”

‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales

This week is Refugee Week, as part of the events, Ruth Mosalski met with two refugees one who has been in Wales for 30 years, and one who hopes she will be allowed to make this her home. Continue reading “‘My Children Feel Welcomed And Respected Here’ How An Asylum Seeker Feels About Wales”

Wall Street-Sponsored School In Somaliland Finds Its Way In The Age Of Trump

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Herding goats and camels in Somaliland as a teenager, Mubarik Mohamoud had no idea he would go to college – let alone attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Continue reading “Wall Street-Sponsored School In Somaliland Finds Its Way In The Age Of Trump”

WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances

San Francisco – Cross-border money transfer service WorldRemit is enabling its immigrant customer base to send money home using Android Pay, making it the first international remittance firm to run on the Google payments system, the company said on Tuesday. Continue reading “WorldRemit Adds Android Pay As Secure Option For Migrant Remittances”

Landlocked Ethiopia Eyes Role in DP World-Managed Somaliland Port

Ethiopia is in talks to acquire shares in a joint venture involving DP World Ltd. that will manage a port in Somaliland, a Somaliland official said, a move that could give the fast-growing yet landlocked Horn of Africa economy its first stake in foreign docks. Continue reading “Landlocked Ethiopia Eyes Role in DP World-Managed Somaliland Port”

No Country For Nomads: The Hard Life Of A Somali Shepherd

Well-adapted to the desert, but not to the modern world Continue reading “No Country For Nomads: The Hard Life Of A Somali Shepherd”

Genel’s Fundamentals Are Sound, Says Chairman

The fundamentals of Genel Energy’s business are sound and the strategic focus is clear despite recent changes at board and management level, shareholders will be told at today’s annual general meeting. Continue reading “Genel’s Fundamentals Are Sound, Says Chairman”

President Sillanyo Reshuffles Cabinet

Hargeisa, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Sillanyo shuffled his cabinet Monday, replacing three Ministers, two governors, and one Director General. Continue reading “President Sillanyo Reshuffles Cabinet”

Somaliland’s Ruling Political Party Donates $70,000 To Burao General Hospital

Burao, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – Somaliland’s ruling political party KULMIYE, donated $70,000 to Burao General Hospital on Tuesday in response to the deadly AWD outbreak that has left close to 50 dead and thousands hospitalized. Continue reading “Somaliland’s Ruling Political Party Donates $70,000 To Burao General Hospital”

Hargeisa’s Local Government Issues New Rules In Response To AWD Outbreak

Hargeisa, Somaliland, June 6, 2017 (Saxafi) – The mayor of Somaliland’s capital city issued new rules on Sunday to prevent the spread of the current AWD outbreak that has killed close to 100 people in Somaliland’s eastern regions. Continue reading “Hargeisa’s Local Government Issues New Rules In Response To AWD Outbreak”

Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change

By Michelle Higelin 

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change, which is why they must take the lead role in fighting it, says Michelle Higelin, Interim Director of Actionaid Australia explains. Continue reading “Trump Sinks, So Women Must Lead The Fight To Tackle Climate Change”

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIC)

By Andrew Korybko (USA)
The final part of the Hybrid War research on the Horn of Africa region delves into the four most possible scenarios in which the region’s entire stability can be disrupted. Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIC)”

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)
The first part of the research on the Horn of Africa described the regional state-to-state political dynamics, and now it’s time to delve into each country more in depth in order to acquire a heightened sense of their strategic positions. Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)”

DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port

Dubai-based port operator DP World has announced plans to spend $442m on the expansion of its port at Berbera in Somaliland. Continue reading “DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port”

A Golden Autobiographical Milestone Of President Ahmed Sillanyo

Know the Legendary Facts in the Exemplary Life History of the President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed (Sillanyo) Continue reading “A Golden Autobiographical Milestone Of President Ahmed Sillanyo”

Somaliland Wants To Make One Thing Clear: It Is NOT Somalia

Somaliland is being hit by a regional food crisis that the U.N. has described as one of the largest humanitarian emergencies since 1945. Continue reading “Somaliland Wants To Make One Thing Clear: It Is NOT Somalia”

U.A.E. May Fly Warplanes From Somaliland as Africa Reach Grows

Proposed Somaliland base to sit on busy world shipping route and Emirates increasingly flexing its diplomatic, military muscle Continue reading “U.A.E. May Fly Warplanes From Somaliland as Africa Reach Grows”