Q&A With Somaliland Singer Sahra Halgan Ahead Of Sep 27 DDC Gig

Kyle Mullin

Music isn’t merely art for Sahra Halgan. She’s used it as an essential remedy. Continue reading “Q&A With Somaliland Singer Sahra Halgan Ahead Of Sep 27 DDC Gig”

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Boom For Kenyan Miraa Traders As Shortage Hits Somaliland

In Summary

  • Ethiopia supplies most of the miraa consumed in Hargeisa, Somaliland and Djibouti.
  • Nyamita spokesman Kimathi Munjuri said they are now delivering 12 tons of miraa to Hargeisa since last week.
  • Somaliland broke away from the Federal Republic of Somalia in 1991.

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Somaliland: The Surprising Place Where Cash Is Going Extinct

Somaliland, a self-declared republic in East Africa, faces high illiteracy and has an economy ravaged by a civil war. But it might just become the first cashless society on Earth. Continue reading “Somaliland: The Surprising Place Where Cash Is Going Extinct”

Mohamed Farah Eyeing Tokyo After Winning Fourth Successive Great North Run

Somaliland-born Mohamed Farah says he wants to move back to Britain, but as he kicked off his full-time road running career with victory in the Simplyhealth Great North Run today, he admitted that he is unlikely to make any changes to his training set-up in the short term as he attempts to turn himself into a world-class marathon runner. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Eyeing Tokyo After Winning Fourth Successive Great North Run”

Press Release: Rohingya Community Crises

The President of Republic of Somaliland;

H.E. Ahmed Mohamed (Sillanyo) Continue reading “Press Release: Rohingya Community Crises”

The Sydneysider Who Is An MP In Somaliland

Matt Wade

Dual nationals might not be welcome in Australia’s parliament – the Barnaby Joyce citizenship saga has reminded us all of that. Continue reading “The Sydneysider Who Is An MP In Somaliland”

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström Responds To MP Markus Wiechel Questions On Somaliland Case Of Recognition

Stockholm, Sweden, September 4, 2017 (Saxafi) – “For a long time, Sweden has assumed three stated criteria that must be met in order to recognize an independent country: There should be a people, there should be a territory and there should be a government that can exercise control over the territory. Somaliland fulfills all of these three criteria – and many in addition to them.” Continue reading “Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström Responds To MP Markus Wiechel Questions On Somaliland Case Of Recognition”

Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace

By Ian Fingado

Imagine that you are in a nice, grassy park, sitting on a bench, looking out at a river. There’s bustling shipping economy, and within a few miles, you can see a stadium that holds the largest horse race in the U.S. Continue reading “Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace”

Somaliland Amongst the 26 Finalists Of The 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Beauty Pageant

Meet the finalists for the 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Pageant taking place on the 14th of October 2017 at the Royal Regency Hall in London. The Finalists are from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, DR of Congo, Somaliland, Cameroon, Eritrea, Somalia, Togo, Guinea, Senegal, and Lesotho. Continue reading “Somaliland Amongst the 26 Finalists Of The 7th Annual Miss Africa Great Britain Beauty Pageant”

Mohamed Farah Wins Final Track Race In Illustrious Career

Somaliland-born British track star clinches final 5,000-meter race in Zurich as he sets his sights on marathons. Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Wins Final Track Race In Illustrious Career”

Job Advertisement – Conflict Analysis and Policy Advisor for Somalia

DDG is looking for a dynamic Conflict Analysis and Policy Advisor (CAPA) for Somalia. The CAPA for Somalia will lead DDG’s efforts to strengthen its organizational capacity to systematically conduct and make use of conflict analysis to inform and shape conflict sensitive programming and advocacy. Continue reading Job Advertisement – Conflict Analysis and Policy Advisor for Somalia

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Mohamed Farah Calls Time On GB Career After Victory In Final Track Outing

Surprise announcement follows win in 3,000m at Birmingham Grand Prix and Briton had been expected still to compete for country in marathons Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Calls Time On GB Career After Victory In Final Track Outing”

Uncovering Somali’s Forgotten Music Of The 1970s

A trove of recordings that survived ‘Africa’s Dresden’ is a window into how music once flourished under a dictatorship. Continue reading “Uncovering Somali’s Forgotten Music Of The 1970s”

J. Peter Pham: President Trump’s Perfect Pick For Top Africa Post?

If Pham becomes Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, it would likely mark a shift in the tone and priorities of US-Africa relations. 

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Finding Somaliland’s Ancient Cave Art Is Hard. Protecting It Could Be Harder

Five-thousand-year-old rock art is tucked into an outcropping 40 miles northeast of Hargeisa, the capital of the republic of Somaliland. But its ambiguous political status has made protecting the site especially challenging. Continue reading “Finding Somaliland’s Ancient Cave Art Is Hard. Protecting It Could Be Harder”

Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini

London: Somaliland-British Muslim Muna Jama has made headlines around the world in recent days for winning the right to wear a kaftan, rather than a bikini, in the swimwear section of the Miss Universe Great Britain beauty pageant. Continue reading “Meet The Muslim Miss Universe Star Who Wore A Kaftan Instead Of A Bikini”

Sir Mohamed Farah Claims Silver Medal In World 5000 Meters+Reaction

Somaliland-born British athlete Sir Mohamed Farah aka Mo Farah missed out on his dream double after coming second in the 5000 meters at the World Championships. Continue reading “Sir Mohamed Farah Claims Silver Medal In World 5000 Meters+Reaction”

Mohamed Farah Takes World 5,000m Silver To Fall Short Of A Farewell Double

Ethiopian Muktar Edris crashed the Mohamed Farah party by beating the Brit to take 5,000m gold at the World Athletics Championships.

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How Does A Country Become A Country? An Expert Explains

image-20160809-11006-1wg45ksBy Rebecca Richards

Lecturer in International Relations, Keele University

Within the space of a week this autumn, the people of Catalonia and Kurdistan will be asked if they want to live in an independent country. If these two referendums result in declarations of independence, what happens next? Continue reading “How Does A Country Become A Country? An Expert Explains”

Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London

The 10-time global champion will go for 5000m gold, while Isaac Makwala, Wayde van Niekerk and Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake make 200m final Continue reading “Mohamed Farah Remains On Track For World Double In London”