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Recognition of a Statehood, the law & the practice: The case of Ethiopia and Somaliland

In the last forty-eight hours throughout Somaliland, there has been a lot of talk about the historic agreement in the city of Addis Ababa,
By: THE REPORTER ETHIOPIA The question of statehood in international law is both complex and significant, involving a blend of legal criteria and political considerations. Statehood is a crucial concept that underpins the rights and obligations of entities...

Cheetah Conservation Fund and Wild Africa Fund Unite to Launch Major Awareness Campaign in Somaliland

Captions: Somaliland Social Influencers joined the MoECC, CCF and Wild Africa Fund media event and pledged to use their platforms to advocate for the preservation of wildlife in Somaliland. From left, YouTube influencer Dhakhtar, Wild Africa Fund CEO Peter Knights, MoECC Minister Shukri H. Ismail Mohamoud, CCF Founder/Executive Director Dr. Laurie Marker, and YouTube Influencer Qays Qayser (Photo Dr. Laurie Marker/CCF).
by CCF Staff The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) hosted an engaging reception to introduce the Somaliland media to their new conservation media partner, the Wild Africa Fund. This event marks the beginning of an impactful awareness program,...

Dahabshiil Group constructs emergency wing for Buhoodle Central Hospital

Dahabshiil Group constructs emergency wing for Buhoodle Central Hospital
By M.A. Egge The Dahabshiil Group has laid the foundation stone for the new building the emergency department to be added to the Buhoodle district hospital. The new building was funded by Dahabshiil...

Somaliland defies foreign meddling on sea deal

Somaliland Minister of Information, Culture and National Guidance Ali Mohamed Hassan (Ali Marehaan)
Somaliland vowed to continue defying and counter-fighting the ongoing smear campaign by what it calls ‘ arch and historical enemies’ to fracture the glowing ties between Addis Ababa and Hargeisa. The all-weather Comradery between the two neighbors...

Somaliland : Unprecedented mass Holy Quran recitation held in Hargeisa

Unprecedented mass Holy Quran recitation held in Hargeisa photo by fodhadhimedia
By M.A. Egge Somaliland Minister of Education Ahmed Adan Buuhane and Minister of Religion and Endowment Sheikh Mohamed Haji Adan Elmi were part of the dignitaries who graced the unprecedented occasion where a mass recitation of the whole of...

Kenya gets mandate to help in piracy fight

European Union Ambassador Henriette Geiger addresses the press at the end of bilateral training between European Naval Force, Kenya Navy and the Kenya Coast Guard Service personnel on May 23, 2024. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NMG
By: The EasternAfrican The United States and the European Union (EU) have intensified the fight against increasing militant groups in the high seas, with Kenya picked as the second country, after Seychelles, to accept and prosecute suspects...

Somaliland president says contentious Ethiopia deal can deter Red Sea assaults

Muse Bihi Abdi: ‘Ethiopia will build a naval military base and have commercial ships and in exchange Ethiopia will give us recognition’ © Media Department of the Presidency of Somaliland
By:  The Financial Times The contentious deal that Somaliland has struck with Ethiopia to lease a strip of land near the entrance to the Red Sea would help “secure freedom of navigation” for international shipping that has...

500 Somali pilgrims arrive in Mecca to begin Hajj journey

The initial batch of Somali pilgrims reached the sacred city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, preparing for the upcoming annual Hajj pilgrimage next month. Photo/ MERA
By Yunis Dekow | Eastleighvoice On Thursday, 500 pilgrims touched down in Saudi Arabia, with 11,000 Somalis anticipated to participate in this year's pilgrimage to Mecca. The first group of Somali pilgrims...

Sudan: Tens of thousands flee to countries affected by conflict and violence, creating a complicated humanitarian situation

Around 60% of the more than 100,000 inhabitants fled on Thursday, according to the Coordinating Committee for Refugees and Displaced People. (Reuters/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo)
By: ICRC Geneva (ICRC) – An estimated 100,000 people fleeing increased violence in Sudan are already seeking safety in neighboring countries including the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia and Chad. This includes refugees who were...

Ethiopia Upgrades Its Consular In Hargeisa to fully fledged embassy, confirms Minister Ali Hassan

Somaliland Minister of Information, Culture and National Guidance Ali Mohamed Hassan (Ali Marehaan)
By M.A. Egge Somaliland government has once again reiterated that the implementation of the Somaliland-Ethiopia MoU signed between the two countries on the first day of the first month of this year by the leaders of both...