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Turkish foreign minister says 2nd meeting between foreign ministers of Ethiopia, Somalia set for Sept. 2

Hakan Fidan's announcement comes after foreign ministers of Ethiopia, Somalia met in Ankara on Monday to settle differences
By:Anadolu Agency Following progress at Monday’s meeting, a second meeting between the top diplomats of Ethiopia and Somalia will be held on Sept. 2, said Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan. Noting the complexity...

Somaliland Energy minister arrives in Taiwan to boost ties in oil, gas and mining

Somaliland delegation in Taiwan for energy talks. (MOFA photo)
By: TAIWAN NEWS A Somaliland delegation led by the Minister of Energy and Minerals, Abdilahi Farah Abdi, and his advisor, Ibrahim Ali Yusuf arrived in Taiwan on Thursday (June 27). At a welcome...

Somaliland parliament approves 2024 budget

Somaliland parliament approves amendments to electoral law
By M.A. Egge Somaliland parliament endorsed and passed the Financial Bill of the year 2024 on Saturday. The bill was first dispensed with earlier in March but was not assented to and was returned to the parliament...

Ethiopia PMO advises public to beware of false content related to Somaliland MOU

Ethiopia prime minister office
By: Staff writer Ethiopia Prime Minister’s Office advised the public to be wary of false content currently circulating online in relation to a Memorandum of Understanding with Somaliland. Official communications on local, regional...

M-PESA Partners with Dahabshiil for Easier Money Transfers to Ethiopia

M-PESA Partners with Dahabshiil for Easier Money Transfers to Ethiopia
By: The Star African money transfer company Dahabshiil and M-Pesa Safaricom-Ethiopia have signed a partnership that will enable the Ethiopian diaspora to send money directly to M-Pesa mobile wallets. The agreement, signed in...

The Somaliland-Ethiopia Agreement Unveiled a Forgotten African Issue

Ethiopia, Somaliland sign “historic” MoU Allowing Ethiopia To Secure Access To Sea
By: Guleid Ahmed Jama Introduction   On 1st January 2024, the president of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, and the prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, signed in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia,...

Kenyan President Ruto withdraws controversial finance bill following violent protests

By : CNN Kenyan President William Ruto said Wednesday that he will not sign a controversial finance bill that had sparked deadly protests in the country and left at least six people dead. “Having...

Somaliland’s 64th Anniversary 1960-2024

Somaliland’s 64th Anniversary 1960-2024
By:Abdirahman Abdillahi Jibril (Awliyo) On Wednesday, Somaliland is celebrating its 64th anniversary of independence from Britain on 26th June 1960. It was 64 years ago when Britain granted us our independence. This ended 76 years of being...

Somaliland Seeks Improved Chickpea and Groundnut Varieties to Boost Food Security

Somaliland Seeks Improved Chickpea and Groundnut Varieties to Boost Food Security
By Abdirahman Abdilahi Somaliland’s Institute of Agricultural Research (SIAR) is partnering with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to obtain improved varieties of chickpeas and groundnuts. This initiative builds on ICRISAT’s successful contribution...

At least 200 injured, 100 arrested in Kenya tax protests: Rights groups

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas canister at police officers during a protest over proposed tax hikes in a finance bill, in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 20, 2024 [Andrew Kasuku/AP Photo]
By: Aljazeera At least 200 people were injured and more than 100 arrested across Kenya in nationwide protests against government tax hike plans, rights groups have said. Five groups, including Amnesty International, said...