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It’s Time for the U.S. to Recognize Somaliland’s Independence

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by Scott McCann Follow @Scott_M_McCann on TwitterL In 2017, Somaliland held its fifth peaceful election since it declared independence from Somalia in 1991. Despite meeting the international criteria for statehood, including having a demarcated territory, a population, and a legitimate government,...

Somali war criminal Tuke arrested in Virginia

Somali war criminal Yusuf Abdi Ali
By: FOX5 Federal investigators have arrested a former Somali army officer who is now living in Springfield, Virginia. Homeland Security Investigations says 69-year-old Yusuf Abdi Ali, a.k.a. "Tukeh," committed human rights abuses against...

Somaliland: 9 political organizations are now legible to compete in official national parties elections

Somaliland: 9 political organizations are now legible to compete in official national parties elections
By M.A. Egge Nine political organization has successfully passed the initial hurdle in seeking to become an official national political party. They will now be eligible to join the existing three political parties and compete in an election.

IFFCO to develop 300,000 square feet edible oil packing plant at DP World’s Berbera Economic Zone, Somaliland

IFFCO to develop 300,000 square feet edible oil packing plant at DP World’s Berbera Economic Zone, Somaliland
PRESS-RELEASE DP World is developing the Economic Zone after investing in the Port of Berbera to create an integrated maritime, logistics, and industrial hub to serve the Horn of Africa. DP World has signed...

Op-Ed: 13 November: A Time Bomb Set to Explode in Somaliland

Old woman casts her vote in Buroa , Credit adnan abdo
By: Mubarak Geeddi For the last few years, all clocks in Somaliland have been fixed to 13 November 2022 - the day presidential elections were due to take place in Somaliland. The date was envisioned to be...

Somaliland Case: A delay in election is a delay in democracy

A woman casts her vote in the presidential election in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Nov. 13, 2017.
By: Ismail Ahmed Somaliland took the system of democratization and exercised the multiparty system for the last couple of decades. This tiny, unrecognized de facto state, which locates   in a very volatile region hindered by prolonged political turmoil,...

The future of Somaliland will depend on natural resources- Minister of Energy

Somaliland Minister of Minerals and Energy Abdillahi Farah Abdi said that the future of Somaliland will depend on mountains and seas.
By M.A. Egge Somaliland Minister of Minerals and Energy Abdillahi Farah Abdi said that the future of Somaliland will depend on mountains and seas. The minister pointed out that the mountains of Somaliland...

Op-Ed: The Danger of Unregulated Health Care Providers in Somaliland

Op-Ed: The Danger of Unregulated Health Care Providers in Somaliland
 By Abdiaziz Ali AdaniMany people in countries with underdeveloped public healthcare infrastructure, like Somaliland, rely instead on unregulated private clinics and hospitals. These privately owned businesses are not subject to government surveillance, supervision, or control. As a result, there are several...

Singing Finnish MP wows Somali arts festival

Suldaan Said Ahmed became an MP in Finland just over a year ago
By: BBC WORLD Finland’s first Somali-born MP, Suldaan Said Ahmed, has wowed audiences gathered in London for the Somali Festival Week with his singing voice. He was attending one of the events put...

OMAR: US recognising Somaliland will bring stability in Somalia

US congressional aides visit Hargeysa
By Bashe Awil Omar Some time in March this year, Scott Perry, a member of the US House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee submitted a proposal to the House of Representatives seeking recognition for Somaliland as an independent country.