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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...

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...

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...

Somaliland President assures the world that the Republic of Somaliland is here to stay

Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi
By M.A. Egge The President of the Republic of Somaliland Musa Bihi Abdi has reiterated the fact that the MoU envisaged to earn Somaliland its obligated recognition that was mutually entered with the neighboring country of Ethiopia...

33 years have passed since Somaliland reclaimed its independence from Somalia

By: Abdirahman Abdillahi Jibril (Awliyo) May is one of the most important months for Somaliland, it is the month when Somaliland regained its independence from Somalia. Historically Somaliland’s independence goes back to June 26th 1960 when the...

Somaliland celebrates 33rd anniversary of regaining its sovereignty

By: Mohamed Duale Hargeisa, May 18, 2024 — Amidst a sea of national flags and jubilant celebrations, Somaliland marks its 33rd year of regaining its sovereignty. This milestone is a testament to Somaliland's resilience and determination...