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Cost of living: Somali community struggles to send money abroad

By Osob Elmi, BBC The cost of living crisis is leaving some communities struggling to send money back to families overseas, the BBC has found. Some of Bristol's Somali community have drastically reduced amounts they send...

Children Herd Goats In The Morning, Attend Classes In The Afternoon-Somaliland

Children Herd Goats In The Morning, Attend Classes In The Afternoon-Somaliland
By: Busiweek Mohamed Hersi Jama’s son, 11, and daughter, 10, are enjoying their third year in school in Lafta-Farweyne village, 60 km south of Hargeisa, whilst keeping up with their duties herding the family’s livestock. They...

Somalia-Hired Lobbyist Group, Unionists Accelerate Opposition to H.R. 7170 Legislation on Somaliland-US Cooperation

Somalia-Hired Lobbyist Group, Unionists Accelerate Opposition to H.R. 7170 Legislation on Somaliland-US Cooperation
By: Somtribune The Von Batten-Montague-York, L.C. lobby group on contract with the Somalia government, supported by a unionist group calling itself the United Somali Alliance, accelerate opposition to H.R. 7170 and other proposed legislations that call for an increased...

Taiwan office in Somaliland Celebrates 111th National Day

Taiwan office in Somaliland Celebrates 111th National Day
By: Staff writer Taiwan's representative in Somaliland celebrating 111th National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in Hargeisa. Over 200 people attended the event, including Abdulrahman Ismail Saylici, Vice President of Somaliland,  ministers, government officials, MPs,...

Somaliland Risks Its Moral High Ground

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By: Michael Rubin Africa is ground zero for the struggle to consolidate democratic gains. While the continent underwent a democratic revolution in the 1990s and early 2000s, the past decade has been difficult. It is in this context that Somaliland, an autonomous region that...

Nimo Abdillahi Muhumed: Rebuilding from the ashes of the Waheen Market fire

By: UNSOM Hargeisa – Nimo Abdillahi Muhumed knows a thing or two about patience. The 36-year-old spent almost two decades building up her small business selling vegetables, clothing, perfumes and cosmetics in a store at the Waheen Market in Hargeisa, the...

Somaliland House of Elders extend president’s term

Somaliland house of elders
By: Associated Press and Horndiplomat The House of Elders in Somaliland has extended the term of office of President Muse Bihi Abdi by two years. Sulayman Mohamud Adan, the speaker of the chamber,...

Working as one for the drought relief”: Taiwan provides 300 tons of rice to Somaliland

Working as one for the drought relief”: Taiwan provides 300 tons of rice to Somaliland
Press-Release Ambassador Allen C. Lou of the Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of Somaliland hands over 300 tons of rice from Taiwan to H.E. Abdirahman Abdullahi Ismail Saylici, Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland and...

Taiwan donates wheelchairs to Somaliland

 By: Taiwan news Taiwan’s representative to Somaliland, attended an event commemorating International Week of Deaf People and the handover of wheelchairs donated by Taiwanese NGOs to physically handicapped Somalilanders. The wheelchairs were provided...

Somaliland Electoral Commission announces extension

By: Zakeriye Ahmed Horndiplomat correspondent The Somaliland Electoral Commission has announced today that it will not be able to hold the Somaliland presidential election on November 13, technically and financially, in a statement. The Electoral...