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Break Away Nation: How Somaliland Is Putting The Horn of Africa On The Map

By:Merlin Linehan Somaliland is a break away nation on the Horn of Africa, officially part of Somalia and never recognized by any other state it has been effectively independent since the civil war that engulfed Somalia over 20 years ago with its own government and...

Somaliland:The United Nations Staff delivered a donation to Somaliland Drought Response Committee

Representatives of UNICEF, WFP, UNCHR, UNDP, FAO, UN-Habitat, and the Resident Coordinator’s Office today delivered a donation to the National Drought Response Committee totaling USD $ 7000. The donation represents a personal contribution from the salaries of international and national UN staff based in Hargeisa,...

Somaliland’s port deal sparks land rush

Tom Gardner, Thomson Reuters FoundationReuters The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland's small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast. The crumbling town has...

Somaliland:Telesom company offered monthly award 89 winner customers (Photos)

By:Mohamed Duale Hargeisa- Telesom company has awarded its customers monthly prizes which are incentives for their ardent loyalty for the trust they have bestowed on the company’s services. These awards are the second  time for 2017. The company issued various gifts to eighty-nine customers who...

Somaliland:Report by International Observers on the 2016 Voter Registration Process in Somaliland

Somaliland Voter Registration Process in Somaliland
By:Marie-Luise Schueller and Michael Walls with contributions from Amina-Bahja Ekman, Anna Rader and Jama Musse Jama The Somaliland voter registration process began on 16 January 2016, concluding on 26 September 2016, and was conducted by the Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC) in all six regions...

Somaliland:The African Miracle You’ve Never Heard About

This small country, tucked in the northwestern corner of the Horn of Africa, is a template for what is achievable on the continent. And it’s an antidote to the constant cycle of pessimism about Africa that dominates the Western thought on the current state...

Somaliland journalist detained over critical coverage of police

New York, April 14, 2017 -- Somaliland authorities should immediately release jailed Hangool News journalist Abdirahman Arab Da'ud and cease intimidation of other members of the media, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Somaliland police arrested Abdirahman on April 11, 2017, according to Hargeisa-based...

UAE’s Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation to launch dam in Somaliland

The UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will launch a dam in Hargeisa City, Somaliland, in the next two days to continue efforts to curb famine in the Horn of Africa country. The project was carried out upon directives from President His Highness Sheikh...

Diarrhoea kills 28 in Somaliland in 10 days: Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) warned Wednesday of a health crisis in Somaliland after 28 people died of acute diarrhoea in the past 10 days. More than 411 cases, believed to be caused by cholera, have been reported since the...

Ethiopia joins ICAO Trainer Plus & provide air traffic control training for nationals from Djibouti and Somaliland

Addis Ababa, April 11, 2017 (FBC) –Ethiopia has become full member of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Trainer Plus. This will allow the country to earn more foreign currency by providing international trainings, Teshale Bekele, training center director at the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority...