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The Current Status of Educational Standard In Somaliland

Somaliland schooling standards have undergone unpredictable situations since it reclaimed its independence from the rest of what was formerly known as a Somali Democratic Republic in 1991, it seems that a cross section of younger adults are growing up without access to high quality...

Reviving Somali Culture through Folk Dances

Most Somalis has long been pastoral nomads scattered through the wider region of Horn of Africa. Often moving with their livestock to get them more water and better pasture and in this unsettled lifestyle folklore dances were not only a source of entertainment but...

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (4): The 1961 Aborted Military Coup

By Dr. Hussein M Nur Despite the serious concerns described in the previous part and as articulated in poetic styles, the government did not address them the issues and the Somaliland politicians were unable to rectify the distorted situation. But the widespread dissent and injustices...

The Rebirth Of Somaliland (13): How The SNM Invaded The North

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur This part is about the dynamics of SNM’s ‘operation liberation’ effort of the North from occupied troops of Siyad Barre’s the dictatorial regime. Having signed the truce discussed previously, the SNM found itself in a desperate situation. Nevertheless, the SNM political and...

The Gold Producing Potential Of Somaliland

Fig 2: Shows large shear zones which are great for structurally controlled ore bodies
This short article sheds more light on Somaliland’s gold potential and the greater possibility of becoming one of the last mining destinations in East Africa. Apart from Somaliland’s interesting geology- which offers more than 30, 000 km2   of exposed Precambrian rocks of the favorable...

Somaliland Budget 2020: A cautionary note

By: Yassin Abdillahi Ahmed As usual, before I look at the budget in detail, I must say a word or two about the definition of budget. Budget is a financial plan that articulates the objectives and goals of a government for a certain period usually...

Somaliland:Leaving Mogadishu for a job is not a crime

Abdiqani Yasin Mohamed
In our childhood, listening to mother’s lullaby was the mere pacifier for relieving our irritating behavioral discomfort, and scary stories on impalpably abhorrent demons and wild predators were other techniques to defuse our inherent hyper-activity, frighten and make us immobilized in the securely warm...

Somaliland Budget Analysis 2021

Somaliland budget 2021
By: Bashir Mohamed Introduction Before I look Somaliland Fiscal Year Budget 2021 in detail, I must say a word or more about the definition of budget. A budget is a financial statement of estimated revenue and expenses based on future plans usually a year and goals...

Somaliland Budget 2019: Continuation of the Status Quo

Before I look at the budget in detail, I must say a word or two about the definition of budget. Budget is a financial plan that articulates the objectives and goals of a government for a certain period usually a year. In other words,...

Somaliland Budget 2018: another Missed Opportunity

Before I look at the budget in detail, I must say a word or two about the definition of budget. Budget is a financial plan that articulates the objectives and goals of a government for a certain period of time usually a year. In other...