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Op-Ed: Breaking the Chains: Challenges and Progress in Promoting Women’s Political Participation in Somaliland

A woman casts her vote in the presidential election in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Nov. 13, 2017.
By: Mubaarik Fuaad Hassan 1991,  Somaliland has sought international recognition as an independent state since 1991. No foreign government recognizes its sovereignty,, and it has held several successful elections since its declaration of independence, including presidential, parliamentary, and...

Dr. Edna Adan Ismail, 2023 Templeton Prize Laureate, is a noble heroine of the Republic Somaliland

Dr Edna Aden Credit: Tim Cole/Templeton Prize
By: Mohamed Osman Guudle (PhD) Dr. Edna Adan Ismail is a nurse-midwife, hospital founder, and healthcare advocate who has worked courageously to change the lives of women and children in the Republic of Somaliland. She was born...

Op-Ed: Dr. Edna Adan Ismail: “Represents the invincible spirit & perseverance character known by Somaliland people!”

By Hussein Adan Igeh (Deyr): Dr. Edna’s life and legacy are a testament compellingly pointing to us that serving your country and people is a noble cause. Her hardworking nature, humbleness, decency, and determination are what make...

Somaliland Budget 2023: Glimpse of Hope and Ambiguity

Somaliland From 2018 to 2023 Education Ministry Budget
By:Yassin Abdillahi Ahmed Characteristically, before I look at the budget in detail, I must say a word or two about the definition of budget. A budget is a financial plan that states the objectives and goals of...

18 May 2023: Somaliland 32 Years of Statehood

18 May 2023: Somaliland 32 Years of Statehood
“The Republic of Somaliland has incredibly proven that it’s Statehood and Independence REST ON SOLID FOUNDATION.” By Hussein Adan Igeh (Deyr) On Thursday 18th May 2023 will be the 32nd Anniversary of the RESTORATION of the independence of our great nation: the Republic...

Taiwan needs WHO, WHO also needs Taiwan

Ambassador Allen C. Lou Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of Somaliland
By Ambassador Allen C. Lou Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of Somaliland During the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan effectively mitigated the spread of the disease, leveraging its comprehensive public healthcare system, well-trained anti-pandemic personnel, and epidemiological surveillance,...

Tribute to the late Ibrahim Hashi Jama Founder of SomalilandLaw.com

BY: Abdirahman Abdullahi Jibril (Awliyo Although we all know that life is temporary, at the same time death is inevitable and cannot be delayed. I personally feel great sorrow when I heard the passing of Ibrahim Hashi Jama.

Somaliland and Taiwan: Convergence of Interests and Values 

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (right) and his then-counterpart from Somaliland, Yasin Hagi Mohamoud, shake hands after signing an agreement in Taipei on Feb. 26, 2020. | Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP
By Adam Muse Jibril Philosophers defined civilization as a transition from Legendary ideas to Rationality outlook of the World (Dr. Mourad Wahba, the founder and ex-chairman of the Afro-Asian Philosophers Association). Observing the Taiwan-Somaliland relations issue from...

Op-Ed: Who stands against State Formation in Somaliland? Local and Regional Dimensions

Amb Adem Muse jibril
By Adam Muse Jibril Historically, the concept of the State formation process has cut a long way over the evolutionary course from tribal aristocracy to modern authoritarianism up to contemporary democracies and experienced formidable challenges and huge...

Op-Ed: Somaliland’s diplomatic efforts

Somaliland Flag
By:Gulaid Yusuf Idaan In 1960, Somaliland gained its independence from the United Kingdom and become an independent state, but the parliament voted to join former Italian-ruled Somalia. In 1961, a national referendum was held wherein a majority of northerners...