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Somaliland’s case: Why should the U.S be truthful to its founding principles & support a sovereign Somaliland?!

President bihi capital hill
By: Abdisalam Rageh For more than hundreds of years, the U.S., under its declaration of independence, chose to employ unique attributes and values that have remained over the years to be the guiding principles of the American assertion of statehood. Values that so many people...

Somaliland: claiming our narratives

People wave flags as soldiers and other military personnel of Somalia's breakaway territory of Somaliland march past during an Independence Day celebration parade in the capital, Hargeisa on May 18, 2016. MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES
By: Zahra Jbril So, you have been seeing Somaliland has been trending social media and wondering who, where and what is #Somaliland; below is a short summary to get you up to date. Somaliland encompasses the territory of the former British Protectorate (bordered by Djibouti to...

Fake news from aid agencies causes real hardship

WorldRemit founder and CEO Ismail Ahmed took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London to talk about his company and his views on the future of remittances.
By: Ismail Ahmed When aid agencies push false narratives to make a case for funding, it’s not just accuracy that’s the casualty. It’s the people that suffer, in very real terms. Recently, Save the Children reported that 90% of families in Somaliland and Somalia were no...

Reflecting on my rewarding journey in oxford

Jama Ismail Noor Senior Consultant providing tailored consultancy services on organisational leadership, strategy, project/portfolio management, and project evaluations. He has almost 15 years' experience in leading and managing development/humanitarian programmes, and corporates across Africa and the Middle East. In the past, he has worked with international development companies/INGOs, such as DAI Global, Adam Smith International, Mercy Corps, and Oxfam International. His private sector experience includes his most recent role as the Regional Director, East and Central Africa, for Dahabshiil Group of Companies. Jama is also a social entrepreneur, co-founding organisations like Inspire Group Africa and Primmo Consulting.
By JAMA NOOR I’ve always dreamt of studying at Oxford University, and that dream came true when I began my studies at Saïd Business School. After being accepted onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership, I was initially reluctant to start the course immediately due to...

Op-Ed: Somaliland Importance on the Hydro-Geographic Location and the New HAGA Region (Horn of Africa and Gulf of Aden)

Somaliland Flag
By:Dr. Ridwan Osman Mohamed Somaliland History Somaliland is a de facto sovereign state that lies in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden with 5.7 million populations, 176,120 km2 areas, and 850.800 km2 coastlines. Somaliland was a distinct region dating back to the late 1888th before...

Somaliland: The registration of political associations is a constitutionally protected political right

Somaliland Global Diaspora forum calls President and Political parties to respect the will of the people
By: Yousef Timacade Somaliland's Constitution is the country's supreme law. It declares clearly that the country's political system is open to all citizens, and that everyone has the right to participate in accordance with the constitution's provisions. Many people desire political associations to establish, but the...

Op-Ed: Quick Commentary on Prime Minister Abiy’s Visit to Somali Regional State

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali visited today into Somali Region to see the people displaced by the severe drought that is unfolding in the Region that some of them are currently at Kabribayah,
By: Abdiaziz Ali Hussein Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali visited today into Somali Region to see the people displaced by the severe drought that is unfolding in the Region that some of them are currently at Kabribayah, a 50 KM away from Jigjiga,...

Reflections on the discussion about Somaliland Recognition at House of Commons, UK

Dr. Jama Musse Jama, PhD
By:Dr. Jama Musse Jama, PhD | @JamaMusse The UK parliament hosted a debate on the 18th of January 2022 about the political recognition of Somaliland as a sovereign state. The debate was organized and led by the Rt Honourable Gavin Williamson MP, a Member of...

Somaliland Democracy Prevailed

Old woman casts her vote in Buroa , Credit adnan abdo
By Mohamed Adan Samatar The Republic of Somaliland entered the New Year, 2022 a period of constitutional ambiguity, stemming from an announcement made by the minister of information Mr. Koore during ceremonial speech saying that the terms of the existing political parties and licenses are...

Somaliland’s quest for recognition: UK debate offers hint of a sea change

Somaliland’s newfound strategic importance has been both a gift and a curse. GettyImages
Matthew Gordon, SOAS, University of London While the rest of the Horn of Africa region is making waves on the battlefield, the tiny, self-declared republic of Somaliland has been having its presence felt where representative democracy and open debate lurk. In the halls of the UK...