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A Window Of Diplomatic Opportunity For Somaliland, And Embarrassment Diplomatic Episode For Mogadishu Government

Written by: Awale.I. Shirwac Somaliland must continue to seize every opportunity to ensure that other countries become aware the success story of this peaceful and democratic country and should capitalize the backdrop of this successful diplomatic ties with Guinea Conakry. Diplomatic ties, I am referring...

NADIFA MOHAMED: WHAT WE LOST IN THE GRENFELL TOWER FIRE

By Nadifa Mohamed It’s hard to not to imagine myself into those flats, in the days and hours before the fire. To not imagine the stacks of wedding clothes, jewelry and new-home paraphernalia at the home of Hosna Begum’s family, as she prepared to marry her fiancé...

Turkey as Somalia’s first responders

international observers are often fascinated with the Somalian people's close relations with Turkey and their appreciation for the support. Indeed, as a recovering state that has experienced one of the most traumatic civil wars in modern history, Somali has been and continues to be...

Somaliland Delegates Attend the 5th Annual International Youth Diplomacy Conference in Accra, Ghana

Somaliland Delegates Attend the 5th Annual International Youth Diplomacy Conference in Accra, Ghana
Between the 16th and 20th of July, a delegation of diplomatic officers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC) of Somaliland attended the annual International Youth Diplomacy Conference held in Accra, Ghana.  This Conference is the flagship event of the educational...

The Rebirth of Somaliland (6): The SNM Liberation Struggle And Tactical Operations

By Dr. Hussein Mohamed Nur It took almost a decade for the SNM to liberate Somaliland from Barre dictatorship. The SNM chairmanship changed four times during that period: Ahmed Mohamed Guleid (Jimale) (1981-1982); Sheikh Yusuf Sheikh Ali Sheikh Madar (1982-1983); Abdulkadir Kosar (1983-1984); Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud...

Op-Ed: Taiwan the gateway of Somaliland to U.S.

Photo: Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (right) and his Somaliland counterpart Yasin Hagi Mohamoud (left) shake hands after signing an agreement on setting up representative offices in their respective country on Feb 26, 2020 in Taipei City. (Source: Somaliland MFA)
By:Abdirahman Mustafe Ali On 26 Feb.2020 the government of Somaliland and the government of Taiwan signed a bilateral protocol agreement between the two countries. This was seen as  a forward step for Somaliland diplomacy...

Somalia:President Farmajo’s Delicate Balancing Act

by Heikal I. Kenneded Monday, July 24, 2017   President Farmajo came to office scarcely five months ago.  His election was a transformational moment for Somalia has rarely appeared more united than when he was elected as a president.  He campaigned to eradicate corruption from the ranks...

Somaliland: The Impact of Delayed Elections on the Country’s Quest for Recognition

citizens of Somaliland head to the polls to elect their local municipal council representatives.photo by dailysignal
By: Khalid S. Dirir, Political Analysts  Somaliland remained unrecognised for the past 29 years even though the country fulfilled all prerequisites to get international acceptance from the world communities. In the past three decades, Somaliland has so far approved constitution, own currency, judiciary system and...

Why Somaliland Shouldn’t Accept the UAE Bid for Berbera Base

Though not internationally recognized, Somaliland has a fully functioning political system, government institutions, a police force and its own currency, Somaliland is a nation that governs itself despite lacking recognition. Geographically Somaliland locates in the horn of Africa’s most strategic landscape; it has 740...

Op-Ed: Recall Of Berbera Oil Storage Facilities – A Major Milestone

Written by Abdirahman Aideed  Salaams to All respected readers of this Article Majority of the public in Somaliland welcomed and aired their congratulations for the president of Somaliland (H.E. President Muse Behi) for his remarkable decision, August 2018, to recall the national oil storage facilities in...