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SOMALILAND: We Will Never Re-Unite with the Rest of Somalia, Says President Silanyo

By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Silanyo” has told the Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud that Somaliland will only work towards gaining independence and International recognition and will never re-unite with the rest of Somalia. President...
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Mohamed Ahmed Ismail Qawdhan aka Fiin (second right) and Zakaria Fanah (Second left) with their fellow graduates of the Faculty of Economics

SOMALILAND: President Silanyo Attends University of Hargeisa’s Graduation Ceremony-(Photos)

By Abdirisak Itaqile Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -Graduating youths are the future backbone of the country and the government would continue to employ the highest number possible from the graduates while enhancing alternate job creation efforts. This was revealed by Somaliland president Ahmed Mohamed...
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Many Somalis have returned home in recent years as security has improved

SOMALIA: Residents ‘Feeling Safer’ in Mogadishu, Survey Says

Somalia’s capital Mogadishu is experiencing improved security, despite new sources of insecurity ranging from suicide attacks, hand-grenade attacks, targeted killings, and land disputes, the Somalia-based Heritage Institute for Policy Studies reported in their September newsletter. “Asked...
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SOMALIA: Worst Ranking in African Rule of Law Index

By Reuters Somalia was the worst-ranked country in an annual African governance index released today, which showed even the best performers had slipped in at least one category over the past five years. The east African country ranked lowest in all four categories of the 2014 Ibrahim Index: safety and...
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Somalia Livestock Traders Squeezed By Taxes

Livestock traders say their business is being damaged by the numerous taxes levied on them by various authorities. Ahmed Mukhtar, livestock trader in Hiran region, told Radio Ergo they were forced to pay various taxes to eight different administrations before their livestock reached Bosasso, from where...
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UN Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Somalia

The initial report of the United Nations Independent Expert on Somalia highlights the need for the Somali government to convert positive rhetoric and plans – notably in the areas of justice and security sector reform – into concrete action. The human rights situation in Somalia, particularly...
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Somaliland: Tender Order;UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT NAIROBI (UNON) – The UN Headquarters in Africa OFFICE AT NAIROBI (UNON) – The UN Headquarters in Africa TENDER NOTICE – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) – EOI/UNON/14/058 BENEFICIARY COUNTRY:                                            ...
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Mohamed Hagi Mohamoud

SOMALILAND: Inexorableness of Democratic Elections If Need Peace and Development

Free and fair elections are indispensable in comforting the consent of the governed, which is the substratum of democratic politics. Elections assist by means of the principal mechanism for decoding that consent into governmental authority. Introduction Democracy originated the term from the ancient...
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Chairman of opposition party UCID Eng. Feisal Ali Warabe

SOMALILAND: “Academy for Peace and Development is the only Neutral institution in Somaliland”- UCID Chairman

Mohmoud H. Qodah Hargeisa (Somalilandmonitor) – Chairman of opposition party UCID Eng. Feisal Ali Warabe has pointed out that the Academy for Peace and Development is country’s only neutral institution and the Somaliland’s most important institution for resolving conflicts, mediations and good...
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ICP Asks Turkish FM of Somaliland & S. Sudan, Answers on Somalia & Sudan

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS (Inner City Press) Mediation should be what the UN is all about, so when Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu along with his Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja took questions on the topic on September 26, Inner City Press asked about Turkey’s role in Somaliland,...
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