Women pray as they wait for assistance at Hariirad town of Awdal region, Somaliland.

SOMALILAND: Hyenas Attack Hungry Women As Drought Deepens

By Emma Batha, Reuters Somaliland risks descending into famine amid a severe drought that has killed thousands of livestock, an international aid agency warned on Friday, adding there ... Continue Reading →
Abdul Nadir Mumin (L) appears in an ISIS propaganda video. The orange-bearded British national defected from Al-Shabab to join the rival radical Islamist group.

The Orange-Bearded Jihadi General Spreading ISIS Brand in Somalia

By Jack Moore An orange-bearded jihadi general is leading the Islamic State militant group’s growth in the failed East African state of Somalia after defecting from the rival Al-Shabab ... Continue Reading →
chairman of Hubsad newspaper Abdirashiid Nuur Wacays (Right)and Siciid Khadar Abdilaahi, the editor-in-chief of Hubsad newspaper

SOMALILAND: Controversial Trials of Journalists Delayed

The controversial trials of three journalists in a breakaway province of Somalia have been postponed amid criticism of recent legal action by authorities against the press, the press ... Continue Reading →
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SOMALILAND: Civil Society 3rd Position Paper on the Extractive Sector

Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -Somaliland Non – State Actors Forum (SONSAF), a nation-wide civil society organizations umbrella on Wednesday released the Third Civil Society Position ... Continue Reading →
somaliland women

SOMALILAND: Petition UK Leaders towards Sovereignty Recognition-VIDEO

On the 18th May 2015 Somaliland is celebrating its 24th anniversary since the dissolution of its union with Somalia and reclamation of its sovereignty and independence. The independence ... Continue Reading →
Mohammed Dahir Ahmed

SOMALILAND: Susceptibility of Opposition Parties to Religious Radical Groups Exploitation

BY: MOHAMMED DAHIR AHMED Multiparty democracy has its pros and cons in Muslim communities where radical groups aspire to thwart and hijack the democratic process to their advantage. ... Continue Reading →
After the latest news of a Europe-bound ship sinking in the Mediterranean Sea resulting in hundreds of deaths, Somali journalist Abdinur Mohamed Ahmed is encouraging people to stay home.

‘DON’T BUY DEATH’: Somali Journalist Warns Against Dangers of Migrating To Europe

By Jesselyn Cook A week after more than 400 people from Africa and the Middle East drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their ship capsized en route to Italy, a Somali journalist ... Continue Reading →
Somali soldiers stand outside the ruins of the Jazeera Palace Hotel after a deadly attack by al-Shabab in the capital of Mogadishu July 26, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Feisal Omar

SOMALIA: ISIS Claims First-Ever Attack in Mogadishu While Courting Al-Shabab

By Morgan Winsor The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Monday for its first terrorist attack in Somalia. In an official statement circulated on social media, the extremist ... Continue Reading →
Abdusalam Omer

He Once Tried To Fix Failing D.C. Schools. Now He’s Trying To Fix Somalia

By Kevin Sieff MOGADISHU, Somalia — Fifteen years ago, he was working for the mayor of Washington, trying to turn around crime-ridden neighborhoods and a failing school system. Now, ... Continue Reading →
Somali judicial officers walk into the Banaadir Court Complex in Mogadishu. UN Photo/Raymond Baguma

SOMALIA: Sexual Violence Must Be Subject To Criminal Justice, Says UN Expert

A United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government of Somalia to enhance the capacity of the judiciary and police force in handling cases of sexual and gender-based ... Continue Reading →
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