Written by Gordon Peake A not-infrequently heard lamentation of maudlin government advisers and aid managers revolves around the notion that ‘they really couldn’t do without us.’ The ‘they’ are the ministers, senior bureaucrats and functionaries of the ‘partner’ government in the...
Last week, the Silanyo administration issued a decree banning the use of Mobile money transfer services for less than $100 transactions, after local merchants demonstrated against the low value of Somaliland shilling. Despite the legal tender of Somaliland being...
Abstract Somaliland’s endurance as Africa’s longest de facto state has for decades preoccupied scholarship on state formation and democratization. The prevailing democratic success narrative has, however, downplayed the complex internal political dynamics and crises that have characterized Somaliland’s independence since...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The President of the Republic of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi recently appointed the Central Bank of Somaliland board of directors. No official announcement was made on President Bihi's decree appointing the new board members, but sources have...
New container terminal, facilities on the horizon By Birhanu Fikade Hargeisa, Somaliland-The Somaliland Port Authority has planned to spend an additional outlay of USD 269 million for the Berbera Port container terminal, yard operations and expansion of facilities to be completed...
Embedding the Ministry of Finance with 19 talented and skillful academics, 95 tax inspectors and 350 taxmen will envisage overhauling the tax system in which more than $550 million of tax due is not collected every year. It is...
The National Economic Forum Conference 2022 which lasted for three days in Hargeisa, attended by more than 300 government officials, businessmen, various international and local organizations, educationists, diverse experts and economists issued a statement containing a twenty-point resolution. The Economic...
Somtel, the leading Somali telecommunications company, and the eDahab mobile payment provider have launched a new product that will revolutionize the region’s digital landscape by becoming the first operator to launch a 5G network. This groundbreaking achievement marks a significant...
Solar Mamas initiative trains rural women as technicians and provides the tools and support necessary to start up small-scale ventures in their own villages Dubai, 6, March 2024-DP World has launched a new collaboration with Barefoot College International (BCI), aimed...
Dahabshiil Group of Companies has played a key role in convening the 5th Somaliland Diaspora Conference which was recently concluded in Hargeisa. The conference, which was attended by various diaspora from around the world, officials from the Ministry of Foreign...