Tuesday, July 14, 2020
On the 14th of June 2020, (representatives from) Somaliland and Somalia met in Djibouti for a four-day summit. The summit, the first since the two sides started talking in 2012, in London, stirred up so much social media frenzy about...
First, congratulations to the president of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, and his dedicated foreign relations diplomats on their recent aggressive campaign to capture the attention of world nations. After all, as the saying goes, “ The squeaky wheel gets...
By Dahir Mohamed Mahmoud The Somali legislature's history goes back to the colonial and post-independence parliaments which were unicameral based on a multiparty system. Then a military coup suspended the only ratified constitution 1961, to establish a socialist one-party system...
Before we shed light on Somaliland’s past and present status-quo, let’s take a brief glance at the Montevideo Convention in order to assess whether or not Somaliland meets the requirements of being classed as ‘a new country’. Montevideo Convention The Montevideo...
Introduction After a bloody civil war, in January 1991, Siad Barre’s 21-year regime was overthrown in Somalia. The northern half of Somalia declared its independence as the Republic of Somaliland in May that year. This outline summarizes the main arguments for the propriety...
In recent weeks following the symbolic Somaliland-Somalia talks in Djibouti, much has been said about Somaliland in unexpected places around the globe, including the recent parliamentary debate in the Gambia, small west African country, the Taiwan Somaliland agreement, and...
St Lucia stands apart. It is not only a Caribbean leader in sustainable development and tourism, but it also remains a beacon for moral clarity. It is, for example, one of only 15 states—and three Caribbean states–that recognizes Taiwan....
By Neamin Ashenafi This week marks the independence of Somalia from the yoke of British and Italian colonization. During its colonization, Somalia was divided between Britain and Italy, whereby the northern part of the country was called British Somaliland and...
Daring to be optimistic for the Somali race! a richness without borders through a vast program of natural resources extraction with good economic governance that includes full transparency! Jointly co-authored by Mohd Faisal Hawar and Mohamoud Faisal Hawar, both Oil...
In my humble capacity as Somaliland’s Special Envoy, I wish to share with the world the joyful news that in a few hours, the people of the Republic of Somaliland will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of our Independence...