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by Abdirahman Adan Mohamoud Last year late February, I was traveling to Hargeisa from Nairobi via Addis Ababa. It was weeks before World Health Organization declared COVID-19, a global pandemic. But considering the crowds at airports with minimum COVID-19 protocols...
BY GWEN ALBERS / UNITED WORLD COLLEGE MONTEZUMA – Like generations before him, Yasin Yousuf was destined to herd camels, goats and sheep. However, fate took the 22-year-old from Somaliland down a most unexpected path. A second-year student at the United...
Taiwan officially opened applications for Scholarships to Somaliland students on February 1 with a monthly financial stipend of up to US $1000 to the beneficiaries. The scholarships will cover a four-year undergraduate program, two years for a master’s degree, and four...
By Olumuyiwa Olowogboyega It’s past the close of work on Friday evening when I receive *Richard’s email. It’s a few minutes after we publish Martha’s experience across five African cities. Richard, a business and tech journalist tells me he would like to...
By Staff In a rare function at Gargaar Multispecialty Hospital, Honourable President of the Republic of Somaliland His Excellency Mr. Muse Bihi Abdi greeted ten happy young children who were fortunate to successfully underwent exceptional heart procedures - closure of...
By Goth Mohamed Goth A well-attended ceremony was held today (Wednesday) at the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Resources for the launching of the Somaliland Electricity Access Project (SEAP) and the dissemination of the Somaliland power master plan, which is...
Media reports have celebrated Halima Aden becoming the first woman to be featured in the Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit edition wearing a hijab or a burkini. In the past, she has appeared on the covers of Allure, British Vogue and Glamour...
The digital economy is a new concept in Somaliland (north Somalia) and the Somali regions. However, we can still find good examples that catch our attention; like zaad mobile money services in Somaliland, the e-commerce business Ari Farm in...
Global streaming service Netflix set its eyes a few years ago on Nigeria’s film industry, better known as Nollywood. Distribution of Nigerian movies on Netflix started around 2015. At the time the American giant bought the rights of blockbusters such as...
No survivors have been found after Lion Air Flight JT 610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, on the Indonesian island of Bangka, crashed into the sea today 13 minutes after takeoff. Flight controllers lost contact with the plane shortly after the pilot...