Saturday, August 8, 2020
By Keir Simmons, Sigi de Vos and Henry Austin HARGEISA, Somalia — A baby cheetah named Vickey, plucked from her mother when she was just a few weeks old, was among hundreds of big cats taken by traffickers to be sold as pets...
By Michael Rubin The White House lauded Taiwan's July 1st decision to exchange diplomatic offices with Somaliland. While the United States does not formally recognize either state, both are pro-Western democracies standing up for liberal values in increasingly troubled regions. Tweets, however, are not substantive policy. China...
The scramble for Somaliland has gone a notch higher with Ethiopia set to send a full ambassador to Hargeisa. This comes after reports emerged that Egypt had heightened its plans to build a military base in the Somaliland. The scramble seems...
Somaliland – Eight more cheetah cubs were rescued by authorities in Somaliland during July and taken to the Cheetah Conservation Fund’s safe house in Hargeisa, bringing the number of adolescent cheetahs in foster care to 41. The Cheetah Conservation Fund...
Addis Ababa. Ethiopia on Monday warned Egypt to refrain from establishing any military base that would pose a security threat to the East African region. The reaction comes days after an Egyptian delegation met Somaliland President Musa Bihi Abdi in Hargeisa...
The relationship between Somaliland and Kenya is seemingly blossoming, and Nairobi has now expressed interest in establishing diplomatic officers in Hargeisa, a significant move that would increase the northern breakaway region of Somalia’s chances for international recognition. Striving for recognition,...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Abdurrahman Abdallahi Ismail (Saylici) today paid tribute to government officials and some national party leaders. The meeting marked the 10th anniversary of the election of the Vice...
On July 25, Somalia’s appointed Parliament voted to oust Hassan Ali Khaire, the country’s prime minister. The move, which allows Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmajo, to consolidate greater power, caught the U.S. State Department by surprise. The...
By Yahye Mohamed, Director of Solja The Somaliland Civil society organizations spearhead by Somaliland Journalists Association (SOLJA) had an insightful advocacy meeting addressing evolving media violations in Somaliland. The civil society's organizations expressed their stance against arbitrary media suspensions without...
The Red Sea region of the Horn of Africa is an important gateway to world trade and security, as well as an important theatre in crippling the activities of international terrorism. The world powers such as the USA and...