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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Launching of Somaliland Civil Service Strengthening Project

HARGEISA, November 24, 2016 - The World Bank, together with the Somaliland Civil Service Commission,  is launching the Somaliland Civil Service Strengthening Project this week in Hargeisa.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Saudi jets attack Pakistani boat off Yemen, kill six sailors

(PT)-At least six Pakistani sailors have reportedly been killed after a Saudi airstrike targeted their boat off the Yemeni coast.

EUCAP Nestor Conducts Maritime Capacity Building Training with Somaliland Coastguard

(EU Nestor)- European Union and United Nations Carry out Maritime Capacity Building Training with Somaliland Coastguard and Hosts a Joint Maritime Security Seminar in Berbera Port On Board Operation Atalanta Flagship Tromp.

Leaked - Donald Trump says Africans need to be recolonised to mature up

Donald Trump:
“There Is No Shortcut To Maturity. Africa should be recolonized".
Speaking yesterday in Nebraska, Trump said that Africans are slaves living like slaves in their own land yet they claim they are independent.

Djibouti agrees to a Saudi military base on its territory

Djibouti's Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said that his country welcomed a Saudi military base to be built on its territory.

Somali army, Puntland forces recapture Qandala town

By Mohammed Dhaysane - Anadolu Agency
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's autonomous region of Puntland forces backed by Somali National Army have retaken control of the strategic coastal town of Qandala from Daesh Sunday.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Somaliland says not party to ongoing Somalia elections

MOGADISHU, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Somalia's Somaliland region, which has been seeking independence, said Sunday it is not party to the ongoing elections in Somalia.

Somaliland - HRC condemns the arbitrary detention of traditional leader Abdirahman Dirie

Press release
Human Rights Centre condemns the arbitrary detention of traditional leader Abdirahman Dirie

Friday, December 2, 2016

Azerbaijan and Djibouti reach aviation agreements

Azerbaijan Airlines President Jahangir Askerov held a series of meetings with senior officials of the Republic of Djibouti as part of his working visit to the country.

The Horn of Africa in Transition

By Mark T. Jones- Anyone with even half an eye on international politics will have observed that the tectonic plates appear to be shifting. From the Brexit vote in Britain to the election of Donald Trump something is clearly afoot.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Electoral process begins in Somalia’s capital

(RW)Mogadishu, 30 November 2016 – Delegates in the Somali capital cast their ballots Wednesday in the final stage of voting for representatives of the country’s Lower House.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Somaliland Launches Civil Service Strengthening Project

HARGEISA, November 24, 2016 – The World Bank, together with the Somaliland Civil Service Commission,  is launching the Somaliland Civil Service Strengthening Project this week in Hargeisa.

Somaliland: Study of Youth and Propensity towards Violence

Mercy Corps published in Nov 2016 a study in Somaliland titled : "CRITICAL CHOICES:
Assessing the Effects of Education and Civic Engagement on Somali Youths’ Propensity Towards Violence".

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Arraweelo: Queen Of Somalia

Arraweelo: Queen Of Somalia , by Abdilahi Ahmed Arshe
It was in the past centuries, the story of queen Ebla Awad, that is called {Arraweelo] became one of the most famous story in Somali society.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Car Bomb Kills at Least 20 in Crowded Somali Market

(VOA)Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud says an arrest has been made in the car bombing that killed at least 20 people in a crowded market in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday.

Heavy rains expected to fall in parts of Somaliland this evening - Map

(Medeshi)- Heavy rains are expected  to fall in parts of Somaliland starting this evening after a prolonged drought and failed seasonal rains. Rains are expected to fall for 6 hours continuously.
See the weather map here :

Friday, November 25, 2016

Egypt to revive schools in Somalia

(Africa Review)- Egypt has announced plans to reopen its education institutions in Somalia, after more than two decades

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Edna promoting recognition of Somaliland in Ireland

(MoFA)- Dublin, 24 November 2016 - Ms. Edna Adan Ismail has undertaken a four-day visit to Ireland in order to raise awareness about Somaliland’s sovereignty and to discuss human rights and humanitarian issues.

The American Thanksgiving: Bariis Iskukaris - Video

NYTimes- By LESLYE DAVIS, ALEXANDRA EATON and EUGENE YI | Nov. 11, 2016 | 1:06
Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim’s grandmother taught them to cook Bariis iskukaris, an elegant Somali rice dish flavored with a mix of sweet brown spices and turmeric.