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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Ethiopia: Ex-ONLF rebels in Ogaden learn new skills -Video

Al Jazeera - Fighters who surrendered taking up classes, such as carpentry, to start afresh after years of battling the government.

Malta - Somali man remanded in custody for punching car repeatedly

A 21-year-old Somali has been remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to damaging a car in Marsa.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Somalia sentences two to life in prison for February Daallo airline blast

(Reuters)- A Somali military court sentenced 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in the fuselage of a plane bound for Djibouti in February, a senior government official said on Monday.

Doors Open to Foreign Banks in Somalia After Half-Century Hiatus

Kenyan banks are competing against lenders from Gulf nations seeking licenses to operate in Somalia as the strife-torn country opens up the industry to international companies for the first time in almost half a century.

IMF Managing Director Approves Staff-Monitored Program for Somalia

Press Release No. 16/248
May 27, 2016
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on May 16, 2016 a Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) for the Federal Republic of Somalia, covering the period of May 2016–April 2017.1

Saturday, May 28, 2016

1988s: the darkest days of Somaliland

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the victory of the West led to a jubilant era with enthusiastic hope for better and safer world. Even one scholar called it the “End of History”.

Somaliland project opens up Africa for DP World

By Awad Mustafa , The National - BERBERA, SOMALILAND // The ports operator DP World is bullish on Africa and will expand further across the continent following a deal to create a new gateway in Somaliland, on its eastern coast.

Somaliland takes case for recognition to UN in New York

New York, 27 May 2016 – Just over a week after Somalilanders at home and abroad celebrated the 25th anniversary of Somaliland reclaiming its independence from Somalia, Somaliland Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmed Aden Ismail Kayse made an official visit to New York to appeal for international recognition of his country.

Somaliland - Dahabshiil funding helps in reducing unemployment in Hargeisa

Capital FM - By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – While unemployment in Somalia has forced many young people to leave the country, Dahabshiil is turning around the lives of many unemployed youth in Somaliland capital Hergesa by funding their business ideas.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Welsh Somalilanders Renew Call for Independence

South Wales ECHO- Members of the Somali community in Cardiff are calling the Somalilland to be recognised by the international community as a country in its own right.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Hague court to hear Kenya-Somalia border dispute

THE HAGUE: The UN’s top court said on Thursday it will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves.

Somaliland should be recognised by the international community

Western Mail Letters: Wednesday, 17 September, 2014

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Somalia president warns against closure of Dadaab camp

BBC - Somalia's president has called for "a better way" to bring home refugees from his country, with Kenya insisting that it will go ahead with its plan to close the world's largest refugee camp.

Somaliland's quest to enforce rule of law

(DW)- Somaliland’s hybrid judicial system comprises three options for resolving disputes. Sharia law, customary and formal law. Legal experts say they should be integrated.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Dahabshiil bank gives loans to encourage entrepreneurship - Video

Somaliland- Dahabshiil bank gives loans to encourage entrepreneurship

Monday, May 23, 2016

US congress members congratulate Somaliland on 25th anniversary

US congress members congratulate  Somaliland on peace and democracy

Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year

By Ayla Jean Yackley
ISTANBUL May 23 (Reuters) - Kenya will close the world's largest refugee camp this year because the facility housing Somalis displaced by decades of war poses an "existential threat", Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto said on Monday.

Second phase begins for Zayed Hospital in Somalia

Gulf News - Mogadishu: President Hassan Shaikh Mahmoud of the Federal Republic of Somalia, and Mohammad Ahmad Al Othman, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, laid the foundation stone for the second phase of the Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Mogadishu on Saturday.

Sunday, May 22, 2016