Puntland

By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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Written by: Abdulkadir Abiikar Abdulkadir Abiikar Hussein is a blogger interested in writing about Somali hydrocarbon (oil and gas), mineral and water resources. In addition, Mr. Hussein practised geo-engineering in various capacities from foundation, site engineering, aggregates and quarries, geo-ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 29th, 2013
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Osman Hassan The Minister of the interior of the one-clan secessionist enclave calling itself Somaliland, Mr Ali Mohamed Waran Cade, has issued a stern warning that they had put their criminal occupation forces in Sool on high alert for imminent action in order to defend what he calls “their territor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Abdusalam Omer – Governor of the Central Bank of Somalia – and accused by latest UN report of being at the centre of corruption involving state assets. The French were right. As their adage goes, “Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme change,” (The more things change, the more they stay the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 2nd, 2013
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(Reuters) – An Iranian ship laden with arms seized by Yemeni authorities in January may also have been bound for Somalia, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday. Yemeni forces intercepted the ship, the Jihan 1, off Yemen’s coast on Jan. 23. U.S. and Yemeni offic...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2013
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Liban Ahmad, libahm@gmail.com The political conflict is centred on two forms of government – federalism and centralised unitary state, and one political goal, secession, argues Liban Ahmad The political conflict in Somalia is no longer characterised as a conflict between clans vying for the presidenc...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 28th, 2013
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Somali Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon arrived in Kismayo on Tuesday on what his office called the next stage of his “Listening Tour” of the country. He has previously visited the central regions in mid-February where he reached an agreement on regional stabilization with Ahlu Sunna wal...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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The internet has brought many us benefits which we all cherish. It allows for the superfast exchange of ideas, opinions and information. It is however a two edged blade that can be used to cut an intended object but also cut the user if he or she is not careful. This metaphor is appropriate when [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2013
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By Ismail Haji Warsame When the Military Junta led by General Siyad Barre overthrew the civilian government of Somalia in October 1969, the General was so timid that he could not inform the nation of the coup d’état that had just taken place, according to the late prominent elder and businessman Ali ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 25th, 2013
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In the wake of the recent travel advisories by the United States and Great Britain, the local Somaliland regional administration has finally decided to act and tackle terrorism and extremism. In the past week alone, the Ahmed Silanyo Government apprehended more than 80 suspected members of the al-Sha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2013
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Nowadays and for while during the past two decades, Somali thinkers, writers and politicians were keenly debating on best way forward for Somalia’s governance and political arrangements Post-Civil War. This debate is extremely crucial for the survival of Somalia as a country as well as a strong cohes...