Somaliland

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2013
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Of Titans and Trolls During the last two weeks we have lost two titans of African politics: the first, and somewhat lesser giant, was Ambassador Axmed Maxamed Adan (Qaybe) of Somaliland, and the second, was the inestimable Madiba – Nelson Mandela of South Africa. Clearly, Mandela was a figure of glob...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2013
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After one year of consultations, planning sessions, and international conferences, representatives of the International Community (Development Partners) and High level delegation led by President Hassan Sh. Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) met at the headquarter of the European Union ...
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
In East Africa
Aug 10th, 2013
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By: Abdilahi Saeed Muhumed JIG-JIGA (Somalilandsun) – A large herd of livestock stolen by guerrillas of the Ogaden National Liberation Front-ONLF has been recovered by Ethiopian government forces. This was revealed by the President of the Somali Regional of Ethiopia-Zone 5 F Abdi Mohammed Omar ...
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
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May 30th, 2013
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It is obvious that almost all African nations know nothing about the existing ground reality in Somaliland, the self proclaimed state in the horn of Africa. Now it is about 22 years of self-governing in that region after regaining their lost independence in 1960. As a short history, Somaliland gained...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 14th, 2013
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By Abdihakim Aynte Last week, Somalia’s donors and international partners came together in London to lay down the foundations of post-transitional government in the country.  The London gathering, which brought together over 50 heads of state and hundreds of international organizations, marked a new ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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By Jamal Ali In an etiological analogy, Somalia’s current state-building detractors resemble like the mythical Medusa’s head.  It appears that Perseus had cut them all off exhaustingly, except his blade slashed the last head before it hid in a ruble. Hence, a mysterious Oedipus like showed up and too...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 15th, 2013
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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday met with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and President of the autonomous region of Somaliland Ahmed Mahamoud Silanyo in the second round of talks mediated by Turkey in capital Ankara. Davutoglu met Somali President Mohamud before the two joi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has hosted direct talks between the presidents of Somalia and the breakaway Somaliland region to encourage dialogue between the two. No statement was released after Saturday’s meeting between Somalia’s Hassan Sheik Mohamud and Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland. Som...