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Communiqué of the High Level International Conference ‘Somaliland’s Achievements and Challenges Ahead 27 Years Later’

Communiqué of the High Level International Conference ‘Somaliland’s Achievements and Challenges Ahead 27 Years Later’

Preamble On 10-11 October 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Somaliland hosted a high-level international conference on the theme ‘Somaliland’s Achievements and Challenges Ahead 27 Years Later.’   The conference, the first of its kind to be held in Somaliland, aimed to take stock of how far Somaliland […]

Groundbreaking Ceremony marks start of work at DP World Berbera in Somaliland

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Groundbreaking Ceremony marks start of work at DP World Berbera in Somaliland

The first phase will consist of building a 400-metre quay and 250,000 square metre yard extension as well as the development of a free zone to create a new regional trading hub DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2018/ — Construction work on the development of the multi-purpose Berbera port in the Republic of Somaliland […]

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“The expansion of Berbera Port provides Somaliland with an opportunity to play an important role in the regional economic integration.” President Muse Bihi Abdi

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“The expansion of Berbera Port provides Somaliland with an opportunity to play an important role in the regional economic integration.” President Muse Bihi Abdi

Hargeisa (SLpost)- Somaliland president Muse Bihi Abdi has today unveiled an International Conference on ‘Somaliland Acheivements and Challenges Ahead after 27 years’, which is held at Grand Haddi Hotel in Hargeisa. The conference which will last in two days is aimed at showcasing Somaliland’s achievements over the last 27 years and chart its path for […]

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Somaliand: Six African finalists selected by Arsenal FC and WorldRemit for new “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

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Somaliand: Six African finalists selected by Arsenal FC and WorldRemit for new “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

A public vote will determine the coach who will train with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London LONDON, United Kingdom, September 27, 2018/ — A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club (www.Arsenal.com) and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. […]

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Yours Truly, Dahabshiil

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Yours Truly, Dahabshiil

There are periods in time that all the delight is yours. This does not come by accident, though. Such delights are the creation of people by virtue of talents and gifts Allah has bestowed on them. For me, Dahabshiil founders are at the very top of this niche’. For reasons that I cannot truly define now, I […]

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Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geo-strategic shakeup

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Somaliland’s independence bid boosted by geo-strategic shakeup

In Hargeisa, Somaliland’s booming capital city, the government is daring to dream: could the territory be on the brink of receiving their first official recognition as a sovereign entity? The worse relations get between Abu Dhabi and Mogadishu — and they are deteriorating further by the week — the more likely that seems. And where the

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Ethiopia acquires 19 percent stake to Join Somaliland & DP World Berbera Port Venture

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Ethiopia acquires 19 percent stake to Join Somaliland & DP World Berbera Port Venture

“Ethiopian participation in the development of port of Berbera and the Berbera Corridor will help bring increased economic development and opportunity to the people of Somaliland.” – Ethiopian Transport Minister DUBAI – Ethiopia has acquired a 19 per cent stake in the Port of Berbera in Somaliland following an agreement with DP World and the […]

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The international community should stop treating Somaliland as a laboratory experiment

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The international community should stop treating Somaliland as a laboratory experiment

In the grand scheme of things the heated words or actions of politicians before and after Somaliland’s Presidential Election will soon begotten. What will be remembered will be the remarkable spirit of unity that existed throughout the campaign. Somalilanders have embraced demographic debate with considerable gusto, and have largely enjoyed all the razzmatazz that has […]

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Somaliland: Ten Years of International Book Fair

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Somaliland: Ten Years of International Book Fair

When Jama Muse Jama announced ten years ago that he is holding a Book Fair in Hargeisa. I vividly remember people talking about it and each one giving a different explanation about what the book fair would be. Some said he was selling books, some assumed books would be distributed to people for free, others […]

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SOMALILAND vs SOMALIA: As the U.S. gets more involved in Mogadishu, beware these three fallacies (Analysis by Washingtonpost)

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SOMALILAND vs SOMALIA: As the U.S. gets more involved in Mogadishu, beware these three fallacies (Analysis by Washingtonpost)

The United States is getting more involved in Somalia, the nation in the Horn of Africa that has been wrestling with violent conflict and political instability for nearly three decades. Since June, the United States has conducted multiple military operations against al-Shabab militants in the country, pledged $126 million in humanitarian assistance, and announced plans to reestablish  permanent […]

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