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Ethiopia, Somaliland and China Signed Trilateral Agreement

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Ethiopia, Somaliland and China Signed Trilateral Agreement

Hargeisa (SLpost)- Somaliland, Ethiopia, and China are likely to sign trilateral agreements in the coming days. The deals are likely to be on oil, gas, and logistics. To take matters further, Somaliland President Ahmed M. Silanyo arrived in China for bilateral talks. According to a Presidential press statement, the delegation from Somaliland and Chinese government […]

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New York Times: phantom states should be offered path toward legitimacy

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New York Times: phantom states should be offered path toward legitimacy

PanARMENIAN.Net – Daniel Byman and Charles King touch on the issue of ‘phantom states’ in an article titled “The Phantom Menace” published by The New York Times. The 2008 war demonstrated the explosive potential created by the presence of phantom states: places that field military forces, hold elections, build local economies and educate children, yet […]

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First 3G in Somaliland: SOMTEL service for high speed Internet

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First 3G in Somaliland: SOMTEL service for high speed Internet

Somtel, a telecom company equipped latest European technology was established throughout Somaliland in 2010, and up to now 500 persons in different levels got employment opportunities its branches across Somaliland. Apart, different social sport activities Somtel helps Somaliland youth, it is also undertaking this holy month of Ramadan program called kasmaal, which all subscribers of […]

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Somali pirates jailed in Netherlands for Choizil hijack

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Somali pirates jailed in Netherlands for Choizil hijack

A Dutch court has sentenced two Somali pirates who hijacked a South African yacht last November to up to seven years in jail. The men were convicted of seizing the boat off Tanzania and abducting a South African couple, who remain missing. Three other Somalis – captured at the same time – were also convicted […]

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Somaliland, an oasis of stability, deserves its independence

By GARY GEDDES When I came out of the Internet café in a cavernous basement onto the dirt road in downtown Hargeisa, a small creature brushed my leg and shuffled ahead. It was a baboon, sidling toward a small table of fruit attended by a middle-aged woman. Without turning, the baboon reached over its head […]

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Al-Shabaab leaves Mogadishu

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Al-Shabaab leaves Mogadishu

Mogadishu, (SlPost)- Alshabab militants have over the night completely pulled out of the Somali Capital Mogadishu, according to the group’s spokesman Ali Dhere. Speaking to a Pro-Alshabab radio in Mogadishu, Ali Dhere confirmed that Alshabab has completely retreated from their bases in the capital for the purpose of military tactics and sparing the lives of […]

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Edna Hospital Doctors Graduate from Amoud University

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Edna Hospital Doctors Graduate from Amoud University

HARGEISA — Edna cried with happiness during the graduation of two of her former midwives from Amoud Medical School last week in the town of Borama. They are among Somaliland’s latest medical graduates and are desperately needed in a country where there is huge shortages in medical workforce. Dr Shukri Abdi and Dr Naima Ajib first […]

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SOMALILAND: President Silanyo set to visit China

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SOMALILAND: President Silanyo set to visit China

HARGEISA — Somaliland President Ahmed M. Silanyo, leading a high-level ministerial delegation, is to fly to Beijing on Saturday at the start of his first China visit. Presidential spokesman, Mr Abdullahi M. Dahir, told local sources on Friday that the President received an official invitation from the Chinese government and talks are expected to strengthen […]

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