Investigative Reports

Organized Corruption: How Government Appointees and Employees Are Pillaging Coffers through their Private Companies

According to Somaliland government records examined by Somaliland Chronicle,...

Petty Theft, Forgery and Assault: How President Bihi Appointed a Common Criminal as a Human Rights Commissioner

The Somaliland National Human Rights Commission has distanced itself...

Somaliland Presidency Awarded No-Bid Contract with Inflated Cost to Redesign and Rebuilt War Memorial

Somaliland Government spent $222,153 US Dollars on the redesign...

Breaking — Former High-ranking US Government Officials and Staunch Supporters of Somaliland due in Hargeisa

According to sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation who did...

An open letter to rally solidarity for supporting democratic Taiwan

The United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi...

The People of Somaliland Should Stand with Taiwan against Chinese Aggression

The People’s Republic of China is throwing a tantrum...

Concerning China’s recent intensification of military posturing targeted at Taiwan

NEWS RELEASE With regard to China’s deliberate intensification of various...

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Taiwan hands over two ambulances to increase Somaliland’s healthcare referral mobility

News Release Since Taiwan Representative Office in the Republic of...

Five-Hour Electricity Blackout Starting On August 1st — Somaliland Electricity Association

In a series of escalating steps by the government...

The Rape Allegations Against Police Commissioner in Caynabo

Press Release Human Rights Center chairperson and staff met with...

Somaliland Parliament Approves Four Out of Seven Proposed Election Commissioners

Somaliland Parliament voted today to approve four out of...

Breaking — UK Government Suspends Support for Somaliland Police Pending an Investigation of June 9th Protests

According to diplomatic and government sources, the UK government...

Petty Theft, Forgery and Assault: How President Bihi Appointed a Common Criminal as a Human Rights Commissioner

The Somaliland National Human Rights Commission has distanced itself...

President Bihi Submits New List of Election Commissioners to Parliament for Approval

Following the resignation and effective disbandment of the last...
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Dr Plagiarizer: Ethiopian Prime Minister Plagiarizes Henry Kissinger

A video of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia surfaced on twitter where he is repeating words from an interview of Henry Kissinger by...

Ministry of Investment Signs a Billion Dollar Deal with a Non-Existent Chinese Bank

On August 14th, the Minister of Investment Mohamed Ahmed Mohamoud and a Maxtor Bank, a major Chinese bank has signed a billion dollar Memorandum of...

Somaliland’s Stakes In A Fast Changing Horn Of Africa – Professor Ahmed I. Samatar

As most observers acknowledge, seismic changes are now underway in the Horn of Africa. As a result of an unexpected rise of a new...

Expert Fallacy – How The Civil Service Commission Spent 2 Million Dollars on Kenyan Consultants

In November 2016, the Former Chairman of the Civil Service Commission Mr. Sharmarke Geele and officials from the World Bank unveiled an ambitious 10...

Anglo Somaliland Resources – The British Crooks that Own Somaliland Fishing Rights.

There is a good chance you have not heard of Anglo Somaliland Resources. It is the company that has the exclusive right to sell...

Transparency Solutions: How Somalia Infiltrated Somaliland

Chances are you may not have heard of Transparency Solutions, but it is one of the largest Non-Governmental Organizations in Somaliland, and has a...

Exclusive – KSA’s Deputy Intelligence Chief Visits Somaliland

Diplomatic sources in Djibouti confirm to Somaliland Chronicle that on the 21st of September, Saudi Arabia's deputy chief of directorate of intelligence known as Al...

Breaking – U.S. Air Force Transport Plane Lands in Berbera Airport

According to reliable sources, the United States is showing a renewed interest in Somaliland and has approached President Muse Bihi Abdi through a third...

From Freedom Fighter to Fighting Freedom — Has Somaliland’s President Bihi Turned Into A Thin-Skinned Autocrat?

The Republic of Somaliland is a quintessential example of the phoenix that rose from the ashes, a country built back from the rubble created...

Editorial / Opinions

The People of Somaliland Should Stand with Taiwan against Chinese Aggression

The People’s Republic of China is throwing a tantrum and is threatening the people of Taiwan and the stability of the Taiwan Strait simply...

‘SITAAD’: The Somali Women’s Traditional Spiritual Gathering

Muna Ahmed & Hamda Raage It was Friday afternoon. We have been planning to attend a Sitaad session for quite some time. Today is the...

China’s Interest in Africa

Sayidcali Ahmed | Chinese Politics, and Influence Africa being a massive continent with a heavy richness of natural resources such as gold, diamond, great fertilized...

Guban View: Judicial corruption fuels the deadly violence of the land disputes; an attorney shot dead

This past Saturday, July 16, Jamal Jimaale, an attorney, the son of the first SNM leader, the late Ahmed Jimale, died of a gunshot...

Somaliland Politics – Where are the Women?

Lack of women politicians is not only hurting Somaliland’s economy and society, it is also damaging Somaliland’s recognition efforts abroad. Somaliland women are the...

Moscow will have to choose either butter or guns

Since Russia deliberately violated international law by invading Ukraine, the EU has adopted six packages of sanctions against Moscow. Our measures now target nearly...

Exclusive Interviews

Exclusive Interview with Mr. Larry André — The United States Ambassador to Somalia

In this interview, we are speaking with Mr. Larry André, the current United States Ambassador to Somalia, about Somaliland and his...

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Issa Kayd, Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

In a brief phone interview we caught up with Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Issa Kayd who...

Exclusive Interview with Stephen M. Schwartz — The Former US Ambassador to Somalia

In this interview, we are speaking with Mr. Stephen M. Schwartz, the former United States Ambassador to Somalia, about the many...

Exclusive Interview with Mr. Mhlekwa Nxumalo, the leader of the South African Delegation to Somaliland

Somaliland Chronicle:  As far as I remember the first South African delegation that visited Somaliland was in 2000. The delegation included...

Special Reports

Petty Theft, Forgery and Assault: How President Bihi Appointed a Common Criminal as a Human Rights Commissioner

The Somaliland National Human Rights Commission has distanced itself...

Somaliland Presidency Awarded No-Bid Contract with Inflated Cost to Redesign and Rebuilt War Memorial

Somaliland Government spent $222,153 US Dollars on the redesign...

Preferential Treatment: How Sagal Jet won more than 1.2 Million Dollars in Government Contracts Under President Bihi

Sagal Jet, arguably the most prominent publishing firm in...

Drowning in Red Ink – President Bihi’s Government lied about the size of Debt inherited from His Predecessor

According to Somaliland government records examined by the Somaliland...

Corrupt Monopoly: Why the Insurance Commission Selected Amanah to be the Sole Insurer at Berbera Port and Customs

The chairman of the National Insurance Commission Mr. Saleban...

Organized Corruption: How Government Appointees and Employees Are Pillaging Coffers through their Private Companies

According to Somaliland government records examined by Somaliland Chronicle, two companies, BIOSOM Diagnostic Care and Modern Medical Laboratory, owned and operated by government employees...

Recent stories

Breaking — Former High-ranking US Government Officials and Staunch Supporters of Somaliland due in Hargeisa

According to sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation who did not want to be identified, a delegation of former high-ranking...

An open letter to rally solidarity for supporting democratic Taiwan

The United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi recently led a congressional delegation to Taiwan to show America's unwavering commitment to supporting Taiwan's...

The People of Somaliland Should Stand with Taiwan against Chinese Aggression

The People’s Republic of China is throwing a tantrum and is threatening the people of Taiwan and the stability of the Taiwan Strait simply...

Concerning China’s recent intensification of military posturing targeted at Taiwan

NEWS RELEASE With regard to China’s deliberate intensification of various forms of military posturing targeted at Taiwan recently, the Taiwan Government emphasizes that China’s provocative...

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