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Dishonest Broker – Why Turkey Will Not Run Somaliland – Somalia Talks

On December 28, 2018, Turkey named its former Ambassador to Somalia Dr. Olgan Bekar as a Special Envoy for Somalia and Somaliland Talks. Thought the former Ambassador to Somalia has had limited contact with the Government of Somaliland especially President Bihi's current administration, he known to be very comfortable in navigating the political scene in...

High Leval Delegation from UCID and KULMIYE Parties Depart for Nairobi for Talks with International Community

A delegation from the two of Somaliland's political parties, UCID and Kulmiye departed for Nairobi today to meet with Somaliland Donor Working Group chaired by the UK. The delegation is led by the chairman of UCID Eng Faisal Ali Warabe and the Minister of Interior Hon. Mohamed Kahin Abdi representing Kulmiye. Other members...


The blessed republic of Somaliland is in celebration today. It is exactly the day in which its sovereignty is reclaimed or regained. On the eve of 28th celebrations of the nation's birth, I have a simple and short message to send. Dear countrymen it is the day to show the world that we...

Lack of Access to Reproductive Health for Young Girls is Why Babies End up in Toilets.

I am heartbroken over the news that a baby was rescued from a toilet in Hargeisa few days ago and relieved that the baby is safe. I am heartbroken over the agonizing decision that led a mother dispose of her precious baby after giving birth. How hard did she embrace the baby, kissed it or perhaps...

Breaking – Large Delegation of Kenyan MPs To Visit Somaliland

A large delegation of Kenyan MPs are heading to Hargeisa, Somaliland to take part in the commemoration of Somaliland’s independence day on 18th May. The delegation is expected to arrive in Hargeisa on Thursday afternoon. According to sources from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, the delegation of at least a...

5 Dead and 6 Injured in Flooded Hargeisa

Heavy rains in Hargeisa today have claims the lives of five people and injured six others. This is according to the government officials, including the President HE Muse Bihi Abdi, who have surveyed the damaged areas of the Capital of Hargeisa, Somaliland. President Bihi and other government officials surveying flood damages in Hargeisa.

BREAKING – UK Ambassador to Somalia to visit Somaliland

The Ambassador of the UK to Somalia, Mr Ben Fender OBE is visiting Somaliland this week. Mr. Fender is scheduled to hold a series of meeting with the President of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi and members of his administration as well as the opposition parties and civil society organizations. This is Ambassador...

Breaking – Waddani Opposition Party Chairman Meets with Qatari Ambassador to Somalia

Dr. Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi Irro, the Chairman of the Opposition party of Waddani has met with His Excellency Hassan Hamza Asad Hashem, the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Somalia in Nairobi. Professor Ahmed I. Samatar and Dr. Abdirahman Abdillahi Irro in Hargeisa. According...

Somaliland Government Detains a Member of the Parliament

Mr. Mohamed Ahmed Dhakool, a member of Somaliland Parliament representing the eastern region of Sool was arrested today. No official statement has been released to explain the MP's arrest but all indications point to the MP's opposition to the commemoration of the establishment of Somaliland Republic on the 18th of May.

Former President of Nigeria Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo Visits Somaliland

Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria arrived in Hargeisa on an official invitation from the government of Somaliland. Dr. Obasanjo led a delegation from the Brenthurst Foundation founded by Billionaire Jonathan Oppenheimer of South Africa. Dr. Obasanjo is the chairman of the foundation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIFbTmR5eec

Let us return to the Politics of Negotiations

The most significant factor that made our revival journey distinct and, by far, sets us apart from our chaotic neighbours was the fact that we were blessed with profoundly gifted, great negotiators. A group of men who have had social knowledge, personal stamina, and a steely determination to help their people put an end to the...

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