Investigative Reports

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...

Opinion

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 was in Addis...

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 challenges and opportunities...

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 Prof Iqbal who...

Guban View: Agriculture Minister, Ahmed Muumin Seed, Must Go

The time has come for Ahmed Muumin Seed, Agriculture Minister to go. The damage he has done to Somaliland Agriculture the country can’t ignore anymore. His decision to give a whopping 2,000 hectares of Wajaale Plains, the best agricultural land, to a sham Chinese company to grow Castor beans without the consent of local communities, without environmental studies on the impact on land and the livelihood of communal farmers, was truly reprehensible, if not a criminal.

Guban View: Kudos to President Bihi for Bringing Big Commodity Trader Trafigura to Berbera Oil Terminal

The  Bihi administration got it right for bringing to Somaliland, Trafigura Group Pte,  the world’s second-biggest independent oil and industrial metals trader. Trafigura will help...

Somaliland’s State of Energy

SLPA Q3 Analytical Op-Ed- by Engineer Abdisamed Artan Developing countries have one large need limiting their ability to progress and advance – access to affordable,...

These African World Heritage Sites are under threat from climate change

Joanne Clarke, University of East Anglia; Elizabeth Edna Wangui, Ohio University; Grace W. Ngaruiya, Kenyatta University, and Nick Brooks, University of East Anglia Very few...

Key Projects Starving for Optimized FDI Policy in Somaliland

There are quite a few key projects, institutions, and associations that are critical for meaningful economic growth in Somaliland that demand optimization of Somaliland...

Where would the mediation process of Djibouti between Somaliland and Somalia lead to?

There is a Somali proverb that says “Aanu wada hadalno wa aanu heshiino”, when translated means; initiating a dialogue between opposing sides will finally...

The Tale of Two Cities: Halane Compound vs Mogadishu

Facing the Indian Ocean, a beautiful beachfront Halane Compound houses foreign dignitaries and their embassy staff members, over 300 NGOs, contractors, and AMISOM mission...

The Djibouti near miss and the new Taiwan connection

On 14th June 2020 Somaliland and Somalia met in Djibouti for a four-day summit. The summit, the first serious one since the two sides...

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