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...

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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...

Military Tribunal Sentences A High Ranking Military Officer to Death

Somaliland Military Tribunal sentenced Lieutenant Colonel Salah Bullale Jama to death for the murder of Najma Abdillahi on May 2nd in Hargeisa. According to...

President Musa Bihi Abdi’s Annual Address to Joint House of Parliament

Transcript of the President's speech as provided by the Office of the President. Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honor and privilege for me to...

From seawater to drinking water, with the push of a button

Researchers build a portable desalination unit that generates clear, clean drinking water without the need for filters or high-pressure pumps. Adam Zewe, Writer, MIT News Office MIT...

Somaliland Government Charges Three Journalists with Subversion and Anti-Somaliland Propaganda

After 21 days in detention, the government of Somaliland has charged three reporters arrested on April 13th following the prison revolt at Hargeisa central...

Discord in Somaliland Election Commission Deepens, Auditor General Launches Investigation

According to members of Somaliland's Election Commission who spoke on background to Somaliland Chronicle, the conflict among the commissioners that arose from the replacement...

Conflicting Statements from Somaliland National Commission Reveal Internal Dispute and Power Struggle

According to a message posted on the Somaliland National Election Commission website and social media accounts, a new Chairperson, Ms. Kaltun Sh. Hassan Abdi...

Regional Court Hands down Prison Sentences for Six Cheetah Smugglers

The Regional Court of Marodijeh in Hargeisa has sentenced six defendants caught on April 16th by Somaliland law enforcement with nine cheetah cubs. The prison terms for the smugglers range from one and a half and two years and monetary fines of up to three million Somaliland Shillings, or around 350 US dollars. Some suspects were sentenced in absentia.

Somaliland Government to Mandate Fire Extinguishers to Combat Future Fires in Markets

According to the Minister of Interior Mr. Mohamed Kahin, the Somaliland government is developing laws that mandate the availability of fire extinguishers in businesses...

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