Investigative 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...

Geopolitics

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...

Breaking — United States Government Pledges Direct Engagement with Somaliland

According to sources present in today’s meeting between the delegation led by the President of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi and officials from the Departments...

Villa Somalia Sought to Prevent Somaliland Delegation’s Visit to the United States

According to diplomatic sources briefed on the matter, Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has sought Qatar's help in convincing the United States Department of...

Breaking — Delegation of Ministers led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to Visit Taiwan

According to diplomatic sources, a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Issa Kayd will be visiting Taiwan in...

Somaliland Government Suspends Talks with Somalia

In an interview with the Voice of America, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Issa Kayd stated that the Somaliland government...

President Bihi to Visit Addis Ababa

According to multiple government and diplomatic sources, the President of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi will travel to Addis Ababa in...

President of Somaliland Will Visit the United States of America – Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

According to multiple sources present at the confirmation hearing of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Dr. Essa Kayd Mohamoud, the President...

Turkey’s Ties with Somaliland Must be Reciprocal

Somaliland is on a roll. Early last month, a U.S. Congressional staff delegation visited Hargeisa, the first such trip in more than a decade...

When Interests Align: New Defense Bill Calls for Direct Security Cooperation Between the United States and Somaliland

As reported by Somaliland Chronicle over the weekend, the most high-profile American delegation in over a decade is currently in Hargeisa, capital of the...

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