The efforts of any individuals or organizations will never undermine the wishes of Somaliland people who have consciously exercised their rights of self-determination in a publicized constitutional referendum overwhelmingly approved about 27 years ago. Continue reading “Sabotaging Somaliland Case by the Faithful is an Irony”
Somaliland Chamber of Commerce announced back in November that the 8th Somaliland International Trade Fair would be held 9th to 15th December, 2018 at the Guleed Hotel in Hargeisa. The fair usually promotes the local production and trade in the country as well as the agriculture, industries, livestock and general services available in the country.Continue reading “Meaningful Economic Growth in Somaliland Demands Private, Public & Professionals Partnership”
The recent appointment of senior Ethiopian diplomat to Somaliland and the visit made by a delegation of traditional Oromo leaders to Hargeisa underscore the role that Somaliland could play in the turbulent Horn of AfricaContinue reading “Oromo Delegation in Hargeisa & Pick of Senior Diplomat Underscores Somaliland Role in the Horn”
As reported by Somaliland online news sources, the Ethiopian government has named a new consular/representative to its mission in Somaliland, nominating Shamsudin Ahmed Rooble – a Somali native who has ties to Awdal region of Somaliland.Continue reading “Dr. Abiy’s Prescription for Somaliland Critics: New Ethiopian Consular to Somaliland”
Founded in 1994, ONLF recently gave up the armed struggle that they pursued over the years and agreed to transform into a political party. Therefore, they will be probably the most organized political group operating in the Somali State of Ethiopia. They are second only to SEPDP, the State’s ruling party.
I have been reading some reports on changes in the Horn of Africa by one commentator and I found myself confronted by what US President Trump has now famously branded as “fake news.”Continue reading “View of geopolitical, economic dynamics in the Horn of Africa”
It was not so long ago that we, Somaliland Intellectuals Institute (SII), had an exclusive interview with Dr. Sa’ad Ali Shire who was then the Minister of Foreign Office and International Cooperation. It was more befitting to have this published whilst he was in the capacity of the Foreign Minister. Alas, this is fate and perhaps inevitable as the political landscape in Somaliland is at an ever-increasing level of fluidity. Continue reading “Questions on Somaliland Foreign Policy with Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire- the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation”