Month: January 2019

Somaliland Said Qatari Donation is Clear Violation of Arms Embargo on Somalia

The government of Somaliland is thoroughly disappointed and expresses its grave concern over the armored vehicles donated by Qatar to Somalia.  In light of verified past and ongoing diversions of weapons and other military equipment to terrorist and criminal groups by the Government of Somalia – whether by neglect or design – such an action represents a clear violation of the current arms embargo on Somalia and poses a material threat to our nation Somaliland as well as the security of the neighboring countries Continue reading “Somaliland Said Qatari Donation is Clear Violation of Arms Embargo on Somalia”

Protest of Villa Somalia with UK on Gavin Williamson’s Trip to Somaliland

The Somaliland government has confirmed the existence of a report by the Horn of Africa (Geeska Afrika) – an independent daily published news paper in Somali in Hargeisa– on a complaint lodged by the Somali Federal Government over the recent travel of the British Secretary of Defense Gavin Williamson to Hargeisa. Continue reading “Protest of Villa Somalia with UK on Gavin Williamson’s Trip to Somaliland”

Main Causes of Maternal Deaths in Somaliland

In developing countries, maternal deaths are vastly more prevalent and an accepted fact of life. Health care infrastructure is often sparse or nonexistent. Quality prenatal care and pregnancy information can be limited. More than 9,000 miles from Los Angeles, the dusty highway between Somaliland’s capital, Hargeisa, and its third largest city, Borama, pierces the horizon like an arrow. The landscape is dotted sparsely with thorny acacia trees, and the sun beats down like a drum. Continue reading “Main Causes of Maternal Deaths in Somaliland”

Disregarding Somaliland Case is a Scar on the Integrity of UN & AU

Prestigious international and continental bodies, like United Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) respectively, should have been abiding by and honoring their charters. 

What belongs to a Republic cannot be exclusively given to one state of that Republic without the consent of the other Republic. In this case the seat and the membership of the now defunct and non-existent Republic of Somalia should have not been assumed in the UN as well as in the AU by the what used to be the Italian Trusteeship of Somaliland (Amministrazione Fiduciaria Italiana della Somalia–AFIS). Continue reading “Disregarding Somaliland Case is a Scar on the Integrity of UN & AU”

Misconceptions on Somaliland Case for Sovereignty at Home or Elsewhere

This article aims to shed light on the pressing issue between Somaliland and Italian Somalia, and how some minority in Somaliland and the majority in Somalia are misguided about this issue. Without clearly dealing with it, there will not be an answer sooner or later to South Somalia being a place without law and order. Continue reading “Misconceptions on Somaliland Case for Sovereignty at Home or Elsewhere”