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Questions on Somaliland Foreign Policy with Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire- the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

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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”

Unemployed Youth in Somaliland Deserves the Opportunity of Extracting Gold from their Rich Soil

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Last week, the Minister of Energy & Minerals of Somaliland, His Excellency Jama Mahmoud Egal, has issued a directive banning the import of Metal Detecting Devices used for gold prospecting. On the same day, there were International press reports indicating that Sudan has exported some 78 tons of gold during the first 9 months of 2018. Earlier, the Government of Somaliland has barred the people of Sanaag Region from prospecting for gold in the mountains of that beautiful region. Continue reading “Unemployed Youth in Somaliland Deserves the Opportunity of Extracting Gold from their Rich Soil”

Foreign Affairs Minister of Somaliland: Confirmed Speaker at the 6th Forum Brazil Africa

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Somaliland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Saad Ali Shire is confirmed as speaker at the 6th Brazil Africa Forum. He joins with other important names of the public sector like the former Minister of Health of Brazil José Gomes Temporão, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Communities of Guinea-Bissau Conceição Nobre Cabral, and diplomat Celso Amorim, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of Brazil. Continue reading “Foreign Affairs Minister of Somaliland: Confirmed Speaker at the 6th Forum Brazil Africa”

Sponsor Once Abused, Abandoned or Orphaned Child

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An orphan’s heart can be touched by people like you. Your contribution will enable once abused, abandoned or orphaned child have a meal, shelter, clothing, health care and education needed to break the cycle of poverty. You can also reach a child by extending love and enable the child to have hope for a better tomorrow. Continue reading “Sponsor Once Abused, Abandoned or Orphaned Child”

The Life of the mentally ill Patients in Somaliland

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In Somaliland, one in three families has at least one relative with psychiatric disorders. In a land where traditional medicine is far more widespread than modern health care, psychiatric patients in Somaliland are chained, immersed in “healing” waters and subjected to prayers, exorcisms and miraculous herbs. The sheikh, the old sages, are consulted more than the medical professionals are. Continue reading “The Life of the mentally ill Patients in Somaliland”

Comparative Study: Overweight and Obesity in Norway and Somaliland

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Introduction
Overweight and obesity are regarded as serious threats to public health which significantly increase the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), type-2 diabetes (T2D), hypertension, and certain cancers. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that Continue reading “Comparative Study: Overweight and Obesity in Norway and Somaliland”

Clarkston: First Municipal Authority in USA to Recognize Somaliland as Sovereign State

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Clarkston city became the first local authority in the United States of America to recognize Somaliland as a sovereign state distinct from Somalia. It followed suit cities like Sheffield, Cardiff, and Tower Hamlets in the United Kingdom Continue reading “Clarkston: First Municipal Authority in USA to Recognize Somaliland as Sovereign State”

New Interim Travel Policy of UK for Somaliland Passport Holders

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Press Release: Somaliland Mission to th UK and the Commonwealth
The Somaliland Mission to the United Kingdom Is pleased to Inform Somaliland citizens with residency rights In the UK that, following constant reports of border-related difficulties involving their travel into and out of the Continue reading “New Interim Travel Policy of UK for Somaliland Passport Holders”

Support of Somaliland Coast Guard Saves 63 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants

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IOM, the UN Migration Agency Sub-Office in Hargeisa facilitated the return of 63 Ethiopian migrants who became stranded at sea for six days when their boat engine failed. The migrants left Hargeisa in several groups after they had received medical attention, food, shelter, clothing and counseling through support from IOM.  Continue reading “Support of Somaliland Coast Guard Saves 63 Stranded Ethiopian Migrants”