Electricity and Power Generation in Somaliland

Telesom & Sompower are Somaliland’s  two biggest and main utility corporations providing electricity and power in the country. Sompower – jointly owned by Dahabshiil & Mohamed Aw Saeed – has invested in some solar energy systems in the north of Metro Hargeisa, about 6 miles north of Daloodho neighborhood. This pilot project area is about one square mile with abundant installations of new solar panels. Sompower is also investing in bigger diesel generators to supply the northern suburbs of the city  located beyond the North of the dry valley. Continue reading “Electricity and Power Generation in Somaliland”

Somaliland Elections: A Victim of Politics, Certainly Not Policies as Presented

Combined Parliamentary and Local Council Elections of the Somaliland Republic originally planned on March 27, 2019 became a hostage for senseless politics of the national institutions entrusted in safeguarding and advancing it – the government, political parties, the National Electoral Commission (NEC), and the House of Representatives to some extent. Continue reading “Somaliland Elections: A Victim of Politics, Certainly Not Policies as Presented”

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”