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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 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”

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”

Meaningful Economic Growth in Somaliland Demands Private, Public & Professionals Partnership

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.

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

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”