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How One Woman Brought Life-Saving Maternity Care To Somaliland

Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the mission of one woman in Somaliland. It’s part of his series Agents for Change. JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: bringing care to women in a country whose medical facilities, already scarce, were destroyed by years of civil war. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the mission of […]

August 11th, 2017 | Posted in Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions | Read More »

Tababare Sare Jama Aden (Karaiin) oo Dambi Lagu Waayey

Tababaraha Caankaa ee caalamka ciyaaraha masaafada dhexe ayaa xorriyadiisi dib loogu celiyey ka dib isniintii hore lagu eedeeyey inuu ciyaartoydiisa uu ku isticmaalo dawooyinka mamnuucaa ee kor u qaada adkaysiga, iyo raandhiiska ciyaartoyga. Ku waas oo ah qaar ka mamnuuca dhamaan ciyaaryahanna ku tartama garoomada caalamigaa.   Haddaba maxaa keenay sababta Jama Aden loo bartilmaansaday? […]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions | Read More »

How Somaliland made its government work for the people

Parliamentary strengthening in Somaliland transformed its legislature from a ‘rubber stamp’ for the executive to a transparent law-making group that incorporates citizen input into decision making. It is fitting to discuss the challenges to parliamentary strengthening projects near the June anniversary date of President Ronald Reagan’s Westminster Speech. During this speech, delivered 33 years ago […]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions | Read More »

President Silanyo: Why the UK should support a sovereign Somaliland

An independent Somaliland would provide security in a strategically sensitive region, a growing market for goods and services, and an important bulwark against extremism. On 24 June 1960, The London Gazette published a proclamation by HM the Queen terminating British protection over the Somaliland Protectorate and declaring that Somaliland would become ‘’an independent country” on […]

June 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,News In English | Read More »

Roads and Kingdoms: The Unrecognized

Somaliland had been knocked out of contention, but the tournament would continue for another five days. The players were looking forward to a few …   Read More

June 15th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,News In English,Wararka | Read More »

DP World to create JV to manage Port of Berbera in Somaliland

DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Mr Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has met with the President of Somaliland, Mr Ahmed Mohamed Mahamoud, during a visit to the country following the signing of a term sheet agreement* in Dubai earlier this month to invest in the multi-purpose Port of Berbera. Mr Bin Sulayem and senior executives […]

May 30th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,FYI,Heeso/Music,News In English,Wararka | Read More »

DP signs US $442m port deal in Africa

DP World intends to expand further across Africa following a deal to create a new gateway in Somaliland, on its eastern coast. DP World chairman Sultan bin Sulayem, was quoted saying: “I am very bullish about Africa and I believe it still has a very huge potential. “The reason why we go to Africa is […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,FYI,Heeso/Music,News In English,Wararka | Read More »

Why the International Community Should Recognise Somaliland

On May 18, I was invited to Somaliland to participate in celebrations of her independence from Somalia on May 18, 1991, after entering into a legally non-binding union with Somalia in 1960. The celebration displayed incredible colour, joy, pomp and patriotism that totally lacks in Kenyan celebrations. On the eve of the great celebration, the […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,FYI,Heeso/Music,News In English,Wararka | Read More »

Dubai’s DP World Agrees to Manage Port in Somaliland for 30 Years

Dubai’s DP World has agreed to manage the Somaliland port of Berbera in a landmark deal this month that opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and gives the global ports operator an alternative hub to Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. Under the terms of the concession agreement, according to a […]

May 29th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,FYI,Heeso/Music,News In English,Wararka | Read More »

Somaliland: Losing patience in the world’s most unlikely democracy

Somaliland should not exist. It’s anomalous in every respect: An island of stability in a sea of chaos; a democracy surrounded by authoritarian regimes; a real nation forged in spite of civil war, clan divisions, and religious tensions – all the usual rocks upon which developmental states wreck. So what makes it work? And why […]

May 24th, 2016 | Posted in Ciyaaraha,Current Affairs,Fikradaha/Opinions,FYI,Heeso/Music,News In English,Wararka | Read More »