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3 Shot Dead in Somaliland as Opposition Party Calls Voting Rigged

Hargaysa 18. November 2017 (SDN/QJ):-At least 3 people were killed in post-election violence Thursday in the breakaway republic of Somaliland, after one of the two opposition parties claimed “massive” polling irregularities. Hundreds of angry supporters of the Wadani Party took to the streets in three major cities, setting up roadblocks, burning tires, and stoning cars and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: International observers of Somaliland’s presidential election on 13 November 2017 ready to deploy to Somaliland’s six regions congratulate the Somaliland people on a peaceful poll

Hargaysa 14 November  2017 (SDN/QJ):-Following Somaliland’s third presidential election on 13 November 2017, the 60-member mission, funded by Britain’s government and drawing on members from 27 countries is now finalising its interim report to Somaliland’s National Electoral Commission as observers return to Hargeisa. Says chief observer Dr Michael Walls of the Development Planning Unit (DPU) […]

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International Media and the Election of the Presidential Palace in Somaliland 13 November Read

Hargaysa 14 November  2017 (SDN/QJ):-Five things you need to know about Somaliland’s vote  After a seven-year wait, Somaliland will go to the polls to elect a new leader. Here are five things you need to know http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/somaliland-vote-171112093215748.html   The man who buried Somaliland’s dead It was June 2, 1988, and Hargeisa was under attack. The rat-a-tat-tat […]

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”We urge Myanmar government to stop the horrendous violence and the ethnic” President Ahmed Silanyo

Hargaysa 09. September 2017 (SDN/QJ):-We are utterly disturbed by the reports and scenes of inhuman treatment of the Rohingya community by the Myanmar security forces. We urge Myanmar government to stop the horrendous violence and the ethnic, and religious cleansing against the Rohingya civilians, and to allow humanitarian assistance to reach those who need it so […]

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Somaliland, UAE signs on further accords

Dubai 02. July 2017 (SDN/QJ):- The governments of Somaliland and UAE have signed a new agreement; towards enhanced economic and bilateral relations of the two nations. . The agreement which includes construction of the road from Berbera port to Wajaale district, the border between Somaliland and Ethiopia that would facilitate the trade of those nations was […]

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Somaliland Calls For Talks With Somalia

Somaliland wants to reopen talks with the newly elected government of Somalia on security, economic cooperation and development, according to the autonomous region’s foreign minister. Speaking at a conference in London to mark the 26th anniversary of Somaliland’s contested declaration of independence, Saad Ali Shire said that his government intends to capitalise on the February […]

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Pizza House Chef Fled Air Bombardment In Aleppo To Die In The Mogadishu Bombing

Muqdisho 15. June 2017 (SDN/QJ):-An eyewitness into the Pizza House bombing describes how he saw five bodies of girls motionless and a short distance from them the body of the Head Chef, a Syrian national on a pool of blood against a bullet ridden wall. In 2016 Fadi Dayeh Ismail left his home city of […]

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Al-Shabab fighters storm military base in Somalia

Garowe 08. June 2017 (SDN/QJ):- Somalia’s militant Islamist group al-Shabab says it has carried out a major assault on a military base in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland. Its fighters killed 61 government troops and seized 16 vehicles in the dawn raid, the group said. A Puntland government minister has denied the high death toll, […]

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Press Release: Presidential Condolences regarding London Terror Attack on Saturday night, 3rd of June 2017

The President of Republic of Somaliland; H.E. Ahmed Mohamed (Silanyo) The terror attack in London on Saturday, 3rd of June 2017 was shocking and heartbreaking. The President of the Republic of Somaliland H.E. Ahmed Mohamed (Silanyo), his government members and the people of Somaliland are strongly condemning the horrific attack which has left scores of […]

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Khatumo leader wants Somaliland to return to 1960 power-sharing model

Khatumo leader Ali Khalif Galaydh is reportedly willing to support a united Somaliland – but only under one condition. In an interview with Kalsan TV, Abdinasir Garad Abshir Salah, Somaliland’s Presidential Advisor for Eastern Somaliland issues, said Galaydh wants the country to return to the regional power sharing model that was used for Somaliland’s parliamentary elections in 1960. “Ali […]

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