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UN Staff Donation to Somaliland Drought Response Committee

Hargaysa 19. April 2017 (SDN/QJ):- Representatives of UNICEF, WFP, UNCHR, UNDP, FAO, UN-Habitat, and the Resident Coordinator’s Office today delivered a donation to the National Drought Response Committee totaling USD $ 7000.   The donation represents a personal contribution from the salaries of international and national UN staff based in Hargeisa, a lot of whom […]

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US Expected to Return 4,000 Somali Migrants to Their Homeland

Washington 09. April 2017 (SDN/QJ):- Somalia’s U.S. ambassador says his embassy has learned that U.S. immigration agents are planning to deport about 4,000 Somali nationals now living in the United States. “We learned through immigration sources that the total number of the Somalis that are in the books of [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to […]

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SOMALILAND JOURNALIST SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS IN PRISON

A court in Somalia’s breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has sentenced a journalist to two years in prison after he was arrested for meeting Somalia’s new president. Abdimalik Muse Oldon was charged with engaging in anti-national activities, spreading “false” news and disturbing public order. Oldon, an online journalist, was arrested upon his arrival at the […]

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I Am Not Married To 3 Husbands, MP Hudah Ahmed Says

Muqdisho 20. March 2017 (SDN/QJ):- “The case against me is only an allegation propaganda that was spread by specific people. And the claims were made by a traditional leader” Hudah  told Radio Dalsan Hudah who hails from Somaliland identified the traditional king or Boqor  as Mohamed Jama.   “First he called me and demanded for […]

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Geopolitical Time Bomb: Chaos In Somaliland Could Trigger Regional Conflict By Gregory R. Copley

London 02. March 2017 (SDN/QJ):- The broader conflicts around control of the Red Sea and its littorals are being played out in the new aspects of the transformation of the Republic of Somaliland, which dominates the southern coastline of the Red Sea mouth into the Indian Ocean, but which also remains internationally unrecognized. At its […]

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China’s state broadcaster accidentally recognized the breakaway state of Somaliland

Hargaysa 20. February 2017 (SDN/QJ):-When a car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing at least 30 people, China’s state broadcaster in Africa, quickly covered the story. But CGTN, the newly rebranded international version of CCTV, made one notable mistake. A map shown by CGTN Africa showed Somaliland, a breakaway region in […]

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Prime Minister  welcomes the decision of the International Court of Justice concerning the Somalia  and  Kenya case on Maritime Delimitation

Muqdisho 02. February 2017 (SDN/QJ):-The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar A. A. Sharmarke welcomes the resolution of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the Somalia V. Kenya Maritime Delimitation in the Indian Ocean.   “From the onset, we were confident that Somalia would win this case. Today, we celebrate […]

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“Somaliland Won’t be Dictated by the International Community” Said UCID Chairman

Hargaysa 31. January 2017 (SDN/QJ):- Chairman and Presidential candidate of Social and Welfare Party (UCID) Mr. Feisal Ali Warabe, in response to the warning by then International Community not to postpone ballot day said, “The president,3 political parties and the national Electoral Commission (NEC) have agreed to hold the presidential election on October 10,2017. Somaliland […]

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Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat elected new AU Commission chairperson

Addis Ababa January 30/2017 Chad’s Foreign Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat is the next Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) as he won the contest to take over the Chairmanship of the Commission today. Leaders of the African Union elected Moussa Faki Mahamat today for a heavily contested post from five candidates vying for the […]

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Local Somali Community Raises Concerns in a Listening Session

(ABC 6  News) — The race for governor is still a year away, but listening sessions have already started. The Somali community in Rochester gathered Saturday to speak with Rebecca Otto. “Rather than talking at people and telling them my ideas, I want to hear from Minnesotans around the state to know they’re hopes and […]

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