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Ethiopia, Djibouti hope to take bilateral ties to greater height

Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn attend the press conference at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, March 17, 2017. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde) ADDIS ABABA, March 20 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia and Djibouti have expressed desires to take their strong bilateral relations to a greater height. The announcement […]

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March 21st, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

Frontline immigration officers at Somaliland’s Berbera seaport receive Training on Humanitarian Border Management

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has just conducted a three-day training on Humanitarian Border Management (HBM), Human Rights Law and Counter-Trafficking for 15 immigration officers working at Berbera seaport. Berbera is a coastal city located in the north of Somaliland bordering Gulf of Aden. For the past two years Berbera seaport has been receiving […]

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March 21st, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

Turkey’s Largest Military Base Overseas to Be Opened in Somalia in April

Mogadishu– According to the Yeni Safak newspaper, the Turkish Army will train Somalia troops and troops from other African countries at the base, which has been under construction near Somalia’s airport in Mogadishu since March 2015. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and General Staff’s Chief Gen. Hulusi Akar are expected to take part in the […]

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March 19th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

Abdourahman Boreh succeeds in corruption case against Djibouti

The Franco-Djiboutian businessman Abdourahman Boreh has just been cleared of corruption in the case of Djibouti. The Djiboutian opponent was accused of having collected millions of dollars for the granting of the management of the port of Doraleh to DP World. The wealthy businessman was in the midst of a nearly ten-year conflict between DP […]

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March 10th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

International Partners Disappointed by Somaliland Electoral Delays

Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply disappointed by the Guurti’s decision to delay further Somaliland’s electoral cycle, unilaterally extending the government’s term beyond even the dates requested by government. The further postponement of the presidential election to November 2017 and the parliamentary and local […]

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March 9th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP) opens new premises in Hargeisa

The EU Maritime Capacity Building Mission EUCAP Nestor has been re-launched under a new, broadened civilian maritime security mandate. On March 8th , the mission opened new premises in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Under the new mandate EUCAP will continue to provide support to the Somaliland Coast Guard in Berbera and work closely together with the Berbera […]

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March 9th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

Will the world heed the warnings of Somaliland’s savage drought?

ITV News International Affairs Editor Rageh Omaar has travelled across Somaliland as severe drought brings the unrecognised east-African nation to the brink of a preventable humanitarian catastrophe. Somaliland is a place that doesn’t officially exist, a self-declared independent country in the Horn of Africa that is not recognised by any other nation. But this virtually […]

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March 8th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

UAE Envoy to Somalia Recalled to Abu Dhabi Over Military Base Dispute

DUBAI/ The UAE ambassador to Somalia has been recalled in protest to demands made by the Mogadishu government to stop the development of a military base in Somaliland. A source has confirmed the arrival of ambassador Mohammed Al Hammadi to Abu Dhabi on Saturday (March 4) on orders from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. […]

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March 5th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

DP World layoffs hundreds from port in Somaliland

It is believed the workers were summoned to the port last week where they were addressed by the port authority, which included representatives from DP World, who handed them letters of termination. By Jamal Ibrahim, jamal@alleastafrica.com HARGEISA – The international ports operator, DP World which signed a 30-year contract with the breakaway northern Somalia republic of […]

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March 1st, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »

Poor Leadership of Waddani Party By Khadar Ibrahim

Presidency is the biggest job of any nation, will always have unlimited responsibility. It is a profession that is as hard as anybody might think. It is too intellectual and far rigid in its roles and requirements for the normal person. By its essence therefore it requires an extraordinary person with extraordinary skills. It also […]

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February 26th, 2017 | Posted in NEWS IN ENGLISH | Read More »