SOMALILAND

Somaliland and the Arabian Gulf Security

Sacad Ali Shire

The self-declared Republic of Somaliland is looking to the Gulf secure its borders within the horn of Africa due to the regional instability. The autonomous state is also looking to deepen its economic and security ties with Arabian Gulf countries, Foreign Minister Saad Ali Shire told Al Arabiya English’s exclusive …

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Somaliland Signs Agreement With DP World and Ethiopia

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and government officials from Ethiopia and the Republic of Somaliland at the agreement signing today.

As per the agreement, Ethiopia will make the necessary infrastructure investment to develop the Berbera Trade Corridor Dubai: An agreement has been signed between DP World and the governments of Somaliland and Ethiopia, through which Ethiopia will now become a strategic partner holding a share of 19 per cent in …

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Somaliland Needs a New Approach with Somalia

By Gulied Jama and Yacqub Ismail 2018 opens a new cycle in Somaliland’s foreign policy. The result of the 2017 presidential election showed that hardliners won the election. By hardliners, it means that a senior leader from the military wing of SNM won the election by a majority of 55%. …

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Helping Children and Families in Somaliland

Halimo family in Somaliland

When Halimo and her family arrived at Hargeisa, Somaliland‘s capital, she sold their last goat for $10. The rest of the family goats, sheep and camels died in the drought that, for the fourth year, is ravaging the region. Like hundreds of other internally displaced families in Somaliland, the family …

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Somaliland Issues Fatwa Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Hargeisa, (Somaliland Monitor) -Somaliland has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation (FGM) – and paving the way for the breakaway region to pass legislation against the internationally condemned practice, a senior official said on Wednesday. The fatwa from the ministry of religious affairs on Tuesday said …

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