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Somaliland police disperse angry protesters

Somaliland police disperse angry protesters

Awdalpress(Borama( 01 Dec, 14–Somaliland police have dispersed by shooting in the air angry protesters demonstrating against the arrest of former Borama local government chairman Abdirahman Shide Bile. The police who declined to comment on the reason behind the arrest of Mr. Abdirahman on Sunday have also detained two journalists covering the demonstration while confiscated their […]

Ethiopia and Djibouti send Aid supplies to Puntland

Ethiopia and Djibouti send Aid supplies to Puntland

Awdalpress(Garawe) 15 Nov, 13–Ethiopia and Djibouti have on Friday sent two planes carrying 23 tonnes of food and other essential supplies to the cyclone-hit Somali region of Puntland. The two planes carrying food, medicine, clothes and engineers tasked to assess the damage caused by the flash floods to the roads and bridges landed in Garowe […]

A Somaliland Journalist Association SOLJA special report Harassment, detention and imprisonment of journalists Somaliland reached a record high in 2012.

A Somaliland Journalist Association SOLJA special report Harassment, detention and imprisonment of journalists Somaliland reached a record high in 2012. In its annual census of imprisoned harassment, detention journalists, Somaliland journalist Association SOLJA identified 81 individuals behind bars on December 16, an increase over its 2011 tally. Note: The harassment, detention and imprisonment against Somaliland […]

Somali leader wins new boost with high-profile EU visit

Somali leader wins new boost with high-profile EU visit

Awdalpress–30 Jan, 30—Somalia took a fresh step in its return to the international fold Wednesday with a high-profile EU visit by its leader that comes days after finally winning US recognition. Months after his election, new Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was to meet the European Union’s top officials, marking what a senior diplomat said […]

Silanyo hails U.S recognition of Somalia government

Silanyo hails U.S recognition of Somalia government

Awdalpress(Hargaysa) 30 Jan,13–Somaliland leader Ahmed Mohamed Silanyo on Wednesday lauded the recent U.S government’s move to recognize the newly elected Somali government headed by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. In his annual speech to his regional parliament, Silanyo said his administration welcomes the U.S decision to recognize the current Somali government. ‘’We are not feeling bad […]

Sayla’ councilors elect new chairman, deputy

Sayla’ councilors elect new chairman, deputy

Sayla’ councilors on Tuesday elected a new chairman and his deputy to lead the local council affairs after days of controversy over the recent municipal elections in the region.The ten-member council elected Hussein Idle Barqadle as the council chairman and Sa’ad Dahir Ige as his deputy at a session in Sayla’ town. The elected officials […]

USA Embassies under attack over anti-Islam in Many Muslim Countries

USA Embassies under attack over anti-Islam in Many Muslim Countries

Awdalpress(Cairo)Protesters have attacked Western embassies in Tunisia, Yemen and Sudan, as a wave of demonstrations against an anti-Islam film swelled and swept across much of the Muslim world after Friday prayers.The US embassy was the common target while the UK and German embassies in Sudan were stormed by angry mobs. In Tunis, the Tunisian capital, […]

Bar-kulan’s Borame correspondent in custody

Bar-kulan’s Borame correspondent in custody

Radio-Barkulan(Nairobi)Police in northern Somali town of Borame on Thursday arrested Bar-kulan’s correspondent Hashim Sheikh Omar Goth for allegedly covering a story on the views of locals on the election of the new Somali president. Goth is now being held in Borame’s central police station. His arrest came after Goth covered a story on the reaction […]

Moving Somalia Toward Lasting Stability

Moving Somalia Toward Lasting Stability

Moving Somalia Toward Lasting Stability Photo: ASSOCIATED PRESS Somalis react in favour of Somalia’s new draft constitution, in Mogadishu, Somalia,Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. Somali leaders voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to adopt a new constitution that contains new individual rights and sets the country on a course for a more powerful and representative government. Tuesday, August […]

Obama Said,’Somalia Situation threat national security’.

Obama Said,’Somalia Situation threat national security’.

President Obama sent a letter, dated 20, 2012 to Congress declaring the situation in Somalia poses “an unusual and extraordinary national security threat to the United States.” The President cited “piracy, escalating violence, and the deterioration of the security situation in Somalia” as reasons for his actions. “I found that that the deterioration of the […]

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