I had a good conversation with a cat before the national elections. It was an exciting period where the fever of change was sweeping Hargeisa. A period of euphoria with high expectations, “Even if you rape me; I am Kulmiye” was the buzz word then. The deserving Mujahid at last has ascended the throne that [...]
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Somaliland finally comes out of its shameful silence
Somaliland has finally spoken. It says it is ready to participate in the international efforts aimed at easing the suffering of the starving Somali people who are experiencing what the UN has described as the worst humanitarian disaster.
Waxaa markhaati ma doona jiritaanka xarakooyin ka dhex socda bulshada qurbaha jooga ah ee ka soo jeeda gobolda galbeedka ee Somaliland, waana lagama maarmaan in afkaarahaas wax laga yidhaa si dadka loogu iftiimiyo xaqiiqooyoinkii inna soo marey , kuwa taagan iyo sadaasha timaadada. Dabadeed Bulshadu iyadaa kala haadin afkaaraha dhex mushaaxaaya.
This week President Ahmed Silaanyo of Somaliland issued a press release in which he announced the formation of committee that will research into whether more political parties should be permitted in Somaliland politics. Even though, Somaliland is multi-party system country with viable democratic institutions, many groups including the young generation have been calling for more parties [...]
Jan.14 – (Idhanka)-A court in Somaliland has found a German man guilty of making pornographic films of Somali women and has given him a four- year prison sentence and US$10,000 fine. This news story may raise some eyebrows or even evoke disdain from people who would dismiss the case as another botched trial from another [...]
Monday, January 03, 2011
As a step toward restoring order in Somalia, a former nation-state that disintegrated in 1991, the international community should explore ways of granting limited recognition to the part of it known as Somaliland.