• Somaliland/Somalia – The Looming War: From the Boardroom to the Battlefield

      In the past 25 years Somaliland has proven its commitment to peace, development, national security and most importantly taking an active role in stabilizing the region. Starting in 2012 Somaliland officially entered into talks with Somalia with hopes of solidifying its place in the international community as an...
  • Hargeisa City Living and the Traffic Jams

    FX–Hargeisa is becoming quiet the metropolitan with sprawling buildings that seem to be erected overnight by the numbers with ever increasing shops, coffee places, restaurants and other bazaars providing mixture of services for residents, new and old. Diaspora with extra bucks to spend seem to be enjoying more than...
  • Ali Khalif’s Disguised Politics of “Somali Unity” A dangerous message

    On the faithful day in what supposed to be his smooth inauguration ceremony in Saah-Dheer Village,  75 KM South of Laas Anood and 60 KM North of Ethiopian border, before Somaliland National Army interrupted and took over the village, Ali Khalif Glaydh, newly appointed president of the controversial “Khatumo...
  • The ineffectiveness of the House of Guurti and its dire consequences for Somaliland’s political future

    The London Conference on Somalia in February 2012 has been success for Somaliland. It may well be the groundwork for the single most important goal Somaliland has been pursuing over two decades; an opportunity to finally become a recognized country with its flag fly high among the nations. At...
  • Hargeisa: a capital in search of a country, by Sean McLachlan

    For a people without an official nation, Somalilanders sure love their flag.It’s everywhere–painted on doors, flying from government buildings and private homes, hanging from rear view mirrors, worn on belt buckles and even knitted into a cap like this barber is wearing in the photo. Somalilanders are proud of...
  • Dacwadda Cali Samatar iyo Saamaynta ay Somalida ku leedahay

    Fikirka Xorta ah – Muddo badan ayaa dacwad ka dhan ah Sarreeye Gaas Maxamed Cali Samatar oo sita darajada ugu sarreysa ciidanka Somaliya, in badana ahaa Madaxweyne Xigeen iyo Wasiirka Gaashaan Dhigga ugu dambayntiina hayay jago Ra’iisal Wasaare ayaa waxay muddo lix sano ah ka socotay dalka Maraykanka. Nuxurka...