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Fierce fighting erupts between Somaliland, Puntland forces

Heavy fighting between Somaliland and Puntland forces erupted on Tuesday on the outskirts of Tukaraq town in Sool region, north of Somalia. The clashes which...
Eritrea-Djibouti Map of Border Dispute Over Ras Doumeira

Viewpoint: Divisions Among Gulf Arab States Increases Instability in the Horn of Africa

A dispute over territory involving the Horn of Africa states of Djibouti and Eritrea was reignited in the aftermath of the withdrawal of Qatari...

Somaliland Writes To U.S Secretary of State For Trump’s Travel Ban Exemption

The Republic of Somaliland today sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to...
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Flydubai announces new flights to Eritrea

As it landed at Asmara International Airport, senior Eritrean officials including Tesfaslassie Berhane, Minister of Transportation and Communication, Askalu Menkorios, Minister of Tourism and...

Regional meeting on mixed migration opens in Djibouti

The three day forum brings together participants from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Sudan, Yemen, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya and South Sudan. There are also representatives...

UN Envoy Describes Somaliland As An Island Of Relative Peace and Stability?

On his first visit to Somaliland as head of UNSOM, Special Representative Nicholas Kay meets with President Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo at his...

Somaliland Health Workers trained by IOM to Assess “Fitness-To-Travel”

IOM Trains Somaliland Health Workers to Assess ?Fitness-To-Travel? GENEVA, Switzerland, April 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? IOM, in close coordination with Somaliland?s Ministry of...

NUSOJ condemns editor’s arrest over human rights report in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, December 14, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has today condemned the arrest of an editor...

Assailants shoot dead a journalist in Somaliland

Assailants shoot dead a journalist in SomalilandNEW YORK, October 25, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Unidentified gunmen killed a journalist in the Somaliland town...

A Journalist Is Killed in Shooting in Somaliland

A Journalist Is Killed in Shooting in SomalilandMOGADISHU, Somalia, October 24, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns...

IFC and World Bank Report Finds Strengthened Business Climate in Hargeisa, Despite Challenges

IFC and World Bank Report Finds Strengthened Business Climate in Hargeisa, Despite ChallengesWASHINGTON, October 10, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Relative peace and security...

NUSOJ Condemns Arrests of Journalists in Somaliland

NUSOJ Condemns Arrests of Journalists in SomalilandMOGADISHU, Somalia, September 14, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns...

UN voucher programme adds more fresh food to diets in Somaliland, aids local economy

A mother buys canned fish from a local vendor using a WFP food voucher in Burao, northern Somalia. Photo: WFP/C. McDonough Thousands of people...

NUSOJ Appalled by the Continued Arbitrary Arrests of Journalists by Somaliland Police in Somaliland’s...

NUSOJ Appalled by the Continued Arbitrary Arrests of Journalists by Somaliland Police in Somaliland’s disputed RegionsMOGADISHU, Somalia, April 20, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ —...

Somali Radio Director Gunned Down / IPI Concerned at Wave of Media Arrests in...

Somali Radio Director Gunned Down / IPI Concerned at Wave of Media Arrests in SomalilandVIENNA, Austria, February 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The...

Somaliland reporter arrested, beaten in custody

Somaliland reporter arrested, beaten in custodyNEW YORK, February 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns last week’s arrest and...

NUSOJ demands stop to harassment of journalists in Somaliland

NUSOJ demands stop to harassment of journalists in SomalilandMOGADISHU, Somalia, February 21, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ)...

SOMALIA: Fighting displaces thousands in Somaliland

HARGEISA/NAIROBI, 9 February 2012 (IRIN) - More than 1,000 families (about 6,000 people) have been displaced from the town of Buuhoodle and nearby villages...

SOMALIA: London conference “an opportunity” for Somaliland

HARGEISA, 7 February 2012 (IRIN) - More than two decades after it unilaterally asserted its independence from the rest of Somalia, Somaliland plans to...