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“The Government of Somaliland is making a concerted effort to galvanize all elements of our society to participate in the fight against FGM” says Somaliland First Lady The Girl Summit 2014 in London

  H.E. AMINA-WERIS SHEIKH MOHAMED FIRST LADY, REPUBLIC OF SOMALILAND  REMARKS TO GIRL SUMMIT 2014   London, 22 July 2014     Excellences, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for inviting me to present to you today at this esteemed forum on such important and pertinent topics.  


Who is Ismail Omar Geilleh

Who is Ismail Omar Geilleh? On March 1st 2010, Somali community in East Africa and all over the world witnessed a new history being made in the dusty streets of ruined but historic town of Saylac in Awdal Somalia.


Yussuf Garaad’s Abuse of the BBC Somali Service

(SomalilandGlobe.com London, England) (Opinion) Much has been written over the past years about the demise of the objectivity and impartiality of the programmes of the BBC Somali Service since Yussuf Garaad was appointed its editor in the late 1990s.


Somaliland: Electoral Commission Resigns

Four members of the Electoral Commission, including the chairman, resigned a day after two other members also resigned bringing the total that resigned to 6 out of the 7 members of the commission. Their refusal to resign, as demanded by the opposition parties and the Donor countries that assist Somaliland’s democratisation process, has been a […]


UCID Party: No Agreement On Formation Of Interim Government

HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe) — The opposition UCID party of Somaliland released a press statement in Somali denying “unconfirmed reports” of agreement between it and the other opposition party KULMIYE on the formation of an interim government.


Silanyo Rules Out Meeting Face to Face With President Rayale

HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe) – The leader of Somaliland’s opposition KULMIYE party has categorically ruled out that their officials will have any face-to-face meeting with president Rayale, saying there will be no talks unless the president fully honours what has been agreed upon by the three major political parties shortly after the six-month presidential term […]


Administration Sees A “Threat” From The Leader Of The Upper House Of Somaliland

HARGEISA, Somaliland (The Somaliland Globe) — The Riyale administration accused Suleiman M. Adam — the leader of the Guurti, the Upper House of Parliament — of planning to depose president Riyale. The Foreign Minister Abdillahi M. Duale, interviewed by Universal TV today, accused Suleiman M. Adam of planning to topple the government “illegally by creating […]


Silanyo Visits Wounded Civilians In Hargeisa Hospital

HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)- The leader of Somaliland opposition KULMIYE party, Ahmed Mohamoud Silanyo has paid a visit to the civilians who were injured in clashes between police and demonstrators protesting over the closure of parliament by president Rayale on Saturday.


Somaliland Public To Riyale: “We Own, Maintain the Peace”

Every time that the president faced a political crisis of his own making in the past, he conveniently ordered the army and the police into the streets imposing a curfew throughout Hargeisa city. Uncharacteristically, however, the night following the morning of the massive demonstration that led to the deaths and injuries of  several civilians, not […]


Two Killed, Five Others Injured In Clashes With Somaliland Police

HARGEISA, Somaliland (The Somaliland Globe) – Somaliland Police and protesters clashed in running street battles today, leaving two people dead and two others injured, a hospital official told The Somaliland Globe.