Op-Ed

2009 Year in Review: In Depth News Analysis: Somaliland, World

2009 Year in Review: In Depth News Analysis: Somaliland, World Top Two Themes (1). Mr. Rayaale  resign now to save whatever is left of your tarnished name! (2). Mr. Rayaale reverse the sale of the historical islands of “Saadin and Ceebat” now!


The West Let Rayale Off The Hook

The West Let Rayale Off The Hook; Now They Must Keep Him on a Tight Leash It is an indisputable fact that president Dahir Rayale Kahin would not have been in office today had it not been the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) brokered by western donor countries between the government and opposition parties.


“Somali’s in Khayelitsha and other informal settlements in South Africa are more worried about Survival and Xenophobia-but not terrorism” Saeed Furaa

Re: 2010 terror plot “Somali’s in Khayelitsha and other informal settlements in South Africa are more worried about Survival and Xenophobia-but not terrorism” Saeed Furaa  I respond to recent unconfirmed media reports that published allegations made by Prof Hussein Solomon, head of the International Institute of Islamic Studies in Pretoria discrediting the Somali Community in […]


Remembrance Day for those who lost their lives for the sake of SL Independence

Somaliland is remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives in the struggle for independence and for the freedom and peace we are enjoying today. October 17th is worth remembering for many reasons.


Aging Men with Dirty Diapers

  Ah, to be a little kid again with skinned knees that is easier to heal than broken heart.  In the golden years of childhood, we used to be ourselves and nobody else.   As kids we did things just for fun and to make us laugh.  Authenticity was an involuntary impulse in our veins. There […]


Political Brinkmanship: A Close Call for Somaliland

On 26th of September 2009, the ISG members met to discuss the implications of recent Agreement sponsored by the international community between the Somaliland parties and the subsequent historic  unanimous vote of the House of Elders on the 25th of Sept, 2009, to endorse it.


A Four-Step Plan to Destroy Somaliland in Action

Many Somalilanders, living in the country and abroad, have been warning the nation for several years that president Riyaale is not committed to Somaliland cause for independence but he is a committed betrayer who is digging deep grave for Somaliland sovereignty and recognition to destroy it for Somalia.


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 […]


An Open Letter Regarding the Deteriorating Situation of Somaliland

An Open Letter Regarding the Deteriorating Situation of Somaliland To: House of Representatives- Somaliland House of Elders- Somaliland US and EU countries We, the undersigned Somalilanders in the Diaspora, do hereby call for the two Houses of Somaliland’s parliament to impeach and remove president Dahir Rayale Kahin from office immediately because of his complete and […]


Africa’s Curse Descends on Somaliland

Africa’s Curse Descends on Somaliland By Jawahir Yussuf H. Adam Is Somaliland’s brave attempt at democracy foundering?  The international community has refused recognition of Somaliland and condemned it to its own fate.  The African Union and the UN refuse to understand that the people of Somaliland have decided to reclaim and restore their sovereignty.