June, 2009

Mayor of Tower Hamlets Presents Honorary Plaque to Ahmed Silanyo

The KULMIYE party chairman, Ahmed Mohammed Mohamoud Silanyo, on Monday attended a dinner banquet

Somaliland Government Uses WFP Food Aid as a Political Tool

 Hargeisa, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)The Somaliland government is using food aid provided by WFP to shape the outcome of the upcoming presidential election planned for 27 September, sources close to the presidential palace told The Somaliland Globe. 

Somaliland MPs Sign a Parliamentary Motion Calling for a Caretaker President

Fourteen MPs signed in advance a parliamentary motion on Monday calling for a caretaker president if Somaliland presidential election, which had been scheduled for 27 September, did not go ahead as planned.

WARYA TV Gave Massive Coverage Of Silanyo’s Visit to Sweden

  The Stockholm based Warya TV gave an unprecedented coverage to KULMIYE opposition party leader, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo’s recent visit to Sweden. 

Hargeisa Bombing Suspects Appear In Court

 Eleven suspects accused of involvement in Hargeisa suicide bombings in October 2008 appeared in court on Sunday at 7.30am in one of the tightest security in Somaliland legal system. 

New Somali book ‘War and Peace: an anthology of Somali literature’ edited by

 Rashiid Sheekh Cabdillaahi, with English translation by Martin Orwin.  It is a great pleasure for Ponte Invisibile and Progressio to announce the new publication “War and Peace: an anthology of Somali literature”.

From Corporate America To The Horn of Africa, Money Makes The World go Around

From corporate America to the Horn of Africa, money makes the world go around     Abdirashid Dahabshiil Tristan McConnell    The dusty, potholed streets of Hargeysa in Somaliland are filled with  battered cars and ambling pedestrians.

Mob runs riot as part of Hargeisa runs out of water

Hargeisa, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)- Police used live ammunition against demonstrators as violence rocked the southern part of Hargeisa on Friday evening due to severe water shortages.

Ahmed Silanyo Addressed Party Supporters

 London, UK (Somaliland Globe)- Somaliland’s KULMIYE Party opposition leader Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud Silanyo addressed hundreds of his party’s supporters at a meeting held in the London borough of Harrow on Saturday. 

Chanting Protesters Force Cancellation of President Rayale’s Scheduled Address at Keiriyada

 A crowd of chanting youth protesters forced the cancellation of president Dahir Rayale’s speech at Kheiriyada in Central Burao- Somaliland’ second largest city.