September, 2009

Leaders of Somaliland’s Main Parties Agree to Memorandum of Understanding

HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)- The leaders of Somaliland’s two main opposition parties and the ruling party have agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) put forward by donor countries that provide support for the democratization and electoral processes in Somaliland. 

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.

Fist Fight Erupts Yet Again Over Impeachment Move in Somaliland Parliament

  HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)- A commotion prevailed in the Lower House of Somaliland’s Parliament over impeachment move against President Dahir Rayale Kahin in yesterday’s parliament sitting, leading to a fist fight between members of the opposition camp and supporters of the ruling party. 

Profound concern at indefinite postponement of Somaliland presidential poll, say election observers

Progressio, the Development Planning Unit at University College London (UCL) and Somaliland Focus (UK) express profound disappointment at the indefinite postponement of Somaliland’s long-overdue presidential election.

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 […]

Somaliland Press Reporter Beaten, Detained by Police in Hargeisa

Somaliland Press Reporter Beaten, Detained by Police in Hargeisa HARGEISA, Somaliland (Somaliland Globe)- Somaliland Press online reporter in Hargeisa was punched, kicked and struck with wooden stick by police who detained him on Saturday to stop him from taking pictures of the running street battles between the police and protesters fuming over the closure of […]