LAS ANOD (Somalilandpress) -- Twelve traditional tribal chiefs from the Dhulbhante clan have been placed under house  arrest by Somaliland forces in the town of Holhol. In total, 14 tribal chiefs, known as Garaad or Isimo were expected to hold...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The Minister of Aviation and Air Transport Hon Mahmoud Abdi Hashi announced that the last phase of extension of runway at the Egal International airport will be completed in the coming two weeks. The Aviation Minister also...
Luiz A. Rocha Associate Curator and Follett Chair of Ichthyology, California Academy of Sciences My work takes me to some spectacular places, and our latest expedition was no exception: Somaliland. When I told my colleagues where we were going, the...
In 1884 the British established an agreement with local elderly leaders, this agreement became known as the British Somaliland protectorate. By 1899, they created a small military which suffered a heavy defeat by 1913 under the Mad Mullah, a...
Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh has won a landslide victory in an election criticised by opposition parties and rights groups. Officials said Mr Guelleh won 87% of Friday’s vote, which activists complained was preceded by political repression and curbs on...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The remains of the late Abbas Idriss were finally laid to rest on Tuesday during a state funeral held at the Maslah Muslim burial grounds, in Hargeisa. H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud Silanyo was among the mourners attending...
Posted on May 1, 2015 by Joan Morris Three young female cheetahs, captured in the wild and destined to be sold as exotic pets, have been rescued by Born Free Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority. The cats are...
By Goth Mohamed Goth Hargeisa-A high Level delegation from the United Arab Emirates today arrived in the country today and were received by Hon Bashe Awil omar, Somaliland Ambassador to the UAE at the Egal International Airport. The delegation from the...
IN SUMMARY Somalia’s convoluted political history can be difficult to follow but in The Orchard of Lost Souls Mohamed focuses on the chaos in Hargeisa and the immediate countryside. The year is 1988 in Somalia’s northern city of Hargeisa. It...
News reporting is always shaped by a considerable amount of tension. How do you strike the balance between hooking the audience with the sensational while supplying sufficient detail and context for an informed understanding of the events being reported? This...

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