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Hargeysa, Somaliland, April 1, 2006 – The Somaliland president Dahir Rayale Kahin has rejected a resolution passed by the House of Representatives on last Wednesday asking the government in the form of the ministries of “Health and Labour” and “National Planning” to take the necessary measures for reinstating Amina Sheikh Mohamed, known as Amina-Weris, in a vacant post with the Hargeysa office of Care International that she has been illegally denied.
Hargeysa, Somaliland, April 1, 2006 – Five prisoners convicted for terrorism and one terrorist suspect who escaped from Hargeysa central prison on Sunday evening, were all recaptured in less than one hour following their jail break.
Somaliland Forum Slams Yemeni Times Biased Coverage
London, UK, March 31, 2006 ( Somaliland Forum Press Release) – The Yemeni Times newspaper recently published an article [Efforts to release Yemeni fishermen held in Somalia, March 26, 2006] regarding the apprehension of the Yemeni fishermen who were fishing illegally in the waters of Somaliland.
Somaliland Supreme Court Acquits ONLF Rebels
HARGEISA, March 26, 2006 – Somaliland's Supreme Court has acquitted 24 members of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) accused of planning to attack Ethiopia from inside the breakaway enclave, officials said on Sunday.
Ethiopian Pastoralists Benefit From Export Of Livestock To Somaliland
Jijiga, March 28, 2006 – The legal export of livestock to neighboring Somaliland is yielding encouraging results, while the activities have in turn been improving the livelihood of pastoralists in the Somali state.
Will The Arabs Dare To Listen To Somaliland?
The Arab League has the habit of leaving issues to fester until such time when surgical intervention becomes necessary from foreign powers whose interests do not necessarily match those of the Arab world.
SOMALILAND: Exiles Return Home As Investors
Hargeysa, Somaliland, March 27, 2006 – Ali Abdibihi is a bright, outgoing boy of 16 who is eager to practice his English with any visitor to the shantytown he calls home.
Baidoa, Somalia, April 1, 2006 – The Baidoa meeting is still on, but not much has been accomplished. This is not by accident, since the people behind the meeting, warlord “president” Abdillahi Yusuf, Ali Geedi “the prime minister” and Sharif Hassan “the speaker of parliament”,
Somali Pirates Hijack Fuel Tanker: Official
NAIROBI, March 31, 2006 – Somali gunmen have hijacked a giant fuel tanker in north of capital Mogadishu, Kenyan maritime official confirmed here on Friday
Leaders attending the 11th head of states summit agreed to deploy a peace mission to the war-torn country with or without the consent of the faction leaders
EU Backs Abdillahi Yusuf’s Leadership, Pledges More Aid
BRUSSELS, March 28 (Reuters) - The European Commission signed a pact giving political recognition to Somalia's interim government on Tuesday and pledged more aid to the war-weary Horn of Africa nation, hit by fresh violence in recent days.
The Arms Embargo On Somalia’s TFG Must Not Be Lifted By The UN
London, UK, March 27th, 2006 – Inter Governmental Authority on Development’s (IGAD) recent meeting in Nairobi, Kenya has led IGAD to ask the United Nations to lift the arms embargo placed on Somalia in 1992.