Radio Somaliland - 06 May, 2013 By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye, The worst thing is that when your partner wants not to divorce even though you technically divorced and he or she pretends to look a couple living under one roof, now that is the case of Somaliland and Somalia.
Radio Somaliland - 07 May, 2012 By Ibrahim Mead - "The infamous, misguided and partial decision in classifying political parties in to winners and losers according to their yard stick before any voting took place"
HARGEISA, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The breakaway enclave of Somaliland voted for a parliament on Thursday, hoping a third democratic poll since 2002 would boost its case for nationhood and prove it is a model of democracy in lawless Somalia. "I hope this will open the door for recognition," President Dahir Rayale Kahin said as the first of hundreds of thousands of eligible voters began casting ballots in the Horn of Africa territory of 3.5 million people.
HARGEISA - BBC, Voters in Somaliland are choosing MPs for the first time since the territory declared independence from Somalia 14 years ago. All three parties competing put the quest for international recognition at the top of the agenda. Somaliland broke away from the rest of Somalia in 1991 when President Mohammed Siad Barre was ousted.
HARGEISA, Somalia (AFP) - Voters in republic of Somaliland cast ballots to elect lawmakers amid hopes the exercise will bring them international recognition as a sovereign state. Most of the 985 polling stations promptly close at 6:00 pm (1500 GMT) after 12 hours of voting, but it was not clear whether the exercise had ended in all stations across the barren region covering about 138,000 square kilometers (52,300 square miles).
HARGEISA, Somaliland - Residents of the Somaliland voted Thursday in the first multiparty parliamentary elections since the region separated from Somalia more than a decade ago. The region's three political parties have fielded 246 candidates to compete for seats in the 82-member legislature. Somaliland has had a parliament since 1991, but until now lawmakers have been chosen by their clans through a process of consultation rather than voting.
HARGEYSA, 29 September - Voters in Somaliland, went to the polls on Thursday to elect 82 members of parliament. Candidates from the opposition Kulmiye (Solidarity) and the Welfare and Justice parties are challenging those from the ruling party, the Union of Democrats. Some 246 candidates are vying for the parliamentary seats.
Radio Somaliland - 28 Sep, 2005 Sept 27 (Reuters) - Somaliland, a former British protectorate and a semi-desert territory which broke away from Somalia in 1991, holds parliamentary elections on Sept. 29, its third democratic polls since seceding. Here are some facts about the relatively stable democracy, which has not been internationally recognised:
Radio Somaliland - 28 Sep, 2005 Hargeisa - Aljazira, Street vendors in Somaliland have reported huge sales of the narcotic leaf qat and newspapers, as campaigning wraps up for legislative polls this week amid hopes for long-denied international recognition.
Radio Somaliland - 28 Sep, 2005 Nairobi, Kenya, 09/25 - United States authorities have renewed a travel warning to its citizens wishing to travel to East Africa, saying the potential for terrorist actions were high following the arrest of al-Qaeda suspects in Somaliland on Friday.
Radio Somaliland - 25 Sep, 2005 HARGEISA--The South African Observer Mission expressed its gratitude to Somaliland National Electoral Commission for inviting it to observe this historic 2005 Somaliland Parliamentary Elections due to be held on 29 Sept. 2005.
Radio Somaliland - 25 Sep, 2005 Somaliland - Police in republic of Somaliland have detained two suspected al-Qaida militants, raising the number of terror suspects captured in two days to seven, the regional leader said Saturday.
Radio Somaliland - 25 Sep, 2005 HARGEISA, Somaliland (Reuters) - The self-declared republic of Somaliland said on Saturday eight al Qaeda suspects arrested days before a parliamentary election were all locals from Islamic religious circles.
Radio Somaliland - 25 Sep, 2005 HARGEISA, Somaliland (AFP) - Authorities in Somaliland have warned outsiders, particularly Islamic clerics, without legitimate business there to leave immediately following the arrest of several alleged Al-Qaeda operatives.
A statement issued by the chairman of the Somaliland National Electoral Commission, Ahmad Haji Ali Athami, has urged the public to confront efforts by some candidates to use fake ballot papers that are similar to samples being used by the commission to conduct civic education for voters.
Ururka Somaliland Societies in Europe (SSE) oo kulmiya Jaaliyadaha Somaliland ee Yurub wuxuu si cad u taageerayaa inay si cadaalada u qabsoonto doorashada golaha wakiilaada ee lagu wado inay qabsoonto 29ka Sibtambar 2005.
Radio Somaliland - 13 Sep, 2005 Angus Reid Global Scan), 12 Sept. 2005-- Somaliland encompasses the territory of the former British Somaliland, and seceded from Somalia in 1991. The country of 2.5 million is yet to be recognized internationally. In 1992, a national conference selected Muhammad Ibrahim Egal as president. Egal was eventually re-appointed to a new five-year term in 1997, and picked Dahir Riyale Kahin as his vice-president. The area’s residents overwhelmingly approved a new constitution in May 2001.
Radio Somaliland - 11 Sep, 2005 On 31 August 2005, I was asked by Somaliland immigration officers to leave Somaliland by 1 pm that day. I had been in Somaliland for 6 days legally and my original travel plans were to go to Nairobi the following day; just 18 hours hence. I was not a new face in Somaliland.
Radio Somaliland - 09 Sep, 2005 afrol News, 7 September - A team of experts from four continents is preparing to visit the still unrecognised country of Somaliland to ensure that its forthcoming parliamentary elections are free and fair. The team is led by the same experts that concluded that the 2002 local elections were free and fair.
Radio Somaliland - 06 Sep, 2005 The Independent - For Rahima al Sayyad the day starts at five in the morning looking after the family cattle, and does not end until 10 in the evening, when she finishes cleaning the house. In between she walks an hour and a half under a scorching sun to go to school.g at all
Radio Somaliland - 03 Sep, 2005 Hargeisa - Nin khabiir ah oo ay dhalashadiisu tahay Faransiis, oo ay Visaha dal ku soo galkana u soo saartay machadka IPRT ee magaalada Hargeysa ayaa maalintii Arbacadii dalka laga saaray. Ninkaasi oo khabiir ku ahaa dalalka ay dagaaladu naafeeyeen , waxa uu Somaalialnd hore u yimid dhawr Jeer....
Radio Somaliland - 03 Sep, 2005 Hargeysa (Maan)- waxa Maalintii Khamiistii dhoola tus balaadhan oo ay muujinayaan Cuduudooda ka bilaabay dhamaan Magaalooyinka waaweyn ee dalka oo ay ku jirto Caasimada Hargeys xisbiga talada dalka haya ee UDUB.