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ISS: Somaliland’s election boosted its theoretical case for recognition

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The obstacles to actual recognition still seem insurmountable – unless Somalia relents and regional bodies give their blessing. Somaliland is increasing its push to win...

Somaliland opposition win majority in first parliamentary vote since 2005

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Two opposition parties in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region won a majority of seats in the region's first parliamentary election in 16 years, the National...

Somaliland holds first parliamentary vote since 2005

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Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region held its first parliamentary election for 16 years on Monday, in what politicians there describe as evidence of its comparative...

ISS: A pact of ‘pariahs’ rattles their neighbourhoods

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The recent accord struck between Taiwan and Somaliland – two countries that few others recognise – seems to have rattled China and Somalia more...

ISS: Abiy helps Somaliland put more facts on the ground

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On 1 June, Somaliland’s President Muse Bihi Abdi officially inaugurated the first 12 km of Berbera Corridor, a trade and transport route that connects...

ISS: The various layers to the Somaliland-Puntland discord

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Tensions between Somaliland and Puntland have increased over the past two years, with risks of further instability and militarisation if not adequately addressed. The...

Civilian airport in place of Somaliland military base

The United Arab Emirates no longer plans to establish a military airport in Somaliland and the facility currently being built will become a civilian...

Clan clashes in Somaliland kill more than 50

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Fighting between clans in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region killed more than 50 a witness at the scene and an official in neighbouring...

Protesters, journalists arrested in Somaliland

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Police in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership...

Dozens killed in Somali land fights

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Dozens of people were killed in clashes between troops of breakaway Somaliland and its semi-autonomous Puntland region, medical workers and military officials...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...