Somaliland blessed by dodging aid curse

2014-02-04 22:41

The breakaway territory of Somaliland cannot access foreign aid because it has not yet been recognised internationally as a state, and that suits it just fine.

Polls in Somaliland transparent – observers

2012-12-03 12:49

Local elections in the self-declared nation of Somaliland were “largely preaceful and transparent”, international observers say.

Somaliland troops, separatists clash

2012-04-01 21:33

At least four Somaliland troops and one rebel fighter loyal to the breakaway enclave's secessionists have been killed during clashes.

Somaliland clashes with secessionists

2012-02-10 13:59

The breakaway territory of Somaliland is battling its own secessionists in a dispute that has raised tensions with neighbouring Puntland, in an area of Somalia more peaceful than the rest of the country.

Release of SA men a 'cautionary tale'

2010-12-21 12:05

The release of two South African media workers who were detained in Somaliland has been described by a specialist on the region as a 'cautionary tale'.

Somaliland impounds plane

2010-12-10 21:04

The authorities of the northern Somali region of Somaliland have seized a plane carrying military supplies to Puntland, officials say.

Somaliland poll 'free and fair'

2010-06-28 16:40

A spokesperson for a group on international observers says a recent presidential election in Somalia’s northern breakaway region was free and free.


Rape in Somaliland increasing

2013-05-12 21:16

Rape is on the rise in Somaliland, an area traditionally considered a refuge from violence.

17 sentenced to death in Somaliland

2012-05-17 16:13

A military court in Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland has sentenced 17 people to death for attacking a military base over a land dispute one day earlier, an official says.

Jailed pirates moved to Somaliland

2012-03-29 22:44

The Seychelles has moved 17 convicted pirates to Somaliland to help decongest the country's prisons.

Somaliland releases plane crew

2010-12-31 11:28

Somaliland has released six Russian crew members of a plane seized carrying weapons to neighbouring Puntland in violation of an arms embargo.

Somaliland frees SA men

2010-12-20 14:14

Somaliland has freed two South Africans who were passengers in a plane that officials say was laden with weapons destined for Puntland, an official says.

Somaliland surrounds 300 rebels

2010-09-14 13:41

Authorities in the self-declared republic of Somaliland say their troops have surrounded up to 300 Ethiopian rebels they say entered their territory illegally.

MPs exchange blows

2009-09-09 12:35

Politicians have traded blows in Somaliland's parliament after officials agreed to debate a motion to impeach the president of the breakaway enclave over election delays.

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