President Silanyo Approved Military Promotions

HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) – 10,000 serving officers pooled from the three branches of Somaliland Armed forces are to be awarded relevant ranks. In presidential decree #JSL/M/XERM/249-1948/082013 the head of state president Ahmed Mahmud Has directed the ministry of Defence to institutionalize the chain of command within the armed forces by finalizing the award of ranks.

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Genel & Others Decide Risk is Worth It

Genel decides risks is worth it searching for oil in Somaliland but if Somaliland becomes oil-rich thanks to Genel, the question of how to divide the spoils could hasten a political settlement with Mogadishu — or ignite a new conflict.
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Somalilandsun - Finding oil could be the least of Genel Energy's problems. If the explorer fronted by Tony Hayward finds as much of the black stuff as it expects to, it may find itself in the middle of several territorial disputes in one of the world's most volatile regions.

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Every Woman Deserves Obstetric Care Fit for a Queen

Edna Adan wrote article in After retiring from the UN, I returned home to Somaliland to build my own hospital, the Edna Adan Maternity Hospital, which opened in 2002. Since then, the hospital's nurses and doctors have delivered more than 14,000 babies, performed several thousand general surgeries, and trained over 800 nurses, midwives, laboratory technicians, and pharmacists.

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We Commend and Welcome Figifuliye Community

EDITORIALKing Burmadow who played a prominent role in the reconciliation addresses the gathering King Burmadow who played a prominent role in the reconciliation addresses the gathering

Somalilandsun - Somalilanders should support to the hilt their brethren as contentment in the essence of the nationhood takes root.

The show of the hundreds of youth who decided to dump the distracters' ideas and their doomed insurgency is worth all the praise.

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