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(MENAFN - Somali Land Sun) Somalilandsun- -A veteran politician who run for Somalia's presidential elections in 2017 and served as the Somali Federal Minister of Planning, Dr. Said Abdullahi Mohamed better known as Said Abdullahi Dani has an edge in the race to become the next leader of the ...
... the general situation of Puntland, committed to lead socio-economic development, political reform and rebirth of Puntland. We, Puntland Focus Group reiterate our call on President to respect the constitution and protect the state resources which we highlighted in our previous first and second statements.

It all started when the newly elected President of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi (announced the winner on 21 November 2017), decided to overrun the long held Puntland checkpoint of Tukaraq and make it his first major presidential move. He took this action on 8th of January 2018, within 40 days of his ...
The current Political Parties did not fully meet all conditions, doubting the possibility of “one person, one vote polls” by 2019 as the five-year term of Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" ends the beginning of next year. President Ali and his government had been blamed for failing to implement ...
Garowe March 2, 2018: The Media Association of Puntland (MAP)has condemned the assault on a journalist in Garowe on 25 Feb 2018 and has demanded action against the offenders. Journalist Khalif Gelle belonging to radio Garowe was assaulted by the Puntland president's guard en-route to cover a ...
Garowe: The Media Association of Puntland (MAP)has condemned the assault on a journalist in Garowe on 25 Feb 2018 and has demanded action against the offenders. Journalist Khalif Gelle belonging to radio Garowe was assaulted by the Puntland president's guard en-route to cover a graduation event ...

3 - Therefore, Puntland President is supposed to swiftly, undoubtedly and heroically assure the people of Puntland that the Election will be held on time, on January 8, 2019. Puntland Focus Group sternly warns that any attempt to extend the President's term shall incite political unrest and rapid instability.
Early, GO obtained leaked document revealing that the militants escaped from a UNICEF funded rehabilitation center in Garowe run by Abdilfitah Mohamed Sugelle, a close associate to Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas". Moreover, the ex-militants' ages were not properly screened as well ...
GAROWE, Puntland - Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" held a special meeting with the Commander-in-chief of Puntland Security Force (PSF) Asad Osman Abdullahi, known "Diyana" in Garowe, the State Capital, Garowe Online reports. Sources tell GO that President Ali asked Abdullahi to ...
Puntland State President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" has invited the leaders of the Federal member states to a meeting in Garowe city on March 20. In a statement released by Puntland Presidency, the forum will focus on the interests of the regional governments in particular and that of the country in ...
The commission comprises of Minister of Ports, Puntland President's advisor Abdijamal, Osman, the Commander of Custodial Corps, the Commander of Central Prison, Mayor of Bosaso and Governor of Bari have jointly issued a statement to suspend the Police Commissioner Abdihakim Husain Yusuf till an ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" who is in Mogadishu for National Security Council forum is lobbying to appoint former Director General of the Prime Minister's Office Abdirahman Abdi Warsame "Burhan Dio Mio" as the new Somali ambassador to the U.S., Garowe ...
GAROWE, Puntland - At least 10 former Al-Shabaab militants were reported to have escaped from a rehabilitation center in Garowe, the capital of ... evaded justice were held at a center established in the city which is run by Abdifitah Sugulle, a close ally to Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas".
GAROWE, Puntland - As 13 former militants escaped from a rehabilitation center in Garowe, more information has emerged about the deal of the project ... PSA which is based in Garowe, the State capital is run by Abdifitah Mohamed Sugalle, a close associate to Puntland President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali ...
These boats equipped with drift nets prohibited in international waters for fishing have been licensed by Puntland government led by President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" to carry out fishing activities off the coast of Puntland. Speaking at a press conference in Garowe city, former Director of Puntland's ...
The commission comprises of Minister of Ports, Puntland President's advisor Abdijamal, Osman, the Commander of Custodial Corps, the Commander of Central Prison, Mayor of Bosaso and Governor of Bari have jointly issued a statement to suspend the Police Commissioner Abdihakim Husain Yusuf till an ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" who is in Mogadishu for National Security Council forum is lobbying to appoint former Director General of the Prime Minister's Office Abdirahman Abdi Warsame "Burhan Dio Mio" as the new Somali ambassador to the U.S., Garowe ...

The attack comes as Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" is in Mogadishu for the National Security Forum that kicked off Tuesday at the Presidential Palace, Villa Somalia. Last month, at least one officer was killed, and two others have been injured in grenade attack on traffic Police department ...
The new President of ICJ was born in Eyl, an ancient port town in the northeastern Nugal province of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland on 12 September 1948. Yusuf is succeeding a French judge Ronny Abraham who has been in office since 6 February 2015 and becomes the ...
On the contrary it has increased as seen in his 16-day 'peace trip' to towns in Puntland and Galmudug states," said Mr Cismaan. President Farmajo has made progress in breaking the Galmudug deadlock after Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama, based in Dhusomareb, made concessions to work with Mogadishu.
GAROWE, Puntland - Puntland on Thursday installed a Brigadier General as its new Police chief at a time when the State faces a rising threat from Al-Shabab and pro-ISIL militants, Garowe Online reports. In a degree, President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" has appointed Brig. Gen. Abdullahi Shire Dhool ...
GAROWE, Puntland - A leaked confidential documents published Monday by GO has shed a light on the dispute and scuffle between the officials of Puntland's Ministry of Education, Garowe Online reports. The President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The crisis in Puntland's Education Ministry has reached its peak after President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" appointed Yasin Abdi Saed as the State Minister for Education August 7, 2017, Garowe Online reports. The President has intervened in growing dispute he created between ...
DHUSAMAREEB, Somalia - The Presidents of Puntland and Southwest State, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" and Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden respectively arrived in Dhusamareeb town on Wednesday, Garowe Online reports. Galmudug President Ahmed Dualle Geelle Haaf, the State's Chief Minister ...
... his historic trip to Puntland. The overall security of Adado in central Somalia been extremely tightened by regional security forces backed Federal presidential guards ahead of the President's arrival. During his stay, Farmajo will hold talks with regional leaders, politicians and civil society members as part ...
President Farmajo, accompanied by federal ministers and lawmakers, has been paying visit to Puntland and Galmudug states since last week. "I was arrested by the police on Friday around 10:00 AM local time and I am still in custody and spending a jail in Galkacyo the second night.” Hanad spoke NUSOJ ...
Puntland State President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali condemned Somaliland for launching offensive on its territory. "Puntland State is fighting Al-Shabaab and IS militants and the attack from Somaliland Administration gives shelter and support to the terrorist groups in the region," Ali said on Tuesday evening.
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo attended the event. Other government representatives present included the President of Puntland State, Vice President of Puntland State, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation of the Federal Government of Somalia, the ...
With the inauguration of Muse Bihi Abdi on 13 December 2017, Somaliland's oft-delayed presidential election process officially ended. ... And despite Puntland's parliament vowing not to let elections in the contested regions occur, and the deployment of troops to nearby areas, election day came and went ...
... envoy for Somalia has called for calm and dialogue amid reports of clashes between security forces from 'Somaliland' and neighbouring Puntland. ... “I was very impressed by and grateful to the President for his commitment, borne from his many decades of personal experience, of the importance of ...
As I am writing this piece, the President of Puntland hasdeclared war on Somaliland and has called his people to mobilize resources to defend their country. Ironically and hypocritically, the Farmajo government who orchestrated this fiasco has called on both sides to stop the fighting and the bloodshed.
Another aspect of the election that demonstrates both positives and negatives for Somaliland concerns the voting sections of the eastern Sool and Sanaag regions, which are contested by Puntland. Some areas participated in a Somaliland election for the first time, showing an increasing consolidation of ...
GAROWE, Puntland - Former Puntland President and current Somali Senator Abdirahman Mohamed Farole held a press conference in Garowe on Wednesday in which he talked about the rising conflict in Tukaraq in Sool region, Garowe Online reports. Farole blamed Puntland President Abdiweli ...
Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" has vowed to retaliate with "brute force" against the attack on Tukaraq town in Sool region by Somaliland forces last Monday. During a press conference in Garowe on Tuesday night, President Gaas said Somaliland "will pay a heavy price" for its aggressive ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" spoke about the escalating tension with the self-declared republic of Somaliland, Garowe Online reports. Speaking at a press conference held on Tuesday night at the ...
The Senator, who also served as Puntland President requested the UN special envoy Michael Keating to prevent UNDP from funding such meeting that could jeopardize Somalia's journey towards a stable and democratic state. Early this month, the Senate has protested a planned meeting between the ...
GAROWE, Puntland - Former Puntland President and Somalia's Upper House Senator, Abdirahman Mohamed Farole has condemned the latest outbreak of the inter-clan fighting on Nugal-Sool border, Garowe Online reports. Speaking at a press conference in Garowe, the capital city of Puntland state, ...
GAROWE, Puntland - The Vice President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland Abdihakim Abdullahi Hajji Omar Amey has warned NGOs against filling up bogus rape cases, Garowe Online reports. The VP, speaking at a 16-day event discussing gender-based violence held in ...
Abdiweli Mohamed Ali of Puntland, HirShabelle President, Mohamed Abdi Waare, Jubbaland President Ahmed Madobe and Southwest leader, Sharif Hassan, as well as Benadir governor Thabit Abdi Mohamed, Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire and his deputy Mahdi Mohamed Guled, are attending the ...
The traditional elders, intellectuals and scholars of Obokar Isse sub-clan who held two-week meeting in Garowe, that was wrapped up on Monday have strongly criticized the current Puntland administration led by President Ali. They have urged the state President to step down immediately due to his ...
Puntland State President, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas" has invited the leaders of the Federal member states to a meeting in Garowe city on March 20. In a statement released by Puntland Presidency, the forum will focus on the interests of the regional governments in particular and that of the country in ...
The lucrative village had been fully controlled Puntland troops and served as a customs center and main entrance to the contested region before it fell to the regional army early this month, sparking tension. Muse Bihi who was elected as the fifth President of Somaliland in November 2017, has voiced ...
GAROWE, Puntland – The President of Somalia's Federal Government, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has arrived in the Puntland capital of Garowe on Sunday for a two-day visit, Garowe Online reports. Puntland President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas”, Vice President Abdihakim Abdullahi Haji Omar Amey, ...
Why haven't Puntland authority taken the lead in assisting the medical care of the rape victim and her family? Second, why has not Puntland President, Dr Abdiweli Ali, contacted the family or visit to give comfort to the girl while she was still in Mogadishu hospital? I believe his visit or phone call would have ...
Farmajo's win was influenced by Somalia's past 27 years of insecurity, according to former Puntland government minister Ali Ahmed Fatah. So people were looking for a fresh start and I think Farmajo was seen as an honest politician, by most people, including the new parliamentarians who came to town ...
Speaking on his accusation, he added that the courts failed to properly apply the law due to pressure from Puntland government led by President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali "Gaas." While the rape has dominated in the annual report, the Human Rights Defender chairman says a lot has been done to lessen the ...
The road connecting Puntland's cities was build during late Somali President Siad Barre before the collapse of the central government. The road boosted commercial trade between Somalia's region and was the gateway for goods to be transported from northern region to other regions and to Ethiopia.
President Donald Trump inherited the framework allowing US aircraft to hit suspected terrorists outside of declared battlefields from his predecessor, ... The US also carried out five airstrikes against a band of fighters from the semi-autonomous region of Puntland who split from al Shabaab in 2015 and ...
"It is a great honor for to come to Garowe to conduct this training of journalists, and we would like to thank journalists in Puntland and their media ... workshop was also attended by former NUSOJ President Burhaan Ahmed Dahir, who suggested encouraging words for journalists participating in the training.
President of the Galmudug State Mr Ahmed Duale Haf and Chief of the Somali National Army, General Abdiweli Jama Gorod today succeeded in opening the main road at the border between Puntland and Galmudug States. The road divides Galkayo town into two sections where one section is in Puntland ...


 

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