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Somaliland

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Talking remittances: ‘Super tax’, a strangled market and the Somali regions

Hannah Gibson looks at the vital role remittances play in paying for essentials and investment for businesses and asks whether lower fees would be a good idea.
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Somalia, remittances and unintended consequences: In conversation with Abdirashid Duale

Edward Paice talked to Abdirashid Duale, chief executive of Dahabshiil, about the crucial importance of remittances to the Somali region and the potential impact if money transfers are reduced.
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Parliament in Somaliland: reforming the upper house

Hannah Gibson acknowledges the invaluable mediation role of the Guurti in Somaliland, but argues that for it to be effective in the future it must regain moral authority and public trust.
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Wardheer News, 13 May 2013

ARI director Edward Paice’s wrote an article for Wardheer News, “Negotiating Peace in Somalia: Somaliland’s Perspective”.
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Launch of After Borama: Consensus, representation and parliament in Somaliland

[display_podcast] On the eve of local elections in November 2012, Africa Research Institute interviewed ten prominent Somalilanders, including the three Speakers of the House of Representatives, two government ministers, MPs, civil society activists and representatives of women’s...
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Negotiating peace in Somalia: An insight from Somaliland

Edward Paice suggests that the unique path taking by Somaliland to bring about peace and stability contains valuable insights for the region more broadly.
Mohamed Omar, Somaliland Foreign Minister
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After Borama: consensus, representation and parliament in Somaliland

Speakers: Hamish Wilson, Mohamed Omar (Somaliland Foreign Minister), Hasan Yusuf (Nagaad), Farah Jirdeh (Pharo Foundation)
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Speech by Mohamed Omar, Somaliland Foreign Minister

Mohamed Omar, Somaliland’s Foreign Minister, spoke at the launch of Africa Research Institute’s publication “After Borama: consensus, representation and parliament in Somaliland”.
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Rebuilding nursing and midwifery in Somaliland Part 1

Somaliland’s maternal, infant, and child mortality rates are among the highest in the world. A rudimentary health system already beset by under-investment and neglect collapsed completely during the final years of a civil war which ended in 1991. Hospitals and clinics were...