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Somaliland Petition: Outcome

My official petition to make the British government officially recognise Somaliland’s independence has now closed. It didn’t quite get the 100,000 signatures required for an obligatory government response; it got 611. 314 more words


Cotyledon barbeyi

There are not many plant species that occur from South Africa to the Arabian peninsula, but this is one of them. The photos in this post were taken in the mountainous Shikh area in Somaliland (see first picture). 91 more words


There is No Place for FGM

Friday, February 6 was International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Over 140 million women and girls alive today have undergone some form of FGM, also known as Female Genital Cutting (FGC). 622 more words


To Somaliland and back

Since I returned from Somaliland last week, I have been pondering how to evaluate the trip.
On the one hand it was a once in a life time experience for me and I’m truly grateful to have been able to do this. 235 more words


The Road workers of Somaliland

 Somaliland- Twenty minutes West of Hargeisa begins the road leading to the neighbouring farm towns of Arabsiyo and Gabiley where unemployed young men in their twenties and thirties fill in the road’s potholes with sand in the hope that drivers would pay them enough for a cup of tea or more. 563 more words


Shakespeare's Hamlet in Hargeisa

The first International theatrical play opens in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland.

It is Hamlet, one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. 305 more words