FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT SOMALILAND ELECTIONS.

The Centre for Policy Analysis, a think tank based in Somaliland, and the coalition of Independent Somaliland Civil Society Organisations (ISCO Somaliland) released a report explaining the election history of Somaliland with facts and figures. The report is important in giving full data and information regarding all elections that happened in Somaliland, dates of extensions, […]

SOMALILAND: A DEMOCRACY WITHOUT WOMEN REPRESENTATION

Somaliland President H.E. Muse Bihi Abdi got more votes than any of the other regional leaders15, nearly 50% of the voters who casted their votes of all Somaliland elections were women. But Somaliland has the lowest women representation in the region. In Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia, women are the chairperson of a political parties, and […]

THE CHALLENGES OF DEMOCRATISATION PROCESS IN SOMALILAND: THE WAY FORWARD

The purpose of this briefing is to provide essential information regarding the challenges facing the democratisation process of Somaliland and to recommend steps to be taken to address challenges and learn from past lessons. There are key moments in history that define the process and needs to be revisited to understand the challenges Somaliland is […]

THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF EDUCATION IN SOMALILAND AND THE SOCIAL INJUSTICE

An ongoing international debate in many parts of the world, is that numerous entrepreneurs are investing in education, and expecting lucrative profits, regardless of the quality of education or the students they produce and their contribution to the society. Now it seems that the same debate has started in Somaliland, and there are growing private […]

KALA SARRAYNTA NOLOLEED EE AY KEENAYSO WAXBARASHADA LA GANACSIYEEYEY

Waa dood caalami ah oo ka socota meelo badan oo dunida ah, in ganacsato badani ay maalgashanayaan waxbarashada, oo ay ka filaan inay ka helaan macaash aad u badan, iyaga oo aan eegayn tayada waxbarashada ama ardayga ay soo saarayaan wuxuu bulshada ku soo kordhinayo. Haatan ayaad mooddaa in isla dooddaasi ay ka bilaabantay Somaliland, […]

The Second Quarterly meeting of Democratization and Decentralization Sub-Sector

On May 16th 2019, it was hosted the second quarterly meeting of Democratization and Decentralization sub-sector of Somaliland’s Governance Sector Forum, where the participants discussion different issues, including Updates on Somaliland’s upcoming elections, democratization, gender issues, JPLG Program, Civic Education etc. This meeting was arranged by Somaliland’s Ministry of Interior, as the Chair of sub-sector […]

SOMALILAND: The Extension-Based Democracy

Current Election Related Highlights: Somaliland’s Local Councils were elected November 2012; in five years term which ended November 2017. On 6th March 2017, Guurti House extended their time to 28th April 2019. Presently; they are executing their day to day activity with no legal mandate. In Somaliland’s Democracy, sometimes institutions can stay the office; beyond […]

SOMALILAND: Dimoqraadiyadda Muddo Kordhinta ku Dhisan

Mowqifyada Xisbiyada ee Qabsoomidda Doorashada 13/12/2019. Xisbiyada Kulmiye iyo UCID ayaa shir jaraa’id oo ay qabteen (23/04/2019)[1], ay ku sheegeen in labada dhinac ay isla qaateen, in doorashada golaha wakiillada iyo deegaanka oo qorshaysan 13/12/2019, inay xilligaas loo qorsheeyey ay ku dhacaan, isla markaana in guddida doorashada ee haatan joogaa uu bilaabo hawlihii diiwaangelinta iyo […]

Somaliland: Is clan-based politics inevitable?

AUTHOR: Guled Ahmed Jama It is evident that clan politics is undermining the stability of Somaliland and challenging good governance and citizenry. Clan-based politics harbour nepotism, favouritism and corruption. Instead of delivering services to the public, politicians invest time and energy in bribing middlemen and enriching themselves. Clan leaders are given money and privilege, and […]

Briefing on the Disagreement of Somaliland’s Political Parties

The Center for Policy Analysis (CPA) closely observes the political developments and setbacks as well as the democratization process of Somaliland. CPA is cognizant of the current political tension regarding a conflict over the fate of the members of the National Electoral Commission and the upcoming parliamentary and local governments elections, in which the three […]