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In the News (Sun 19 Nov 17)

  
  Bogga Wararka ee www.Somaliland-democracy-watch.co.uk
British Somaliland economically was outperformed by neighbouring Italian Somalia.
In 1937 the native population of British Somaliland was estimated at 344,700, the non-native population given at 2,688, of whom only 68 were Europeans.
British Somaliland was liberated by an expedition from Aden in March 1941; the protectorate then was placed under military administration, military governors Brigadier A.R. Chater (1941-1943), Brigadier G.T. Fisher (1943-1948).
www.sdwo.com /HistorySomaliland.htm   (1944 words)

  
 British Empire: The Map Room: Africa: British Somaliland
Somaliland had long come to the attention of the British from their strategically vital base at Aden.
The strategic importance of the area was to be further increased with the opening of the Suez canal in 1869.
The British general Gordon was caught in Khartoum by this fanatic army.
www.britishempire.co.uk /maproom/britishsomaliland.htm   (441 words)

  
 British Somaliland
British Somaliland, or the Somaliland Protectorate, was a British protectorate on the south shore of the Gulf of Aden with (1952) 176.113 km
The badge of Somaliland Protectorate bears the head and shoulders of a kudu, one of the antelopes of the region.
Between 1950 and 1960, the Governor flew a Union flag defaced with the new badge of the Protectorate surrounded by a garland.
flagspot.net /flags/so-brso.html   (1076 words)

  
 British Somaliland
British Somaliland, or the Somaliland Protectorate, was a British protectorate on the south shore of the Gulf of Aden with (1952) 176.113 km
The coast came under British influence in early 19th century, but actually remained under Egyptian control until 1884, after which it was administered by Government of India between 1884 and 1898, by British Foreign Office between 1898 and 1905 before being transferred to the British Colonial Office on 1 April 1905.
The badge of Somaliland Protectorate bears the head and shoulders of a kudu, one of the antelopes of the region.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/so-brso.html   (1076 words)

  
 BRITISH - Online Information article about BRITISH
spheres were defined, all claims to British jurisdiction in the Gulf of Tajura and the islands of Musha and Bab being abandoned.
southern border of the British protectorate and the neighbouring Abyssinian districts.
The latter course was decided upon, and during the first months of 1910 the advanced posts were withdrawn and the British administration confined to the coast towns.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BRI_BUN/BRITISH.html   (2934 words)

  
 Somaliland Net
- Madaxweynaha Jamhuuriyada Somaliland mudane Daahir rayaale kaahin waxa uu maanta kula kulmay xafiiskiisa madaxtooyada Gudoomiyeyaasha labada xusbi ee mucaaridka ah ee kulmiye Axme..
Jaaliyadaha Somaliland ee Wadankaasi Sweden oo lacag ugu deeqay Horumarinta Gobolkaasi Sool Nov 05 2007
- Shir muhiim ah oo ku qabsoomay aalada internetka iyo telifonada oo ka dhacay Sweden oo ay ka wada qayb galeen Jaaliyada Somaliland ee Örebro, Ururka Somaliland Nordic Releif, Ururk..
www.somalilandnet.com   (696 words)

  
 British Somaliland
British protectorate 1884–1960 comprising over 176,000 sq km/67,980 sq mi of territory on the north Somali coast of East Africa, opposite its base at Aden.
In 1960 British Somaliland united with Italian Somaliland to form the independent state of Somalia.
British authorities were harassed from 1899 by Somali nationalists, led by the Muslim leader Muhammad bin Abdullah Hassan (Sayyid Maxamed Cabdulle Xasan), who held the interior until his death in 1920.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0027168.html   (245 words)

  
  WHKMLA Doceuments : South- and East African Year Book and Guide 1920 : British Somaliland
British Somaliland is a comparatively small portion of the Somali territory that, forty years ago, formed what is known as "the Horn of Africa".
The area of British Somaliland is about 68,000 square miles with a coast line of about 400 miles; its population, a mixed race of the Mahommedan religion, are estimated at about 300,000, but as it is largely nomadic, an approximation only is possible.
Under British rule crime, both on the coast and in the less accessible inland districts is diminishing, the caravan routes are secure and the increasing volume of the trade return indicate the gradual growth of peaceful industries.
www.zum.de /whkmla/documents/seafryb/brsom1920.html   (543 words)

  
  Togdheer Online - Somaliland Flag
British Somaliland or Somaliland protectorate was a British protectorate on the South shore of the Gulf of Aden with (1952) 176.113 km2 and 500.000 inhabitants, capital: Hargeisa.
This is the flag of former Republic of Somalia (Somaliland and Somalia) from 1960 to 1991.
When Somaliland was a British Protectorate her Arms were placed on a white disc in the fly of the Blue and Red Ensigns, but the Union Flag on this disc was surrounded by the garland.
www.togdheer.com /somaliland/flag.shtml   (388 words)

  
 Somaliland.Org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Somaliland is not a conflict area; it is a settled area where the people have enormously improved their lot practically without assistance from the international community.
Somaliland is a fascinating example of how it is worth our taking the time and trouble—and using taxpayers' money—to visit other countries, because none of us could have imagined the situation on the basis of some desk research, however thoroughly it may have been conducted.
Somaliland is also in desperate need, having suffered from terrible droughts, the worst in decades, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals; 200,000 people were left vulnerable.
www.somaliland.org /arcns.asp?ID=04020503   (11931 words)

  
 Somaliland Forum Press Releases
Somaliland, a model of peace and stability in the region: In just 10 years, the people of Somaliland have rebuilt their lives from scratch, after Siad Barre's dictatorial regime had razed their country to the ground and had slaughtered thousands of people, while the world watched.
Somaliland is not a new invention, nor is it "seceding from Somalia": It was an internationally recognised political entity known as the British Protectorate of Somaliland, until it had gained its independence on June 1960 as the State of Somaliland, and then was amalgamated with Somalia.
Somaliland's international trade links are also enviable as its balanced current account indicates that, in spite of the destruction it had suffered under the brutal rule of Somalia's Siad Barre, the country has made more progress in the last 10 years, as an independent state, than in the previous 30 years under Somalia.
www.somalilandforum.com /slf/press_release/20010626_slf_ec-042-2001.htm   (2071 words)

  
 British Somaliland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The British Somaliland Protectorate was a British protectorate in the north part of the Horn of Africa, later part of Somalia.
From 1900 to 1920, the British faced a determined opponent in Mohammed bin Abdullah (known to the British as the 'The Mad Mullah'), a Moslem religious agitator who fought them throughout this time, twice forcing them to withdraw from the interior.
After the breakdown of Somalia's central government, the former British Somaliland declared independence in May 1991 as the Republic of Somaliland.
www.gogog.com /project/wikipedia/index.php/British_Somaliland   (234 words)

  
 Somaliland: British Somaliland
The Sool region, which was part of British Somaliland during the colonial era, is now claimed by the Republic of Somaliland, but most of its clans are associated with Puntland to the east.
Somaliland, as a former British protectorate, won its independence in 1960,and, as an independent country for five days, joined with former Italian Somalia during the rush to decolonization, to create the Somali Republic.
Somaliland, located to the northwest of Somalia, unilaterally declared independence from the rest of the country in 1991, as the Horn of Africa country disintegrated and erupted in civil war.
www.lycos.com /info/somaliland--british-somaliland.html   (540 words)

  
 issue 195
Failed by the British, Somaliland was predicamented in the horns of a dilemma,” in the middle of nowhere.” ‎The option of closer association with Mogadishu became the inevitable Hobson\’s choice.
Somaliland’s survival was attributed to the adoption of ‎pragmatic demeanor of passive resistance to offset under dog treatment as disposable utensils.
Somaliland, an entity of one country one nation, despite all odds, past and present, disowns and distances ‎itself from a culture of bigotry and trigger-happy warlordism prevailing in Mogadishu.
www.somalilandtimes.net /195/14323.shtml   (2212 words)

  
 British Somaliland - Search Results - MSN Encarta
British Somaliland, former British colony in present-day northern Somalia; south of the Gulf of Aden.
The Italian-administered trust territory of Somalia held municipal elections in October in which the Somali Youth League, the government party, mustered only 38 per cent of the vote in the 17 out of 45 constituencies where it was opposed.
The British Somaliland was a British protectorate in the north part of the Horn of Africa, and later part of Somalia and presently the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland.
encarta.msn.com /British_Somaliland.html   (305 words)

  
 Somalia's Last Foreign Minister Warns Somaliland on Secession
Adan insists that a majority of the residents of the former Somaliland oppose secession, and that the independence movement is an attempt by the Isaaq clan to grab power.
Somaliland President Egal, for instance, was prime minister of Somalia from 1967 to 1969, and has also held the education and defense portfolios.
The former British Somaliland "will have to be economically supported and subsidized by a foreign country," Ahmed Mohammed Adan believes, noting that I even with the whole of Somalia there has been the problem of economic viability.
www.washington-report.org /backissues/0494/9404053.htm   (1609 words)

  
 Somalia's Last Foreign Minister Warns Somaliland on Secession
Adan insists that a majority of the residents of the former Somaliland oppose secession, and that the independence movement is an attempt by the Isaaq clan to grab power.
Somaliland President Egal, for instance, was prime minister of Somalia from 1967 to 1969, and has also held the education and defense portfolios.
The former British Somaliland "will have to be economically supported and subsidized by a foreign country," Ahmed Mohammed Adan believes, noting that I even with the whole of Somalia there has been the problem of economic viability.
www.wrmea.com /backissues/0494/9404053.htm   (1609 words)

  
 Somaliland Net:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The establishment of the Somaliland Protectorate in the second half of the 19th Century epitomized the "absent-mindedness" with which much of the British Empire is said to have been acquired.
Somaliland's Prime Minister was assigned the relatively junior post of Minister of Education in a cabinet heavily dominated by southerners.
The State of Somaliland was occupied wholly by a corrupt and inexperienced army of officers purporting to be administrative officers in charge of Districts and regions.
www.somalilandnet.com /somaliland_voice/opinion/0130.shtml   (5677 words)

  
 Somaliland and The Issue of International Recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Somalia in its modern boundaries was formed by a unification of the two former colonies Italian Somaliland -- the southern part of present-day Somalia -- and British Somaliland in the north.
However, by the end of the 1980s, what has become the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland was nearly totally under the control of the S.N.M. The vacuum left by the collapse of the central government in Mogadishu in 1991 had, therefore, less effect on Somaliland than it did for the rest of the country.
While Somaliland claims that on the basis of the colonial boundaries these provinces belong to Hargeisa, Puntland is determined to take hold of all areas in which its fellow clansmen live (Somaliland is predominantly inhabited by the Isaaq clan, while Puntland is inhabited by the Darood).
www.unpo.org /article.php?id=3570   (1324 words)

  
 Links Collector: What's Cool
British Somililand was thus surrounded by the French Somali Coast, the Abyssinian kingdom of Menelik II and Italian Somalia.
In 1898, the administration of British Somaliland was transferred to the British Foreign Office in London.
British Somaliland was placed under military administration from 1941 to 1948 where its administration was once again placed under the control of the Colonial Office in London.
collectornetwork.com /articles/article_postal_br.php   (1498 words)

  
 Somaliland Times
Somaliland was an independent constitutional state for five days (June 26, 1960 to June 30, 1960).
Somaliland has fulfilled the requirements of statehood once again, and the international Community has an obligation to respect the historical rights and the self-determination of the people of Somaliland.
Somaliland doesn’t envy the attention her sister-Somalia has received from the international community and wishes her good luck.
www.somalilandforum.com /opinions/Opinions51-Recognition_Overdue.htm   (1499 words)

  
 Somaliland State 40 years anniversary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Somaliland and NFD people, NFD people choose in their referendum to join Greater Somalia before their independence in 1963, but their vote was not accounted and their voice or aim was not listened to.
Somaliland society could provide the right information to the neighbouring countries about that stay off Somaliland as an independent state is also their intresse specially Kenya and Ethiopia to obtain them beter understanding, supporting, solidarity and even recognition.
Somaliland community in Diaspora concerning over the peace and stability of the region, if the international community do recognise the so called great Somalia government which was elected in Arta could have a serious consequences in peace, security and stability in the region and the international community will be regrettable later.
www.somalilandnet.com /somaliland_voice/opinion/2094.shtml   (2729 words)

  
 Somaliland.Org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For our part, the British government and others are preparing to provide technical support to the National Election Commission to ensure that it can carry out its functions properly.
Last week the British government decided to allocate three million pounds – that is about five million dollars – to help provide relief for the people who are suffering.
All I ask of you is this: that you do nothing to damage the delicate peace process in the south and that you enter a dialogue with your brothers in the South aimed at finding a way of living peacefully alongside each other.
www.somaliland.org /ns.asp?ID=04102601   (922 words)

  
 ''Somaliland and the Issue of International Recognition''
However, by the end of the 1980s, what has become the unrecognized Republic of Somaliland was nearly totally under the control of the S.N.M. The vacuum left by the collapse of the central government in Mogadishu in 1991 had, therefore, less effect on Somaliland than it did for the rest of the country.
While Somaliland claims that on the basis of the colonial boundaries these provinces belong to Hargeisa, Puntland is determined to take hold of all areas in which its fellow clansmen live (Somaliland is predominantly inhabited by the Isaaq clan, while Puntland is inhabited by the Darood).
While Somalilanders voted for their right of self-determination, the subject of state secession is still a matter of ongoing conflict.
wardheernews.com /Articles_06/Jan/23_Somaliland_issue.html   (1362 words)

  
 British Somaliland - Encyclopedia.com
Former British protectorate, southern shore of the Gulf of Aden, eastern Africa.
In 1960 it was united with the former Italian Somaliland to form Somalia.
In 1991 a government opposition group declared the region comprising the former British Somaliland to be an independent state; however, it was not internationally recognized.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1B1-358057.html   (391 words)

  
 Somaliland and the issue of international recognition: a response
The writer has rightly applauded Somaliland for its relative peace and successful elections and referendum in the country (not all by any means) which makes such a contrast to most of lawless Somalia.
In the case of British Somaliland, the Darood clans, who inhabit the regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (approximating over 40 percent of the geographical area of the so-called Somaliland), were separated from their fellow clan cousins in Southern Somalia (Puntalnd).
The independence of former British and Italian Somalilands and their unity on July first, 1960 was the first realization of this dream.
www.wardheernews.com /Articles_06/Jan/23_Somaliland_recognition_Ageeleh.htm   (1465 words)

  
 TDS; Passports, Visas, Travel Documents
The British East India Company's desire for unrestricted harbor facilities led to the conclusion of treaties with the sultan of Tajura as early as 1840.
British objectives centered on safeguarding trade links to the east and securing local sources of food and provisions for its coaling station in Aden.
During the first two decades of this century, British rule was challenged through persistent attacks by a dervish rebellion led by Mohamed Abdullah, known as the "Mad Mullah" by the British.
www.traveldocs.com /so/history.htm   (2012 words)

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