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  Bogga wararka ee www.Somaliland-Democracy-Watch.co.uk
Dahir Riyale Kahin met the biggest enemy of somaliland (The president of Djibouti, Ismail Omer Gale), he immediately opened the border between Somaliland and Djibouti.
Dahir Riyale Kahin went to Lasanod, and when he was a few hours there, he was attacked by Abdillahi Yusuf’s militia.
Kahin seriously wants to attract voters, he should secure the borders of Somaliland, discipline his ministers and other members of his government and vividly and sincerely search the recognition of Somaliland, but not to have consultation with Mr.
www.sdwo.com /aragti15.htm   (1430 words)

 afrol News - Interview with Somaliland President Dahir Riyale Kahin
President Kahin denied that Somaliland had applied for membership in the Commission of the African Union during his recent visit to Addis Ababa or before it, saying that is it not the commission but the member states that recognize nations.
Kahin said that although the main topic of the agenda was to resolve an issue of illegal fishing by Yemeni boats in the Somaliland waters, the talks between the two sides had covered a number of other issues.
Answering a question on the logic behind the extension of the term of the upper house, President Kahin said that the country had carried several elections from 2001 to 2005 and was heading to new elections in 2007 and 2008.
www.afrol.com /articles/19551   (1612 words)

 Not exactly Florida (The Head Heeb)
The Constitutional Court of Somaliland has confirmed the narrow re-election of President Dahir Riyale Kahin, increasing his margin from 80 to 217 votes.
No doubt Kahin will have to endure allegations that he was "selected, not elected" for the remainder of his term, but KULMIYE's best course is probably to accept the court's ruling, explore Kahin's suggestion of a national unity government and attempt to forge alliances with other opposition parties.
Kahin, for his part, should keep in mind that the election was a statistical tie and that 58 percent of the voters chose someone other than him, and negotiate with KULMIYE in good faith.
headheeb.blogmosis.com /2003/05/not_exactly_florida.php   (346 words)

 Bogga Wararka ee www.Somaliland-democracy-watch.co.uk
President Riyale should not be allowed to take the country to a war of his own choice whose objective is to divert public attention from the crises in the country to prolong his regime or to a war without assured victory but defeat.
Dahir Riyale Kahin and his conspiratorial associates in the abused power represent immoral, disgraceful and corrupt regime for continuously stealing millions of dollars from public funds for personal enrichment, for rigging elections, and for creating inter-clan tensions while the country is under threat.
The destructive actions of president Riyale and his henchmen are much louder than their misleading, deceitful words, comments, and speeches to divert public attention from what is happening in the country.
www.angelfire.com /tn3/sdwo/aragti75.htm   (1604 words)

 Somaliland History
In a swift transfer of power that was widely praised, the Vice President, Dahir Riyale Kahin, was sworn in as Somaliland's third President.
The 2003 Presidential election saw Kahin squeak by his rival, Silanyo, by a mere 80 votes, in an election that was deemed free and fair.
Riyale's government has struggled to reverse the crippling poverty (fueled in part by Saudi Arabia's ban on Somali livestock) in the country.
www.world66.com /africa/somaliland/history   (1232 words)

 Welcome To Sanaag Web
Regarding video footage about a torture of a cleric currently in jail in Hargeisa, Kahin said that the footage seemed to be a fabrication, underlining that Somaliland was investigating the case and would present the outcome to the public.
Kahin, however, confirmed that the man was suspected of being behind the explosives found in Hargeisa during the parliamentary elections in September 2005.
Kahin said that the joint venture would be on the basis of 51% held by the government and 49% by the German company.
www.sanaagweb.com /news_eng.asp?id=15   (1211 words)

 Kenya Times Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
SOMALILAND President Dahir Riyale Kahin arrived in the country yesterday for an official visit at the invitation of the Kenya Government.
Mr Kahin who said he was in the country to discuss issues pertaining to his country and the region with Kenyan leaders, observed that Somaliland was a peaceful, democratic country with functioning government unlike Somalia which he said was chaotic.
Mr Kahin is visiting the country at a time when Somali President Abdulahi Yusuf Ahmed is also in the country.
www.timesnews.co.ke /13jun06/nwsstory/news5.html   (272 words)

 Somaliland's Case Deserves to be heard by the Internationally Community
On the democratization process, Kahin said that Somaliland's successful and peaceful holding of the municipal elections and Presidential elections had given a boost to the country's serious efforts to building a society based on democratic practices.
Kahin said that his government would soon start establishing a ranking system for the military and build military academies to train and develop the capability of the country's military, adding that the highest-ranking personnel of the former SNM fighters would form the core of the military command.
President Kahin said that Somaliland would continue with its efforts in fighting terrorism as per the constitution of the country.
www.sirag.org.uk /presidenspeech18thmay.htm   (448 words)

Dahir Riyale Kahin, has vowed to hold the elections before his term in office expires by next Feb 23, 2003.
Riyale could easily overcome any opposition from within his own ranks should he choose to invite the nation to a national dialogue.
Riyale had changed his mind in the last minute about Baydani for unknown reasons, to the surprise of observers, with his nomination of Mr.
www.somalilandtimes.net /Archive/Archive/00001900.htm   (4295 words)

 Bogga Wararka ee www.Somaliland-democracy-watch.co.uk
On May 18, 2004, marking the 13th Anniversary of Somaliland Independence from Somalia, the mothers fell again to their knees crying and wailing of the illegal arrests of their innocent children who were scooped on the streets of Hargeisa by the police while expressing their grievances in peaceful demonstration.
Somaliland people, both in the west and east, are aware that Riyale`s Regime have done nothing for their welfare but killed their hopes for progressive, stable, democratic Somaliland with conspiratorial schemes to destroy Somaliland Republic.
The silent delay of prosecution against the killers of the five international aid workers murdered in Somaliland recently created growing suspicion in the public that Riyale`s government itself might be involved in their deaths to derail Somaliland diplomatic recognition and its reputation for stability and peace in the Horn of Afica.
www.angelfire.com /tn3/sdwo/aragti70.htm   (1631 words)

 Somaliland News » Somaliland ballot back on track
Egal was eventually re-appointed to a new five-year term in 1997, and picked Dahir Riyale Kahin as his vice-president.
Kahin was eventually re-elected in a very close contest.
The central issues were the lack of adequate census data to actually delineate districts, and the controversial use of the clan system—originally developed in 1960—to elect parliamentarians.
www.radiosomaliland.com /index.php?itemid=161   (834 words)

Silaanyo stressed that the current government had not been elected by the people, and that UDUB was the creation of former president Muhammad Ibrahim Egal, who died in May last year.
Riyale, who was Egal's vice-president, took over from him under the terms of a newly adopted constitution.
But presidential candidate Faisal Ali Warabe says both Riyale and Silaanyo are part of the old guard of politicians who are at the root of Somaliland's problems.
www.ucidparty.com /continuitet.htm   (890 words)

 Somaliland voters go to the polls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Somaliland conducted municipal elections in December 2002, which were followed by the presidential poll in April 2003 in which the incumbent, Dahir Riyale Kahin, retained his post.
Kahin was among the first of senior officials to vote.
The leader of the Kulmiye Party, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud "Silanyo", who arrived at the polling station 30 minutes after Kahin had voted, said he regretted the death of three people on Wednesday in a poll-related violence in the town of Burao.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=49290   (749 words)

 news: 02/02/2003 - 02/08/2003
HARGEISA, 8 FEB 2003--The U.S. White House sent a cable of thanks to Somaliland's President Dahir Riyale Kahin in reply to a condolence cable that President Riyale sent earlier to President George Bush on the disaster of the Shuttle Colombia.
In a letter to President Dahir Riyale Kahin, the Commission said it had slated the elections to be held on April 14 instead of April 15 as was the case previously.
HARGEISA, 5 FEB 2003--There is no truth in claims that President Riyale Kahin asked Libyan leader to invite him to visit his country as reported by the BBC, in a special interview with the Libyan ambassador to Mogadishu.
hanua.blogspot.com /2003_02_02_hanua_archive.html   (1780 words)

 Awdalnews - Editorial - Arabs can no longer scare Somaliland with their Israeli bogeyman stories - Editor's View   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Fictional stories are rife in the Arab media of Israeli diplomats, agricultural experts and clandestine Jewish hordes descending on the Somaliland soil with the aim of carving off this strategically located country from the Arab body and positioning themselves to keep a hawkish eye on Arab economic nerve centers.
Kahin was swift to return the accusation where it was due.
President Kahin wondered why the Arabs were worried about Somaliland's relations with anyone else when they had taken an undeclared collective position to thwart Somaliland's quest for nationhood.
www.awdalnews.com /wmprint.php?ArtID=5363   (517 words)

 Home / World Wide / Asia Pacific / Signpost in Somaliland's Quest for Sovereignty - Media Monitors Network (MMN)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Riyale also attempted a visit to Las Canod in the region of Sool, which, along with adjacent eastern Sanaag, is inhabited by Harti clans who remain ambivalent about Somaliland's claim of sovereignty and the "Hargeisa" government.
On May 16, 2003, Riyale was sworn in as the first democratically elected president of the Republic of Somaliland.
Despite Riyale's public commitment to holding elections in March come what may, he postponed the contests at the eleventh hour, citing a lack of preparedness dictated by a lack of sufficient funds.
usa.mediamonitors.net /content/view/full/20398   (3029 words)

 SLP Message Board.
President Dahir Riyale Kahin today sent an appreciation and congratulatory messages to the residents of Doqoshay village, which is situated on Hargeysa-Berbera road, where some of the bandits who committed the terrorist acts were recently arrested.
On the killing of a number of foreigners in Somaliland, President Riyale said that the investigations had shown that the aim of such criminal acts was to portray Somaliland as a home of terrorism and to scare off foreign investors against coming to Somaliland.
Dahir Riyale Kahin (from Gedabuursi tribe), who is now the president of Somaliland, and his speaker of the "exclusive" men only" rubber stamp parliament, Mr.
www.network54.com /Forum/106410/message/1085680564/&pp=x   (10219 words)

 afrol News - Somaliland leader sees progress in recognition issue
According to President Kahin, his government had succeeded in explaining the issue of Somaliland and the need for its recognition to African countries, particularly those in the East, North and South of the continent, as well as to Europe, America and Latin American states.
President Kahin added that the Kulmiye party had started to incite impeachment against him after the visit of an African fact-finding mission to Somaliland and after he set a date for the parliamentary elections.
Referring to this issue, President Kahin said it was wrong to raid the Kulmiye headquarters and that he ordered the police forces not to repeat such action in future and to respect the sanctity of opposition parties head offices.
www.afrol.com /articles/16372   (674 words)

 Somaliland Times
Riyale was sworn in as president of Somaliland only on May 3, 2002 to succeed Mohamed Ibrahim Egal who died hours earlier in a hospital in Pretoria, South Africa.
Riyale has announced earlier that his government will hold municipal, parliamentary and presidential elections all in the next 8 months.
Riyale, a member of the Gadabursi clan of western Somaliland had been Egal’s vice president since Feb 1997.
www.somalilandtimes.net /Archive/Archive/00001800.htm   (5126 words)

 new hostilities from north west somalia...Mohamed abdi hashi
Dahir Riyale Kahim from Sool Region of Puntland State of Somalia.
Dahir Riyale Kahin otherwise the entire responsibility of the ensuing violence there will be unilaterally and squarely on the shoulders of the Mr.
It is of obvious that this irresponsible and provocative hostile action by President Riyale Kahin is intended to open armed confrontation between Puntland State and North-West Zone, a recipe for the spread of conflict that may also engulf the entire region and beyond.
www.somaliawatch.org /archivedec02/021209601.htm   (676 words)

 Dahir Riyale Kahin: bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
[Dahir Riyale Kahin bio and facts from encyclopedia]
Dahir Riyale Kahin (Somali[For more info, click on this link]: Daahir Riyaale Kaahin) (born 1952) is the president of the self-declared republic of Somaliland Somaliland quick summary:
Somaliland (somali: soomaaliland) is a former british territory located in the northwest region of somalia in the horn of africa....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/da/dahir_riyale_kahin.htm   (565 words)

 .: Print Version :.
Dahir Riyale Kahin, the president of the internationally unrecognized republic, said the two suspects were detained Friday in the capital, Hargeisa, adding that two other militants were on the run.
Somaliland rulers -- like leaders of Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and elsewhere in the region -- are keen to be perceived as allies in the U.S.-led war against terror.
The former British colony of Somaliland and the Italian colony of Somalia merged in 1960 to form the independent republic of Somalia.
www.nctimes.com /articles/2005/09/25/news/nation/19_55_479_24_05.prt   (299 words)

 afrol News - Somaliland President visits Djibouti, Ethiopia
Somaliland President Riyale, accompanied by a number of his cabinet Ministers, left the port city of Berbera early today and is expected to meet top business, religious and political leaders of Djibouti, Ethiopia and South Africa on his round trip.
President Riyale was reportedly given an official welcome at Djibouti airport where he had arrived at 11 AM local time.
President Riyale later toured the Somaliland Representative Office in Djibouti where he was received by the head of the Office.
www.afrol.com /articles/15380   (687 words)

 Somalia Government Information
In Somaliland, which is made up of the former British protectorate, Dahir Riyale Kahin was elected President in presidential elections deemed free and fair by international observers in May 2003.
In line with the Somaliland Constitution, Vice President Dahir Riyale Kahin assumed the presidency following the death of former president Mohamed Ibrahim Egal in 2002.
Kahin was elected President of Somaliland in elections determined to be free and fair by international observers in May 2003.
www.traveldocs.com /so/govern.htm   (910 words)

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