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Issue 467 -- 8th-14th January 2011

Front Page

News Headlines

Upper House Member Asks President Geele To Support Somaliland

Somaliland Will Transfer Military Supplies From Impounded Plane To The UN

Local and Regional Affairs

Many Sudanese Leave North For South Ahead Of Sundayís Vote

Uranium Being Smuggled Via EA To Iran - Wikileaks
Somalia's Al-Shabaab Bans Mixed-Sex Handshakes
 UN Refugee Agency Warns On Greek Anti-Migrant Fence
Ethiopian Tax Authorities Gets First Shipment Security Scanners


A Positive Example From Somalilandís Colonial Past

Features & Commentary

International News


Debunking Common Fallacies about Who Abandoned Somali Unity
SSC Terror Boss Stranded In Dubai

Somaliland Journalists Depart For Southern Sudan

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 8, 2011 (SL Times) Ė A group of Somaliland journalists have left the country for South Sudanís capital Jubba to report on the coming January 9th referendum in which the Southern Sudanese will vote on whether they would remain part of Sudan or separate from it.
The journalists include the Somaliland Times Editor-in-Chief Yusuf Gabobe, Mustafe Shine and the heads of Somaliland journalistís associations SSJW, USJ and SOOLJA as well as other journalists.
A press release issued by Somalilandís Presidential Spokesman, Mr Abdillahi Muhammad Dahir (Cukuse) who is himself one of the journalists who left for Sudan, said that while in Addis Ababa, the reporters met with Southern Sudanís representative in Ethiopia. The same press release mentioned that the reporters also met with Somalilandís representative in Ethiopia, Mr Adan Nuh Dhulle.
In the meantime, two Journalists from Sahafi Media Network already reached in Jubba, Southern Sudan. Mohamed-Rashid Muhumed Farah and Mohamed-Amin Jibril left Addis Ababa on last Tuesday to observe and report the coming referendum in South Sudan.





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