Jan 12, 2014
Somaliland: One Tribe's Quest for Statehood.
Professor Ahmed Ismail Samatar spoke at Burco University on January 4, 2014. The presentation was part of a series of one-sided debates, lessons and discussions with officials and elders; and Isak and Gadabursi intellectuals in Burco, Hargaysa, Gabiley and Borama.
Somalia: The Somali Political class and the struggle over the Form of Government for Somalia
The political conflict is centred on two forms of government - federalism and centralised unitary state, and one political goal, secession, argues Liban Ahmad The political conflict in Somalia is no longer characterised as a conflict between clans vying for the presidency.
Africa: Speech By Somaliland Foreign Minister At Africa Research Institute
This speech was presented by Mohamed Omar at Africa Research Institute on 1st May 2013 to mark the launch of "After Borama: consensus, representation and parliament in Somaliland". The Borama Conference in 1993 was of critical importance for the future of our country.
Tribalism: Somalia and Somaliland's political disease
Looking back at Somalia in the 1960's tribes was influential but no way near as influential as it is today.