Category: Somaliland

British Olympic Champion Mo Farah Reveals Secret Identity as a Trafficked Child

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Nadhim Zahawi, has praised Mo Farah as a “truly inspirational” role model after the four-time Olympic champion revealed his true identity and that he was actually trafficked into Britain under a fake name at the age of nine. The 39-year-old won gold in the 5,000 metres and 10,000 metres…


Taiwan and Somaliland Forge Ties Amid Ramped-Up Pressure from Beijing

Somaliland’s relations with Taiwan are the best they have ever been, the East African state’s top diplomat said in a recent trip to Taipei, adding that Somaliland is free to pursue its own diplomacy independent of Chinese demands. Taiwan’s defense expert said that Somaliland’s strategic location could limit the expansion of Chinese influence in Africa….


‘Born Free’: Somaliland Says China Can’t Dictate to It Over Taiwan

TAIPEI—China cannot dictate who Somaliland can have relations with as it was a sovereign nation, the foreign minister of the breakaway Somali region said on Friday during a trip to Taiwan. Somaliland broke away from Somalia in 1991 but has not gained widespread international recognition for its independence. The region has been mostly peaceful while…


Taiwan Donates Locally-Made Vaccines to Somaliland Amid ‘Brotherly’ Ties

Taiwan delivered over 150,000 doses of its locally-made Medigen vaccine to Somaliland, underscoring the two countries’ “rock-solid brotherly” diplomacy ties, Taiwan’s representative in Somaliland said on Monday. The vaccine doses arrived at Egal International Airport during a meeting between Taiwanese Ambassador Allen Lou and Somaliland’s Health Minister Hassan Mohamed Ali Gafadhi on Monday, according to…