31 July 2023

Graduation Ceremony for the First Bachelor Cohort on Social Work Degree Program

UNICEF had a joint graduation ceremony with 64 students who completed their 4yrs degree program at Somali National University, among 285 (55% girls) who graduated from 6 Universities across Somalia and Somaliland for the year 2022/2023. Read more


31 March 2023

The National Education Committee Held its 12th Meeting Today.

The meeting was chaired by the Chairman of the National Education Committee, Prof. Saleeban Ahmed Guleed was discussed several agendas, at the meeting the most important was access to education and how to prevent the children of Somaliland from the obstacles that prevent them from participating in education (Access to education). Read more


31 October 2022

Technical Skills is a Major Precursor of National Development, Says the VP

Vice President H.E. Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail (Seyli’i) said that apprentice technical skills are a major precursor and a backbone of a nation’s development hence it is needful for the knowledge to be imparted. Read more


30 September 2022

Somaliland Government Rejects Scholarships Linked to Somalia

Deputy Minister of Education of Somaliland, Abdihakin Saeed Muse Bustale, who spoke to state media, said that Somaliland and Somalia are two independent states, describing the scholarship as political. Read more


31 August 2022

A High-Profile Delegation from the United States Visits University of Hargeisa

On 13th August, 2022, a delegation from the United States paid an official visit to the University of Hargeisa. Receiving a very warm welcome from the University’s Vice President for Academic and Research, the delegation toured campus to learn more about one of Somaliland’s oldest educational institutions. Read more

Jigjiga University Offers Free Scholarship to 30 South West Somalia Students

The President of the Southwest State of Somalia Abdiasis Laftagareen met with President of Jigjiga University, Dr. Bashiir Abdulahi on how to strengthen cooperation in human tesource development. Read more


30 September 2021

Haramaya University held Discussion on Potential Partnership Engagements with Universities from Somaliland

On September 07, 2021 Haramaya University (HrU) held discussion on Partnership with Amoud University and Horn International University of Somaliland. Read more


31 July 2021

Nugaal University of the Republic of Somaliland Expresses Its Keen Interest to Work in Partnership with Haramaya University of Ethiopia

A delegate from Nugaal University, Republic of Somaliland, makes Benchmarking and Partnership Visit to Haramaya University. The delegate was led by the president of Nugaal University, Dr. Abdirizak Aden… Read more

President Lauds Development of Female Education During Barwako University Graduation

Barwaaqo is a high quality, women’s boarding university in Somaliland that aims to change the trajectory of opportunities for young Somali women who will go on to rebuild a nation. Read more

SL Education Minister Meets Kenyan Counterpart to Discuss Bilateral Cooperation…

Honorable Ahmed Mohmed Torno, SL’s education minister held a meeting with Kenyan counterpart Prof. George Albert Magoha on Thursday while paying a visit to Nairobi. Read more


30 June 2021

Training Future Health Workers in Somaliland

As we enter the final phase of Prepared for Practice, King’s Global Health Partnerships’ flagship project in Somaliland, which is strengthening the quality of undergraduate education for health professionals, we look back at some of the successes from the last 12 months. Read more


30 April 2020

Ministry of Education Calls for Applications for 370 Ethiopian Bachelor Degree Study Scholarships

This was disclosed by the ministry of education and sciences through a statement of the 17th April 2021 signed by the ministry’s director general Ahmed Abokor Mohamed in Hargeisa in which a call for applications was made including candidate requirement. Read more

UK and Somaliland Health Workers Strengthen the Quality of Health Education in Somaliland

We mark the 9th Health Worker Week by celebrating Prepared for Practice and its unique partnership model. The project brings together health workers from the UK and Somaliland to strengthen the quality of health education in Somaliland. Read more


31 December 2020

A Four Days Training was Conducted by Book Aid International for the Regional Libraries…

This was the first of its kind training in Somaliland and both Silanyo National Library and Book Aid International will continue to collaborate to conduct more training and support for the countries library staff. Read more

Sand Dams Research in Somaliland

Sand dams and sub-surface dams are increasingly recognised as low-cost and climate-resilient rainwater harvesting technologies. They have two clear advantages over open water storage infrastructure in rural semi-arid and arid lands… Read more


31 July 2020

Fledgling HE Sector Hampered by Lack of Global Recognition

Somaliland’s higher education capacity may have been growing, but a lack of financial and human resources and the continued lack of international recognition of its country’s self-declared independent status continue to impede progress, say local education leaders. Read more


29 February 2020

UoN to Launch an International Research Project on Diaspora Humanitarianism…

The University of Nairobi, the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), the Rift Valley Institute (RVI), and Rako Research and Communication Centre based in Hargeisa, Somaliland, will launch a collaborative research project on… Read more


31 January 2020

Launching a New Survey Report: The State of Mobile Money in Somaliland

Research and Community service Directorate at the University of Hargeisa launched a survey about the state of mobile money in Somaliland. Read more

Medical Staff at Hargeisa Group Hospital Completed a 4 Days Postgraduate Medical Training…

Medical staff at Hargeisa group hospital who completed a 4 days Postgraduate medical training in Emergency Medicine and Trauma have been awarded Certificates. Read more


31 December 2019

From Somaliland to UCT: Journey of a Scholar at Risk

Mohamoud Farah is about to embark on a long journey home on a foreign passport. From the continent’s deep south, he will travel for two days, via Johannesburg to Ethiopia, and then across the border to Somaliland where he is a professor of law at the University of Hargeisa. Read more

UB to Research on Doping in Botswana, Zambia and Papua New Guinea

The University of Botswana will embark on research that will focus on Anti- Doping Education and Consideration/Intention of Using Prohibited Substances in Botswana, Zambia and Papua New Guinea, thanks to a 2020 World Anti-Doping Agency research grant. Read more


31 August 2019

The 2019 University of Hargeisa Medal Goes to MU President

Prof. Kindeya Gebrehiwot received the 2019 University of Hargeisa Medal Award, from the President of Somaliland, H.E. Musa Bihi, for his efforts in strengthening institutional partnership between MU & UoH during the 16th colorful graduation celebration. Read more


31 July 2019

DP Attends the Reception of 20 Public Workers Graduate from Ethiopia

The Deputy Somaliland President, Hon. Abdirahman Sayli’i, on Wednesday, attended a ceremony held for receiving 20 civil servants who have graduated from universities in Ethiopia after completing their master’s degrees. Read more


30 April 2019

Opportunities, Risks of Ethiopia Outsourcing Higher Education to Somalia, Somaliland

Institutional and programme mobility from the developed to the developing world is a phenomenon that continues to attract research interest within the broader field of higher education internationalisation, while the movement of programmes and institutions within the developing world itself is little studied. Read more


31 May 2018

Official Visit to The University Of Hargeisa

The University Of Hargeisa constantly maintains cooperation and collaboration with regional, national and international universities and partners for the sake of advancing academia. Read more


January 2016

More Graduate Study, New Facilities for Top University

Somaliland’s Minister of Education and Higher Studies Abdillahi Ibrahim Habane was among 75 students who graduated last month with a masters degree in international relations and diplomacy from the University of Hargeisa, the country’s largest higher education institution. Read more

THET to Equip Burao University Vet Lab

THET has received a grant from the Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission in the first collaboration between the two organisations. The grant will help improve treatment and prevention services through providing high quality medical training tools to health workers in Somaliland. Read more


December 2015

State Acknowledges Nation Building Role of Citizens in the Diaspora

As many other African states elsewhere, Somaliland communities abroad have remained very resourceful people to this country throughout the recent decades and had more active role than making remittances but also engaged in the economic investment, public institutional building and political development as well. Read more


October 2015

What Is Next After Graduation? Far away in the sunshine are our highest aspirations. We may not reach them, but we can look up and see their beauty; believe in them; and try our best to follow where they lead us to. Read more


July 2015

IGAD Sheikh Vet School Graduates 9th Batch Youths Educated at the IGAD Sheikh Veterinary School- ISTVS are equipped 100% advantage over other students in securing gainful employment in the country and abroad. Read more



Somaliland Appeal for Help for Developing Higher Education The president of Somaliland University of Technology in Hargeisa has appealed to the international higher education community for help in strengthening universities. Read more


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