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Cotton Eyed Joe

More law, less justice.
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I have studied Somaliland since their election and I have learned the history and the internal problems. I know how to solve their problems due to my high IQ.

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Abdalla

Medical specialist in diagnosing Majeerteentitis
Prof.Dr.Eng.
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How do you reason the DP world deal? Why would SL get a minority stake in their own national asset? How do you justify giving 19% shares to your customer under the pretense of incentifying their use of the port?
 

SirLancelLord

Reformation of Somaliland
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Don't trust this guy, anything about Somaliland would be biased through the eyes.

This guy is part of Farmaajo's Army of Trolls to target any news about Somaliland and try to re write history in their favour and paint Somaliland in a bad light
 

Cotton Eyed Joe

More law, less justice.
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How do you reason the DP world deal? Why would SL get a minority stake in their own national asset? How do you justify giving 19% shares to your customer under the pretense of incentifying their use of the port?
I think politically it was a good deal because it gives Somaliland more autonomy and another bargaining chip against Mogadishu from whom it seeks independence. Financially the deal may prove a disadvantage for Somaliland because there's no guarantee that they will hire local workers. DP World is known to employ cheap and experienced labor force from South Asia as it does in its other ports. However on a macro scale it can be a benefit if Somaliland is also able to renovate the road the leads to the Ethiopian border which will allow trade to flourish.

I believe Somaliland got a minority stake in their only major asset as a last ditch hope to distance itself from the rising power of Mogadishu. It was a now or never move to give itself authority, legitimacy and independence from Mogadishu. It was a short sighted and desperate move for a deal that should have been done 10 years earlier when the French company Bollore had an interest in acquiring the contract to run the port. I think Somaliland chose DP World because of its active involvement in Somalia and its influence in the Somali government which might play in their favor.

Giving 19% to Ethiopia was a completely stupid move and made 0 political and financial sense. If a customer requires your services you don't give him a percentage of your business. It was primarily done to gain another ally against Mogadishu. If Ethiopia needed the port as they say it would never had been given a percentage, it's basic economics known as supply and demand.

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Cotton Eyed Joe

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Why do jeeganta have so much animosity towards reer wadani why don’t they fear reer wadanis leadership.
Jeegaanta is an unholy alliance of smaller tribes compared to reer wadani which is more or less a singular tribe. Due to their martial culture, reer wadani occupied a larger land and were therefore able to raise more livestock. That made them the predominant tribe in the region. Due to that historic fact, jeegaanta have formed an alliance since the Somaliland Civil War of the 1990s and Somaliland descended into tribal politics to prevent reer wadani from getting into power. According to the Somaliland Development Fund only 10% of the development budget goes to Sool and Sanaag.
 

fox

31/12/16 - 04/04/20
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How is Somaliland's space program coming along? Will they get a rocket into space like Puntland?
 

Yonis

Puntland Youth Organiser
FKD Visionary
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How is Somaliland's space program coming along? Will they get a rocket into space like Puntland?
Somaliland should can catch up to Puntland with respect of educational attainment, household income and child poverty before thinking about space programs.
 
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I have studied Somaliland since their election and I have learned the history and the internal problems. I know how to solve their problems due to my high IQ.

Ask me anything
Why do landers want to secede from their fellow Somalis when it's unislamic the Lord of the heavens and the earth talks about the power of unity in al islam so how could they separate divide the somali nation and weaken it And take in consideration the position our motherland is located 1 of the most strategic in the world ✌
 

Cotton Eyed Joe

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How is Somaliland's space program coming along? Will they get a rocket into space like Puntland?
@Yonis gave you a good answer.
Why do landers want to secede from their fellow Somalis when it's unislamic the Lord of the heavens and the earth talks about the power of unity in al islam so how could they separate divide the somali nation and weaken it And take in consideration the position our motherland is located 1 of the most strategic in the world ✌
There are many reasons. One is a position of neglect, Somalilanders believe they were entitled to more due to being a country for 4 and a half days. The union with Somalia pushed Somaliland tribes to the back of the queue due to the power being centred in Mogadishu. They believe then and now that they are equal to Italian Somaliland as they are British Somaliland.

Another reason is delusion of grandeur, they have instilled within them the notion they are superior to Somalia even though every statistics including the recent World Bank report completely refutes that. Somaliland was in fact performing much worse than the rest of Somalia particularly the land of the sea and sand Puntland.
 

Saalax Bidaar

Truthfulness so often goes with ruthlessness
Beesha Arab ee Koonfur Galbeed ee Hargeisa maxaa ka yeelna? Should they get into politics mise retain their position as marshal clan whose job is serve in the army?
 

Lordilord

❤Somaliland❤
Let me entertain this then.

Would Somaliland not do better as a separate state? Be honest none of that biased talk. If you don't think so, state why.

What would we gain from reuniting with Somalia? Now compare that to what we could possibly gain if we were fully recognized as a sovereign state?

Which one is better?

And if that is difficult for you, answer the questions hypothetically.

I personally think we would take several steps backwards if we did reunite with Somalia .
:trumpsmirk:
 
Let me entertain this then.

Would Somaliland not do better as a separate state? Be honest none of that biased talk. If you don't think so, state why.

What would we gain from reuniting with Somalia? Now compare that to what we could possibly gain if we were fully recognized as a sovereign state?

Which one is better?

And if that is difficult for you, answer the questions hypothetically.

I personally think we would take several steps backwards if we did reunite with Somalia .
:trumpsmirk:

I want the answer to the opposite question, what do you gain from seceding?

Will you suddenly get richer?

The only benefit is autonomy, besides i think you will remain poor just like the rest.
 

DRACO

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I want the answer to the opposite question, what do you gain from seceding?

Will you suddenly get richer?

The only benefit is autonomy, besides i think you will remain poor just like the rest.
Can't yall think for yourself's , or have you not done any research on somaliland and know only what you hear in the propoganda media and silly SL haters online . Go do some indept research about somaliland if you care to , asking the odd question here and there's won't explain the complex situation.
 
Can't yall think for yourself's , or have you not done any research on somaliland and know only what you hear in the propoganda media and silly SL haters online . Go do some indept research about somaliland if you care to , asking the odd question here and there's won't explain the complex situation.

I’ve done my research, and you’re avoiding the question.

If you don’t have answer then say it.
 
I have studied Somaliland since their election and I have learned the history and the internal problems. I know how to solve their problems due to my high IQ.

Ask me anything
Since the elections huh? How complicated is Somaliland? A bunch of demented khat addicts that love Ethiopia more than their Somali brethren and are desperate for recognition from any quarter ( Benin, South Sudan, Wendy's,anyone, please!) pretty much sums them. It's no rocket science.
 
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