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The SSC-Khatumo Story, 15 years of Resilience, Unity and Hope for ALL Somalis

Lasanod (SSCKH); In the arid landscape of the Horn of Africa, where the sun’s relentless rays beat down on the resilient people of Sool Sanaag and Cayn in Northeastern Somalia. SSC-Khatumo, a pro-union regional state emerged as a beacon of resistance against the neighbouring regime of Muse Bihi’s occupation forces. SSC-Khatumo, a land with a […]

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Somali Parliament unanimously approves rules for Constitutional amendments

MOGADISHU – Somalia’s Parliament, encompassing both chambers, unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday in Mogadishu, establishing procedural rules for amending the nation’s constitution. Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Sheikh Adan Madobe, reported that 180 lawmakers voted in favour against 30 dissenting MPs, marking a significant stride in finalizing Somalia’s long-awaited constitution. The approval came amid […]

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The Predictability of Bihi’s Personality Disorder; why he will attack Lasanod this Eid holiday !

Lasanod, SSC-Khaatumo: Ever since the people of Somaliland found themselves to have elected [under dubious conditions] an angry soldier as president, rational folks in Somaliland could not figure out Muse Bihi’s leadership style; more like a one man show, he has been mired in manipulative and controlling behaviour, traingulating clans against each other, grandiosity, gaslighting, […]

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Press Release by the Committee of thirty-three of SSC-Khatumo of Somalia

The Ssc-Khatumo of Somalla Committee of thirty-three wishes to respond to the communique of the 14th Ordinary Session of the IGAD Assembly of the Heads of State and Government held in Djibouti on 12th June 2023, which falls well short of the declarations made by the UN Security Council on 7th June on the conflict […]

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Conflict-hit Lasanod families struggle to adapt to life in Miserabe IDP Camp

Khadra Abdi Igal, a mother of four and businesswoman in Lasanod, never thought that her family would be forced into living in squalor in an internal displacement camp in another region. Her family is now in a makeshift shelter in Sool IDP camp, two kilometres east of Galkayo town. It is a harsh comedown from […]

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SSC-Khaatumo Council supports UN statement on Las Anod

The Supreme Council of the SSC-Khaatumo State, traditionally known as the Garaads, has expressed their endorsement of the UN Security Council’s recent statement on the escalating conflict in northern Somalia, particularly the troubled Sool region. Recognizing the weight of the declaration, the Council hailed it as a “significant step forward in securing peace in northern […]

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Dissent on ICG Statement on the Fighting at Las Anod

Lasanod: Somalia. by Osman Badawi: The International Crisis Group (ICG) has recently issued a long statement on the fighting between “Dhulbahante and Somaliland” for the control of the town of Las Anod. Entitled “Time for Somaliland and the Dhulbahante to Talk”, this statement carries two contentious messages. The first is that “the Dhulbahante wants to […]

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Security updates by the SSC-khaatumo spokesperson

Lasanod, Somalia. Over the past few days, Somaliland forces continue their indiscriminate shelling of civilian populations in the Northeastern city of Lasanod; ssc-khaatumo locals live in constant threat of bombs falling on them. despite repeated calls for a ceasefire and condemnations by the international and national communities, Muse Bihi of Somaliland is committed to relentless […]

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Lasanod: City at the Margins. The Politics of Borderland Trade Between Somaliland and Puntland

Lasanod: City at the Margins [ by: Ahmed A. Musa] examines the economic and political consequences of this ambiguous borderland status, which has led to new forms of revenue collection and political organization. It describes how traders negotiate multiple tax regimes in the borderlands between Somaliland and Puntland and outlines the consequences for doing business […]

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SSC-Khaatumo Administration calls for UNOCHA to refrain from politicising Aid to Lasanod.

Lasando, Somalia: SSC-Khaatumo led by the Traditional leaders and the 33 locally elected consultative council of Lasanod, call for United Nations entities such as UNOCHA to ensure that UN Aid gets to the intended targets, in this case the internally displaced people of Sool Sanaag and Cayn. Entrusting aid shipments to be adminstered by the […]

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