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(Placename) a city in NW Somalia: former capital of British Somaliland (1941–60) and functioning as the capital of the separatist republic of Somaliland; trading centre for nomadic herders. Pop: reliable recent estimates are not available


(hɑrˈgeɪ sə)

a city in NW Somalia. 400,000.
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Noun1.Hargeisa - a city in northwestern Somalia
Somalia - a republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare
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We have been exporting about four tonnes of miraa to Hargeisa daily and two more to Lasaanod daily.
Since the start of its operations in 2009, flydubai has built up a comprehensive network in Africa with flights to Addis Ababa, Alexandria, Asmara, Djibouti, Entebbe, Hargeisa, Juba, Khartoum and Port Sudan, as well as Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar.
Since January the situation has got worse as a drought in the countryside has brought more women into the capital, Hargeisa, and there is overcrowding and not enough medicine to go round.
In the sprawling market of Somaliland's capital city, Hargeisa, women clad in headscarves or abaya shawls from head to foot engage in volatile haggling with shop- pers, and woe betide any man that crosses them -- the volume becomes deafening.
There isn't money to look after the site better, our tourism department is tiny," says Abdisalam Mohamed who works for the department operating out of a few ramshackle offices in the centre of Somaliland's capital, Hargeisa.
I really wish the rest of the world would pass over what women are wearing and focus on what women are contributing to the community and country," says 29-year-old Zainab, relaxing in a Hargeisa cafe in the evening after her day job as a dentist.
Foreign aid has offices in Somalia in Mogadishu, Hargeisa and a small one-person presence in Baidu.
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QC's office in Somalia has also organised group Iftar dining tables for thousands of Somalis in different parts of Somalia, particularly Hargeisa, Bosaso, and Mogadishu, where the number of people displaced by drought in villages and towns is increasing.
HARGEISA - A Kuwaiti medical team checked 600 patients in the region of Somaliland, Somalia, and provided medical supplies for them.
The dam will provide the city of Hargeisa, and nearby areas with water for irrigation channels, as well as to store water for use during the drought season, according to state news agency, WAM