Friday, November 16, 2018



World news

Opinion & Analysis

Ethiopia: National security, leadership, and PM Abiy’s ‘fawning’ behavior

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed continues to irritate me with his obsequious behavior toward President Issayas Afeworki, and now his fawning over President Mohamed Abdullahi...


Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

Interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General Forty-nine of Africa’s 55 countries have signed the framework for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to...

Social Issues


UN says 7 aid workers have died in Somalia this year

Seven humanitarian workers have died so far this year and another 10 have been injured in Somalia, the UN top relief official in the...


The most successful Somali people aren’t outside Africa

An aspiring entrepreneur Hodan Nalayeh felt Western media lacked nuance on Somalia and launched her own YouTube channel to counter oversimplified or exaggerated media...




UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response...

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...