Monday, August 20, 2018

U.K. FOREIGN AID FUNDING ‘UNDER REVIEW’ AFTER ‘ETHIOPIAN SPICE GIRLS’ RECEIVE $6.5M

All-female pop group Yegna were granted funds to build a media platform online. The International Development Secretary has announced that the U.K. government's funding of...

Somaliland: ‘Somalinimo’ in Hargeisa

Book fair on the Horn of Africa Eight thirty in the morning in Hargeisa and a crowd has formed outside the function hall of the...

Amran Mahad: Tribune to a talented artiste

A tribute to Amran Mahad, lead actress in Maalmo Dhaama Maanta (A Better Life than Today), an interactive drama helping young people to talk about both...

Opening libraries in Somaliland

AET Executive Director Julie Polzerova talks abouta library the organization recently opened in Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland, in an interview published...

Hollywood: The 17 best movies of 2016 you haven’t seen yet

No matter what, the major Hollywood blockbusters are always going to dominate the conversation. After all, films like Finding Dory,Captain America: Civil War andZootopia attracted...

Clint Eastwood eyes true-life story of aid worker kidnapped by Somali pirates

Clint Eastwood is set to direct another real-life story following American Sniper and Sully. Following American Sniper and Sully, Clint Eastwood is set to...

ABDI QAYS: Singer/Songwriter/Musician, Poet and Playwright

Occasionally an artist has a moment that makes even skeptics think “O.K. maybe he is the best.” Abdi Qays achieved this in the late...

Lonely Planet Publishes Travel Guide on Ethiopia, Djibouti & Somaliland

Lonely Planet, a leading publisher of world-class travel guides, released a new, very comprehensive guide to travellers wishing to get the best out of...

Somaliland: An African voice for peace, recognition

Somaliland seeks the worldSomaliland searches the world Somaliland searches the world To recognise my sole state I am told to wait and wait get wait So wait but wait and...

Does Chinese Civilization Come From Ancient Egypt?

A new study has energized a century-long debate at the heart of China's national identity. BY RICARDO LEWIS On a cool Sunday evening in March, a...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...