Monday, January 21, 2019

Remembering Somali scholar Dr. Hussein Tanzania

There has been an outpouring of condolences for renowned Somali scholar Hussein Mohamed Adan known affectionately as Hussein Tanzania who passed away on Jan...

Britain scraps £9million foreign aid for Ethiopia’s Spice Girls

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls. Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on...

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...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...