Monday, December 10, 2018

Ethiopia’s soft power use to tilt future Somali generations to its favor

Somali people are very sensitive and suspicious about all activities of Ethiopia. They see Ethiopia as the number one enemy of Somali people and...

Somaliland: National Development Priorities Buried in Semantic Ambiguities

The government’s new communication strategy deserves praise even if it brings to the fore inequities embedded in the centralism Hargeysa champions Innovations the incumbent Somaliland...

Is Hormuud’s market dominance fueling instability and violence in Somalia?

During the tumultuous civil war in Somalia a number of companies emerged from the chaos, which has facilitated critical telecommunication and financial services for...

Somalia: Power balance between federal government, member states

My purpose of this article is to illustrate the balance of power or the collaborative relationship between the Federal Government (FG) and Federal Member...

Somaliland: Jirdeh’s Conflict Resolution Initiative

Changes in the Horn of Africa has caught Somaliland by surprise. Lifting sanctions on Eritrea and concerted efforts by the International Community to prevent...

The price of rule by ignorance: Lies to fix lies to fix ‘the unfixable’

There is nothing new about “mis-defining” global events, global conflicts and sociological trends. If there is one gift from Donald Trump, it’s his tendency...

Somaliland is colorblind to shifting political kaleidoscope in region

Since the collapse of the Somali central government for nearly three decades ago, the aftermath history would simply hopscotch us through a gloomy era...

Abiy’s nationalism outmaneuvers tribalist Jawar Mohammed’s old Qerro

The Oromo people had legitimate political and historical grievances. Sadly, they were unable to organize a political party that could articulated their grievances and...

ISRAEL AND SOMALILAND – LONG-LOST BROTHERS?

Israel and Somaliland have much in common. Israel faces many adversaries that don’t recognize it or its right to self-determination; Somaliland is also unrecognized as...

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...

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