Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The power of a glass of water: Why simple acts of thoughtfulness matter today

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him. — Gautama Buddha At the beginning of a busy week, I boarded my flight...

Somaliland: When the ‘Maqaaxi’ Peddlers Prevail

As an outsider looking in, the latest news from the Horn of Africa is depressing and exciting in equal measure. The Federal Republic of...

Somaliland: A Stable and Independent State, But No Recognition

Somalia, a country that was once the focus of world aid and attention, is currently the No. 1 failed state according to the Fund...

Inside the Deadly Pirate Corridor Where Migrants Escape to Europe

EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrants routes proliferate. Ahmed was 23 when he left his village near Kismayo, on the southern coast of Somalia,...

The Regional Risks to Somalia’s Moment of Hope

Eruptions of joy across the Somali-speaking Horn of Africa greeted the election of President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, but to deliver a cure for Somalia’s...

Ethiopia: Setting Non-Partisan Agenda On Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn had discussed with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi while here, in Addis Ababa for the 28th African Union (AU) Summit....

UAE Military Base Boosts Berbera International Trade Hub and Somaliland-Ethiopia’s Relations and Economic Growth

the government of Somaliland accepted the formal UAE application seeking permission from the Somaliland government to open a military base in Berbera. On 12 February...

US war on terror leaves bloody trail in Africa

Kenyan killings spotlight rift between US word and deed on human rights. At least 45 people have disappeared in Kenya or were found dead after counter...

Somaliland: Why a failed Minister Dualeh must resign, be held accountable

The people of Eastern Somaliland face the severest drought in nearly 100 years. Their livestock have already been decimated. The inhabitants are starving and...

Somalia: Struggle To Establish A Culture of Good Governance

It’s no secret that Somalia has been struggling with governance and the establishment of rule of law since its independence in 1960. Somalia has...

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A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Somaliland: NEC announces number of verified eligible voters, Political parties accept

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland released the list of eligible of voters in upcoming elections. The announcement followed voter registration...

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The men playing in the pockets are causing more tactical problems than ever this season and Premier League managers know it. Adam Bate looks...