Tuesday, October 16, 2018

‘Countries’ no longer conform to traditional form, definition so must change

Why You Should Care? Because it’s time for cities to take back their rightful place as the most fundamental building block of human society. OZY has spent...

Eastleigh – Somalis new home in Kenya

Somalia’s collapse into anarchy three decades ago had caused many Somalis to seek refuge in the other world, a large number of them have...

Another look at a seemingly intractable problem that is Somalia

Late last week, a High-Level Meeting on Somalia, co-chaired by Ethiopia, Italy, Somalia, and the United Kingdom (UK), was held in New York. The...

The rise of Qatar-controlled Islamist government in Somalia

Not long ago, stability and security in Somalia seemed possible. However, the Somali Government growing ties with Qatar, a country many consider as a...

Sino-Somali Cooperation Enters a New Phase

Somalia is unlikely to benefit from the China's Africa initiative, argues Liban Ahmad Sino-Somali cooperation dates back to the 1960s, when  Somalia was in its...

Can Russia and China trust each other?

Military manoeuvres come as tensions between West and Russia intensify to highest level since the days of Soviet Union. With a firm handshake, the presidents...

Somaliland: Deadlocked foreign policy. Is there a way out?

In May 2018, Somaliland celebrated its 27th anniversary since its secession from Somalia with its fifth president elected in November 2017. In this period, Somaliland has...

Contrasting peace-building mechanisms of Somaliland and Somalia – LSE Academic Paper

Mohamed Farah Hirsi, Director of Somaliland's Academy for Peace and Development (APD), contrasts peace-building mechanisms, approaches, and procedures for conflict mitigation and reconciliation in...

Why Somalia cannot unite with Kenya

I was intrigued by the title of an article written by a certain Karanja Kabage, a Kenyan, who is an Advocate of the High Court...

Middle East proxy war ratchets up Somalia-Somaliland tensions

Shortly after U.N., IGAD, and U.K. defused a potential armed conflict between Somaliland and Puntland in Sool province of Somaliland, Puntland vows to reignite...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...