Wednesday, August 15, 2018

NO MORE RANCOR AND ACRIMONY, NO MORE FINGER WAGGING AND TEETH GNASHING – Open...

Dear Prime Minister, First, I wish to congratulate and support for all your efforts to uplift Ethiopia’s youth from despair. I have always believed Ethiopia’s...

President Farmaajo betrayed Abass and the Somali youth at large

Today marks exactly one year since my friend, Abass, Somalia’s then youngest minister was fatally killed in Mogadishu, it was one of the most excruciating...

How the Somali networks make East Africa go round

The Somali distribution networks have certain crucial elements. The most definitive have been the Somali courier and cargo services out of the Middle East...

Blowing the Horn: How the United States Can Reclaim the Strategic Initiative in the...

You may never have heard of the Bab el Mandeb. But the obscure strait at the southern end of the Red Sea serves as...

WHEN HEROES AMONGST US RISE LIKE A PHOENIX

On July 30, 2018, Ethiopia’s populist Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, was welcomed to the city of Minneapolis with a highly publicized and well-orchestrated...

Meanwhile, Back in the Failed State: Somalia

Since April, 1992, an international peacekeeping or monitoring force of some type has attempted to reduce the mayhem in war-wracked Somalia. Subtract 1992 from...

Donald Trump just tweeted something new about the Russia investigation — and it’s hug

President Donald Trump has made his displeasure with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, special counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in...

Gulf Crisis BIG Question: Are the People of Somalia Being Taken for a Ride?

I don’t intend to bore you with background details about the blockage slapped on Qatar, the middle-ground position the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)...

ANALYSIS: HOW CAN ETHIOPIA BOOST REMITTANCE INFLOWS?

Ethiopia has been in a dire state of foreign exchange crisis for the last few years. PM Abiy has made a plea to the Ethiopian diaspora...

Hargeisa International Book Fair: A Growing Nation of Books and Literature

The Hargeisa International Book Fair kicked off on the 21st July 2018 as it remarks its eleventh year of book fair, theme of the year...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...