Wednesday, November 14, 2018

GEORGE MKHWANAZI: Why Zimbabwe should be split into two states

'Matabeleland is bigger than Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea and Djibouti, all found in Africa' This is the prologue...

The Palestinians’ Desperation Move

DEC. 31, 2014   A poll in December by Mr. Shikaki’s group found that just 35 percent of Palestinians approved of the president’s performance, down from 50 percent...

The scramble for the Red Sea – Analysis

The Red Sea has been the focus of accelerating competition in recent years, with many Gulf and Middle Eastern countries expressing their interest in...

Sudan, the Obama Administration, and the costs of rapprochement

Sudan holds elections in mid-April, including a vote for the next President. It is a foregone conclusion that the victor will be the same...

Somalia: Foreign accountability cannot be a remedy for lack of domestic accountability

After the unprecedented ouster of former parliament Speaker by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and Prime Minister Hassan Kheire in last April, the Federal Parliament...

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...

Open Letter to the Government and people of the Kingdom of Sweden

I am writing from Hargeisa, the capital of the Republic of Somaliland. I am Somaliland citizen who is outraged by recent disrespectful and ungrateful...

Somaliland: An Open letter to the United Nations, the Leaders of the Free World...

Let me start with the fact that Somaliland territory is inviolable, never to be broken, infringed, or dishonored, inalienable, absolute, untouchable, unalterable, unchallengeable, unbreakable,...

Freedom of the Net 2017: Manipulating Social Media to Undermine Democracy

  Key Findings Online manipulation and disinformation tactics played an important role in elections in at least 18 countries over the past year, including the United...

SOMALILAND: Waddani Party’s Paradoxical Debates-Part I

Waddani opposition party always puts forward contradictory and questionable debates to the electorate. One of the contradictory and questionable debates. Waddani opposition party calls for...

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Interview with Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General Forty-nine of Africa’s 55 countries have signed the framework for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to...

Goal 50: Salah Named As World’s Third Best Player

The Egyptian has made the Goal 50 (#Goal50) podium for the first time, after a year in which he broke the record for goals...

Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...