Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Musa, fly with the flock!

We do not want you to fall away from the arrow-shaped formation of the high-flying flock. We do not want you to be left...

Haatuf Personal Vendetta Backfires

Haatuf and its owner, Gabobe, went beyond all boundaries of decent and fair reporting. The paper once more assumed its true tabloid nature.  The...

Somalia’s President accused of Stealing Overseas Assets

By Ahmed Abdi and Abdullahi Nur Millions of dollars of assets belonging to the Somali nation have been seized by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s party...

Somalia AG closes websites owned, supported or associated with media pirate Alasaw

The Attorney General’s office of Somalia ordered an Internet shutdown affecting websites that are either owned, supported or under the influence of Dahir Abdulle...

London Predatory Carnival On Somalia

I cannot think of any Somali national issue that was debated in the public domain as vigorously, and as intelligently, as the London Conference...

AMISOM Human Rights Abuses are Out of Control in Somalia: Failure of Leadership?

Following the Somali Diaspora community campaign a head of the London Somali conference in May 2017 to constructively demand for more accountability against AMISOM...

Somaliland election: Will the self-declared state show East Africa how it’s done?

Polls suggest a close race for the presidency, but there’s more at stake than just the result in Somaliland’s 13 November election. On 13 November,...

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...

Waagacusub  Axeman Ties Knot on Own Noose Publishing Desperate Fabrications

Using surrogate associates, the notorious axe man and blackmailer Dahir Abdulle Alasow of waagacusub.com, waagacusub.org, waagacusub.net, sunatimes.com, Somalilanders.com – and a number of other...

Notes from the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

Last week’s White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) has come in for criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, but what...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...