Wednesday, September 26, 2018

PRESIDENT BIHI APPOINTS AN AVOWED ANTI-SOMALILANDER TO U.S. AMBASSADORDHIP

It does not need a guru to tell you that President Bihi is a poor reader, as he is a poor 'chooser'. Since he ascended...
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Oil and gas exploration activities in Somaliland

Somaliland – a country in the horn of Africa - has become a hotspot in oil and gas exploration activities in East Africa. Somaliland’s...

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)...

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Somaliland welcomes new friends, long-lost, influential clans

Monday and Tuesday marked new maturity for  Somaliland politics as they marked the arrival of, respectively, a populous Somaliland clan who lived in the Qardho...
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Can the EU bypass US sanctions on Iran? | Inside Story

When it was signed in 2015, the Iran nuclear agreement was hailed as a landmark deal. But with the US withdrawal earlier this year...

Madhin, a SOMTEL employee senselessly killed in Mogadishu

The latest victim to senseless, wanton killings, some of which are neither politically motivated nor of Al Shabaab nature, was an employee of the...