Friday, November 16, 2018

A TALE OF TWO NIGHTS A JOURNAL OF SOMALI CIVIL WAR: JANUARY 4, 1991...

A Tale of Two Nights is an excerpt from an upcoming book, titled ‘The Somali Clan War’, written by Yusuf Haid, a former head...

The Somalia/Somaliland political elite and the international community hypocrisy

I am impressed by the double talk of Somali political and cultural elites vis-a-vis the political, cultural and to a certain degree the economic...

Is Somalia heading to a trusteeship rule again?

As the last fully functioning central Government of Somalia had collapsed in 1991, the people of Somalia had so far failed to put their...

How I fell in love with Somalis in the United States, forget the news

What do you know about Somalia? Have you heard of the famine-stricken country that the news media likes to parade out on network television...

Obama Creates New Al-Qaeda Out Of Thin Air To Justify His Somalia War

An article published in The New York Times this past Sunday perfectly demonstrates how out of control and unconstitutional America’s foreign policy has become....

International community can no longer remain oblivious to Somaliland recognition calls

Against every common sense, against all democratic values, against all universally applicable people's rights for self-determination; why on earth do the EU, U.S.A, UN...

Keeping the AU relevant to Africa’s citizens

As Africa Day is celebrated, debates abound about how to make the African Union more efficient. Africa Day is celebrated across the continent with cultural...

WADDANI: Double Standards on Oblivious International Community

Waddani opposition party always treats with double standards and broken promises with any agreement it signs with the other national parties of  Ucid and...

Somaliland’s self-determination is about restoration, and not secession

A new President invariably has many calls upon their time, this is certainly true of the President-Elect of Somaliland. Whilst the country can take...

Ethiopia’s unprecedented nationwide Oromo protests: who, what, why?

Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, have staged nationwide rallies today to protest their continued marginalisation and persecution by the government. These are a...

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The most successful Somali people aren’t outside Africa

An aspiring entrepreneur Hodan Nalayeh felt Western media lacked nuance on Somalia and launched her own YouTube channel to counter oversimplified or exaggerated media...

‘Shelter homes:’ Understanding Imran Khan’s initiative for Pakistan’s homeless

Mian Shahbaz cannot say exactly how old he is or how long he has been living on the outskirts of Lahore’s iconic Data Darbar....

SEMG UN Report: What did it say about Somaliland?

The United Nation's Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group (SEMG) submitted its 2018 report to the Security Council earlier during the week. As usual, the report...