Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Somalia: A choice between a clan Fiefdom and Caliphate

Consultations for 2016 elections in Somalia have taken place in Baidoa,  Adaado, Garowe and Kismayo. The outcome of discussions  reflects highest political polarisation along...

Marine Le Pen is playing into ISIL’s hands

The French must remain united and prevent the republican model from crumbling as far-right leaders capitalise on fear. France has been struck a second time...

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...

Avowed anti-Somalilander reveals his Somaliland, Somalia minions on Facebook

An avowed, ex-warlord assistant of Mogadishu, who, of late, has become very notorious as the head of a ring of Somali blackmailers masquerading as...

Somalia: UN Monitoring Group Cautions Against Manipulations of 2016 Somalia Election

Elections in regular intervals for accountability and opportunity of change of poorly performing political leaders are one of the fundamental pillars of democratic governance....

Somaliland:The Demise of Paradise Ministries!!!

Looking back at the recent days, what is salient is how president Silanyo ends the game of unforgotten ministers. Mr. President, you took a decision...

John Legend: Mass Incarceration Is Destroying America

President Obama's decision to commute the sentences of 46 low-level drug offenders is a positive step. This past Thursday, President Barack Obama became the first...

Stop aid, it is killing Africa: A free thinker’s unpopular views on the economics...

Kenyan economist James Shikwati winner of the Walter-Scheel-Prize 2015 for Commitment to Development Cooperation. PHOTO | FILE The road to hell is paved with good...

Uganda: What Do Somalia Sheep, Goats and Ugandan Doctors Have in Common? You’ll Be...

This is a story about a Ugandan doctor. He has discovered some very exciting things about Ebola that I don't understand, but clever people who...

Somaliland: An Indivisible ‘One’, An Irreversible Republic

People all over the world are segmented according to characteristics, loyalties and affiliations that separate one segment or group from the other.  These could...

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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...

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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...