Monday, August 20, 2018

Think Again – Somaliland and the Trouble with a Free Press

In mid-March, at a press conference at Hargeisa’s shiny new airport, a cocky young journalist gathered up his courage and asked Somaliland’s President Ahmed...

Iranians: Feasting and fighting

There is a general sense among Iranians of all walks of life that they have rejoined the world. As fate would have it, exactly at...

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...

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...

Kenyan Mines Minister Expects Law to Boost Investment Interest

Kenya expects to enact a mining law later this year to provide policy stability in a country ranked by an industry institute as one...

President Obama Is Backing The Wrong Partners In Somalia

Two years ago, President Obama cited “impressive security and political gains inSomalia” to support his decision to grant diplomatic recognition for the fragile government...

Aar’s hostility to Somaliland not concealed

USA based so called journalist called Aar impose obvious stripped hostility to Somaliland and its people as he all time generates unfounded misinformation and...

Somaliland: A soft-skinned, Irritable opposition flail out at a majority electorate

The Somaliland opposition never looks before it leaps – or at least the people they hire to defend it. To be fair, though, UCID is...

Waddani leadership challenge welcome

May I take this opportunity to thank the right honorable Mr Mahdi Buuba who is currently the official spokesperson for Waddani party. For undertaking...

The reckless blares of opposition is in futility

It is quite sad that the opposition members have come out with recklessly unconstitutional alternative to seek power. This idea of the formation of a...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...