Saturday, November 17, 2018

Somalia: Foreign accountability cannot be a remedy for lack of domestic accountability

After the unprecedented ouster of former parliament Speaker by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and Prime Minister Hassan Kheire in last April, the Federal Parliament...

Another look at a seemingly intractable problem that is Somalia

Late last week, a High-Level Meeting on Somalia, co-chaired by Ethiopia, Italy, Somalia, and the United Kingdom (UK), was held in New York. The...

Analysis: Trump May Have Had the Worst Week in Presidential Campaign History

October didn't wait 24 hours before delivering a surprise. It came in an envelope delivered to the New York Times containing portions of Donald...

Why Somaliland will not unite with Somalia

Republic of Somaliland won independence on 26th June 1960 with one of the few elected governments in Africa, it’s people organized one of the...

Is America Still Safe for Democracy?

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States—a man who has praised dictators, encouraged violence among supporters, threatened to jail his...

Farmaajo & the Gloomy Political Cloud Over Somalia

Being boring is one personality trait president Mohamed A. Farmaajo has in common with our first president, Aden A. Osman. Like Aden, Farmaajo is...

Writing off Somalia as a Somaliland Administered Trusteeship

After the Republic of Somaliland, the UAE and the Federal Republic of Ethiopia signed a tripartite agreement to invest and develop Berbera port as...

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...

Somalia PM Hassan Khaire: Portrait of a con artist – Opinion

A narcissist who always demanded a praise from his underlings. Failure to do so meant midnight sacking letters for an unspecified corruption. A few months ago...

SOMALILAND: Waddani Party’s Paradoxical Debates-Part I

Waddani opposition party always puts forward contradictory and questionable debates to the electorate. One of the contradictory and questionable debates. Waddani opposition party calls for...

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The return of Russia to Africa

After decades of a bipolar world in which the US and the Soviet Union competed for global hegemony, we entered a unipolar era with...

SPECIAL REPORT: Winners and losers in Horn of Africa’s regional economic integration pact

"..more measures by Addis Ababa to restrict its unsanctioned relations with Somaliland would follow, in an apparent reversion of the former Ethiopian regime’s political...

Somalia hosts its first National Economic Policy Forum

Somalia has hosted its first high level National Economic Policy Forum this week in Mogadishu, which saw participants discuss a national investment strategy, financial...