Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Where Immigrants Go, Economic Growth Follows

Wharton's Exequiel Hernandez discusses his new policy brief about the economic impact of immigration. In America’s heated debate over immigration, there’s plenty of divisive rhetoric...

US war on terror leaves bloody trail in Africa

Kenyan killings spotlight rift between US word and deed on human rights. At least 45 people have disappeared in Kenya or were found dead after counter...

Conflict: The Wars Ravaging Africa in 2016

With the exception of Syria, African countries currently get the worst rep when it comes to violence and conflict. Virtually every story coming out...

Somaliland Foreign Policy and the Equation of Existence and Thought

In philosophy as well as in the science of logic there has been a fundamental question about which one comes first, Existence or Thought....

Gulf-Horn of Africa Geopolitics: The New Diplomacy Frontier

The last two weeks were probably the busiest for officials and diplomats of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Eritrea and Somalia as they travel back and...

Somaliland Democracy at a Crossroads

Democracy without timely elections is another form of authoritarianism and an infringement on people’s democratic and constitutional rights. One of the main pillars of...

Do Ethiopia’s Oromo People Have A Better Alternative For Modern Democracy?

Ethiopia’s Oromo people made headlines around the world when peaceful protests turned violent against government land use changes, prompting a state of emergency. Now Oromo voices...

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Because Conflict is necessary

Why can’t we all just get along? Who hasn’t asked that rhetorical question at one time or another? We sometimes utter this common refrain when...

Somaliland: Other Somalis Crave for Somaliland’s One-Man One-Vote Style of Elections

Any Somali in the region should consider the magnitude of what’s happening in the expanses of the major towns of Somaliland, the immense colorful...

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...

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Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

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...

Goal 50: Salah Named As World’s Third Best Player

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...