Monday, December 10, 2018

The scramble for the Red Sea – Analysis

The Red Sea has been the focus of accelerating competition in recent years, with many Gulf and Middle Eastern countries expressing their interest in...

‘Countries’ no longer conform to traditional form, definition so must change

Why You Should Care? Because it’s time for cities to take back their rightful place as the most fundamental building block of human society. OZY has spent...

Eastleigh – Somalis new home in Kenya

Somalia’s collapse into anarchy three decades ago had caused many Somalis to seek refuge in the other world, a large number of them have...

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...

The rise of Qatar-controlled Islamist government in Somalia

Not long ago, stability and security in Somalia seemed possible. However, the Somali Government growing ties with Qatar, a country many consider as a...

Sino-Somali Cooperation Enters a New Phase

Somalia is unlikely to benefit from the China's Africa initiative, argues Liban Ahmad Sino-Somali cooperation dates back to the 1960s, when  Somalia was in its...

Can Russia and China trust each other?

Military manoeuvres come as tensions between West and Russia intensify to highest level since the days of Soviet Union. With a firm handshake, the presidents...

Somaliland: Deadlocked foreign policy. Is there a way out?

In May 2018, Somaliland celebrated its 27th anniversary since its secession from Somalia with its fifth president elected in November 2017. In this period, Somaliland has...

Contrasting peace-building mechanisms of Somaliland and Somalia – LSE Academic Paper

Mohamed Farah Hirsi, Director of Somaliland's Academy for Peace and Development (APD), contrasts peace-building mechanisms, approaches, and procedures for conflict mitigation and reconciliation in...

Why Somalia cannot unite with Kenya

I was intrigued by the title of an article written by a certain Karanja Kabage, a Kenyan, who is an Advocate of the High Court...

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China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

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More than 150 governments to adopt UN migration pact in Morocco

More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior UN official...