Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Dispatches from a nomad: Sham elections in South West State and its implications

Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed Laftagareen was on Wednesday elected President of South West State in an arranged sham election that was predetermined and rigged in...

Somaliland: ‘Punish the good for doing good’ – the UFFO saga

One event can change the history of lives, counties, continents or the world. In the late 1970’s, a loose group of Doctors, Engineers, Teachers,...

Somaliland: A Matter Of Discovery & A $60 Billion Prize

Every once in a while you come across a nugget of information which is worth its weight in gold, pardon the pun. Somaliland has made...

View of geopolitical, economic dynamics in the Horn of Africa

I have been reading some reports on changes in the Horn of Africa by one commentator and I found myself confronted by what US President...

Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...
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Somaliland, Ethiopia relations stronger than ever

Ethiopia is Somaliland’s political and commercial partner. They work together on security issues and democratic progress. Both countries play host to a large population...

Somaliland: Public, political class clip wings of police force

On Saturday 1 December Somaliland MPs voted to amend some articles in the Police Act. Amendments will make Somaliland Police service more draconian, according...

Somaliland’s Stakes In A Fast Changing Horn Of Africa

As most observers acknowledge, seismic changes are now underway in the Horn of Africa. As a result of an unexpected rise of a new...

Ethiopia’s soft power use to tilt future Somali generations to its favor

Somali people are very sensitive and suspicious about all activities of Ethiopia. They see Ethiopia as the number one enemy of Somali people and...

Somaliland: National Development Priorities Buried in Semantic Ambiguities

The government’s new communication strategy deserves praise even if it brings to the fore inequities embedded in the centralism Hargeysa champions Innovations the incumbent Somaliland...

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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...