Sunday, August 25, 2019

Notes from the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

Last week’s White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) has come in for criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, but what...

Remittance decisive in GDP, financial sector

Finance study reveals relationships A study has revealed a very positive relation between inward remittances and the per capita gross domestic product (GDP). "If there is...

Our society accepts murder while avoiding pain at all costs

“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” When Mark Twain wrote...

What $50m could do for Somalia?

According to Martin Plaut, the former BBC Africa editor, anti-Al-Shabaab operations by 15,000 African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) troops cost $50m each month....

“Int’l NGOs, Western donor agencies have a very simplistic definition of democracy, lose track...

“All too often, reports by international NGOs and Western donor agencies have a very simplistic definition of democracy and lose track of the bigger...

The massive progress accomplished by the Somaliland current government throughout the country deserves their...

Change is the law of life and those who ignores the past or present are certain to miss the future. Deriving from this factor,...

The Political Economy of Turkey and the Uncertainties of Mogadishu

Introduction Currently, Turkey is the 18th richest country on earth. It is a full member of the G20, and one of the founding members of...

Arms transfers to South Sudan ensure a violent future for a people desperate for...

Peace advocates around the world were shocked by news of China’s shipment of arms to the Government of South Sudan in June 2014. The...

Delusional America

Robert Parry is one of my favorite columnists. He is truthful, has a sense of justice, and delivers a firm punch. He used to...

Mafia Type Youth Hooliganism in Somaliland cities

The mainstream populations of the city’s residents are generally supportive and more than sympathetic to the government’s cause of eliminating youth hooliganism in Hargeisa’s...

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Somalia Spurns AU Commission Call on Briefing on Maritime Row with Kenya

Somalia has rejected the Commission of the African Union invitation to a briefing on the maritime row with Kenya. Instead, it has expressed confidence in...

Somalia: Kenya Accused of Blowing Up the 12th Hormuud Telecom Station

Hormuud Telecom, a leading telecommunications company in Somalia, accused Kenya of repeatedly targeting its relay stations along or near the border between Somalia and...

Americans Began Moving to Ghana to Escape Racism at Home

African American Obadele Kambon has never looked back since moving to Ghana in 2008. He vowed to quit the US for West Africa after being...