Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ethiopia: Ethnic Hostilities Test Abiy Ahmed’s Resolve and Vision

The recent reports that Amhara regional state leaders and people have "rejected the federal system" must be a wake-up call for Ethiopians. The response...

Is this the Ethiopian spring? An interview with Eskinder Nega

Just a few months ago, Ethiopia — a vast country of 100 million people — was still mired in dictatorship and war. But dramatic...

The Rising Cost of Living in Somaliland: A Threat to Peace and Social Stability

The Problem: The cost of living has been going up steadily in Somaliland for the last few months due to the depreciation of Somaliland...

Acknowledge Contributions of Somaliland to Region, World: An Open letter to the Ethiopian...

Dear Prime Minister, Imagine Agaro or Jimma town bombarded and destroyed by planes belonging to the Ethiopian Army whose whole and sole responsibility was to...

Civil Society’s Role in Rehabilitation and Reintegration Related to Violent Extremism

As the United Nations and member states undertake the sixth review of the Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy this week, one of the many critical questions...

Somaliland: U.N., IGAD and International Community Fail to Restrain Puntland

For the past few weeks, bellicose Puntland leaders held a press conference after a press conference and vowed to wage a bloody war against...

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....

The Aggression of Federal Somalia against Somaliland Republic

On the dawn of May 15 and 24, 2018, the armed forces of Federal Somalia waged unexpected attacks on Somaliland Republic armed forces based...

Geopolitical Change, a Rising Hegemon, and Berbera Port Deal

Berbera Port deal has been groundbreaking; at the stroke of a pen, Somaliland took a massive step towards international recognition and permanent separation from...

BBC Somalia Service Openly Wages Propaganda War Against Somaliland Compromising Ethical Reporting

Established in 1957 by the British to speak to the Somali-speaking region in the Horn of Africa, the BBC Somali Service was one of...

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Somaliland welcomes new friends, long-lost, influential clans

Monday and Tuesday marked new maturity for  Somaliland politics as they marked the arrival of, respectively, a populous Somaliland clan who lived in the Qardho...
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Can the EU bypass US sanctions on Iran? | Inside Story

When it was signed in 2015, the Iran nuclear agreement was hailed as a landmark deal. But with the US withdrawal earlier this year...

Madhin, a SOMTEL employee senselessly killed in Mogadishu

The latest victim to senseless, wanton killings, some of which are neither politically motivated nor of Al Shabaab nature, was an employee of the...