Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Somalia President’s Desperate Attempt to Sabotage Somaliland Election

Somaliland National Election Commission (NEC) is performing voter registration process in eastern regions, Sool and Sanaag, where citizens will receive election cards to elect...

Somaliland: Holes in the Kindlesphere

Many politicians in my acquaintance are fond of demonstrating their prowess with new technology. They and their researchers take great delight in deploying gizmos...

Opinion: Rwanda Is East Africa’s New Tech Development Star, Kenya Falling Behind

One month, two East African elections, and two very different approaches to the tech development that each nation admits is vital to their economic...

The Rise of Neoliberal Culture and the Making of an Indecent State and Society

Maybe it was in the 1990s and the chaos of Somalia when the notion of “failed-states” made its way into the headlines. Somalia’s public...

Somaliland: International Law is central to any decision concerning recognition

To raise one’s head above the parapet in the debate concerning the international recognition of Somaliland is certain to invite criticism. For all the...

How Saudi Arabia Botched Its Campaign Against Qatar

The Costs of the Pressure on Doha The diplomatic and economic blockade of Qatar by its neighbors has plunged the Middle East into further discord. On June...

Somaliland’s children dying as drought and border dispute create fatal mix

It's being described as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. More than 20 million people are at risk of starvation, mostly in...

Analysis: 5 reasons USA may lift sanctions on Sudan

The Trump Administration has two weeks remaining before a July 12th deadline for a decision on whether to permanently lift economic sanctions on Sudan. One...

AlJazeera wrote in 2009: Is “Somaliland” an Arab affair?

In November 2009, Hamdi Abd el Rahman, African affairs analyst, wonders in the following Google-translated article, posted on Al Jazeera.net, the absence of a common view...

Overlooked and underappreciated: Can Somaliland become a major investment destination?

Somaliland is a breakaway nation on the Horn of Africa, officially part of Somalia and never recognised by any other state it has been...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...