Monday, December 10, 2018

The fight to protect Somaliland’s wildlife

Somaliland, an unrecognised former British colony in the Horn of Africa, has been described as the African miracle that nobody knows about. It lies...

Climate change in Somaliland — ‘you can touch it’

Self-declared state wants to shift much of its population to the coast as grazing land fails It is often said that climate change will hurt...

Indian Subcontinent Imported crows threaten East Africa crops, dairy animals

The skies of Dar es Salaam are alive with the beating of millions of wings. This is perhaps not surprising: Tanzania is, after all,...

Somalia offers 206 oil blocks in first round of open acreage auction

The government of Somalia attended this year’s Africa Oil Week in Cape Town to announce a first round of bidding on offshore acreages in...

Nature has something to tell us. It’s time we listened.

Not so long ago, California wildfires knew their place. They burned wilderness areas, national forests and remote, sparsely inhabited canyons far from population centers....

US: California wildfire threatens 30,000 homes, forces evacuations

A pair of rapidly intensifying wildfires in Ventura County, California, are forcing thousands of evacuations and already burning structures. The Woolsey Fire, the blaze currently...

Sudan says progress on Nile dam timeline with Ethiopia, Egypt

Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt have made progress toward setting a timeline for filling  multi-billion dollar Nile dam, the Sudanese irrigation minister said on Wednesday. The...

Turkey says Djibouti dam will be complete in 2019

Turkey's agriculture and forestry minister has said construction of the "Ambouli Friendship Dam" in Djibouti is halfway through. Underscoring the dam will strengthen the Turkish-Djiboutian...

Is Ethiopia taking control of the river Nile?

Look at Egypt on Google Earth and you will see a green line snaking through a sand-colored landscape, fanning out into a triangle in...

Cyclone Luban looms over Yemen, countries lining Gulf of Aden

Cyclonic Storm Luban will bring the risk for widespread flooding along with mudslides and damaging winds to parts of Yemen in the coming days. Luban...

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Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

Israel ‘advises’ Trump to boost Djibouti US military presence

The United States should boost its military presence in Djibouti and the region surrounding the Bab al-Mandab Strait to counter an increasingly assertive — and belligerent —...

Raila a strong voice in Somaliland’s bid for independence

Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many. However, unknown to most Kenyans, the event also served a major political...