Sunday, May 27, 2018

Somaliland’s New Frontier: Stormwater Capture

Currently the eastern part of Somaliland, a large swath of territory, which includes the regions of Togdheer, Sool and Sanag is being ravaged by...

Deadly typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor has battered Taiwan with fierce winds and rain, leaving six people dead and a trail of devastation as continues its path towards...

Somalia: Manipulated electoral process escalates inter-clan conflict

Somalia is currently in the middle of legislative and presidential elections. As one-person one-vote was not considered feasible, 135 elders have selected 14,025 delegates...

Lone Arab woman takes the reins to tame horses on the Golan

The grey horse rears its head, rocking left and right, kicking its legs wildly. Sensing danger, Raja Kheir throws herself off and rolls on...

The Latest: California Wildfire Grows After Jumping Containment

Firefighters are trying to stand their ground after a massive blaze jumped Highway 20, which had served as a containment line. The blaze grew...

Somaliland Notes: The Town, People of Zeila in Historical Pictures

“The Town and People of Zeila, Somali Coast, Africa”... Photos and text from The Graphic, May 7, 1887, page 473 Two men in Zeila playing...

Headline numbers: Problems with a huge survey

A lot of the stories I am asked to look at involve organisations trying to make big claims based on surveys of tiny numbers...

Somaliland: NDC Mobilizes National, International Cyclone Impact Response

Local authorities and humanitarian partners are moving to rapidly mobilize resources to assist affected populations with available resources. Response will be formulated as more...

A Champion Race Horse Named ‘Somali Lemonade’ Dies

Grade I winner Somali Lemonade died Jan. 23 from complications of foaling, according to breeder Helen Alexander, sister of the 7-year-old mare's owner, Caroline...

Biogas: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in...

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President Bihi Calls Somalia’s Gass Multiple-Defaulter on Negotiated Ceasefires

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, speaking to the press on Saturday, Hargeisa, revealed that Abdiweli M Gass,...

Djibouti: Attractive but Risky

As countries across the Horn of Africa embark on ambitious programs to attract foreign investment, Djibouti seems a stable option in a volatile region....

Somaliland Paging Mr Michael Keating!

The defined territory is one of the physical elements of the state enshrined in the Montevideo Convention on the Rights and Duties of States...