Friday, February 23, 2018

Somaliland: House of Representatives Approve Police Bill, Two More in One Day

The Republic of Somaliland's House of Representatives today approved three bills critical to safety and accountability by majority votes sending them back to the...

Dahabshiil waives charges in aid of Mogadishu blast victims

Money transfer company Dahabshiil has waived all commission charged on money sent to aid victims of Mogadishu terror attack. "We stand with our community and...

Justin Trudeau rolls the dice on immigration

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government is doing something no Canadian government has done for decades: It is gambling on a lot more immigration. There should be...

“Ethnic clashes” in Ethiopia: setting the record straight

First, there are the undisputed events. Then there are the media reactions, and these – apart from a few rare exceptions, among them some...
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Rwanda: Unlawful Military Detention, Torture

Beatings, Asphyxiations, Electric Shocks, Mock Executions to Extract Confessions Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric...

Rakhine State: Burma’s Military “Massacred Villagers”: Human Rights Watch Brief

The Burmese military summarily executed several dozen Rohingya Muslims in Maung Nu village in Burma’s Rakhine State on August 27, 2017, Human Rights Watch...

Spain’s Flawed Response to the Catalonian Referendum

How Its Overreaction Legitimized the Call for Independence Madrid responded to this weekend’s referendum on Catalan independence by sending in thousands of police, who beat up voters...

London’s Uber Ban Raises Questions on Race and Immigration

There is one question that bothers Sahrab Shinwari: “Would they have banned Uber if its drivers had been white and English?” The shock decision last...

Yemeni refugees in Somaliland find conditions even harder than at home

In-depth: Refugees here struggle to feed their children and keep a roof over their head as they face drought and staggering unemployment, reports Matthew...

How Saudi women’s license to drive has dealt a major blow to radicals

Saudi King Salman’s royal decree on granting driving licenses for women in the kingdom as of next June reaffirms the government’s aims for women...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...