Monday, May 29, 2017

Unscrupulous ‘Horusocod’ MPs Should not Waylay President Farmaajo

After failing to galvanise other Members of Parliament in Mogadishu, a group of MPs calling themselves Horusocod ( Progressives) have now settled on a plan B: to...

ICAO and Somali Government in dispute over Somali Airspace (including Somaliland’s)

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), are in a dispute over the transfer of Somalia’s airspace. ICAO’s role...

How do you solve a problem like Somalia?

This Thursday, the great and the good will descend on London to discuss Somalia, a country that has topped the Fragile States Indexfor eight...

Why the US Cares About Somalia

The country (Somalia) is a test case for Washington’s balance-of-power strategy. Something is quietly stirring in the Horn of Africa. Over the past month, the...

London Predatory Carnival On Somalia

I cannot think of any Somali national issue that was debated in the public domain as vigorously, and as intelligently, as the London Conference...

Ismail Ahmed: Refugee Turned Fintech Chief Aims to Upend a $444 Billion Market

Refugee, economist, whistle-blower, entrepreneur -- Ismail Ahmed has played many roles in his odyssey from war-torn Somalia to London’s fintech frontier. But one event stands out:...

Is the London Somalia Conference 2017 another imperialist deja vu?

Somalis see no reason to trust this week’s conference in London after similar initiatives in the past did little to address the core issues In...

Somalia: Car Bomb Blast Kills At Least 5, 10 Wounded in Mogadishu + PHOTOS

At least five people killed and 10 others wounded after a car loaded with explosives targeted a popular cafeteria and a restaurant in Mogadishu...

Farmajo pretends Somaliland is still part of Somalia – says historian specialist Prunier

Somalia's new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, was to visit Ethiopia on Wednesday in a much-anticipated meeting aimed at smoothing over decades of mistrust. Farmajo...

As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among Somali children – UNICEF

As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition and...

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HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: IS THE CRIME IN DARFUR BEING...

It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen...

Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...