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Somaliland: PAC Scandal Probe Backfires, Draws More Blood

Somaliland House of Representatives' (Lower Parliament House) Public Assets Committee (PAC) Chairman, MP Nassir Ali Shire, spoke to the media again, insisting that his...
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Somalia: Puntland VP Dismisses IGAD, UNSOM Mediation Efforts as Mere ‘DSA Earning’

"It is the job of IGAD and UNSOM to come, talk, go, take their planes, come back and go the round again. Their job....

Books, Politics, Land of Thousand Poets: Somaliland

“Somaliland! Somaliland!” the women chant as they twirl around like whirling dervishes to the beating of drums by the older women. The drums beat...
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Somalia: Two More Oromo Nationals Found Killed in Bossasso

Two more men were found killed at two different locations in the coastal, trading town of Bossasso of the Somalia Federal State of Puntland. The...

NO MORE RANCOR AND ACRIMONY, NO MORE FINGER WAGGING AND TEETH GNASHING – Open...

Dear Prime Minister, First, I wish to congratulate and support for all your efforts to uplift Ethiopia’s youth from despair. I have always believed Ethiopia’s...

How the Somali networks make East Africa go round

The Somali distribution networks have certain crucial elements. The most definitive have been the Somali courier and cargo services out of the Middle East...

President Bihi Undertakes Construction of Two Crucial Roads for Sanaag, Awdal (Images)

Two very crucial, arterial tarmac roads are to be started for Awdal and Sanaag regions as soon as the 308-km road linking Burao to...
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Somaliland President Urges Somalilanders to Respect Life, Property of All Guests

President Musa Bihi Abdi called on all Somalilanders to host all guests visiting Somaliland on health, education or trading purposes or fleeing from droughts...

Somaliland offers refuge amid crisis in Ethiopia’s Somali region

The president of Somaliland has reportedly called on citizens to respect and welcome foreigners in the country following armed confrontation in Ethiopia’s Somali region...

Somalis in the First World War

As a new exhibition commemorates the Somali effort during the First World War, LSE’s Joanna Lewis analyses how scholarship of the Great War is...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...