Monday, September 24, 2018

Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

Following ethnically motivated violence in the country's east, Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the autonomous region — although...

President Gaas leaves a trail of corruption, nepotism, ineffeciency, and backroom deals

We need leaders not in love with money but in love with justice. Not in love with publicity but in love with humanity –...

Alia Ghanem, Osama bin Laden’s Mother Believes Son Was Brainwashed in His Early 20s

Nearly 17 years since 9/11, Osama bin Laden’s family remains an influential part of Saudi society – as well as a reminder of the...

The most hated Premier League clubs according to fans

A poll to discover the Premier League's most hated club has thrown up some surprising results. Trinity Mirror have ran a poll asking fans whether...

Somaliland: An Isolated Country Runs on Mobile Money

In the breakaway Republic of Somaliland, hyperinflation and economic isolation give rise to an increasingly cashless society Hyperinflation and economic isolation have pushed this poor,...

North Korean Leader Arrives Singapore for Historic Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore for what is shaping up to be a historic summit with President Trump, the...

Ethiopia Already Is the ‘China of Africa’

They share fast growth, a strong national history and a sense that the future will be great. Will Ethiopia become “the China of Africa”? The...

If There’s a Trump Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan, Netanyahu Says He Hasn’t Seen It

Several Israeli media outlets recently reported that the Trump administration will present their Israeli-Palestinian peace plan after the opening of the U.S. embassy in...

Somaliland: Emiratis plough millions into a country that no one recognises, Somalia’s federal government...

THE ancient port town of Berbera in Somaliland, a breakaway state in northern Somalia, is generally a sleepy place. The heat, which can reach...

New port projects in Red Sea corridor for Sudan, Somaliland as Arab backers jostle...

The battle to establish new ports on the Red Sea corridor with Gulf money could create better African economies and could define exactly who controls...

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Losing faith in own currency? 10 countries where a loaf of bread costs a...

How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...