Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister is Abiy Ahmed, head of EPRDF’s Oromo bloc

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has elected a new leader in the person of Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He will eventually become Prime Minister of the country. State-affiliated FANA Broadcasting...

The Rebirth of Somaliland: The Gezira Beach Atrocity

In the late 1980s, people of Somaliland origin living in the south (Somalia) especially in Mogadishu were mostly civil servants, businessmen, traders, students etc....

Somalia dismisses IFJ report on attack on Journalists

Somali Government has unequivocally distanced itself from the report of International Federation Journalist (IFJ) through a open letter on Friday, accusing it of attacks against Somali...
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Ballon d’Or 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win fifth award

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or award for the fifth time - and the second year...
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Jurgen Klopp visits hospital and misses Liverpool training after falling ill

Jurgen Klopp missed Liverpool's training session on Wednesday after visiting hospital having fallen ill. The Reds boss is reported to have made the club's doctors...

Why Somaliland is east Africa’s strongest democracy

Though unrecognised by the international community, the country benefits from a strong social contract between government and citizens DROP a pin on a map of...

Somalia Custodial Corps Commander survives apparent assassination attempt

The commander of Somalia’s Custodial Corps, General Hussein Hassan Osman, has survived an apparent assassination attempt inside Mogadishu’s central prison, security sources have told...

HOW TO CONNECT THE DOTS BETWEEN TRUMP AND RUSSIA

Nicholas Kristof has written a valuable column in The New York Times, “Connecting Trump’s Dots to Russia,” in which he lists 10 “crucial” pieces of...

Somaliland To Trump: Take Us Off Your Travel Ban

Somaliland can't catch a break. Its arranged marriage to Somalia fell apart more than a quarter century ago, yet the world refuses to recognize...

Dahabshiil CEO calls on Somalis to accelerate drought response, waives commission on remittances

Abdirashid Duale, CEO of Dahabshiil Group, announced that Dahabshiil Money Transfer (DMT) and all its affiliates and associate companies all over the world will...

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Somaliland welcomes new friends, long-lost, influential clans

Monday and Tuesday marked new maturity for  Somaliland politics as they marked the arrival of, respectively, a populous Somaliland clan who lived in the Qardho...
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Can the EU bypass US sanctions on Iran? | Inside Story

When it was signed in 2015, the Iran nuclear agreement was hailed as a landmark deal. But with the US withdrawal earlier this year...

Madhin, a SOMTEL employee senselessly killed in Mogadishu

The latest victim to senseless, wanton killings, some of which are neither politically motivated nor of Al Shabaab nature, was an employee of the...