Thursday, November 23, 2017

Kenya’s Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls

Kenya’s protracted election dispute has spawned secession calls from opposition supporters who say their vote has no influence on how East Africa’s biggest economy...

Somaliland: This Is How Many Countries There Are In Africa

Africa is the world’s second most populated and second largest continent. It is also home to a wide variety of countries. The exact number of...

Ethnic violence displaces hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians

Lifting her robe the young woman revealed undulating scar tissue blanketing her breasts, stomach, and extending up her neck and along her arms. “They poured...

SOMALILAND: 2017 Synopsis

According to the SIRAD Institute’s regional safety and security reports, the Somaliland territories are struggling to re-establish again a functioning independent state since the...

Al Amoudi’s Arrest and its Implications to Ethiopia

Over the years, particularly from 1991 until present, one of the key players that helped shape the political dynamics of the region is Mohammad...

African Union force begins troop withdrawal from Somalia

The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security...

Libyan migrant “prisons”, climate change inequality, and evidence-based aid: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around...

AMISOM to handover security to somali forces ahead of its withdrawal from the country

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday said it would start a series of troop movements in various forward operation bases (FOB)  to...

Africa is not immune from secessionist sentiment

It is a minor miracle that countries have kept to their borders as resentments simmer A remarkable thing about Africa is just how stable its...

GEORGE MKHWANAZI: Why Zimbabwe should be split into two states

'Matabeleland is bigger than Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland, Togo, Guinea Bissau, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea and Djibouti, all found in Africa' This is the prologue...

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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks

A section of staff of money remittance firm Dahabshiil undergoing training on Anti Money Laundering and other courses at a Nairobi hotel. Money remittance firm...
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UK Looks Forward to Seeing Somaliland Set Another Great Example of Democracy in Action...

Ambassador David Concar, Head of the United Kingdom mission to Somalia/Somaliland congratulates Somaliland on a peaceful, orderly conduct of the presidential election and the...