Thursday, November 15, 2018

Somali Pirates, a Kidnapping, Then a Facebook Message

Somali pirates kidnapped and held Michael Scott Moore, a journalist, hostage for two-and-a-half terrifying years until a ransom payment secured his release in September...

The Vanishing Nuclear Taboo? How Disarmament Fell Apart

On April 5, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama stood before a massive crowd in Prague and gave a soaring speech announcing his commitment to...

Somalia: Four fall dead in Mogadishu AMISOM-Shabaab gunfight

At least four civilians fell dead killed by AMISOM fire this morning at Bal'ad Ex-Control in Mogadishu north. Reports from the area state that Al-Shabaab...

Musilim world organization condemns Brazil for pledging Jerusalem embassy move

The world’s largest organization of Muslim states this week condemned the plan of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s incoming president, to move his country’s embassy from...

Somalia tops list of Global Impunity Index on worst treatment of journalists

Impunity is entrenched in 14 nations, according to CPJ's 2018 Global Impunity Index, which ranks states with the worst records of prosecuting the killers...
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President Bihi opens Somaliland borders to all Somalis compromising sovereignty, unity

For the first time in over 27 years, the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, opens borders to 'all Somali-speakers' to...

Erdogan absolves King Salman of Khashoggi killing, says it came from way up, though

The story is all too familiar: Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and a family man, entered Saudi Arabia’s Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2...

Al-Qaeda thrives despite international fight against it. Why?

Al-Qaeda’s most potent weapon is an idea that we’ve been unable to defeat, writes Ali Soufan, the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the...

Human Trafficking a lucrative going concern in Somaliland

For the last six years, Elmi Noor, 38, has been making $4,000 a month from what he terms a ‘lucrative business’ – smuggling young...

Kenya: Police shoot six dead for rape and robbery

Six suspected robbers were Sunday morning shot dead by police after raping a woman and robbing a boda boda rider at Lucky Summer estate...

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Somaliland: 1500 to begin registration for National Service

According to an announce the Director of the National Service program, Mohamed Hussein ‘ Mu’addin’ made public, Wednesday, 1500 university graduates will begin registering...

4 African presidents who have shown great kindness

Kindness is not the first thing that comes to mind whenever a politicians name is mentioned. It is even harder to believe that presidents...

Is Constitutional Reform Long Overdue in Somaliland?

Constitutional reform can help fulfil twin goals of ending political under-representation and cracking down on instability in Somaliland, writes Liban Ahmad. The Fifth Somaliland President,...