Tuesday, November 13, 2018

US appoints Peter Pham as Special Envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region

Secretary Pompeo is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. J. Peter Pham to serve as the United States Special Envoy for the Great...

IS IT TIME FOR THE WORLD TO RAISE THE SOMALILAND FLAG?

The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning that the world’s continued refusal to formally accept its independence...

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...

Trump demonized Somali refugees in Minnesota. One of them just won a seat in...

PTwo years ago, when President Donald Trump was still on the campaign trail, he told an audience during a rally at Minneapolis-St. Paul International...

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...

Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somali American Among Winners of This Year Midterm Election

Yesterday history was made in the US mid-term election in which the country elected its first Somali-Muslim-American to Congress. Not only that Democrats regain...

These 4 black women made history in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections

Some results of the U.S. midterm elections have come in and quite a number of black people have won different seats. In Florida, Ron DeSantis...

Trump setback in midterm elections show choice of hope over fear, racism, rudeness

The European Union’s deputy chief executive hailed Democratic victories in the U.S. midterm elections in comments that took a clear swipe at what he...

U.A.E. Military Base in Berbera, Somaliland, to Open by June

Facility will help monitor strategic trade route to Suez Canal  Surveillance system to help protect area targeted by pirates A United Arab Emirates military base in...
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United States: Democrats Poised to Take House Control as GOP Holds Senate

 Republican loss of House to dramatically alter Trump’s tenure  Midterm vote sets stage for 2020 battle for presidency Democrats are poised to reclaim the U.S....

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...