Sunday, February 18, 2018

No Place for Violence, Respect for Basic Rules Must Prevail in Somalia – SRSG...

END OF YEAR STATEMENT FROM UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA MICHAEL KEATING (26 December 2017) Somalis face some of the toughest living conditions in...
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Somaliland: Opposition Leader Still Blames the Dead for Loss in Elections

Opposition leader and Chairman of Somaliland's Waddani political party, the honorable Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi 'Irro', repeated on Monday that he and his party lost...

Communique of the 741st PSC meeting on the situation in Somalia and the implementation...

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 741st meeting held on 19 December 2017, received a briefing on the...
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Somaliland FM Says UAE Military Base Agreement Not Rescinded

The Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Saad Ali Shire, stated the planned United Arab Emirates (UAE) military base in Berbera...

Italy says EU will take in 10,000 stranded refugees from Libya in 2018 via...

Up to 10,000 people stranded in refugee camps and detention centers in Libya could be relocated to Europe in 2018, the Italian government said...

Ethiopia’s EPRDF: An Unequal Partnership

Even though the creation of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) predates the downfall of the Derg, its origin, evolution, structure and power-sharing...

Rising social inequalities bad for mental and physical health

As we celebrate the festive season, we might want to give a thought to the millions of people around the world who do not...

Somalis were shackled for nearly 48 hours on failed US deportation flight

More than 90 Somali men and women were held shackled on an airplane for nearly 48 hours – and some were forced to urinate...

2017 Review: African presidential elections [2] Liberia, Angola and Somaliland

A major news source on the continent year in and out are elections – especially the presidential polls. 2017 was no different with as...

Dreaming of Somaliland

Somalilanders are quietly and confidently concretizing their dreams of statehood – all with the wish of one day being recognised as a political entity in...

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Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid...
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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...