Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Somaliland: ‘discussions were candid, frank and had been very useful’ – SRSG Haysom

The recently appointed United Nations Envoy and SRSG to Somalia - and, of course, Somaliland, Nicholas Haysom, paid his first visit to the unrecognized...
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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...

Four ‘invisible countries’ that could redraw the world map

No matter where you are on the Earth's landmass, you are almost certain to be in a country. But what makes a country a country? Agreed...

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...

Ethiopia: Erstwhile friends in struggle for reform could pose a problem for Abiy

They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give...

UN asks Canada to resettle more refugees displaced in Horn of Africa

The United Nations refugee agency is asking Canada to resettle more refugees from the Horn of Africa, emphasizing the needs of particularly vulnerable Somalis...

Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April

Company seeks mergers and acquisitions skills for transaction M-Pesa mobile-money service available in seven African states East Africa’s biggest company by market value plans...

UN warns of dire consequences of stand-off between Somalia federal government, states

Ongoing tensions between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the country’s state authorities were centre stage, as the United Nations top envoy for...
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Somaliland steps up push for international recognition

World’s failure to grant statehood risks reigniting war with Somalia, minister warns The self-declared state of Somaliland is stepping up its push for international recognition, warning...

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...

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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...