Thursday, April 19, 2018

Africa: Somaliland – Why We Should Be At the Commonwealth Summit

Somaliland shares the Commonwealth's challenges and values. Its lack of participation is a missed opportunity, argues the Republic's Foreign Minister. This week, leaders from the...

Is Qatar taking advantage of Somalia – UAE dispute?

As Somalia seeks to ease tensions with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar which is seen to be at the center of the fallout...

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended operations at a hospital it...

Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit to be president,’ possibly susceptible to Russian blackmail

Former FBI director James B. Comey said in his first televised interview since being fired that he believed Donald Trump was “morally unfit to...

Is Amina eyeing big seat in Kakamega?

A decision by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to hold her homecoming in Kakamega today has left tongues wagging. The event will be graced...

Turkey’s rivalry with the UAE in Somalia is raising tensions in the Red Sea

In Somalia, which already lacks a strong central government, the foreign military presence risks aggravating matters and contributing to the country’s disintegration Late last month, Somalia called...

Somalia to end military cooperation with the UAE: official

The news came after the two countries traded barbs over the seizure of $9.6 million aboard a Mogadishu-bound flight. Somalia on Wednesday announced it would...

House GOP leaders hold weekly press conference amid reports of Ryan’s departure

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican leadership are holding their first weekly press conference after their two-week long break from Congress as CBS News...

Before Jawari, Speaker Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed Absiye faced motion of no-confidence in 1966

The legal and political quandary surrounding the pending motion against the Speaker of the Lower Chamber of the Somali Federal Parliament, Mohamed Sheikh Jawari,...

Junet: Raila’s blue-eyed boy shoots straight from the hip

It’s hard to tell when Junet Noor Mohammed is happy or annoyed. His face lights up with a smile whenever he talks. One woman voter...

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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...