Sunday, August 19, 2018

Introduction: A Conceptual Framework for Engagement with de facto States

Abstract Secessionist de facto states, by their very nature, sit outside of the international system. Having unilaterally declared independence from their parent state, they are...

Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on U.S. targets

China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon...

Ethiopia: ENDF Deploys Additional Troops to Protect Oil Fields In Somali Region

The Ethiopia’s Ministry of Defence has deployed additional troops in Shelabo area in eastern part of the country in an attempt to defend the recently...

The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working. After just four months in office, Ethiopia's reformist...

As forgiveness sweeps Ethiopia, some wonder about justice

Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No-one knows how many were tortured. But some of...

PRESIDENT BIHI APPOINTS AN AVOWED ANTI-SOMALILANDER TO U.S. AMBASSADORDHIP

It does not need a guru to tell you that President Bihi is a poor reader, as he is a poor 'chooser'. Since he ascended...

Ethiopia: Exploiting the Gulf’s scramble for the Horn of Africa

Ethiopia’s so far managed to stay neutral and balance its relationships with opposing Gulf partners. But it’s engaged in an unpredictable game. This is the...
Somaliland: Bihi Envoys

Somaliland: Five New Envoys & A CEO Come Aboard, Some Raise Eyebrows

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, named five new diplomatic envoys for the United Kingdom, the United States,...

Somalia: Respect for human rights, inclusive representation, vital for future elections – UN report

GENEVA / MOGADISHU (13 August 2018) – A UN report has urged Somalia to build on the significant gains made in its peace process...

Latest article

video

Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
Palestine Guterres

Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...