Saturday, February 24, 2018

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...

Rebirth of Somaliland: Somalia Annihilation Crimes Against Somaliland Nations

Who were the culprits? Crimes against humanity are deliberate acts taken as part of a systematic campaign that accuses human suffering or death on a...

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submits resignation

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition. The move...

South Africa prepares for a new president after Jacob Zuma resigns

Hours after Jacob Zuma resigned as South Africa’s president, the nation’s soon-to-be leader Cyril Ramaphosa went for an early morning jog on Thursday wearing...

Somaliland Cannot Win Fight In Strait Jacket

The Somaliland-Somalia dialogue on their future relations started almost six- years ago; these talks went off the tracks and led to nowhere. That was...

Londoner’s Diary: From FGM fight to the Lords, Ali is ready to arise

DOES the House of Lords need livening up a bit? Watching the snoozefests on BBC Parliament, and with the news that Theresa May is...

Somaliland: Democratic Stability and Strategic Location – Strong Potential for Recognition

Since 1991, Somaliland has made steady democratic gains and is attracting foreign investment, given its strategic location along the Gulf of Aden. Its democratic stability and...

Somaliland: The Horn of Africa’s Breakaway State

The would-be independent state strikes a contrast with Somalia as a place of relative peace and democratic stability, but international recognition has remained out...
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Somaliland has no intention to cross over international borders into Somalia – President Behi

H.E. Musa Behi Abdi, the recently elected president of the Republic of Somaliland, speaking to the press on Saturday, declared that Somaliland had no...

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Twin car bombings kill nearly 30 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 27 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent...

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Will the appointment of a new Ethiopian prime minister only act to save the ruling party or usher in deeper reform? Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as Ethiopia's...

Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...