Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Somaliland: Rumored government shake-up inspires self-effacement articles among ministers

Rumors of an impending, all-encompassing reshuffle of government have been circulating on the Somaliland grapevine for the past 10 days or so. Dates and days...

Somalia: Farmajo faces parliament impeachment on 8 counts

The Federal President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is facing possible impeachment by federal parliament following a serious, 8-clause motion 92 MPs filed against...

Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

Israel ‘advises’ Trump to boost Djibouti US military presence

The United States should boost its military presence in Djibouti and the region surrounding the Bab al-Mandab Strait to counter an increasingly assertive — and belligerent —...

Raila a strong voice in Somaliland’s bid for independence

Last Friday’s Somaliland’s Investment Conference in Nairobi may have proceeded unnoticed by many. However, unknown to most Kenyans, the event also served a major political...

Somaliland: Puntland must desist from Teleh, Sool territorial claims – Minister Koore

"Puntland fully well knows that Somaliland is united in every way and that none can encroach on its territory without suffering the consequences," said Minister...

Southwest Somalia state election drama not playing out in Villa Somalia favor

In one of the most dramatic turns of the Somalia Federal State of Southwest, the Federal Parliament House Speaker, Mursal Mohamed Sheikh, has, again,...
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Friday was a very, very bad day for Donald Trump

On Friday, President Donald Trump (and the rest of us) got the most fulsome look into the inner workings of special counsel Robert Mueller's...

US re-opens its Embassy in Mogadishu after 28 years

Washington announces opening of its diplomatic facility nearly three decades after it closed its embassy in Mogadishu. The United States has re-established a permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia nearly...

Islamic State, the Taliban, Al-Shabaab, Boko: Deadliest groups in world today

Of the 18,814 deaths caused by terrorists around the world last year, well over half were due to the actions of just four groups: Islamic State,...

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Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...