Monday, September 24, 2018

Can Russia and China trust each other?

Military manoeuvres come as tensions between West and Russia intensify to highest level since the days of Soviet Union. With a firm handshake, the presidents...

Ethiopia: ONLF seeks self-determination for gas-rich Somali region

A rebel group in Ethiopia said it will demand a referendum on self-determination for the country’s troubled, gas-rich Somali region during landmark peace talks...

Somaliland renews pact with Glover Park on PR relations

The Republic of Somaliland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has renewed its pact with Glover Park Group to advise the East African territory on communications...

CAR: Poorest country in the world splashes all on weopons

The Central African Republic has the world’s lowest per capita income, but it is the world’s biggest buyer of weapons as a percentage of...

Outgoing UN Envoy says absence of trust among Somalia leaders stymies peace progress

United Nations Envoy to Somalia Michael Keating says lack of trust among Somali leaders is complicating progress on the political and security fronts, and...

Why Addis is excited to welcome ‘terrorists’

For days, an Amharic Language song, Lanchi new Ethiopia (it is for you Ethiopia), dominated the streets of Addis Ababa. The song was particularly...

Israeli demolition of Khan al-Ahmar a ‘breach of international humanitarian law’ – EU says

The demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and the forcible transfer of its residents would constitute a grave breach of international humanitarian law,” the text of...

Nicholas Haysom: The new SRSG for Somaliland/Somalia

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Haysom of South Africa as his Special Representative for Somalia and Head of...

Why Somalia cannot unite with Kenya

I was intrigued by the title of an article written by a certain Karanja Kabage, a Kenyan, who is an Advocate of the High Court...

Somalia Needs a Cogent Foreign Policy Agenda

Introduction After decades of being a backwater failed nation largely defined by civil wars, famine, piracy and terrorism, Somalia is suddenly finding itself at the...

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How often does the worst happen, when the people of the nation have lost faith in the value of their currency? More often than...

Kenya: Youth join Al Shabaab out of desperation

Leaders from Northeastern have been urged to educate residents on the need to form groups to be eligible for government grants. Youth Chief Administrative Secretary...

Somalia: Resigning Minister accuses Puntland presidency of engineering corruption

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change of Puntland State in northwestern Somalia, Ali Abdullahi Warsame has resigned from the cabinet on Sunday, citing...