Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Risks bubble beneath Djibouti-based foreign bases

Political and economic stability has underpinned the tiny African nation's attractiveness to foreign militaries but several underlying issues could soon break the calm The Republic...
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Somaliland: NEC announces delay to 2019 parliamentary, municipal elections

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland announced that municipal and parliamentary elections slated for March 2018 will not happen. NEC, at...

Somaliland to host an investment forum in Nairobi Friday

Somaliland government, through its Liaison office in Nairobi, will on Friday hold a major investment conference in the Kenyan capital to woo investors to...

The price of rule by ignorance: Lies to fix lies to fix ‘the unfixable’

There is nothing new about “mis-defining” global events, global conflicts and sociological trends. If there is one gift from Donald Trump, it’s his tendency...

SUDAN DENIES IT WILL FOLLOW CHAD IN ESTABLISHING TIES WITH ISRAEL

President Rivlin with President Deby of Chad II, 25 November 2018. (photo credit: CHAIM ZACH / GPO)   As Chad president Idriss Déby visited Yad Vashem and centers...
Ethiopia Census

Ethiopia Plans First Census in a Decade

Ethiopia will hold its first population census in more than a decade, a survey that may have far-reaching consequences for the Horn of Africa...

Somaliland is colorblind to shifting political kaleidoscope in region

Since the collapse of the Somali central government for nearly three decades ago, the aftermath history would simply hopscotch us through a gloomy era...
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Somaliland Minister of Planning intimates eastern regions not a development priority

At a time His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland is touring the eastern regions of Somaliland, the Minister of Planning and...

Somaliland: HornDiplomat secures exclusive interview with Ambassador Goth

Somaliland was ahead of the current geopolitical changes...In my opinion, it is the current geopolitical changes that caught up with Somaliland and not the...

A review of Joshua Keating’s INVISIBLE COUNTRIES – A journey to the edge of...

In "Invisible Countries: Journeys to the Edge of Nationhood", Joshua Keating presents five present-day cases of border debates, humanising the issues they raise through personal stories and daily...

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Premier League Power Rankings: Liverpool’s Salah Tops

Salah top, ahead of Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and West Ham's Robert Snodgrass Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has soared to the Power Rankings' summit and ousted Raheem...

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...