Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Theresa May, Africa, Somtribune

Prime Minister Theresa May Pledges $5.1 Billion In Investment In Africa

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will make major investments in Africa. While on a three-day tour of the continent, May pledged 4...

Ethiopia arrests ex-Somali region head over rights abuses

Abdi Mohamed Omar arrested on charges of human rights abuses and stoking deadly ethnic clashes in restive region. Police in Ethiopia arrested the former president...
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Somaliland Diplomacy’s Dawn of Change Begins With Saudia Arabia

His Highness King Salman Bin Abdalla of Saudi Arabia held an official reception for heads of governments, ministers and other high-level delegates leading their...

Ethiopia: New President of Somali Region Is A Believer of ‘Greater Somalia’?

'Greater Somalia'  was - and still remains a vivid dream to some - a beckoning beacon of unity for all of the Somali ethnic...

Manafort in Retrospect: He Always Lacked A Moral Compass

One autumn afternoon in 1989, Manafort summoned me to his office and announced that he was dispatching me and my colleague John Donaldson to...
China, US

Beijing retaliates as new US tariffs kick in on $16 billion of Chinese goods

A new round of U.S. tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports kicked in on Thursday, prompting Beijing to retaliate with its own levies on American goods...

The US needs to recognize Somaliland before Russia does

When most Americans think about Somalia, they picture Black Hawk Down, pirates, starving kids, al Qaeda, and urban chaos. More than 148 million Americans...
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‘Somaliland Is United In National Defense’ – Ex-Minister Sulub Tells Puntland

Ex-Minister Saeed Sulub Mohamed, the outspoken Somaliland Minister of Public Works under ex-President Rayale Kahin, told Puntland that it should not be misled by...

US: Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts

But the jury couldn’t reach a verdict on the other 10 counts Mueller’s team brought. The verdict is in, and Paul Manafort — President Donald...

Ethiopia: Probe Years of Abuse in Somali Region

Redress and Accountability Needed for Crimes The government of Ethiopia should commit to an in-depth, independent fact-finding mission into many years of rights abuses and...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...