Monday, June 17, 2019

Somaliland

Somalia

World news

Kenya: Wajir East MP Arrested for Punching MP Fatuma Gedi

Wajir East MP Rashid Amin was arrested on Thursday night for allegedly assaulting Wajir Woman Representative Fatuma Gedi at Parliament buildings. The lawmaker was apprehended...

Opinion & Analysis

Other Side of the Spectrum: Is Somaliland ‘Independence’ Reality or Rhetoric?

In early May 2019, Somaliland’s ministers for information and transport called for press briefings on separate occasions and each one of them made similar...

Economy/Business

Social Issues

Behi Bans Lavish Gifts to Top Students by Privately-Owned Schools (Videos)

President Musa Behi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland, on Monday, prohibited the tradition among privately-owned educational institutions to shower lavish gifts to students...

Culture/Religion

UN police officer recognized for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse

United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the...

Media

Ethiopia: Did PM Abiy Keep His Pledge to the Media? A...

It's been one year since East Africa's most populous country - Ethiopia - experienced a political transformation; a change in leadership, after years of social unrest...

Sports

Editorial

Technology/Science

Ethiopia Planning to Grant Licensing to Multinational Mobile Companies by End...

Ethiopia is aiming to award telco licences to multinational mobile companies by the end of the year, ending a state monopoly and opening up...