Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Somalia: Amina Hagi Elmi – A lifetime of Preserving Refugee Women Dignity

When Mogadishu turned into a battleground for rival clan militias in early 1991, Amina Hagi Elmi was overwhelmed by a much more private conflict. Having...
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Somaliland: Waddani Conditionally Withdraws From Afore-reached Political Parties’ Agreement

The Somaliland national oppositional political party of Waddani, Sunday, declared that it has conditionally withdrawn from a consensus agreement all three political parties signed...

Somalia: Family of a Kenyan Killed in Puntland Seek Justice

A family in Bondo, Siaya County is in grief after learning of the death of their son in Bosaso Port, the commercial capital of...

Al-Jazeera Re-Opens in Sudan

Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera to reopen its Khartoum office, which they had shut down in May, the channel's director in the Sudanese...

Magid Magid: The Somaliland-Born Mayor Is Shaking Up European Politics

Local governments are usually the authorities closest to their citizens. As heads of such governments, Mayors often bask in unrivalled democratic legitimacy. While some...
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Somaliland: National Examination Board Announces Results for 2018/19

The Chairman of the National Examination Board of the Republic of Somaliland, Daud Ahmed Farah, declared that 92% of students who sat for secondary...

Hamed Jama: Departure of the Brown Intellectual – Writes Ex-PresidentAli Nassir

Hamed Jama Hussein (aka حامد جامع) , a cultured intellectual, died in Aden, where he lived and lived the lives of ordinary people as a whole,...

Somaliland: President Bihi Falls Afoul of His Own Rules

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, stepped into a trap Somalia Ministers laid for him and his delegation...

Somaliland: 5 Die in the Hands of a Clan Raiding Party

Five died and another five were injured in one of the most serious incidents happening in El Afwein town proper, Sanaag region, Monday morning,...

Somalia: Mogadisho Lays Slain Mayor/Governor to Rest Amid Fresh Speculation

The late Engineer Abdirahman Osman 'Yarisow' was laid to rest today at the grounds of the Police Academy, Mogadishu, Somalia. https://twitter.com/HarunMaruf/status/1157944000634134529?s=20 The body of the Ex-Mayor...

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Jubaland Presidential Elections Pit Kenya, SRSG Swan, JIEBC Against Each Other Ahead of Thursday...

Electing a President, albeit in a controlled setting not participated by the general public, is proofing to be more than an election to decide...

Kenya: Fire Razes Githurai Furniture Shops

Traders are counting losses after property of unknown value was destroyed in an early morning fire that started at a furniture shop at Githurai...

Somalia: Qatar to Build Airport in Hobyo Coastal Town

Qatar plans to build a new port in Somalia’s central town of Hobyo, ministers from the two nations said during a visit by a...