Saturday, July 24, 2021

Somaliland Deserves World Respect Through Its Democratic Journey

If Somaliland’s democratic transition is to last, there must be strict regulation of the behaviour of political parties and the National Election Commission must...

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti: The Constant Instability in the Horn of Africa

Over the past three decades, the Horn of Africa has acquired a bad reputation as a notoriously unstable subregion with a highly volatile socio-political...

Somalia: Electoral Crisis in Extremis

Somalia’s federal government careened into deeper political crisis after its mandate expired on Feb. 8 without an agreement to hold long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections. Days before his...

Somalia: The Rumble in Mogadishu – Election Shit Show

After five meetings between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the Federal Member States (FMS), and more than a dozen meetings between the...

Suez Canal Blockage Highlights Importance of the Red Sea – Analysis

The grounding of the cargo ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal last week serves as a good opportunity to focus our minds on...

Framing Somali Opposition Group’s Despair of Unseating Farmaajo

Preparation for 2021 elections has gone through several phases over the last four years. Somalia is at a crossroads; the election slated for February 8...

What Next for Angry Anti-Government Protesters in Somalia?

Somali opposition candidates have accused the government of blocking last week's protests against outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as Farmajo, and his administration. "The...

A Fault Line Named Farmajo

Somalia, a country of many political fault lines that indicate looming earthquakes of great magnitude, now has a new one- the Farmajo fault. Mohmed...

Somalia, Is It Time To Part Ways?

If there was any undisputable lesson gained from the three miserable decades of civil war and that lesson was engraved on a stone, it...

Somalia Actors Need to Compromise for a Better Morrow

Somalia needs political compromise and cooperation Despite discussions among Somalia’s political elite to settle their bureaucratic wrangling that includes Dhusamareeb 1 and 2 and the...