Saturday, September 21, 2019

Somalia: President Farmajo More of an Ally to Terrorism Than Against It

Somalia's president is no ally against terrorism When Somalia’s largely appointed Parliament and Senate elected Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, or Farmajo as he is better known, president, there...

The Gold Producing Potential Of Somaliland

This short article sheds more light on Somaliland’s gold potential and the greater possibility of becoming one of the last mining destinations in East...

Somalia: Disunity, In-fighting, Foreign Interventions and Bad Policies Help al Shabaab

In last week, Somalia was in the headlines once again. At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist, Hodon Naalleeye, have been killed in...

Somaliland: Jamal Ali Hussein Recalls the Horrors of the Somalia Gezira Beach Massacre

“Somalia Executes 46 After Rioting” said The New York Times. I devoured the articles. At least 46 men had been taken to a “beach...

BBC Analysis Objective Behind Kenya’s Somaliland tweet?

Why did Kenya call Somaliland a 'country' and what is Somalia's reaction? Although Somalia is not happy about Kenya's tweet, it doesn’t want to respond. Over...

Gas/Oil dividends in Ethiopia: Reality or rhetoric?

It’s ironic and peculiar to be stable and impeccable, a country with over 100 million under mosaic federal system. Ethiopia tends volatile country in Africa...

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...

US, EU, and UN abandoned joint support to democratic governance in Somalia

The US-led International Community (IC) played an influential role for the adoption of 2012 democratic Provisional Federal Constitution that established the Federal Republic State...

Somaliland Should Not Let Wadani Hold Elections Hostage to Frivolous Demands

After a long absence from the political scene, the Madasha group held a press briefing under a shaded tree somewhere in Hargeisa. During the...

Is There Really a Functioning, Credible State Called Somalia?

As any other country, the Federal Parliament of Somalia is the most important institution of the government for representing the people, making laws, preparing...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...