Monday, August 3, 2020

Use of Chinese Devices in Somaliland Unsafe in Current Climate

In recent week Somaliland foreign policy ventured into some troubled waters by taking some bold and unexpected steps when it went against well- established...

Rebutting ‘Is Somaliland–Taiwan Tie-Up Suicidal?’

The article (of the above title) is by Abdirahman M. Dirye. He says that he is a co-editor of Somaliland.com. You would have expected...

The Djibouti Near Miss and the New Taiwan Connection

On 14th June 2020 Somaliland and Somalia met in Djibouti for a four-day summit. The summit, the first serious one since the two-sided started...

On the Question of Constitutionality or Illegality of Somaliland, Somalia ‘Union’ in 1960

On June 26, 1960, the former British Protectorate of Somaliland became independent. But perhaps Somaliland will go down in history as a country with...

Taiwan Finds an Unexpected New Friend in Somaliland

COVID-19 seemed to change the narrative around Taiwan: from a nation whose existence is often characterized as standing on the edge of a knife...

Exposing the Fringe ‘ NORTHERN SOMALI UNIONIST COUNCIL’ – An Open Letter to World...

A short note to the Northern Unionist Council and international bodies arbitrating the Somaliland/Somalia separate sovereignties issue To: Hon James Swan, United Nations Ambassador to...

Can the UN Security Council Recover from Loss of Credibility, Humiliation in Somalia

In the past three and half years, the UN Security Council (UNSC) suffered shameful humiliation and loss of credibility in Somalia because the Federal...

Somaliland Case: Reunion or Gaining the Long Awaited Independence

Somaliland is politically an isolated state after it lost its independence and reunited with the Italian-Somalia on July 1, 1960. The country suffered huge...

Somalia Multiparty System Probably to Emulate the Somaliland Experience

Moving away from a vicious clannism based a 4.5 formula may not be easy for Federal Somalia aiming to hold one-person, one-vote elections in...

There’s No Home Remedy for Coronavirus Lies

My fellow Somali-Americans are being taken in by anti-vaccine disinformation. Around the beginning of the pandemic, I started receiving WhatsApp messages from fellow Somalis instructing...

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Somaliland: Using a Solar Minigrid, Villagers Leave Behind Brackish Water

A solar array – complete with battery storage and remote monitoring and control capabilities – has been transforming brackish groundwater into fresh drinking water...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...

US Africa Command Plans to Move Headquarters, But not to Africa

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military's Africa Command (Africom) to move its headquarters out of Germany, the force's commander said on...