Friday, April 26, 2019

The gender bill, a bitter taste for Somalia

Somalia ranks amongst the ten poorest countries in the world. With a population of around 12.3 million it is estimated that 43 per cent...

Woodward Errs: Somaliland Merits Recognition

Professor Woodward puts forth a cautionary statement about the recognition of Somaliland. The professor’s cheap pessimistic propaganda is based on ignorance about the peculiar...

Blowing the Horn: How the United States Can Reclaim the Strategic Initiative in the...

You may never have heard of the Bab el Mandeb. But the obscure strait at the southern end of the Red Sea serves as...

Stop aid, it is killing Africa: A free thinker’s unpopular views on the economics...

Kenyan economist James Shikwati winner of the Walter-Scheel-Prize 2015 for Commitment to Development Cooperation. PHOTO | FILE The road to hell is paved with good...

Somaliland Cycle of Droughts: Natural Disaster or Manmade Catastrophe? CPA Report

Somaliland, located in the Horn of Africa, is a semi-desert land with minimum rainfall in two rainy seasons, Dayr and Gu. The latter is...

7 Pleasant Surprises in the UK: A Chevening Scholar’s Perspective

Following the Brexit vote, I came to the UK with a perception that the country is further withdrawing from the world stage, that it...

EU to respect Somaliland sovereignty, rule of law

The Republic of Somaliland is independent, democratic and a religiously Moslem nation and a state that recognizes and acts in conformity with the Charter...

The Role Of Somalilanders During The Somali Republic’s Golden Age

The defunct Republic of Somalia reached its apex between the years 1970 to 1976. It is no coincidence that during this period, quite a...

Kenya’s Election Fiasco: Should Somaliland take Notice?

The Kenya elections’ results and the violence that befell the country in the aftermath should serve as a practical warning to the Somaliland people...

Unscrupulous ‘Horusocod’ MPs Should not Waylay President Farmaajo

After failing to galvanise other Members of Parliament in Mogadishu, a group of MPs calling themselves Horusocod ( Progressives) have now settled on a plan B: to...

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UAE to Step in to Safeguard Somaliland-UAE Security Interests

Somaliland disclosed that the issue of security dominated discussions it had held with its United Arab Emirates counterparts. "The security issue has been central to...

Somalis to Benefit from UAE-Somaliland Livestock Export Bureau

On a shuttle working visit to the United Arab Emirates mid last week, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland left for...

More Gold Than Reported Filched Out of Africa on a Regular Bases

Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East –...