Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Waddani leadership challenge welcome

May I take this opportunity to thank the right honorable Mr Mahdi Buuba who is currently the official spokesperson for Waddani party. For undertaking...

Another look at a seemingly intractable problem that is Somalia

Late last week, a High-Level Meeting on Somalia, co-chaired by Ethiopia, Italy, Somalia, and the United Kingdom (UK), was held in New York. The...

Waddani takes in new blood, ‘dupes’ old guard in one move

One of the two opposition parties of the Republic of Somaliland, Waddani, welcomed to its fold, Wednesday, defected, erstwhile members of the ruling party. Among...

Federalism of no interest to the Republic of Somaliland

As the party political season gets underway in Somaliland, and everyone is gearing up for the presidential and parliamentary elections, we hear derisive comments...

AlJazeera wrote in 2009: Is “Somaliland” an Arab affair?

In November 2009, Hamdi Abd el Rahman, African affairs analyst, wonders in the following Google-translated article, posted on Al Jazeera.net, the absence of a common view...

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...

What is the solution for failed state in South Sudan?

In the international legal prism, precisely under the declaratory theory, a state is an independent, political, and socio-economic entity, with a definite boundary, a...

The Regional Risks to Somalia’s Moment of Hope

Eruptions of joy across the Somali-speaking Horn of Africa greeted the election of President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo, but to deliver a cure for Somalia’s...

Three Responses to Grief in the Philosophy of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and Camus

How we handle grief largely depends on our worldview. Here is how three famous philosophers handled the certainty of grief and despair. Each one of...

Chasing Mirages Across Somalia

Hopelessness is a dangerous dead-end. As in people, nations need sense of hope to exist and to deal with inevitable challenges throughout their development...