Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Nightmare in Ethiopia As Millions Starve

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A1984 Newsweek cover was titled "Africa's Nightmare," describing famine in Ethiopia and other countries. Millions of people were starving to death because of drought and instability....

Change is Afoot for Somaliland Recognition

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Thirty years after declaring its independence from Somalia, the Republic of Somaliland seems to be strategically positioning itself to make a strong push for...

Africa is not a Monoculture, We Reject the Plan to Make It So

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Efforts to impose industrial agriculture on African countries threaten the sustainability of African food production. Organisers of this year’s African Green Revolution Forum claim the...

Elections Under Farmaajo Will Render Somalia Unmanageable

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After two decades of repressive dictatorial regime ousted with bloody popular uprising in 1991, the Somali people has been longing for a visionary and...

EU, UK and United States Must Decide If Farmaajo Is a Friend or a...

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at an inauguration ceremony attended by over 1200 people including two presidents, a prime minister, and more than 100...

From Nobel Laureate to Global Pariah: How the World Got Abiy Ahmed and Ethiopia...

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"Abiy, Abiy," the crowd chanted, waving Ethiopia's tricolor flag and cheering as the country's new prime minister, dressed in a white blazer with gold...

US Afghanistan Exit Poses Serous Questions for African Leaders Looking to the West for...

Analysis: The West’s panicked retreat from Kabul has implications for leaders of the world’s youngest continent As the world watches the fall of Afghanistan in...

U.S. is Bombing Somalia Repeatedly with Zero Accountability

"War is God's way of teaching Americans geography," as a popular saying goes. Perhaps nowhere does this apply more than Somalia. Few Americans can point...

Somaliland: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

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The Somaliland democracy was thirty years in the making after enduring thirty years of despair that preceded and ultimately ended up in the destruction...

The US, the Taliban and the Stunning Defeat in Afghanistan

The Taliban victory is a major humiliation for the US, but perhaps that’s the silver lining of the Afghan tragedy. Last week’s turn of events...