Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The risks of mishandling the Tikrit offensive

Pushing ISIL out of Tikrit may deal a blow to ISIL but mistreating residents would make the military victory tenuous. With advances already being made,...

Madasha is unconstitutional entity to illegitimately access political power base

As I would like my opinion be respected by others, equally I respect the opinion of others subject these opinions did not constitute any...

South Sudan: Delayed Peace Means No Justice for War Crime Victims

Regional negotiators had warned that yesterday was the "last chance" forSouth Sudan's warring parties to reach a resolution, but even a renewed threat of...

South Africa: THE BLACK MAJORITY AS THE OPPRESSOR

On 19 February President Jacob Zuma took the podium in Parliament to respond to the SONA2015 debate (video). He paused from his prepared speech to...

Will the Arabs dare to listen to Somaliland?

The Arab League has the habit of leaving issues to fester until such time when surgical intervention becomes necessary from foreign powers whose interests...

WHY DAMBISA MOYO IS WRONG TO SAY AID IS DEAD, AND WHY HER ALTERNATIVES...

In her widely acclaimed book Dead Aid, Dambisa Moyo argues, as the title suggests, that aid is not working for the state of Africa,...

Notes from the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

Last week’s White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) has come in for criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, but what...

Remittance decisive in GDP, financial sector

Finance study reveals relationships A study has revealed a very positive relation between inward remittances and the per capita gross domestic product (GDP). "If there is...

Our society accepts murder while avoiding pain at all costs

“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” When Mark Twain wrote...

What $50m could do for Somalia?

According to Martin Plaut, the former BBC Africa editor, anti-Al-Shabaab operations by 15,000 African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) troops cost $50m each month....

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Somaliland Politicians Call For Massive Demonstrations Against The Saudi Kingdom, Switch to Iran, Qatar

Two Somaliland politicians, both of them top ex-leaders of the national armed movement which brought down the brutal military regime of General Siad Barre...

Viral FaceApp challenge ‘forbidden’, Muslim scholar says

An Islamic scholar has condemned a social media trend that has swept the Middle East and much of the world, arguing it goes against...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Picks Up Operations, Visibility

Determined to re-emerge as the only credible force to reckon with in business, in social activities and in security, the Al-Qaeda affiliated Somalia-based Al-Shabaab...