Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Boxing: Somali-born Ramla Ali Clinches Her 2nd Professional Victory

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Ramla Ali dominated Bec Connolly over six rounds, winning 60-55 on the referee's scorecard at the SSE Arena in Wembley ahead of Lawrence Okolie's...

Superman Recognizes Somali Boy as Hero

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Superman: Red and Blue #1 reveals that the Man of Steel's favorite hero isn't Batman, it's a war hero who risked his life to...

Kenya: Eastleigh Road Renamed Mohamed Yusuf Haji Avenue

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Barely a month after his demise, the late Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji has finally been honoured. Eastleigh First Avenue lane has been renamed to Mohammed...

Ethiopia: Somali Regional State Must Write Its Own Narrative

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Many years ago I conducted an interview with a leader of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF). At the time, Ethiopia’s Somali regional state was often...

Poor Rains Threaten Somali Livelihoods

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Poor rain forecast for the next few months threatens to exacerbate the plight of tens of thousands of Somalis displaced from their homes and...

Is Somalia Exposed to Chaos in Current Power Vacuum?

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Will Somalia’s Missed Election Lead to Chaos? The vote scheduled for early February was canceled, leading to uncertainty and a power vacuum in Mogadishu. Gridlock...

Ethiopia: Peace Laureate Abiy’s Reputation Tarnished and in Tatters

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The Tigray war has also fuelled tensions with Somalia, following reports that Somali soldiers – sent to Eritrea for training – had been ordered...

Ethiopia Says No Somali Troops Involved in Tigray Campaign

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Ethiopia’s government denied that Somali soldiers fought alongside federal troops in the ongoing conflict in its Tigray region. The head of Somalia’s parliamentary committee on...

Somalia: 180 Survive of 4000 Army Trainees Farmajo Fed to the Ethiopia-Tigray War –...

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The number of Somali army trainees that Eritrea sent to the Mekelle front on Farmajo's consent varies from 3000 to 4000 depending on the...

Ahmed Abdinur – Prominent BBC Somali Editor, Reporter Dies of COVID-19

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One of the most famous veteran journalists of the BBC Somali Service has died in London, England. Ahmed Abdinur, whose name and voice are well...