Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Somalis Who Joined Islamic State in Syria, Iraq Want to Return to Somalia

Dozens of European citizens of Somali origin who joined the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq want to go to Somalia due...

Did You Know that a Somali Was a Financier, Member of Mau Mau Who...

Meet the little-known Somali who ‘secretly’ funded the Mau Mau that fought for Kenya’s independence Mohamed Hassan has been described as one of the freedom...

Somaliland-Born Entrepreneur Ismail Ahmed Takes On US Remittance Firms Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria

The World Bank puts the market for personal transfers at $689bn in 2018, and about $529bn of that was sent to people in developing...

‘Accept the Call’: Story of a Radicalized Somali Teenager Explored Through the Eyes of...

A Somali immigrant struggles to grasp his child’s imprisonment. One of our best-read stories this month followed the journey of a white college dropout who...

Somaliland: Abaarso Format Can be a Model for Somali Education Leadership, Excellence

A conference held at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY during 8-9 June 2019 covered a variety of issues related to Somali/Somaliland education leadership. The conference was...

Brexit Will not Adversely Affect Our Operations – Dahabshiil CEO

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, the CEO of Dahabshiil group of companies speaking in an interview with BBC Somali language service expressed his thoughts...

Somali Suspected Pirates Aeeaigned in a Seychelles Court

The Seychelles Supreme Court has formally charged five suspected Somali pirates who were transferred to Seychelles by EU NAVFOR in April, the Police said...

London Teens Sent to Africa to Escape Knife Crime

Hundreds of British teenagers are being sent by their parents to East Africa to avoid knife crime in the UK, representatives of the Somali...

Somali Regional State Official Accuses Ethiopia London Embassy of Dividing Somalis

Somali state government advisor accused the Ethiopian embassy in London of using “colonial tactics” to divide Somali diaspora by clan. Mohammed Olad, the new communications...

Turkey and the New Scramble for Africa: Ottoman Designs or Unfounded Fears?

Editor’s Note: Turkey has emerged as an important, but confusing, actor in the greater Middle East and beyond. Its policies have oscillated as its...

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Both Somalia, Somaliland Resort to Unsubstantiated Claims to Mitigate Livestock Export Fiasco

Using young media people, some of whom are suspected of being in its payroll, Somalia is sponsoring lies by the dozen purporting to its...

Great Hope for Reclaiming Sovereignty for the 28-year-old Somaliland Republic

IN SUMMARY We have been functioning as a government for 28 years with a constitution, judiciary, national currency and a flag. We had formed...

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist

Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and...