Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tribalism Comes to the West

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About a decade ago, when I worked for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), I had to force myself to go to lunch with a...

Somaliland: Somtel launches eSim Service

Somtel, a giant telecom innovator, has launched a new high-tech service in the Republic of Somaliland Tuesday. The new service would allow subscribers to access...

At Least 100 Killed in Border Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali and Afar Regions –...

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Border clashes between Ethiopia's Afar and Somali regions have killed at least 100 people, a regional official said on Tuesday, the latest outbreak of...

Kenya Orders UNHCR To Shut Two Major Refugee Camps Over Security Fears – Interior...

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The Kenyan government has decided to close two refugee camp complexes in northern Kenya due to national security concerns, and ordered the UN Refugee...

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...