Sunday, October 24, 2021

The U.S. Should Recognize Somaliland

SUMMARY The U.S. should recognize Somaliland as an independent country. In practice, the territory is not now, nor is likely to be, a part of...

Witnesses: Ethiopian Military Airstrikes Hit Tigray Capital

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Witnesses say Ethiopian military airstrikes have hit the capital of the country’s Tigray region and killed at least three people, returning the war abruptly...

Father of suspect in British MP David Amess’s Fatal Stabbing ‘Traumatised’ and Shocked by...

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Police in London were seen searching an address said to be linked to Ali Harbi Ali, who has been arrested by British police under...

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies at 8

Former US Secretary of State and top military commander Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents, has died at the age of 84 from COVID-19...

Somaliland: President Bihi Lashes Out at OCHA for Duplicity in the Las Anod Case

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President Musa Bihi Abdi of the Republic of Somaliland sharply lashed out, Sunday, at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs...

African Borrowers Need to Wake Up to the Reality of Chinese Loans

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Chinese lending to developing countries has come under sharp focus since the release of several reports that have reshaped the debate. Unsurprisingly, many news reports, like...

A ‘balanced’ approach to Abiy’s Medieval War Makes a Mockery of Justice: Debretsion’s op-ed

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The Tigray government and people should not face international sanctions for trying to avoid annihilation. The international response to the Ethiopian and Eritrean governments’ genocidal...

Unrecognised But Unbowed, Somaliland Youth Carry the Flag

Beneath the defiant flag of their self-declared republic, young Somalilanders considered life as fresh university graduates in their unrecognised homeland -- a country in...

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....

UN Court Decision a Fresh Test for Kenya-Somalia Ties

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The International Court of Justice on 12 October handed down a decision mostly upholding Somalia’s claims in a long-running maritime border dispute with Kenya....