Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Somalia Invites Turkey to Drill for Oil in ‘Its Seas’

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara signed a maritime...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...

Trump Says He Deserves Nobel Peace Prize not Abiy Ahmed

US President Donald Trump seems to think that he was overlooked for last year's Nobel Peace Prize. Why, what did he say? "I'm going to tell...

Suleimani Assassination: A Reckless Killing

On Thursday night, the Trump administration killed Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, who led Iran’s elite Quds Force, in an airstrike near Baghdad International Airport...

Somaliland: President Bihi Meets New Electoral Commission on Critical Issues

Briefly - and inadequately - explaining the underlying objective(s) of the meeting and its outcome, a statement from the President, Tuesday, tersely stated that...

Mossad’s Failed Operation in Djibouti: Revealed

Arrest, interrogations, rape, torture and anguish: In 1986 the Mossad embarked on a secret mission to bring Ethiopian Jews to Israel, but things went...

Somaliland: International Partners Express to President, Parties Desire to See Elections Held by Mid-2020

Completely rejecting term-in-office extensions the Republic of Somaliland's bicameral parliament granted itself in November, a visiting delegation representing international development partners conveyed its desire...

Abiy Ahmed Becomes A Middleman of Own Ambitions

On December 10, Ethiopians celebrated an extraordinary moment when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize. It occurred maybe only six months...

Red Sea Geopolitics: Six Plotlines to Watch

Editor’s Note: Many of the countries bordering the Red Sea suffer a mix of violence, corruption, instability and tyranny. Compounding the problem, outside states...

Ensuite Com brought on board to win Ismail Omar Guelleh a Security Council seat

In its bid to become Africa's non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Djibouti has retained the services of the public relations agency Ensuite Com and of the...

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Is China Harvesting Muslim Prisoners’ ‘Halal’ Organs for Rich Saudis?

A new witness report confirms the "slaughter on-demand" of China's Muslim prisoners to provide "Halal" organs for rich Saudi customers. Shopping just got a new meaning: Welcome to death...

Somaliland Government Issues Warning Against ‘Chinese’ Coronavirus

Somaliland government has issued a warning against the new Coronavirus outbreak that has so far killed fifty-six people in China. In a press conference on...

Abiy, Afwerki, Farmajo Meet in Asmara

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo are in Eritrea for talks with President Isaias Afwerki aimed at strengthening ties...