Monday, March 25, 2019

Bridging the Gap in the Nile Waters Dispute

Ethiopia is building a mighty dam on the Blue Nile, promising economic benefits for both itself and Sudan. But Egypt fears for its freshwater...

Somaliland: Divisive Elections Result in Fragmented Clan Cohesion

Despite regular presidential polls, the long-overdue parliamentary vote shows that democracy still needs to be consolidated. Somaliland has had six national elections since 2002. This...

France Signs Navy Deal with a Sea-less Ethiopia

Ethiopia and France agreed their first military cooperation accord on Tuesday, a deal that includes helping the landlocked nation build a navy, as Paris...

Ilhan Omar’s words were twisted – and Democrats were part of the problem

‘It is fair to say that Omar could have been more careful about her language. It is not fair, however, to intentionally twist her...

Somaliland President Received in Style at Al Bateen Airport

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, was on Monday received in state at Abu Dhabi's Al Bateen Airport...

Somaliland – key to winning America’s longest war

HARGEISA, SOMALILAND—On February 7, 2019, Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, AFRICOM commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that U.S. airstrikes alone would not defeat al-Shabaab, the Al...

COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE 46TH ORDINARY SESSION OF IGAD COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

The IGAD Council of Ministers held its 46th Ordinary Session on 27th February 2019 under the chairmanship of H.E. Dr Workneh Gebeyehu, Minister for...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Somalia Trying To Assuage Spat With Kenya, Opens Itself Wide To Legal Disputes Over...

In an attempt to smooth ruffled, diplomatic feathers of the Kenyan government over Somalia's reported auctioning of offshore oil blocks on the Indian Ocean...

Somalia Federal Government, Jubbaland Resume Talks Outside Country

Fresh face-to-face talks aimed at ending the political standoff between Jubbaland state and the Federal Government of Somalia held in Kenya's capital Nairobi in...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...