Human remains in Somaliland's Valley of Death. (Photo courtesy of the Peruvian Forensic Anthropology Team, led by Franco Mora) Siyad Barre’s Autocratic regime that exalted Somali Republic for 21 years (1969 – 1991) with centralized autocratic government with severe economic...
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Somalia in 2011 as part of humanitarian assistance to famine-hit people, along with the First lady Emine Erdogan.  The UN estimated that some 12 million people have been affected by starvation....
by Farah M. Omer Recently Mogadishu suffered yet another horrific terrorist attack, the deadliest in two years, killing nearly 80 people and wounding more than 100 people. Much of the discourse about wars such as this merely chronicles numbers: lives...
Readers may question how come debt relief which is beneficial for Somalia fueled intense corruption, political conflicts, and Insecurity? The answer is focus on debt relief has provided the leaders of the federal government of Somalia (FGS) the opportunity...
by Sahra Salah   LAW OF UNION BETWEEN SOMALILAND AND SOMALIA:  Law No: 1 of 1960 - 27 JUNE 1960   Commentary:   Prior to attaining independence on 26 June 1960, Somaliland was very much interested in pursuing the dream of a Greater Somali State encompassing...
More than three decades later, Somalilanders are still hurting whenever a southern politician comments on the horrific massacres that took place in their county. It became their habit to furiously fume with rage and indignation like a fizzy, then...
The meaning of the word ” Hoax”  is a trick in which someone tells people a lie, which isn’t a probable to occur, in order to make the national inhabitants confused. There are so many signs that shows us,...
Somalian President Mohamed Abdilahi Farmajo receiving diplomatic credentials from European Union envoy to Somalia, Nicolás Berlanga Martinez. After 30 years of dictatorship and civil war, the Somali people pulled off a qualified consensus on forming a new state that is...
On January 12, Ali Sharif Ahmed, Somalia’s ambassador to the United States, penned an article suggesting Somalia had turned the corner and is poised for success, so long as American taxpayers grant it $1 billion in debt relief. I...
Many Somalis crave unity. In 1960, Somalis achieved it when the former British protectorate of Somaliland and Italy’s newly-freed Somaliland colony united to form what eventually became known as Somalia. Corruption, dictatorship and factional fighting eroded Somali solidarity, however. ...

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