Thursday, October 22, 2020
By Abdullahi H. Samoow Somalia is once again at the crossroads and on the brink of collapse. Somali people are mindful of what this means to them. It took 20+ years of civil war, devastation, lack of government, starvation and...
Poverty causes corruption and corruption causes poverty Actually we live in world where corruption and misuse of power is relatively common, referring to standard survey data conducted by International transparency organization. We can define Corruption in different approaches, but flowing the...
With the changes in the geopolitical context of the region, knitting together Israel, the UAE, Greece, Cyprus and Egypt in a network of shared interests, Somaliland could be an important region. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Somaliland, a small country on the southern...
The tempo of al-Shabaab’s operations in Somalia has steadily increased, despite a dramatic escalation in U.S.-led drone strikes in Somalia. In July alone, al-Shabaab targeted the head of Somalia’s military and launched attacks on five different targets in a...
Somaliland managed to establish considerable political and economic stability from 1991 according to its surroundings. Apart from these signs of progress, it has experienced its own pitfalls in different eras. It demonstrated peaceful democratic power transfer for many times,...
The AU can contribute constructively to the ongoing negotiations between Somalia and Somaliland by providing technical support and acting as guarantor to ensuing agreements. The leaders of Somalia and the self-declared independent region of Somaliland held a landmark Consultations Summit...
By Kieran Pender For some time now, our global landmass has been neatly divided into the 193 member states that make up the United Nations. Cartographically, the world has remained remarkably static in recent years, with just one new member admitted...
Somalia's president has accepted the decision to remove Khaire, citing the need to preserve the unity of various arms of government Looking at PM Khaire's removal as an opportunity in a crisis, the country can emerge better for it....
Former Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre Let me begin by saying that “The thrill of Nabad iyo Nolol is gone". Some, including myself, believe there was no thrill to begin with. I truly have some reservations about the sudden...
The Lower House’s decision on 25 July to sack Prime Minister Kheyre reeks of  politics of sacrificial lamb and the notorious factionalism in Somali politicians’ culture. In mythical stories mainly religious, a lamb is sacrificed to please Gods or to...