Friday, September 30, 2022
By David Nash Large areas of Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are currently in the grip of a severe drought. An estimated 16.7 million people face acute food insecurity. That’s more than the combined populations of Austria and Switzerland. Four consecutive rainy seasons have...
To the Opposition Political Parties and the President of Somaliland Fragile Democracy entails Conflict Resolution and Management! The Somaliland Political Stakeholders need to underline the delicate relationship between fragile democracy and conflict, that the democratic order in a backward country...
An African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) – Ugandan soldiers guard the frontline of the Yaaqshiid District. Photo: AMISOM / Alamy By Mohamed Gabobe After taking a motorbike ride from Mogadishu’s bustling Taleh junction to a dirt road on the outskirts...
by Bashir M. Sheikh-Ali In my paper on Federalism and Somalia, I discussed how Somali cultural norms, the current state of different regions/member states, and clannism exasperate Somalis’ abilities to create a complex government system based on federalism. I suggested that creating...
The former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Jendayi Frazer, speaks about the search for multi-lateral consensus and her country’s growing relations with Somaliland. Frazer spoke with Michelle Gavin‘s Reflections – a bimonthly series of conversations that invites former senior...
By Abdirizak Diis After a long-delayed election, Somalia elected has new leadership with a vision of "Soomaali heshiis ah dunidana heshiis la ah," which translates to "Somalis in agreement within themselves and with the world." President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud contrasted...
An Advice to PRESIDENT HASSAN SHEIKH by Isaac Muhammad President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, you're now the tenth president of Somalia and the first leader elected twice as head of state in the nation's history. After your election victory, you vowed to...
by Abdisalam Garjeex May 15, 2022, became a day that would go down in infamy and as a supreme disgrace through our failure by electing Hassan Sheikh as Somalia’s second president. I was in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia...
A visit to the Port of Berbera on the coast of Somaliland is certainly not for the faint hearted. It is blistering hot in summer with temperatures that regularly breach the forties, a journey made more challenging by the...
“The Republic of Somaliland has solely, that is devoid of international recognition and attendant benefits have proven that it’s Statehood and Independence REST ON UNSHAKABLE FOUNDATION.” Eng Deyr Independence Day in Somaliland is an annual celebration held on 18 May...