Saturday, August 20, 2022
On the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of the beginning of the Somali Revolution, the Lemkin Institute for Genocide Prevention wishes to remember the genocide committed towards the Isaaq clan during the Somali Civil War. By Edwin Haroldson During the 1980s,...
The Somali business community in East Africa is looking to explore trade opportunities at the first-ever business summit between the two countries in Kampala. Corporates and the business community from the region will be showcasing their products and services in...
SOMALILAND REPUBLIC LOCATION Somaliland is located in the Horn of Africa. It lies between the 08°00′ – 11°30′ parallel North of the Equator (Latitudes) and between 42°30′ – 49°00′ Meridian East of Greenwich (Longitudes). It is bordered by the Red...
By Abukar Arman In countries such as the U.S., there is an unwritten theory in a police investigation that assumes whenever a neighborhood robbery occurs, it was done by someone who not only had the motive to commit that crime...
By Abdullahi Ali Hassan The newly elected president of the Somali Federal Government of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud attended the 22nd East African Community (EAC) summit held, on 21tst – 23rd   July 2022, in Arusha Tanzania, to renew an application of membership to the EAC...
Al-Shabab fighters march on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Mowliid Ibdi/Reuters. By Harun Maruf Al-Shabab militants who crossed into eastern Ethiopia last week are still active inside the country despite claims by local officials that the force has been “destroyed,” say officials...
The Somali Journalists Syndicate has condemned police in the breakaway region of Somaliland for briefly detaining five journalists with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Saturday. BBC broadcasts in Somaliland remained off the air Monday following a ban imposed...
By Abdirahman Yusuf Ali Somalia is continually facing a host of challenges as it struggles to emerge from years of internal turmoil and misrule. Despite concerted efforts by local and international actors, the country still finds itself in a rut...
Mekiya learned about the risks of FGM at school in Ethiopia./ UNICEF/UN0410904/Ayene By Zubaida Baba Ibrahim According to UNICEF, this trend is adopted to have one less mouth to feed or an attempt to get the bride into a better-off household. Families...
Somalis have experienced years of struggle, climate shocks and disease outbreaks in recent years. COVID-19 has worsened the situation as well, with up to 20 percent of Somalia/Somaliland’s population expected to suffer from direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic. According to officials,...