By Abukar Arman Somalia, a country of many political fault lines that indicate looming earthquakes of great magnitude, now has a new one — the Farmajo fault. Mohmed Abdullahi Farmajo is the […]
Citizens’ lack of feeling for national pride is Somalia’s root problem
According to the dictionary definition, patriotism or national pride refers to the feeling of love, devotion, and sense of attachment to a homeland and alliance with other citizens who share the same […]
A Second Diplomatic Setback to Farmaajo’s Administration
It was not long ago when I discussed the failure of the Federal Government of Somalia in foreign relations at the 38th extraordinary summit of IGAD. I pointed out in my article […]
Somali President Farmaajo Attempts a Silent Coup
While the world was in shock over the storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump seeking to overturn the American election results, Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo was […]
It’s Time the Pentagon Finds an Alternative to Djibouti
by Michael Rubin BERBERA, SOMALILAND—Djibouti’s role in U.S. national security has for decades been inversely proportional to its size. The tiny East African country has long been a logistical hub for the U.S. […]
The Cost of the Absence of Compromise in Somali Politics.
by Abdirizak M. DiisFriday, January 15, 2021 Somalia gained its independence in 1960. The president of the nascent government Aden Abdullahi Osman was elected democratically. Osman was reelected through a popular vote […]
The Way Forward for the United States in Somalia
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) is on track to withdraw almost all U.S. forces from Somalia by January 15, 2021, providing a gratuitous public relations and operational windfall to al-Shabaab, Somalia’s […]
Tripartite Marriage of Puntland, Damujadiid, and Ala-Sheikh: The outcome from Garowe-HIPS2020 Conference.
While everybody was eyeing on the prospects of the new dawn of the 2021 year and what the election/selection fervour season of Somalia holds, Puntland (PL) hosted an annual conference dubbed as […]
Resignation of President Farmajo Is the Right Option before Somalia Falls Apart
The high level of political antagonism, public agitation, insecurity, and fear for violence afflicting Somalia demand the immediate resignation of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo as the right option before Somalia falls apart. […]
The Heritage 2020 Conference: The Takeaway
Despite some of the venomous and outlandish conspiracy theories about who funds or who is behind it, Heritage Institute is a Somali Thinktank that is doing well in terms of having access […]
Hundreds protest against rising inflation in Garowe
GAROWE (SD) – Hundreds of locals on Saturday took to the streets of Garowe of Puntland state, to protest against inflation and weak shilling. The demonstrators blocked number of roads and burnt […]
Boiling frock attempts to applaud Ethiopian conflicts giving full support Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed!!!
As a nation of having very deep experience of war, especially indiscriminate Airstrikes, Artilleries and other shelling of heavy weaponry that resulted killing for half million innocent Somaliland people. But Somaliland Republic […]
The comments of European Union envoy to Somalia pertaining to Republic of Somaliland loose Unity is very important whistle blow!!!
Somaliland lost real grip of independent paramount In comparison to back certain years- where Somaliland Republic was more United, committed and focusing on recognition as valid and fantastic government in the Horn […]
Somaliland’s upcoming election of parliament and council historically is very crucial test!!!
The allegiance and faith of Somaliland Republic continuity proceeds only respecting all fundamental and basic entitlements of fellow citizens especially political Parties to have very fair and free election that all parts […]
The Final Gasp of Donald Trump’s Presidency
Donald Trump going out with a limp seems like an oxymoron,” a senior adviser to the president told me. In width and in word, in soaring skyscrapers and Brioni suits and arena […]
To avoid a repeat of the Mogadishu attack, Somali needs biometrics
Three years ago, on 14 October 2017, Somalia experienced a turning point when devastating truck bomb attacks ripped through Mogadishu’s busy Zoobe junction. It was the country’s deadliest ever terrorist attack, killing […]
Geopolitical risks: Kenya, Somalia at impasse over miraa trade
Kenya, Somalia relations have been at their lowest point in years as the two countries clashed over Indian Ocean Maritime claims, Kenya’s plan to build 700km border fence and more recently Somalia […]
CORRUPTION RIDDLED PFM OFFICE IN SOMALILAND
PART TWO. As we have mentioned in Part one, Public Financial Management (PFM) issupposed to improve government accountability and anti-corruption systems, however here in Somaliland the case is different and the PFM […]
In the Horn of Africa and elsewhere the daily litany of human wrongs involving crimes of sexual abuse and domestic violence is both shocking and utterly depressing. As if these were not […]
Corruption Riddled PFM Office IN SOMALILAND
Part One Public Financial Management (PFM) is supposed to improve governmentaccountability and anti-corruption systems, however here in Somaliland the case is different and the PFM office itself is the center of corruption […]