Saturday, August 8, 2020

Editorial

In response to Adna Adan’s diatribe against Somalia

Madame Adna Ismail, who has been designated as roving emissary to promote recognition for her one-clan secessionist enclave calling itself Somaliland, takes her mission...

Missed opportunities and sidesteps: traditional elders can negotiate with Somalia’s Al Shabab

Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance...

How oil could transform Somalia’s development, reduce poverty

The story of Somalia is being rewritten. The Petroleum Law which was recently passed by Somalia’s Parliament marks a new chapter in our country’s...

A new cold war in Africa

Last week, the 12th US-Africa Business Summit was held in Maputo, Mozambique, a high-level event attended by 11 African heads of state and government...

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election?

It's been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a "one-person one-vote" election. With the support of the African Union the electoral commission is hoping...

Norway’s Oil Agenda In Somalia

Despite a national image of support to peace and development worldwide, a central agenda of Norway in Somalia for over a decade has entailed...

US, EU, and UN Abandoned Joint Support to Democratic Governance in Somalia

The US led International Community (IC) played an influential role for the adoption of 2012 democratic Provisional Federal Constitution that established the Federal Republic...

The Father of African Democracy

On this day in history on June 08, 2007 my country and my people lost a great man: the first President of Somalia, Aden...

Qatar-UAE Power Struggle Threatens Somalia’s Stability

Situated in the Horn of Africa, Somalia has historically been a fragile and unstable state. Given its strategic location along the Bab el-Mandeb Strait,...

Terrorising the victims of terror in Somalia

Somalis are victims of domestic terrorism, and the international community is compounding their misery by undermining their livelihoods as part of their own so-called...