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Mogadishu needs robust support to reclaim its lost glory [By: Eng Yarisow]

Recently, I was moved from Ministry of Information in the Somali Federal Government where I served as a Minister for Information, Culture & Tourism...

The First Year of President Farmaajo and Prime Minister Kheyre

President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre popularity has slipped since the 2017 election, because of their inaction and mostly talk, as...

FREE NAIMA QORANE: A PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE IN SOMALILAND JAILS

Calanyohow babanayaa Caku dunida oo idil Cidaan kugu masaala Kula cayn dhigaayaa Caalaamkaba ma joogtoo Ciiltire ayaad tahay Cadawgaa ma ciil baxo. Naima Abwaan Qorane Somaliland is a separatist enclave in Somalia...

Lessons for Somalia: DP world in Yemen and what that means for Somalia

In 2008 the Yemeni government signed a deal with DP world (The UAE based government owned port management company) in which the operation and...

Blue skies over Somalia

by Abukar Arman Abukar Arman is a Somali political analyst, writer and former diplomat The stage seemed set for a ceremonial rubber-stamping of the status quo. Some...

A Bloody Reminder for Somalia: Chaos Is Never Far Away

MOGADISHU, Somalia — When the first explosion rang out, the men on the hotel patio looked up for a moment, then at one another...

Somali-American Competes in Hijab and Burkini for Minnesota Beauty Pageant

Halima Aden first came to the United States when she was 7, after her family left the refugee camp in Kenya where Aden was born....

Chasing Mirages Across Somalia

Hopelessness is a dangerous dead-end. As in people, nations need sense of hope to exist and to deal with inevitable challenges throughout their development...

Thank you but don’t reward yourself with our maritime space, Somalia to Kenya

Kenya shouldn’t dare imagine that because of its support to Somalia, that it can reward itself with Somalia’s maritime space. Those were the warning...

Somalia: The Impasse of 2016 Electoral Process drags on

The precarious security and political situation in Somalia is rapidly degenerating due to the vacuum created by the ending of the term in office...
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Farmaajo should stop hiding behind election law to extend term

By PETER KAGWANJA All things being equal, more than 6 million eligible voters, half...
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Somali barber in Turkey hopeful despite coronavirus setback

Amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have adjusted to the new normal and began taking preventive measures,...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blasts Ilhan Omar over call to remake US

Somalia-born human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Friday over recent comments in which the lawmaker called for "dismantling...

Turkey’s president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

The president of Turkey on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship,...