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Op-Ed: Truth and tale about Somalia’s drive against Ethio-Somaliland interaction

Ethiopia, Somaliland sign “historic” MoU Allowing Ethiopia To Secure Access To Sea
By Ambassador Adam Jibril Muse All autocratic politicians share one basic belief that they own the absolute truth on life, the rulers of Somalia today continue to behave accordingly, both Al-Itisam of Hasan Sheik Mohamoud and Al-Shabab...

Op-Ed: The Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute: A Historical Overview and the Path Forward

Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute
Introduction The longstanding and complex airspace dispute between Somalia and Somaliland has been marked by a series of broken agreements, escalating tensions, and growing concerns over regional security and aviation safety. This article explores the historical background...

To Fight Hunger In Africa, The African Union Heads of State Summit Must Prioritize Conflict Resolution

Climate shocks in Ethiopia, like the recent drought, make it hard for families to find clean water photo by Lys Arango Action Against Hunger, Ethiopia
By Albert Siminyu Nearly 60 years ago, our founding fathers, led by Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Haile Selassie, Milton Obote, and other independence African leaders, met in Addis Ababa for the very first Organization of African Unity...

Op-Ed: A Landmark Bilateral Agreement: Paving the Way for Somaliland’s Prosperity

Ethiopia, Somaliland sign “historic” MoU Allowing Ethiopia To Secure Access To Sea
By: Abdirisak Ahmed Ali Introduction: The historic meeting between officials from Somaliland and Ethiopia culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), marking a transformative milestone. This pivotal agreement is poised to gain...

Op-Ed: The Indispensable Particulars To Be Contemplated By Somaliland Before Signing The Lease Agreement Of The Ethiopian Naval Base

Ethiopia, Somaliland sign “historic” MoU Allowing Ethiopia To Secure Access To Sea
By: MOHAMED FARAH’S TECHNICAL AND SCHOLARLY ADVICE A military base is defined by (Glebov, 2009) as a facility installed to support military logistics and operations. The military naval of the Federal Government of Ethiopia in the Republic of...

Op-Ed: Somaliland-Somalia Talks 2012-2023: An Analysis of Progress, Impasse, and Prospects for Peaceful Coexistence

Somaliland, Somalia Leaders Resume Talks in Djibouti
By:Mohamed O. Guudle (PhD) Introduction The past decade has witnessed a complex dance of dialogue and divergence between Somaliland and Somalia. From initial cautious engagement in 2012 to recent high-level meetings facilitated by...

Op-Ed: Somalia’s Accession to the East African Community: Pitfall and Benefits

Somalia was admitted into the East African Community (EAC) on Friday as the eighth member of the bloc as it seeks to expand free trade across the region.
By:Mohamed Raage I.          Introduction At an ordinary summit held in Arusha, Tanzania, on November 25, 2023, the heads of the East African Community states marked the acceptance of Somalia's bid to join the EAC. Somalia's interest...

Op-Ed: From Restrictions to Uncertainty: Assessing The Consequences of The UN’s Arms Embargo Lift in Somalia

African Union peacekeepers stand next to armoured personnel carriers (APC) as they provide security for members of the Lower House of Parliament who are meeting to elect a speaker, at the Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, April 27, 2022. REUTERS/Feisal Omar/File Phot
By: Abdirisak Ahmed Ali Introduction: The Horn of Africa has long been marred by political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crises, with Somalia standing at the epicenter of these challenges. One crucial aspect of...

Op-Ed: Somaliland’s Counterterrorism Efforts: Addressing the Threat Posed by the Las Anod Militia in the Horn of Africa and Its Impact on U.S. Interests

In this photo taken on May 18, 2016, a soldier of the army of Somalia's breakaway territory of Somaliland stands guard during an Independence day celebration parade in Hargeisa. AFP
By: Abdisalam Rageh The picturesque town of Las Anod, once a symbol of peace and tranquility, has been transformed into a hotbed of terror and violence by sinister forces seeking to destabilize Somaliland. These rogue elements, driven...

Savage Terrorist-Driven Attacks Target Nomadic Pastoralists in Buqdharkeyn Village , Somaliland’s Sool Region

Savage Terrorist-Driven Attacks Target Nomadic Pastoralists in Buqdharkeyn Village , Somaliland's Sool Region
By: Abdisalam Rageh On November 10, 2023, allied tribal-terrorist forces affiliated with the so-called SSC-KHAATUMO clan entity launched a direct attack on the village of Buqdharkeyn in Sool region, Somaliland. The village is inhabited by nomadic pastoralists...