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Beforehand planning: The new coronavirus strain

Djibouti reports 117 new COVID-19 cases, Somalia reports 34
By Abdihakim Mohamed In the past year, the world faced a catastrophic public health problem caused by the new deadly respiratory virus, Coronavirus, which originated from China late last year and spread rapidly across the globe. Even though political leaders of every country have been working...

Op-Ed: How safe Chinese devices are in Somaliland?

Taiwan and Somaliland to set up representative offices: Taiwan MOFA
By Ahmed N. Amin H In recent week Somaliland, foreign policy ventured into some troubled waters by taking some bold and unexpected steps when it went against well- established red lines drawn by the Chinese government when it made diplomatic ties with Taiwan. The high-profile signing...

Somaliland Police caught between a rock and a hard place 

The Somaliland public and political class clip wings of Somaliland Police Force writes Liban Ahmad  On Saturday 1 December Somaliland MPs voted to amend some articles in the Police Act. Amendments will make Somaliland Police service more draconian, according to Guled Jama, Director of Human...

Op-Ed: Somaliland’s informal institutions: challenges and opportunities

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According to North, informal institutions such as norms, routines, and political processes are more durable than formal rules. There is no single viewpoint on the genesis of institutions. Similarly, there are numerous explanations for why institutions fail to function efficiently and under what conditions...

Farmajo’s betrayal of the Somali people

By handing ONLF officer Abdikarim Sheikh Muse to Ethiopia, the Somali government has betrayed its own people. BY:ABUKAR ARMAN All betrayals are not made equal. In recent weeks, a political disaster of epic proportions has befallen upon Somalia. The Somali government has committed what many -...

You are different, it’s normal

I’m a girl from a land where women were nothing better than valueless creature that doesn’t or can’t ever make a change or differences in any way possible but to be an asset to a man. I have left that land to my motherland where...

Op-Ed: A Brief Guide on Procrastination

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By: Mohammed Hassan Mohammed When trying to do something important there is a bad habit most people indulge without knowing it. And it’s called “Procrastination”  Today I saw this as an advantageous piece to everyone, so let me shed light on it. Procrastination refers to...

Big hopes for the New Gambia

By:Robin Sanders Ambassador Robin Renee Sanders is CEO of FEEEDS and former US Permanent Representative to ECOWAS. What is next for Africa's newest democracy? The Gambian political crisis appears to be over with President Adama Barrow having taken the reins of power, successfully and peacefully, with the...

Food security and climate change in Somalia

Food security and climate change in Somalia
Written by Abdirahman A Adam Dhere In 2012, food insecurity is quiet a major global alarm as 1 billion people are suffering from food shortage, and malnutrition, and the food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has concluded that we are still far...

Op-Ed:How Waddani Changed Somaliland Electoral Landscape

In 2017 Somaliland conducted a successful third presidential elections. Waddani party deserves credit for an exemplary election campaign based on civic values, writes Liban Ahmad Last year Somaliland successfully conducted third presidential election since the second Somaliland President, Mohamed I. Egal, introduced multi-party system in...