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Op-Ed: A Brief Guide on Procrastination

Procrastination
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...

Will Piracy Return In The Gulf of Aden And The Indian Ocean?

By:Mohammed Dahir Ahmed Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean started in 2005 by Somalia parities and reached its climax in 2011 when they have attempted to hijack 237 vessels and at year’s end, seized 11 vessels, keeping a total of 216 people...

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...

Theorizing International recognition of Somaliland: Why it matters?

98 people who live in all the regions of Somaliland
By:Dr Mohamed Osman Guudle Recognition is not automatic in the theory of the constitution. It is instead based on other states’ discretion (Guudle, 2019; Janis, 1996; Lauterpacht, 1955). In addition, the new state exists, at least legally, only when recognized by those other states. Certain...

Book Review: Africa’s First Democrats -By Bashir Goth

By Bashir Goth Africa’s First Democrats: Somalia’s Aden A. Osman and Abdirazak H. Hussen by Abdi Ismail Samatar, 308 PP. Indiana University Press, 2016 “To hold a pen is to be at war.” --- Voltaire   Why I review this book As a firm believer in democratic principles and an...

For Migrants, an Olympic Village in Ruins

By:DOVE BARBANELAUG ELLINIKO, Greece — Until the torch was lit and world records began falling in Brazil, the poor condition of the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro was a favorite theme of the news media. But Rio isn’t the only place with a housing...

Somaliland:Police Reform Is Necessary And Inevitable Today!

By Mustafa Mohamoud Dahir                     Somaliland has relative peace since it break away from Somalia in May 1991, after 30 years of union ended fruitless. All former government institutions were collapsed due to civil war which broke out the country, building government institutions and peace...

How a former hedge funder built a life-changing school in the world’s No. 1 failed state

By:Jonathan Starr This idea had been with me for a long time: to start a school for really talented kids who have great potential that will otherwise go wasted. Over a decade earlier, when I was still in college, I’d entertained the idea of finding...

Somaliland: Pearl of Stability And Development

Somaliland Map
By: Muse Abdi On 18 May in every year Somaliland which is self-proclaimed and unrecognized state of Somaliland celebrates its independence from the Somali Republic, which emerges from repel called Somali National Movement (SNM). After the collapsed Siad Barre regime in 1991, Somaliland has developed into...

Blue skies over Somalia

By:Abukar Arman @Abukar_Arman The election of Mohammed Abdullahi Farmajo as Somalia's president has inspired optimism for the future of Somalia. The stage seemed set for a ceremonial rubber-stamping of the status quo. Some of the new parliamentarians, many of who came through a corrupt process supported by...