In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey has hosted direct talks between the presidents of Somalia and the breakaway Somaliland region to encourage dialogue between the two. No statement was released after Saturday’s meeting between Somalia’s Hassan Sheik Mohamud and Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland. Som...
Jan 28th, 2013
By Safi Abdi A fulltime homemaker, and native of Somalia, I can tell you that I have firsthand knowledge of both of these two entities and know full well how they operate; so you would say, I am certainly not talking out of my hat. Reason tells us that when you want to build a […]...
Nov 25th, 2012
By Abdisamad Mooge “Kayse” OPINION “I am no regional president,” Ahmed Silanyo of Somaliland region proclaimed after receiving a letter from Augustine P. Mahiga, the United Nations Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), this weekend. Th...
Nov 24th, 2012
IndepthAfrica – The morning mist on the flowers is my shed tears; and the whispering of the trees is the wailing of my devastated heart. They are twisting my heart, but I am too old to cry. They are expert only, on how to divide us. Implanting seeds of hatred and malice among family and [&helli...
Nov 23rd, 2012
OPINION The authority controlling parts of northern Somalia (or as it likes to be known Somaliland) is at it again orchestrating a deceptive operation against the locals and the international community. After many weeks of forming, dissolving and reshuffling purported political “parties”, the region ...