Somali National Movement

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2013
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Liban Ahmad, libahm@gmail.com The political conflict is centred on two forms of government – federalism and centralised unitary state, and one political goal, secession, argues Liban Ahmad The political conflict in Somalia is no longer characterised as a conflict between clans vying for the presidenc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2013
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“While Increasing beggars in our streets are from neighbouring countries, they should not be confused with genuine asylum seekers, refugees or in-transit migrants” Dr Hagaltosie By: Yusuf M Hasan HARGEISA (Somalilandsun) –  “ I am 10 years and I help my parents feed the family from my I beg in the st...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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By Zachariah Farah There is sad news for the enemies of Somalia within or without; Somalia is turning a new page, a new leaf.  It may be ironic to start a sentence with the word “sad” in it, especially the first sentence, about Somalia and then not talk about the litany of the horrible things [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2013
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By Faisal A. Roble “More than 100 religious leaders and business executives, a doctor and other prominent residents of this Port city were hunted door to door and killed in three nights of terror that began on the eve of the Americans landing in Mogadishu…” Jane Perlez, New York Times, Dec. 199...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Ali H Abdulla “Saddex Cadow ayaa Jirey, dadka soo caddibi jirey, oo cidhiidhi gelin jirey …“- There were three enemies that tortured people and put them in a bind: The above words are part of a famous Somali song by Maxamuud Tukaale Cismaan.  It was delivered by two famous Somali...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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OPINION The former prime of Somalia, Omar Arteh Qalib, had a habit of saying “ Somalis will sort out their differences under a tree”, in reference to the traditional shir ( meeting ) to which disputes are referred for adjudication by elders of two clans. When he made the now-famous “under the tree” s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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Siham Rayale Somaliland women’s narratives have largely been absent from accounts in state and nation building in Somaliland, yet their contributions cannot be denied. Female poets, writers, artists and activists recount their experiences in shaping the peace and their political participation in Soma...
By benim
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Mar 7th, 2011
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Ayadi Ibrahim and Kassim Wais, two young Somalilanders from Toronto, highlight challenges in national security, foreign policy, creating more robust economy and developing governmental institutions. This is well-constructed analysis offers insight how to approach challenges of our time. Introduction ...