SOMALILAND: United Nations Meddling Threatens Somaliland Sovereignty

By Ali Mohamed August 17, 2014 Lewis Center, Ohio---This week, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, Ambassador Nicolas Kay, will visit Somaliland, for talks...

SOMALILAND: Who is Mr. Siilanyo Fooling Again This Time?

Who is Siilanyo fooling by appointing what he called a committee to ‘seek recognition for Somaliland!’ in his (illegitimate) last year, of his disastrous...
Bashir Goth

Does Said Jama Hussein’s Riddle Hit a Nerve?

By Bashir Goth Due to the many and mostly unproductive gatherings that Diaspora Somalis hold in luxurious hotels in Western capitals, I rarely go beyond...

Flawed Scholarship & Dangerous Prescriptions: CHAPSS’s Review of Conflict Dynamics International’s Report

The Centre for Horn of Africa Policy and Strategic studies in Somaliland (CHAPSS), an independent, non-profit think-tank has critically digested a report entitled “Cultivating...
Mohamed Hagi Mohamoud

The Pre-Modern Style of Tribalism against the Modern Style of Democracy

  By Mohamed Hagi Mohamoud The political history of the flora and fauna exposes that around 95.13% of the 248 dependent territories and independent states have...
Ahmed Farah, An Ogadeni activist and the Head of Ogaden Refugee Council (ORC)

Ethiopia on Both Corners of the Ball: Western Ally versus Extremist Partner

By Ahmed Farah Today's major political conflicts might relate to the Western European powers' aggressive and rivalry occupation towards other continents of the globe for...

The Poisoned, Putrid Polity of Somalia

By Ismail Ali Ismail Introduction President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud, unlike any of his predecessors, was an unknown quantity when he was elected by the Somali Parliament...
Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye

Why Somaliland in 4 years’ Time Became Regional Pariah Explained

By Abdirahman Mohamed Dirye From day one in his presidency on Friday, 30 July 2010, President Silanyo was accused of inclusion of terror elements...