Thursday, July 18, 2019

Somali Week aims to build community ties across Minnesota

Thousands of people are expected to gather in South Minneapolis on Saturday evening for a Somali Independence Day celebration. Three blocks of Lake Street just...

Somalia’s politics: Dislodging predecessors and supplanting sycophants!

As denoted in the provisional constitution, Somalia is a federal, sovereign and democratic republic founded on inclusive representation of the people, a multiparty system...

Somalia Moves Step Closer to Reviving Oil Sector With New Terms

Somalia’s oil ministry has moved a step closer to alleviating more than two decades of oil-sector paralysis. The country’s new petroleum Revenue Sharing Agreement, or...

New UN envoy lauds AU troops for stabilizing Somalia

The newly appointed UN envoy in Somalia on Wednesday lauded the critical role played by the African Union troops in ongoing efforts to stabilize...

New UN envoy seeks lasting progress on peace, prosperity in Somalia Xinhua

MOGADISHU, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Newly appointed special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan arrived in Mogadishu on Tuesday, vowing to...

New UN Special Representative for Somalia arrives in Mogadishu

James Swan arrived in Mogadishu today to take up his duties as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia and Head...

Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election?

It's been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a "one-person-one-vote" election. With the support of the African Union, the electoral commission is hoping for...

Gas/Oil dividends in Ethiopia: Reality or rhetoric?

It’s ironic and peculiar to be stable and impeccable, a country with over 100 million under mosaic federal system. Ethiopia tends volatile country in Africa...

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff has been shot: PM’s aide

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister’s press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported...

Ilhan Omar joins calls for independent investigation into former Egypt president Morsi’s death

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. She has previously been outspoken...

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