OP / Editorial

Time to Repeal U.S. Sanctions on Sudan?

0 Visits: 621 | Thursday June 22, 2017 - 19:09:36
Decision time is fast approaching for U.S. policy toward Sudan. By 12 July 2017, the Trump administration must determine whether to permanently lift the economic and trade sanctions its predecessor suspended in January.

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The Peripheral Spillover Effect of the Gulf Crisis into the Horn of Africa

1 Visits: 697 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 09:18:21
The Horn of Africa, according to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), comprises of eight countries including Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda).

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Central African Republic: People with Disabilities at High Risk

0 Visits: 160 | Wednesday June 21, 2017 - 08:58:14
NAIROBI — People with disabilities in the Central African Republic have faced violent attacks, forced displacement, and ongoing neglect in the humanitarian response, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity

0 Visits: 365 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 19:53:15
NAIROBI, Kenya (Somali Update Online) — BIG BARRELS has arrived very late. For many like myself, who struggled with the scarcity of positive Africa-specific case studies at business school; it's about time, too.

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Iran Unites as Tehran Struck by Middle East's Proxy Wars

0 Visits: 210 | Thursday June 08, 2017 - 20:02:04
If this indeed was, as it claimed, an attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), it would constitute the first time the organisation has been able to strike Iran inside its borders. But terrorist attacks are not new to Iran.

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Rethinking the Somali State

0 Visits: 330 | Wednesday June 07, 2017 - 15:22:56
Somalia has been a failed state for over two decades and is beginning to fully recover as a nation. Beyond broader developmental issues, Somalia has lagged because it lacked a proper structure of government.

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Aden Abdulla Osman: A Tribute to a Statesman

0 Visits: 505 | Monday June 05, 2017 - 08:13:39
Today on 8th June marks the 10th death anniversary of the father of the nation, Aden Abdulla Osman. The first President of Somalia and for more than two decades the most outstanding political figure in Somalia, died in Nairobi hospital on June 8, 2007.

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PHOTO NEWS: Somalia President Marks 100 Days in Office

0 Visits: 308 | Sunday June 04, 2017 - 14:11:04
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) Thousands of residents in Somalia capital and officials gathered at the city's Banadir Football Stadium on Sunday marking the 100 Days in office of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo elected in February this year.

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Foreign Interventions in Somalia

0 Visits: 977 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 21:02:09
Occupying 3,000 kilometers of coastal territory where the Red Sea flows into the Indian Ocean, Somalia forms the 'Horn' of East Africa. It is a country of arid plains which rise to mountains in the north.

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Somalia: Report Highlights AMISOM Failure to Protect Civilians

0 Visits: 409 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 18:07:56
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A new report by an international non-governmental organization highlights that many Somalis hold views that are very critical of the peacekeeping mission, especially about its failure to protect civilians, a new report on AMISOM mission in Somalia said.

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