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Financial Turmoil and a New Questionable Venture Cast Shadows over Boodhari Mills’ Future

In our previous coverage, we explored Boodheri Mills, a...

Somaliland Office in Taiwan Rejects Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The Republic of Somaliland Representative Office in Taiwan has...

Ministry of Information Spends 600,000 US Dollars to Fix a Decade Old Radio Station

According to a contract signed by the Minister of Information, Culture...

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BBC Africa Daily Caught up with Dr. Edna of Somaliland

Over the past six decades, Dr. Edna Adan Ismail has been a nurse and midwife. She has spent her life fighting for maternal health...

Witness History: The Somali Pilot Ordered to Bomb his own People in Hargeisa

At the end of May 1988, rebels from the Somali National Movement launched a series of lightening attacks on cities in northern Somalia -...

Questions And Answers with Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Jaushieh Joseph Wu.

Minister Wu took questions from pool of international media reporters in Taipei on October 12th, 2022. The session was moderated by Catherine Y.M Hsu,...

Three Reasons why Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Should not be Allowed to become the next African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson

Mahmoud Youssouf, the fiery and polarizing Foreign Minister of Djibouti, has boldly thrown his hat into the ring for the highly contested position of...

Horn of Africa’s New Security Landscape: Geopolitical Consequences of the Conflict-Cooperation Dynamics

The Horn of Africa region is at the core of regional and international contentions. It enjoys a unique location on Bab El-Mandeb Strait and...

Turkey and Ethiopia have had close ties for many years: Somalia maritime deals may shift the dynamics

Michael B. Bishku, Augusta University Ethiopia and Turkey, which have had cordial ties since the early 20th century, have drawn even closer in recent years...

Embracing Balkanization: A Path to Peace and Prosperity in the Somali Region

The recent developments in the Somali region, including Puntland's decision to assert autonomy and Somaliland's longstanding pursuit of independence, present an opportunity to reshape...

Ethiopia’s interest in recognising Somaliland.

Let's leave out the "he said, she said" of Bloomberg's fake news and discuss real geopolitics. Having a navy near Bab Al Mandab signifies Ethiopia's...

A Journey Through Somaliland: A compilation of my observations and experiences in East Africa 

Mogadishu  Descending on Mogadishu’s Aden Abdulle International Airport (MGQ) you’re immediately taken aback by the vastness of the Indian ocean. On the horizon stands the...

What the Ethiopia-Somaliland Deal Means for Washington’s Strategy in the Red Sea

Tensions from the Israel-Hamas war have spilled into the Red Sea. But while global leaders are focusing intently on everything happening in the waters...

The Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute: A Historical Overview and the Path Forward

Introduction The longstanding and complex airspace dispute between Somalia and Somaliland has been marked by a series of broken agreements, escalating tensions, and growing concerns...

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