Q&A With Somaliland Singer Sahra Halgan Ahead Of Sep 27 DDC Gig

Kyle Mullin

Music isn’t merely art for Sahra Halgan. She’s used it as an essential remedy. Continue reading “Q&A With Somaliland Singer Sahra Halgan Ahead Of Sep 27 DDC Gig”

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Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace

By Ian Fingado

Imagine that you are in a nice, grassy park, sitting on a bench, looking out at a river. There’s bustling shipping economy, and within a few miles, you can see a stadium that holds the largest horse race in the U.S. Continue reading “Somaliland Independence: How To Save Lives And Create Peace”

DP World, Masdar Sign MoU To Explore Clean Energy Solutions

Masdar to provide technical advisory services and explore renewable energy solutions for DP World’s ports and free zones in the Middle East and Africa Continue reading “DP World, Masdar Sign MoU To Explore Clean Energy Solutions”

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)
The first part of the research on the Horn of Africa described the regional state-to-state political dynamics, and now it’s time to delve into each country more in depth in order to acquire a heightened sense of their strategic positions. Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIB)”

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIA)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)
Please read Introduction, Part IA and IB before this chapter. Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn Of Africa (IIA)”

Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IB)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)
Please read Introduction and Part IA before this chapter. Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IB)”

Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)
The introductory text prefaced the general concepts that the author will be extrapolating on further in the research, and now that the basics of the overall analytical foundation and the contours of the reference map are out of the way, Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)”

How Somaliland Is Putting The Horn of Africa On The Map

By Merlin Linehan

Somaliland is a breakaway nation on the Horn of Africa, officially part of Somalia and never recognized by any other state it has been effectively independent since the civil war that engulfed Somalia over 20 years ago with its own government and administration based in the capital Hargeisa. Continue reading “How Somaliland Is Putting The Horn of Africa On The Map”

Addis Ababa Letter: Africa’s Long Love Affair With Khat

Banned in the UK as a harmful drug, here it is a welcome distraction from a life of hardship Continue reading “Addis Ababa Letter: Africa’s Long Love Affair With Khat”

What President Trump’s Policies Mean For Somalia And Security In Greater East Africa

News last week that President Donald Trump had asked for a review of the US role in Somalia should worry frontline states like Kenya and Ethiopia. Continue reading “What President Trump’s Policies Mean For Somalia And Security In Greater East Africa”

Aleppo Dentist Brings ‘Hollywood Smiles’ To Somalis After Fleeing Syria

By Mary Harper BBC News, Hargeisa, Somaliland

During every visit to the self-declared republic of Somaliland, I notice something new. This time, there are even more multi-storey shopping malls, hotels and luxury villas in the capital, Hargeisa. Continue reading “Aleppo Dentist Brings ‘Hollywood Smiles’ To Somalis After Fleeing Syria”

Dirty Hands: Why Biometric Voting Fails In Africa – And It Doesn’t Matter In The End

At least 25 countries in Africa have tried a biometric or electronic component in their voting systems. Many have failed spectacularly. Continue reading “Dirty Hands: Why Biometric Voting Fails In Africa – And It Doesn’t Matter In The End”

Analysts Urge Shifts In Africa Strategy As America Ushers In The Trump Era

Five African Elections To Look Out For In 2017

2016 will go down as an unforgettable year in the electoral sphere for a lot of people and countries. Continue reading “Five African Elections To Look Out For In 2017”

Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)

By Andrew Korybko (USA)
The introductory text prefaced the general concepts that the author will be extrapolating on further in the research, Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa (IA)”

Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa – Introduction

By Andrew Korybko (USA)
The most colonized and exploited continent in the history of the world is once more the center of global competition, Continue reading “Hybrid Wars 8. Strategies Against Africa – Introduction”

Africans Are Poor Because When It Rains They Think Of Sex Instead Of Farming – Donald Trump

Once again, US business magnate Donald Trump has expressed his deep disgust for Africans by suggesting that they are poor and hungry largely because when it rains, they only think about love making instead of farming. Continue reading “Africans Are Poor Because When It Rains They Think Of Sex Instead Of Farming – Donald Trump”

20 Times African Opposition Leaders Shockingly Defeated Incumbents

Ghana’s Electoral Commission on Saturday announced the result of the December 8 presidential election in that country, confirming the projected defeat of incumbent President John Mahama by Nana Akufo-Addo. Continue reading “20 Times African Opposition Leaders Shockingly Defeated Incumbents”