Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea

The Sudanese army has deployed thousands of troops on its borders with Eritrea, after Egypt sent its own soldiers, in coordination with the UAE, to an Eritrean base in Sawa. Continue reading “Sudanese Troops Deployed On Border With Eritrea”

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UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea

Following coordination with the United Arab Emirates, Egyptian forces arrived in Eritrea today, Al Sharq has reported. Continue reading “UAE-Backed Egyptian Forces Arrive In Eritrea”

Somaliland Holds Biometric Presidential Election With Iris ID Tech

African country used iris-based recognition system to register voters, eliminate duplicates.  Continue reading “Somaliland Holds Biometric Presidential Election With Iris ID Tech”

5 Africa Stories To Watch In 2018

From widely known, to worrying to weird, here are five developing stories to watch in Africa as we kick off 2018. Continue reading “5 Africa Stories To Watch In 2018”

In Case You Didn’t Know ‘Breakway’ Somaliland Is Booming, Democratic And The Capital Hargeisa Is Quite Cool

Hassan Hirsi

SOMALILAND is often described as a breakaway state, void of international recognition. But most parts of Somaliland—including Hargeisa—boast safe, democratic, and culturally compelling destinations for tourists and professionals alike. Continue reading “In Case You Didn’t Know ‘Breakway’ Somaliland Is Booming, Democratic And The Capital Hargeisa Is Quite Cool”

2017 Elections That Defined Democracy In Africa And Going Forward

By David Indeje

Africa is doing better on the quality of its governance, according to the latest report by the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG). Continue reading “2017 Elections That Defined Democracy In Africa And Going Forward”

Somaliland: Kibarkingmad Is Impressed By The Continent’s Most Recent Election

Kibarkingmad is impressed by the continent’s most recent election but Olushambles thinks Somaliland should get its act in order. Continue reading “Somaliland: Kibarkingmad Is Impressed By The Continent’s Most Recent Election”

2017 Review: African Presidential Elections – Liberia, Angola And Somaliland

Daniel Mumbere

A major news source on the continent year in and out are elections – especially the presidential polls. 2017 was no different with as many as four elections taking place. Continue reading “2017 Review: African Presidential Elections – Liberia, Angola And Somaliland”

What Somalia And The Rest Of Africa Should Learn From Somaliland

By Fredrick Ngugi

On Monday, citizens of the self-proclaimed Somaliland lined up at over 1.500 polling stations to elect their fifth President. Everyone, including the young and the elderly, was eager to make their choice. Continue reading “What Somalia And The Rest Of Africa Should Learn From Somaliland”

Here’s Why Russia Might Set Up A Red Sea Base In Sudan

Written by Andrew Korybko 

Long-serving Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir invited the Russian military into his country during his historic visit to Moscow last week, stating that Sudan needs protection from an American Hybrid War plot to “Balkanize” his rump state into five separate ones following the 2011 secession of South Sudan. Continue reading “Here’s Why Russia Might Set Up A Red Sea Base In Sudan”

Somaliland: Women’s Election Campaign

The elections in Somaliland focused above all on the development of democracy. Party political differences faded into the background. That could teach Europe something. Continue reading “Somaliland: Women’s Election Campaign”

Nov 13 Is This Africa’s Most Important Election Of 2017?

By Jeremy Luedi

As Somalia continues to sleepwalk its way along the path of failed statehood, one region of the country – Somaliland, has been working hard to break this cycle, albeit by advocating an actual political break with the moribund central government. Continue reading “Nov 13 Is This Africa’s Most Important Election Of 2017?”

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”

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)”