UN Leashed

The UN has long been derided as little more than a talking shop. But that is not down to the UN itself, but rather, the powerful nations that seek to use it as a tool, argues Xiaochen Su. Continue reading “UN Leashed”

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DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port

Dubai-based port operator DP World has announced plans to spend $442m on the expansion of its port at Berbera in Somaliland. Continue reading “DP World To Invest Half A Billion In Somaliland Port”

Ethiopia Mulls Electricity Export To South Sudan, Somaliland

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 3, 2017 – Ethiopia is undertaking feasibility studies to export electricity to South Sudan and Somaliland. Continue reading “Ethiopia Mulls Electricity Export To South Sudan, Somaliland”

Firm Behavior In Fragile States: The Cases Of Somaliland, South Sudan, And Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo

This report, based on field research, documents which features of business work in fragile areas and how businesses operate in regard to strategy, contract enforcement, and other aspects of firm behavior. Continue reading “Firm Behavior In Fragile States: The Cases Of Somaliland, South Sudan, And Eastern Democratic Republic Of Congo”

Somaliland Wants To Secede – Here’s Why Caution Is Necessary

Since 1991 Somaliland has declared itself independent from Somalia

By Peter Robert Woodward

Somaliland President Ahmed Mohamed Sillanyo recently claimed that more than one million citizens, out of the country’s population of 3.4 million, had signed a petition calling for the international community to recognize Somaliland. Continue reading “Somaliland Wants To Secede – Here’s Why Caution Is Necessary”

How Can Universities Deal With Racism? Learn From War Zones

University administrators confronting student protests over racial issues can derive valuable lessons from peace building initiatives in war zones. In doing so, they can strengthen their educational missions and develop more inclusive campuses, especially for minority groups.

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