1 year under new premier, Ethiopia’s path still unclear

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia When Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, came to power a year ago this month, he promised reforms that would touch on the military and security, the economy, and electoral politics. He enjoyed widespread support. One year on, some promised reforms are in the pipeline, but many were left unaddressed, and people… Read more »

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Somaliland: President Muse Bihi Abdi Receives US Ambassador

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Somaliland: President Muse Bihi Abdi Receives US Ambassador               Hargeisa, (Qaran news)-The Somaliland President, Muse Bihi Abdi, received today in Hargeisa a delegation from the United States of America led by Ambassador Donald Y. Yamamoto. President Muse Bihi and the US delegation discussed areas of mutual interest, including the… Read more »

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Dahabshiil East Africa Bank Tower Offically opens New headquarters in Djibouti

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Dahabshil East Africa Bank Tower officially opens in Djibouti   The East Africa Bank has initiated an ambitious expansion plan. The bank, which seeks to become one of the top financial institutions in the east African region, is targeting to venture into Ethiopia and other countries in the region. EAB Chief Executive Officer Ibrahim Rashid… Read more »

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Kenya MOI University Investigates Somali Planning Minister over his academic papers

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Kenyan based, MOI University has launched an investigation into the academic papers of a prominent Somali Minister. An official in the registrar office of Moi University has confirmed that they received allegations of fraud and false papers used by Minister Gamal Mohamed Hassan to get admission to the university for a master’s degree course. He… Read more »

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Somaliland: Parliament Ratifies Legislation To Remove Local Government Councils

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  Somaliland: Parliament Ratifies Legislation To Remove Local Government Councils   Hargeisa,(Qaran news)-The Somaliland House of Representative which has been sitting since 2005, and whose mandate expired in 2010, has ratified a new legislation to remove local government councils whose mandate had also expired a week ago. The new legislation gives power to the President… Read more »

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Somaliland’s lack of pre- drought proactive measures will cause another acute livelihood crisis

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Somaliland experienced Successive poor rains and recurrent droughts in the last several years. But lack of exercises of pre-famine conditions in the country dramatically weakened the resilience of pastoralist and farming communities. Besides the economic damages, droughts can compromise ecosystems and threat food security in the most vulnerable countries like Somaliland. The worst affected areas… Read more »

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Somaliland: Two Women With Canadian Nationality Held In Hargeisa Police Station.

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Somaliland: Two Women With Canadian Nationality Held In Hargeisa Police Station. The Canadian consulate in Nairobi has confirmed that two women with Canadian nationality, Maymun Abdi and Karima Wattis Omar have been held at a police station in Hargeisa, Somaliland since January of this year. It is not clear what the two women are charged… Read more »

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