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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Resigns Amid Political Turmoil

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

By Paul Schemm ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted his resignation in a televised announcement on Thursday amid political turmoil in Africa’s fastest-growing economy. The announcement came just after the government released hundreds of political prisoners, including some of the most prominent opposition members in the …

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World Court Elects Its First Somali President

Abdulqawi Yusuf

  By   Sahra Abdi Ahmed and  Salem Solomon Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf has become the first Somali to lead the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. “I am humbled by this election. And I feel that it actually shows the trust placed in me by my colleagues. That’s …

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Somaliland Sovereignty: The Irrevocable and Unanimous Decision

By: Muse Jeeh Somaliland-Somalia talks that failed earlier would be resumed. But good news is that Switzerland is ready to host talks since Turkey has been accused of lacking neutrality among the two sides. According to Somaliland foreign minister Sa’ad Ali Shire told local media in Hargeisa on Saturday, that …

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Can Somalia’s Fishing Industry Keep Pirates out of Business?

From 2010 to 2012, pirates ruled Somali waters, costing commercial ships billions of dollars in ransoms. Over the last few years, increased naval patrolling and security improved the situation drastically and many former pirates turned to fishing to earn an honest living. However, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jane Ferguson reports …

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Somalia is Invading Somaliland

Since Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was nominated as President of Somalia, he could not rest from conspiracies against Republic of Somaliland in different forms including diplomatic and finally full-scale war. Farmajo spends a lot of the public money on media propaganda against Somaliland like social media. He beckons the politicians, businessmen, …

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