Date archive forOctober, 2014
By MGoth On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Somaliland:How Digital Payments Can Transform the Developing World

More than 90% of people living in Bangladesh do not have bank accounts. But 75% have something that could be just as good: mobile phones that have the capacity to make digital payments. Using a digital payment More...

By MGoth On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Why Speaker Erro Should Not Be the Next Somaliland President

By Ali Mohamed October 31, 2014 Lewis Center, Ohio—The Somaliland voters will go to the polls to elect a new leader in 2015. To save the country from plunging into abyss, first, we must find a presidential More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Put-up job for Copenhagen conference on Somalia

  By Mohamud Uluso – October 30, 2014 The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) are frantically engaged in put-up job for the first Ministerial High Level More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Israel knowingly attacked US military ship in 1967 – Al Jazeera investigation

October 30th, Doha – In 1967, at the height of the Arab / Israeli Six Day War, the Israeli Air Force attacked the USS Liberty, a US Navy spy ship that was monitoring the conflict from the safety of international More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Peace talks not about power-sharing, ­South Sudan President tells Al Jazeera

• Salva Kiir dismisses talk of power sharing with rivals • Is optimistic a peace can be reached with Piek Machar   In an exclusive interview with Talk to Al Jazeera, South Sudan president Salva Kiir told More...

Dr. Ali Issa Abdi at a Pro Khatumo Function
By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:An open letter to IGAD, AU, UNECA, AfDB, World Bank and UN organizations

Dr. Ali Issa Abdi at a Pro Khatumo Function Re: Reconstruction and Development Sabotage in Sool region of Northern Somalia by Dr Ali Issa Dear All Heads of organizations, As Dr Ali Issa Abdi receives funding from More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:Where does the present Political gridlock lead Somaliland

By Mohamed Bahal The reality behind the political discord going on between the President and two political parties is the same political phenomenon that engulfed the country in last 2 years. The two political parties More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Somalia:AMISOM conducts Gender Audit Workshop

Nairobi 30th October 2014: The Gender Unit of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is conveying a four-day Gender audit workshop in Naivasha, Kenya. The workshop is part of the implementation plan of the More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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International observers witness the impact of “Operation Protective Edge” and the closure of Gaza on human rights defenders’ work inside Gaza

On October 28th, a four-member delegation from Europe and Guatemala entered Gaza. They included the European President of the World Council of Churches and Former Archbishop of Uppsala, Church of Sweden, Archbishop More...

By MGoth On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Somaliland:CSOs Position Paper on New Deal Issues

1. Preamble: Date:29/10/2014 CSOs are seeking for ways to strengthen greater participation with the New Deal process at domestic and international levels. Believing that meaningful and structured participation More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Fact Analysis and Emphasis Article-EpisodeII

BORAMA MILLENNIUM’S INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT: A man’s chest cannot hold two (different) things together. the picture of Conflict Analyzer and free Writer Borama local council lacks all successful traits More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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World: Delusional Victory Holds The Promise Of Change

Although the expected resumption of indirect negotiations between Israel and Hamas in Cairo was postponed, it will likely take place in the next few weeks as the two sides appear to seek a new and more sustainable More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Ethiopia: Join us in Celebration of Ethiopian Culture

Ethiopia will celebrate World Travel Market week with an event on the ancient Aksumite civilisation at the Royal Geographical Society (IBG) on Wednesday 5th November at 6.30pm (doors open at 6).   Professor More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Somaliland:Flawed Scholarship & Dangerous Prescriptions(Conflict Dynamics Int’l)

A Review of “Cultivating Consensus -Exploring Options For Political AccommodationAnd Promoting All Somali Voices” by Conflict Dynamics Int’l. It is one of the amusing axioms of computing that the validity More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Press release: EU provides 26 scholarships for refugee youth in Dadaab

29/10/2014   Today, the European Union and its partners, Africa Education Trust (AET) and Centre for British Teachers (CfBT) launched a scholarships programme for 26 secondary school leavers from Dadaab (Kenya), More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Al Jazeera journalist vindicated after Interpol rejects request from Egypt

Interpol, the international organisation for police cooperation, has rejected a request from Egypt to issue one of its red notices against Ahmed Mansour, an Al Jazeera journalist. An Interpol red notice is one of More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Creating a Youth Mentorship Program in Morocco

By: Abigail DaBoll-Lavoie, Jacquelyn Fanning, Fernando Galvez and Richard Thyden Children need role models – such as parents or older siblings – to develop the life skills to become successful, independent More...

From left, Djibouti’s Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Moamin Hassan Berri; Qatar Airways Vice President Africa, Jared Lee; Qatar’s Ambassador to Djibouti, His Excellency Jassim Jaber Jassim Sorour; Djibouti’s Minister of Transport and Equipment, His Excellency Moussa Ahmad Hassan and RAF Foundation’s Marketing and Media Director, Mr. Ibrahim Ali Abdullah during the plaque reveal ceremony for the new Al Amal School in Djibouti.
By MGoth On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Three-times-weekly flights from Djibouti to offer Connections via Doha to the rest of the World

  Award-winning Airline Celebrates launch with Community Initiative From left, Djibouti’s Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Moamin Hassan Berri; Qatar Airways Vice President Africa, Jared Lee; Qatar’s More...

By MGoth On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Somaliland:EU confirms support to Horn of Africa ahead of high-level visit of international organisations to the region

27/10/2014   Today, the EU has confirmed that it will support the wider region of the Horn of Africa with a total of €3 billion until 2020. The announcement comes ahead of a visit to the region by Deputy Director More...

By Sahra Farah On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 Remembered

By alemayehu g mariam There is famine in Ethiopia in 2014, but it is known by other fancy names Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written long commentaries on the subject often More...