Boom for Kenyan miraa traders as shortage hits Somaliland

Miraa traders from Kenya are cashing in on a shortage being experienced in Somaliland following the disruption of the business by conflicts in Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali regions. Ethiopia supplies most of the miraa consumed in Hargeisa, Somaliland and Djibouti but recent ethnic conflicts have cut off transport from the miraa growing areas. In More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Somalilander Argues The BBC World Service Got It Wrong

The BBC World Service programme, The Inquiry, has recently “delved into” the intricate issue of “self-determination versus territorial integrity” Who Gets to Have Their More...

By MGoth On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Kenyan journalists harassed, detained reporting on election violence

Nairobi, August 17, 2017–Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8’s disputed elections and should reform More...

Rivals in the Kenya election Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Raila Odinga. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya
By MGoth On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

President Kenyatta takes early lead against Odinga

President Kenyatta leads partial results but the opposition say the counting process was flawed and dispute the tally. Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken an early lead as results from More...

By MGoth On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Somaliland:SLDA urges SL citizens to support and vote for Zainab Ansell bid for African Travel 100 Women Awards

By Goth Mohamed Goth The has released the list of the African Travel 100 Women Awards as part of the Women in Tourism Program. Nominations for the award officially opened on the 12th of July for the More...

By MGoth On Friday, August 4th, 2017

Kenya’s election: What is at stake for the region?

The elections in Kenya matter not just to Kenyans but to the rest of the African continent and the world. A supporter of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance coalition wears a poster depicting Kenya’s More...