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The Hypocrisy of Somali Politicians [Op-Ed]

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Somalia has been acquainted with the sarcastic politics since its foundation of 1960. Let me quote the saying of Somali Quran teachers, when they are getting you joined their schools they say “Xininyaha banaanka soo dhigo” which they mean -leave your pride out, before you get in to the school”. Compatibly, when you are going […]

SOMALIA: MISSION ACOMPLISHED

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The international community’s ambitions and the rush to declare success in Somalia through piecemeal solutions developed under the umbrella of Vision 2016. The international community has been involved in Somalia since 1991, providing both political and humanitarian support to curb widespread famine and assist with the country’s capacity building following the crisis that has engulfed […]

Maxay Soomaalidu u jeceshahay madaxnimada siyaasadeed ?

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Musuq (corruption), eex iyo qaraabo-kiil (Nepotism) iyo dhac (Embezzlement), kuwaas oo ah arrimaha la haray hannaanka dowladnimo ee ka jira waddamada soo koraya qaarkood. Waddamada ku yaal Afrika iyo Aasiya oo horumarka muuqda iyo xasiloonida ay ka jiraan sida: Rwanda, Singapore iyo  Malaysia waxaa u kacay hoggaan leh aragti suubban oo daacad ah. Waa hoggaan […]

A Traveller’s Tale from Kismayo, the Jerusalem of Somalia

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The southern port town of Kismayo is where I am heading to. It is the home of many of my immediate family members. They were born there, grew up there, now earn a living there,sheltered there at the height of the civil war and became hostages there and still stayed put. They witnessed the town […]

Hawada Soomaaliya, Dhaqaalaha iyo Tirada Diyaaradaha

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Sida aan ogsoonahey, warar ay masuuliyiin UN-ta ah sheegaan inta badan ayaa waxa ay ku yiraahdaan hawada Soomaaliya waxaa maalinkii dulmara ama isticmaasha diyaarada gaadhaya 80, hadaba akhristow, tiradaasi waa tiro marin habaabin ah oo la doonayo in lagu qariyo dhaqaalaha saxda ah ee ka soo xarooda hawada duulista Soomaaliya. Hal arrin ayaa tiradaasi UN-ta […]

A perfect Somali political regrouping in picture —By Mahad Gelle

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The old order is changing, but the new one is yet to take shape, and this is expected to firm up after the Hiiraan/Middle Shabelle formation process. Much will depend on how Presiden Hassan Sheikh kicks the ball, and whether he scores with a disillusioned state process in the country. Even as existing alliances are […]

Xiisadda siyaasadeed iyo xasaasiyadaha ka dhashay dhismaha Galmudug-ta cusub.

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Tan iyo markii uu bilowday shirka maamul u samaynta gobollada dhexe, gaar ahaan wixii ka dambeeyey dayrtii ama dhammaadkii 2013kii, waxaa soo shaac-baxayey khilaafyo cusub oo siyaasadeed hareereeyey qorshihii geddi-socodka maamul usamaynta Gobollada Dhexe. Khilaafyadaas qaar waxayu dhexeeyeen dhinacyadii kala duwanaa ee maamulka ku dhisanayey (ama loo dhisayey) qaarna waxay u dhexeeyeen mabaadii’da (ama mabaadii’ […]

Wanaaggii Caayanaa!! Waxaa qorey Maxamed Ciiraale

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Kolkii waddanku burburay, oo nidaamkii awel ba muddo soo diciifayey uu meesha ka baxay oo ay Soomaalidu cabbaar isku rafatay, ayaa waxaa habaaskii ka soo dhexbaxay laba da maammul ee Somaliland iyo Puntland, in kasta oo ay dhawr sano ka la horreeyeen. Sideeda na dadku markii ay talada uruursadaan waxay dawladaha iyo ummadaha kale ka […]

XAQIIQADA MUDUG TAAL XOGTEEDA ARAGOO GARTA YAA SIIN LAHAYD???

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Gobalku waa Mudug Caasimadiisuna waa Gaalkacyo, waa Gobol ka kooban shan degmo oo ay qaybiso magaalada Gaalkacyo. Laga soo bilaabo burburkii dowladii dhexe Soomaaliya gobalkan waxuu kamid ahaa meelihii ugu badnaa ee dagaaladii Sokeeyo ka dhacay dhimasho badan, barakac dhan kasta iyo dagaalo aan joogsi lahayn ayey la kulmayeen bulshada deegaankaas ku nooleyd sababtuna waxay […]

2016 and Somalia: We must preserve the Somali way of Consideration

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The recent consultation meeting in Mogadishu on February between the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia with his Prime Minister and the Presidents of the Federal Member States of Puntland, Jubbaland and South West State and the one that has just concluded in Garowe on May 2, 2015 was an extremely useful and step […]