Friday, April 28, 2017
Wardheer News

Buuhoodle: The Key to Saving Somalia’s Unity

By Osman Hassan Buuhoodle is famous for its past and present history, though its establishment as a town merely goes back to living memory. Its past history is rooted in the struggle of Sayid Mohamed Abdulla Hassan’s Darwiish liberation movement … Continued

Rethinking the Somali Reconciliation

By Dr. Abdurahman Baadiyow After the collapse of the state in 1991, Somalia entered a new era in its long history. This period has exposed the vulnerability of the postcolonial state and durability of the local culture based on clannism … Continued

Ports, Politics, and the Humbug of Farmajo’s Government

By Faisal Roble When Yesterday Resembles Today As President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo settles down in Villa Somalia with his outsized cabinet watching over empty coffers, he encounters a political landscape that resembles the era of “Scramble for Africa,” and the … Continued

BRIEFING PAPER: Somalia: February 2017 update

By Jon Lunn Challenges facing the new president As always in Somalia, clan interests and alliances played a major role in deciding the (s)election outcome, as did the involvement of foreign powers. This will remain the case under President Farmajo, … Continued

A Challenging Transition in Somalia: A Book Review

Reviewed by Hassan M. Abukar Book: A Challenging Transition in Somalia Author: Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Length: 180 pages Publisher: The Red Sea Press, Inc. (February 20, 2017) Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas” was Somalia’s prime minister for 14 months, from June … Continued

A Challenging Transition in Somalia: A Book Review

Reviewed by Ismail Warsame Book: A Challenging Transition in Somalia Author: Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Publisher: The Red Sea Press, Inc. (February 20, 2017) I have just finished reading the new book: A challenging transition in Somalia, a story of personal … Continued

REMINISCENCES OF MY TADJOURA DAYS

By Said Jama Hussein It was a mild and pleasant January day in Djibouti, the best time of the season in this arid part of the torrid zone.  We were ten of us, all Somalis.  We suddenly found ourselves on … Continued

Guests of Abdi Iley

By Hassan M. Abukar Mohamed Ali, better known as Khalif Cadaawe, is angry. He believes he has been a victim of false imprisonment in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. Born and raised in Ethiopia, Cadaawe has been in the U.S. … Continued