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Power to the People of Hiran and to all Somalis – By Yusuf Hussein Hassan

Oct 15, 2016
“Freedom is never voluntary given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed” Martin Luther King. By Yusuf Hussein Hassan, October 14, 2016 The people of Hiran celebrated the beginning of their own state – the Hiran State after a long peaceful struggle for freedom and the rights of the Hiran people and for all Somalis.   The people of Hiran finally gained their freedom and rights... 

The federal state formation conference in Jowhar for the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regions – By Yusuf Hussein Hassan

Sep 2, 2016
August 31, 2016 For the last couple of months, there have been many news reports saying that there is a federal state formation conference for the Hiran and Middle Shabelle regions in Jowhar. The reports claim that all the genuine Hiran traditional leaders are taking part in the state formation conference spearheaded by the federal government of Somalia and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development... 

Open Letter to Somali Community in UK – By Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow)

Apr 17, 2016
My fellow Somalis in the United Kingdom, I am writing this letter to you [Somali Community in UK] with a view to encouraging and persuading you to unite all your efforts and to come out in full to support the campaign to ensure Britain remains part of the European Union. I have joined the campaign to keep Britain Stronger in Europe from Mogadishu, 6934.66 km away from London. And I would like you to... 

Disposition of Impeachment Motion will shape Somali politics

Aug 24, 2015
August 23, 2015 Since 2012, Somalia experienced series of political turmoil: The unforgettable resignation of Former Central Bank Governor of Somalia, Yusur Abrar, for protest against corruption peddling and abuse of power; polarizing and costly “no-confidence” motions against former Prime Ministers Abdi Farah Shirdon and Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed; Call of more than 100 Parliamentarians for the voluntary... 

“Fake Democracy and Governance” can’t create stable Somali State

Jul 24, 2015
July 23, 2015 The future of Somalia remains uncertain because of, among others, the mismatch between the political choice, structure, and direction articulated in the Provisional Constitution which is grounded in the Islamic values and in the concept of political and economic liberalism and the Somali leaders’ contemptable actions and behaviors motivated by personal interests, self-preservation,... 

The Story of Luqman in The Qur’an, The Wise Man

May 30, 2015
The story of Luqman is mentioned in The Noble Qur’an and Surat Luqman is named after him. Some Islamic Scholars say that Luqman was a prophet but the majority of scholars believe that Luqman was a pious man (religious man) granted with wisdom but not prophethood. His full name is said to have been Luqman Ibn Anqa Ibn Sadun, others call him Luqman Ibn Tharan. According to some Islamic historians,... 

The First Night of Wedding: By Ibrahim Hassan Gagale

Dec 12, 2014
The Wedding Night is the first night that a man and a woman come together as husband and wife. It is not a normal night to the bride or to the groom. It is the most important night for couple’s marital life. Failing to watch or observe the moral principles in this night can have a long-lasting negative impact on the marriage. Both spouses should remember that they are completely starting a new... 

The Myth of Non Tax Paying Somalis in the US – By Abdikhayr Soofe

Dec 7, 2014
Saturday, December 06, 2014 Since the birth of the United States of America, immigrants and immigration have been issues of contention. However, all Americans except Native Americans are all immigrants. And even Native Americans, though the first Americans came here from Asia thousands of years ago. Although national leaders say virtually the same thing(s) about immigrants, many strongly disagree... 

Put-up job for Copenhagen Conference on Somalia

Oct 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 Partnership Forum (HLPF) Conference on Somalia scheduled to take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on November 19-20, 2014. The agenda is to review the implementation of Somali Compact of the “New Deal for Somalia,” signed in Brussels, Belgium... 

Failed Initiatives befoul Somalia’s future – By Mohamud M Uluso

Oct 21, 2014
Despite unprecedented level of foreign interventions particularly since 2000, Somalia lingers as a failed state which is threat to the international peace and security. The installation of permanent federal government in 2012 and the victories over terrorist group Al Shabab did not change Somalia’s misfortune because Somalia’ future is befouled by the outcomes of failed peace processes or initiatives....