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The way out of Somalia’s political impasse Only a pragmatic approach can lift Somalia out of its current crisis.

The way out of Somalia’s political impasse Only a pragmatic approach can lift Somalia out of its current crisis.

Somalia is in a political crisis. For the first time in the country’s recent history, the four-year mandate of Parliament and the executive has expired without the selection – or election – of a new administration, or an alternative political agreement among stakeholders. Security forces block a street with an armoured personnel carrier during protests […]

China solemnly declares complete victory in eradicating absolute poverty- ‘Spirit of poverty alleviation’ on par with revolutionary spirits of CPC

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China solemnly declares complete victory in eradicating absolute poverty- ‘Spirit of poverty alleviation’ on par with revolutionary spirits of CPC

Photo: Xinhua  President Xi Jinping solemnly declared China’s “complete victory” in eradicating absolute poverty during a conference in Beijing on Thursday. The announcement of this great miracle in the human history of poverty reduction came four months before the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which leads the world’s most […]

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Russian foreign minister accuses some countries of politicizing pandemic

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Russian foreign minister accuses some countries of politicizing pandemic

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed some Western countries for politicizing humanitarian issues and using the pandemic for punitive actions against ‘undesirable’ governments. /via Russian Ministry of Foreign AffairsRussia has slammed the “coercive” and “unlawful” policies adopted by “some Western countries” accusing them of using the ongoing pandemic to put additional pressures on the […]

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Accounts of atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia continue to emerge

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Accounts of atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia continue to emerge

Accounts of atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia continue to be reported this week, as communications are slowly restored to the embattled region. The fighting between forces supporting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government and forces supporting the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, who long dominated Ethiopia’s government, was declared over months ago by Abiy Ahmed’s administration, but […]

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Turkish police catch Daesh terrorist spying on military post in Istanbul

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Turkish police catch Daesh terrorist spying on military post in Istanbul

Police escort a Daesh terrorist to the courtroom in Turkey’s southern Adana province on Feb. 25, 2021 (AA Photo) Turkish security forces caught a Daesh terrorist red-handed as he was secretly observing a command post in Istanbul early Thursday. Police received a tipoff that a man had climbed up a tree and was spying on […]

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Germany writes open letter to Britain praising Covid vaccine success

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Germany writes open letter to Britain praising Covid vaccine success

The vaccine roll-out in Germany has been slower than in the UK (Picture: EPA /Getty /Bild) Germany’s biggest newspaper has written an article praising the UK approach to vaccination. It starts off in letter format, with the headline saying: ‘Dear Brits, WE ENVY YOU!’ (‘Liebe Briten, WE BENEIDEN YOU!’) The article goes on to talk […]

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NASA releases panoramic view of Mars from Perseverance rover’s ‘sweet spot’

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NASA releases panoramic view of Mars from Perseverance rover’s ‘sweet spot’

This NASA photo released on February 24, 2021 shows images of Mars from the Perseverance rover on February 21. © Handout, AFP The US space agency NASA released a spectacular panoramic view on Wednesday of the landing site of the Perseverance rover on Mars. The panorama shows the rim of the Jezero Crater where the rover touched […]

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Biden reverses Trump visa ban on legal immigration .”It harms the United States,” Biden said of the ban.

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Biden reverses Trump visa ban on legal immigration .”It harms the United States,” Biden said of the ban.

President Joe Biden revoked a Trump-era ban on legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizensand residents, as well as diversity visa lottery recipients. | Doug Mills/Getty Images President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a Trump-era ban on legal immigration for family members of U.S. citizens and residents, as well as diversity visa lottery recipients. […]

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Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe

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Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe

A review by US regulators of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine has found it is safe and effective.It paves the way for it to become the third Covid-19 vaccine to be authorised in the US, possibly within days. IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES The vaccine would be a cost-effective alternative to the Pfizer and Moderna […]

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Somalia again facing period of great uncertainty, all domestic and foreign eyes focused on upcoming election

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Somalia again facing period of great uncertainty, all domestic and foreign eyes focused on upcoming election

Since the onset of Siad Barre’s presidency 30 years ago, Somalia has been a fragmented nation due to the various clans dividing the country into different autonomous sections, which has led to a dysfunctional centralized government and a weak cohesion among the regional states. The writer is a campaigner and community organizer who advocates for […]

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