Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Wardheer News

Abdirashid Janan: a Victim or a Villain

By Faisal A Roble As Somalia’s local media is abuzz with the surrender of or “reconciliation” of Abdirashid Janan with President Farmajo, one cannot avoid but wonder whether Mr. Janan is a victim of political football or a villain who … Continued

Somalia’s Election Deadlock: a Road to No Where

By WardheerNews Editorial It has never been easy to mediate Somalis on political matters; so did comment Rodolfo Graziani, Somalia last colonial officer in charge of putting its humpty-dumpty post trusteeship administration. Somali politics is shifty and could turn from … Continued

Somalia: Moment of Historical Junction

By Ahmed Abbas Four Years of Democratic Backsliding (2017 – 2021) The election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on 8th February 2017 was welcomed with  jubilation and hope. It was expected that during the mandate of the celebrated new president … Continued

A Diplomatic Stalemate of Neighboring Countries: Kenya vs Somalia

By Mohamoud Yusuf Diplomatic row is brewing between Kenya and Somalia after Mogadishu ordered the recent expulsion of Kenya’s Ambassador accusing Kenya of allegedly meddling in Somalia’s internal affairs and violating its sovereignty and territorial integrity.  Diplomatic relations between the … Continued

Would Farmajo Resort To Violence Like His Mentor Abiy Ahmed?

By Abdirahman Hashi (Burhan) Although both Ethiopia and Kenya are Somalia’s historical enemies and have Somali territories under their control, nevertheless Ethiopia had robbed more land and people from Somalia than Kenya. Since the 16th century, Ethiopia’s expansionist strategy toward … Continued

Somalia: Walking On A Tightrope Of Rights And COVID

Dr. Sadia Ali Aden At the outset let me say this: It is an inherent human right to protest and express one’s views and political belief without being subjected to suppression or harassment. However, with freedom comes responsibility. In this … Continued