IIn recent days, the Somali public has been outraged by the harassment Gamal Hassan, the Federal Planning Minister, suffered upon arriving at Garowe Airport, Puntland, on his way to his hometown of Badhan, in the Sanag region. The harassment did not end there. On his way back to Garowe, Puntland’s ruling class of which Said […]
The Election Games series is an ongoing Somali genre that mixes scripted and unscripted real-life political intrigue. Most of the players featured in this male-dominated series are Somalis and are real politicians, warlords, mercenaries and foreign handlers operating from the shadow. As in any well-run story, this Somali saga begins with an initial situation, brings […]
Kormeeraha Magazine Team picked General Odowa Yusuf Rageh as the Somali Personality of the month of August. That month has a particular significance for the young general since he was promoted Chief of Staff of the Somalia National Army on August 2019 at the age of 32. The past few months, General Rageh was on […]
The political crisis in Somalia caused by the long-delayed elections has recently culminated in what many see as a coup attempt, the warning signs of which have been overlooked. With this dangerous new political twist, we’ll try to reflect on what puzzled many political commentators who didn’t see it coming, at a time when the […]
Monday morning, Somalis were awaken to a deepening of the political crisis born out the election impasse. Mohamed Hussein Roble ordered National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) director Fahad Yasin to submit a report on Ikran Tahlil Farah disappearance within 48 hours after the opposition put a pressure on him. Mr. Yasin requested instead a […]
Two weeks ago Abdimalik Muse Oldon, a reporter, was thrown in prison by Somaliland police after expressing concern about Christian missions in the education sector. Since then, the Oldon’s cry for freedom and transparency has been politicized and surrounded by opposing narratives that have revealed deeper issues. Oldon exposed Abaarso Tech hiring practices and in […]
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