Month: August 2022

HSM and Deni

Somali President Entangled in his Secret Deals with Deni

Hassan Sheikh Mahamood has been in the Somali province of Puntland for the past three days where he has tried to settle a bitter dispute with the President of Puntland, Said Abdullahi Deni. Already, as soon as he arrived at the airport in Garowe, the capital of Puntland, Deni greeted him coldly and treated him […]

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HSM Hayat Hotel Speech

Public Reactions to President Mohamud Address

Three days after the tragedy of the Hayat hotel terror attack which killed more than 21 people and injured more than a hundred, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud broke his silence. Earlier in the day, he had chaired a meeting of the Security Council which includes the heads of the security services as well as the […]

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Hayat Hotel Attack

Public Anger over the Hayat Hotel Fiasco

Mogadishu is reeling and public anger is palpable two days after heavily armed al-Shabab militants stormed Hayat Hotel, one of the city’s supposedly secure hotels. it took nearly 30 hours for the longest siege in Somalia’s history to end, and for security forces to regain control after reportedly a group of armed men – the […]

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Mohamed Ibrahim Hadraawi

Somali Nation Mourns Hadraawi Passing

Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame “Hadraawi”, Somalia’s most revered poet and intellectual, passed away today in Hargeisa. He succumbed at the age of 79 to a long illness that had eaten away at him for some years. Born in Burco in 1943, Mohamed Ibrahim “Hadraawi” moved to Yemen at the age of 10. He studied and spent […]

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Muse Bihi

Somaliland: Waking Up To The Hard Reality

This opinion piece first appeared on on June 16, 2020. The author decided to edit it and republish it on Kormeeraha Magazine. A month ago a friend of mine added me to a WhatsApp group created by people from the northern provinces of Somalia discussing how to save Somaliland from its current downfall. Listening […]

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Farmajo Twitter

Farmajo Supporters React to Congratulatory Message to Ruto

A congratulatory tweet that former president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo sent to Kenay’s president-elect William Ruto has garnered close 20,000 likes within a couple of hours. The immensely popular president has recently reached 1 millions followers on Facebook and his popularity is growing day after day on other social media platform. Mr. Farmajo reacted early to […]

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M. Robow

Why a Terror Leader is Appointed Minister in Somalia

The long-awaited cabinet’s announcement last week, since the selection of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud last May, left the Somali public reeling, but was greeted by representatives of Western nations in Somalia. Mukhtar Robow, former Al-Shabab deputy leader and spokesman who has been detained for the last four years, has been appointed Somalia’s Endowments and Religious […]

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