Monday, October 23, 2017
Wardheer News

Time to Reset African Union-European Union Relations

Executive Summary African and European leaders are scheduled to meet in November for the fifth triennial African Union-European Union summit at a time when relations between the two institutions have reached a turning point. Both are in transition, undergoing internal … Continued

Why President Farmajo is underperforming

By Liban Ahmad Somalis welcomed the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in February as a necessary political change. The election turned on its head the Somali political stereotype that MPs and Senators are guided by pecuniary interests when electing a … Continued

Was Farmaajo a Fraud All Along?

By Mohamed Heebaan “The Ideas of economists and political philosophers both when they are right, and when they are wrong are more powerful than is commonly understood.  Indeed, the world is ruled by little else.” John Maynard Keynes, a renowned … Continued

Be the change you aspire

By Sadik Aanood Science may have found a cure for most ailments; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all which is the one that is dragging Somalia back — the apathy of human beings. A … Continued

Saving the Unity of Somalia: An open letter to President Farmajo

By Osman Hassan Honourable Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo President of the Federal Republic of Somalia  Your Excellency Lest memories fade, please recall that the one-clan secessionist enclave calling itself Somaliland had invaded the unionist regions of Sool, Sanaag and Cayn (SSC) … Continued

Osob Samantar: Making a Difference

By Hassan M. Abukar Special report for WardheerNews Several months ago, at the US. Institute of Peace in Washington, a young Somali attorney spoke about the humanitarian crisis in her native country, Somalia. Confident and poised, she described the plight … Continued

Unequal Ethiopia: Is it sustainable?

By Dalha Nour Many nations, nationalities and peoples who have distinct tradition, history, and culture call Ethiopia as their homeland. Inequalities, political or otherwise, among the different ethnic groups of the country are relative (rather than absolute), based on the … Continued

Time Somalis to Quit False Flattery for their Leaders

By Ahmed Khalif Leaders should, according to their deeds, deserve their praises or blames. And men should be critically sorted out from boys. In lieu Somalis notwithstanding their old proverb which says: ‘Hubsiimo hal baa la siistaa’ (Looking before leaping … Continued


Dr. Abdurahman Baadiyow Somalia is in a very precarious condition which demands a search of a new course and rethinking outside of traditional box. Our state is far beyond to stand in its feet and to use of its potential … Continued

Roots to the Somali Massacre: Challenging False Narrative

By Faisal Roble Awadey’s September Massacre Following the September 12, 2017 Awadey massacre, the United States Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, issued a press release that urged “the Ethiopian government to conduct a transparent investigation into all allegations of violence … Continued