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10-01-2021 - - 0 comments
THE COUNTERFEIT ELECTIONS ANNOUNCED BY THE LAPSING FARMAAJO REGIME COULD LEAD TO A RENEWED CIVAL WAR IN SOMALIA

Yesterday's announcement that the FGS will go ahead with the 2021 elections with no resolution to the continuing electoral crisis and no reference to two FMSs, Puntland and Jubbaland, and the political opposition takes us much closer to the violent collapse of the nascent institutions.

01-01-2021 - - 0 comments
Gen. Nuurani’s words are a throwback to the late 1980s ... Part IIGen. Nuurani’s words are a throwback to the late 1980s ... Part II

Part II constitutes a verbatim transcription of a viral video containing a statement by a traditional elder and Nabadoon (peacemaker) of the Marehan clan in Gedo region, Maxamad Cabdullaahi Xirsi (pronounced as Mahamed Abdullahi Hirsi). This video statement is so relevant to Mr. Farmaaja's revival of militarism and his government's roguish behaviour everywhere that I decided to fully transcribe it, word for word.

 

24-12-2020 - - 0 comments
'GEN.' NUURAANI SPEAKS FOR PRESIDENT FARMAAJO. HIS WORDS COULD SPELL DISASTER FOR A PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF POWER IN SOMALIA. 24 DECEMBER 2020. PART 1

The clock is ticking for Somali leaders of every political hue and the international community to come together at once to confront Mr. Farmaajo in order to prevent the return of the sounds, smells, depredations, and the scenes of inhuman acts that were commonplace in the streets of Mogadishu back in the 1990s.

16-12-2020 - - 0 comments
PRESIDENT FARMAAJO WOULD BE WELL ADVISED TO HEED THE WORDS OF SULDAAN BAYLE AND THE WOMEN OF MOGADISHU - PART 2

This is my analysis of Part 1 and a miscellany of fascinating exchanges at this year's Somalia Partnership Forum (SPF) which took place last Monday, 7th Dec. 2020, in Mogadishu.

10-12-2020 - - 0 comments
PRESIDENT FARMAAJO WOULD BE WELL ADVISED TO HEED THE WORDS OF SULDAAN BAYLE AND THE WOMEN OF MOGADISHU - PART 1

Three courageous individuals have this week aptly countered President Farmaaja’s propaganda campaign which is based on deliberate efforts to mislead the public concerning the electoral process. The truth shone out of their words and Mr Farmaajo would be well advised to heed the moral of their stories.

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