Tag Archive | Independence

Democracy according to Eritrea’s Afwerki, then and now

From al-Jazeera On the 27th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence, Isaias Afwerki should remember what he once said about democracy. by Abraham T Zere Isaias Afwerki is the first President of Eritrea, a position he has held since its independence in 1993 [Reuters] Today marks the 27th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence, hard-won after a 30-year war […]

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Why Did Somaliland President Deny Dr. Bulhan Exit?

From Somaliland Sun By Yusuf M. Hassan Dr Hussein Bulhan Somalilandsun- Ordinary citizens, intellectuals and government officials in Somalia shall not the opportunity to publicly debate the issue of Somaliland sovereignty. This opportunity was to have been availed courtesy of public speeches on the issue by prominent Somaliland intellectual Dr Hussein Abdilahi Bulhan in Mogadishu. […]

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Eritrea celebrates 25 years of independence after war with Ethiopia

By Mary HarperBBC News, Asmara This week marks 25 years since Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia in a conflict which lasted three decades. Rights groups criticise the East African nation for its lack of democracy, media freedom and its policy of forced conscription, which can last for many years. But the Eritrean government has organised […]

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Somaliland: A Nation Bullied out of its UN Membership

An open letter to UK Prime Minister, His Excellency Mr. David Cameroon Requesting the British Government of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Take the Credit of Re-affirming the UN Membership of the Republic of Somaliland Dear Mr. Prime Minister, With all due respect, Sir, we request the Government of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which […]

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