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Under the guise of developing Africa, colonialists intensified the exploitation of Africa

How much should the West pay Africans as reparations? There have been countless attempts over the past 30 years to arrive at a ballpark figure for reparations. However, history shows that Africans should focus more on how the question of “how much?” is framed. What can be paid is largely…

Joint communique by the Somali-frontline states summit

The end of Al-Shabaab mayhem

  The government and allied clan militias are forcing al-Shabaab militants to withdraw from large areas of central Somalia. Posted by Warsan magazine on Tuesday 01/17/2023 The Somali authorities are close to achieving victory over the terrorist Al-Shabaab movement, which has received painful blows over the past months, the latest…

Charcoal: Somalia’s burning issue

The state and terror in Somalia     In the Somalia capital Mogadishu, the government is officially waging war against the Al-Shabaab terrorist militia. Economically, however, both seem to be pursuing common interests, as a CORRECTIV investigation shows. According to our investigation, both the Islamists and state officials profit from…

Cunning as Serpents

  One of the more complex aspects of human life is found in the need to exercise certain acts of immorality in a particular situation. By Tsvi Sadan | January 15, 2023   Abraham presenting his wife Sarah as his sister is but one example of resorting to cunning to…

UK-armed air strikes part of ‘pattern of violence against civilians’ in Yemen

| Jan 15, 2023 | A NEW Oxfam report on the war in Yemen reveals that there were more than 1,700 attacks on civilians who were killed, injured or forced to flee their homes in a fourteen month period. Analysis of data covering January 2021 to the end of February…

Uganda Drops Chinese Firm, replaces with Turkey one

Posted by Warsan magazine on January 15, 2023 by Michael Mahanta The power play and the competition for maintaining influence in Africa between US, EU, Russia, and China is well-known. After the Russia-Ukraine war, the geopolitical importance of Africa has grown significantly and major powers have started a scramble for…

Time to define a new approach to Africa’s economic development

Posted by Warsan magazine on 14th January, 2023   By Dominic McVey, Chris Loughran Engagement with Africa needs to be high on the agenda for political and business leaders attending the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. This should go hand-in-hand with a shift in mindset by western…

Heading to Africa Once Again, the West is Trying to Revive Neo-Colonialism

Posted by Warsan magazine on January 12, 2023 Vladimir Danilov     The year 2022 has come to an end and it has become a symbol of universal “de-Westernization.” The criticism of the West is growing everywhere not only for its unwillingness to resolve the Middle East conflict between Palestine…

Tol Beelay, Iga Dhiciya!

Cali M. Cabdigiir (caliganay54@hotmail.com) 12 Karan (January) 2023   Somaali baan ahay dilna kuma xukunni, maaddaama aan Canada deggenahay. Nabad iyo nolol baan ku haystaa, haddana wax baa iga maqan. Hoos baa la ii dhugtaa kolka Somaali la ii garto. Durba, caro baan jiq la iraahdaa. “Adiga oo beesha reer…

Jubbaland’s Madobe risks isolation over ally

Monday December 9 2019 In Summary After being elected in August against the wishes of President Farmaajo and Ethiopia in August this year, Jubbaland president Ahmed Islam, commonly known as Sheikh Madobe, and his people are facing travel challenges after Mogadishu banned direct flights to Kismayu from the region. The…

Fears of Egyptian farmers rise as Ethiopian dam plan continues

  Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with AGENCIES Egypt As the construction of the “renaissance” dam is nearing completion, Egyptian farmers are already feeling the impact of this project on their crops. Under the shade of a tree, Mohamed Omar joined other farmers who were arguing about who would water his…

Nigeria border closure causes economic shock

In October Nigeria closed its borders to the movement of goods. The move, aimed at curbing smuggling, has led to price rises, while critics claim that it threatens free trade across the region. Linus Unah reports. The unexpected nature of the announcement gave traders and communities little time to prepare…

Turkish-Saudi animosity spills over into cultural sphere

Relations between Ankara and Riyadh — already strained due to a number of factors, including the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi — are set to take another turn for the worse over a television series that launched Nov. 17. The 15-episode-long “Kingdoms of Fire” (“Mamlakaat Al-Nar”), which began airing on the Saudi-owned, United Arab…

Ethiopia’s Sidama chooses an autonomous rule

The results pave the way for Sidama to become a 10th state of the African country. The Sidama people have demanded for years to leave the diverse Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] Ethiopia’s Sidama people have voted overwhelmingly for a new federal region, with 98 percent choosing an…

ARAB OUVERTURES Qatar-Saudi Arabia: a diplomatic battle being fought in East Africa

ARAB OUVERTURES Qatar-Saudi Arabia: a diplomatic battle being fought in East Africa By Jules Crétois Posted on Wednesday, 13 November 2019 08:45 Rwandan President Paul Kagame guides the Emir of Qatar, Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani, to Akagera National Park on April 22. © Urugwiro Village As Rwandan leader Paul…

Rwanda bans all single-use plastics

Rwanda becomes the first regional country to issue a complete ban on all single-use plastics and retailers have three months to clear their stocks and find alternatives, while industrial users and producers of single-use plastics have a two-year deadline. The ban affects all plastic carry bags and other single-use plastic…

Amid bloody protests and hidden corpses, Sudan’s ‘revolution’ is inching closer to Egypt’s fate

Making comparisons in the Middle East can be lazy trick. But no matter how many times you blinked, the bloody spectre of Egypt kept flickering over the sudden rush of congratulations when protesters managed to topple Omar al-Bashir in April. How could removing one man rip out the deeply entrenched and complex military and…

The Arab Alliance Is a Circular Firing Squad

In May 2017, Donald Trump picked Saudi Arabia as the destination for his first foreign visit as president of the United States. American allies in the Persian Gulf saw the trip as the opportunity of a lifetime to redraw the geopolitical map of the Middle East and North Africa after…

Parting the Red Sea: Why the Chinese and U.S. armies are fortifying this tiny African country

From the edge of a cargo port at the southern entrance to the Red Sea, a visitor can peer over a high wall and gain a glimpse of the future: China’s first overseas military base. Access to the 36-hectare Chinese base is tightly controlled. From a distance, only a huddle…

Maaha maalintii goolasha dagaalka siyaasadda, maaha maalintii shisheeyuhu ii garsoori lahaa

Faallada Warsan magazine 17 Agoosto, 2020 Ninna macaashi maayo haddaan xassilooni siyaasadeed weynno oo halkii aan ka soo qaadnnay ku celinno. Dal iyo dad wax kasta u nugul baannu nahay, ma xamili karro qalalaaso siyaasadeed ee horle.  Taariikhdu, baal cusub waxay u diiwaanineysaa madaxda maanta heer dowladd-goboleed iyo federaalba. Maaha…

Publisher’s Note: True patriotism should be our loftiest aspiration

                        Every now and then, happenings in the country remind me of our never ending struggle to survive as a people and nation. Ours is the only African country whose territory many European and non-European colonial powers divided among themselves . Ours is the only country in the world…

HIRSHABELLE EXECUTIVE NEEDS TO RESIGN

It is common knowledge that the world is facing major calamities including wildfire, earthquake, tsunami which are still manageable but flood proved much to the concerned authorities in Beledwein, what happened in Hirshabelle particularly Beledwein is a tragedy, with the necessary flood control methods, the disaster that caused loss of…

A LOST IDENTITY

  In every game there are losers and winners, and the recent visit to Somalia by Qatar delegation didn’t disappoint in that regard. Despite limited information about plans of this meeting, questions had been waiting to erupt. Look at the actual projects. What did the delegation bring on the table?…

Pledges to Somalia should be delivered

When a high-level delegation from Qatar lead by Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani who is not only the foreign minister but also the deputy prime minister of Qatar, visited Somalia, many people expected something substantial. In many ways, however, it is suspected that the recent mission, other…

THE PUBLISHER’S NOTE

Boungiorno! Welcome to the Warsan magazine’s English version. We are excited to launch this quarterly publication with an expectation that it will provide compelling content, thought-provoking topics, and inspirations. In this era of videos, smartphones and digital content, digital media is considered the future; media specialists are claiming that, print…

HOW FREE TRADE ZONE IS LIGHTING UP DJIBOUTI

  Economy in Djibouti is going through multiple transformations. While a majority of African countries are challenged with loans and cash flow problems, financially well-heeled players are capitalizing on the country’s good business environment. Early July 2018 when Djibouti launched the continent’s biggest free trade zone at the entrance of…

Iyada oo arkaysa!

    Kadinka xagga koonfureed u jeeda ee cisbitalka Hargeysa ayey orod ku soo gashay. Ilmo yar oo qiyaastii bil ama ku dhow jira ayey legga ku sidatay. Shalmaddu inta ay ka dhacday baa ay labada garab midkood ka laalaadday. Kabaha ay xidhnayd midkood waa ay go’nayd, se waa ay…

DURBA WAA FARIISTAY, INNAGA MAXAA NOO DIIDAY

    Wasiirkii kowaad ee Itoobiya Hailemariam Desalegn, ee xilka isaga egay sannadkan horraantiisii, ayaa loo doortay inuu xubin ka noqdo gudida sare ee hey’adda fadhigeedu yahay Johaanisbeeg ee lagu magacaabo Brenthurst Foundation. Hailemariam, waxa uu talo dhinaca dhaqaalaha ah siin doonaa maamulayaasha hey’adda u qaabilsan dhaqaalaha Geeska Africa sida…

Hooyo Raalli Ahow !

  Waa xalay, 8.45 fiidnimo. Xaafadda Xalane, magaalada Boorame, jagada bannaan ee dhagaxa yari yaal, ee dayrka iyo guriga dhisan u dhaxaysa. Saddex bacood oo mad madow oo midabyo leh. Gurxan iyo sanqadho dhiillaysan. Nafo soo ambaday oo aan se doonayn inay si yar dib ugu noqdaan halkan. Mid waxa…

Under the guise of developing Africa, colonialists intensified the exploitation of Africa

How much should the West pay Africans as reparations? There have been countless attempts over the past 30 years to arrive at a ballpark figure for reparations. However, history shows that Africans should focus more on how the question of “how much?” is framed. What can be paid is largely…

Joint communique by the Somali-frontline states summit

The end of Al-Shabaab mayhem

  The government and allied clan militias are forcing al-Shabaab militants to withdraw from large areas of central Somalia. Posted by Warsan magazine on Tuesday 01/17/2023 The Somali authorities are close to achieving victory over the terrorist Al-Shabaab movement, which has received painful blows over the past months, the latest…

Charcoal: Somalia’s burning issue

The state and terror in Somalia     In the Somalia capital Mogadishu, the government is officially waging war against the Al-Shabaab terrorist militia. Economically, however, both seem to be pursuing common interests, as a CORRECTIV investigation shows. According to our investigation, both the Islamists and state officials profit from…

Cunning as Serpents

  One of the more complex aspects of human life is found in the need to exercise certain acts of immorality in a particular situation. By Tsvi Sadan | January 15, 2023   Abraham presenting his wife Sarah as his sister is but one example of resorting to cunning to…

UK-armed air strikes part of ‘pattern of violence against civilians’ in Yemen

| Jan 15, 2023 | A NEW Oxfam report on the war in Yemen reveals that there were more than 1,700 attacks on civilians who were killed, injured or forced to flee their homes in a fourteen month period. Analysis of data covering January 2021 to the end of February…

Uganda Drops Chinese Firm, replaces with Turkey one

Posted by Warsan magazine on January 15, 2023 by Michael Mahanta The power play and the competition for maintaining influence in Africa between US, EU, Russia, and China is well-known. After the Russia-Ukraine war, the geopolitical importance of Africa has grown significantly and major powers have started a scramble for…

Time to define a new approach to Africa’s economic development

Posted by Warsan magazine on 14th January, 2023   By Dominic McVey, Chris Loughran Engagement with Africa needs to be high on the agenda for political and business leaders attending the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. This should go hand-in-hand with a shift in mindset by western…

Heading to Africa Once Again, the West is Trying to Revive Neo-Colonialism

Posted by Warsan magazine on January 12, 2023 Vladimir Danilov     The year 2022 has come to an end and it has become a symbol of universal “de-Westernization.” The criticism of the West is growing everywhere not only for its unwillingness to resolve the Middle East conflict between Palestine…

Tol Beelay, Iga Dhiciya!

Cali M. Cabdigiir (caliganay54@hotmail.com) 12 Karan (January) 2023   Somaali baan ahay dilna kuma xukunni, maaddaama aan Canada deggenahay. Nabad iyo nolol baan ku haystaa, haddana wax baa iga maqan. Hoos baa la ii dhugtaa kolka Somaali la ii garto. Durba, caro baan jiq la iraahdaa. “Adiga oo beesha reer…

Under the guise of developing Africa, colonialists intensified the exploitation of Africa

How much should the West pay Africans as reparations? There have been countless attempts over the past 30 years to arrive at a ballpark figure for reparations. However, history shows that Africans should focus more on how the question of “how much?” is framed. What can be paid is largely…

Joint communique by the Somali-frontline states summit

The end of Al-Shabaab mayhem

  The government and allied clan militias are forcing al-Shabaab militants to withdraw from large areas of central Somalia. Posted by Warsan magazine on Tuesday 01/17/2023 The Somali authorities are close to achieving victory over the terrorist Al-Shabaab movement, which has received painful blows over the past months, the latest…

Charcoal: Somalia’s burning issue

The state and terror in Somalia     In the Somalia capital Mogadishu, the government is officially waging war against the Al-Shabaab terrorist militia. Economically, however, both seem to be pursuing common interests, as a CORRECTIV investigation shows. According to our investigation, both the Islamists and state officials profit from…

Cunning as Serpents

  One of the more complex aspects of human life is found in the need to exercise certain acts of immorality in a particular situation. By Tsvi Sadan | January 15, 2023   Abraham presenting his wife Sarah as his sister is but one example of resorting to cunning to…