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No Farmers, No Food, No Life

By Dr. Carla Peeters Global Research, August 01, 2022 Warsan magazine, August 7, 2022   The world is now facing a man-made food catastrophe. It is reaching crisis levels.  Current policies in many parts of the world place a priority on climate change for realizing a green new deal. Meanwhile,…

 Visa apartheid: Africans as unwanted visitors in Europe and America

August 7, 2022 Richard Oduor Oduku   Africans, whether applying for a US, UK, or German visa, are racially profiled, discriminated, and humiliated. Visa rejections rates are staggering. African applicants are over twice as likely to be refused a visa than applicants from other parts of the world.   All…

Tackling TB: Three lessons the COVID-19 pandemic taught us

August 6, 2022 By Muluken Melese and Andre Zagorski Although tuberculosis (TB) is a curable disease and cases are going down, for the first time in a decade deaths are up. COVID-19 has derailed targets to reduce TB infections. But the pandemic has also brought three lessons on how to…

Professor comments on the possibility of Ethiopia selling water to Israel through Egypt

 August 6, 2022   “If Ethiopia thinks at any time of selling water to Israel, it can only take place through Egypt, and this idea will be rejected [by Egypt],” Nader Nour Eddin, Professor of Water Resources at Cairo University, commented on the recent controversy over Ethiopia’s sale of water…

Kenyans in panic-Buying tendency ahead of polling date

4 August 2022 Capital FM (Nairobi) By Bruhan Makong Nairobi — Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho has discouraged panic-buying of goods and relocations ahead of Tuesday’s polls amid reported scarcity of supplies including maize floor recently subsidized to retail at Sh100 per 2kg. Speaking Thursday during a joint interview with…

Dubai – Artery for West Africa’s Booming Illegal Gold Trade

   August 5, 2022 By Abdelkader Abderrahmane Tax breaks in Mali and weak import procedures in the UAE fuel the multi-billion dollar illicit trade. West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United Arab…

Praying for the “usurped Jews” in the Grand Mosque… a political message or a departure from the text

  Twitter is witnessing an Israeli-Brotherhood competition over Saudi public opinion. Thursday 08/04/2022   The 15 seconds devoted to praying for the “rapid Jews” in the last Friday sermon at the Grand Mosque were the subject of widespread controversy on Twitter in Saudi Arabia, in which external parties interfered.  …

Kenya’s De Facto Compliance with Western Sanctions Endangers Its Food Security

Global Research, August 03, 2022 Warsan magazine, August 04, 2022 By Andrew Korybko   Western observers used to regard Kenya as a regional leader but the truth is that this role is actually played by Ethiopia, which isn’t just a sincerely sovereign state unlike its neighbor, but also had the…

Invoking Empire in the Face of Collapse: A Dangerous Nostalgia

August 3, 2022By Kalundi Serumaga   Faced all at once with political, social, economic and constitutional crises, the English ruling class is invoking the nostalgia of empire in a desperate bid to maintain the status quo against the odds. Sajjabi, say Baganda, liwoomera ku ngabo.  Loosely translated: “He may be…

Nile dam is just a false pretext for Egypt to pressure Ethiopia

Egypt considers itself an aspiring hegemon that expects to wield transregional influence over North Africa, East Africa, and the Levant. It feels challenged by Ethiopia’s peaceful rise as a developmentally driven and fiercely sovereign Great Power. August 1, 2022 ByAndrew Korybko   Ethiopia planned third filling of the Grand Ethiopian…

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…

No Farmers, No Food, No Life

By Dr. Carla Peeters Global Research, August 01, 2022 Warsan magazine, August 7, 2022   The world is now facing a man-made food catastrophe. It is reaching crisis levels.  Current policies in many parts of the world place a priority on climate change for realizing a green new deal. Meanwhile,…

 Visa apartheid: Africans as unwanted visitors in Europe and America

August 7, 2022 Richard Oduor Oduku   Africans, whether applying for a US, UK, or German visa, are racially profiled, discriminated, and humiliated. Visa rejections rates are staggering. African applicants are over twice as likely to be refused a visa than applicants from other parts of the world.   All…

Tackling TB: Three lessons the COVID-19 pandemic taught us

August 6, 2022 By Muluken Melese and Andre Zagorski Although tuberculosis (TB) is a curable disease and cases are going down, for the first time in a decade deaths are up. COVID-19 has derailed targets to reduce TB infections. But the pandemic has also brought three lessons on how to…

Professor comments on the possibility of Ethiopia selling water to Israel through Egypt

 August 6, 2022   “If Ethiopia thinks at any time of selling water to Israel, it can only take place through Egypt, and this idea will be rejected [by Egypt],” Nader Nour Eddin, Professor of Water Resources at Cairo University, commented on the recent controversy over Ethiopia’s sale of water…

Kenyans in panic-Buying tendency ahead of polling date

4 August 2022 Capital FM (Nairobi) By Bruhan Makong Nairobi — Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho has discouraged panic-buying of goods and relocations ahead of Tuesday’s polls amid reported scarcity of supplies including maize floor recently subsidized to retail at Sh100 per 2kg. Speaking Thursday during a joint interview with…

Dubai – Artery for West Africa’s Booming Illegal Gold Trade

   August 5, 2022 By Abdelkader Abderrahmane Tax breaks in Mali and weak import procedures in the UAE fuel the multi-billion dollar illicit trade. West Africa’s lucrative gold trade has a costly dark side. Discrepancies in data on gold production and trade between Mali and Dubai in the United Arab…

Praying for the “usurped Jews” in the Grand Mosque… a political message or a departure from the text

  Twitter is witnessing an Israeli-Brotherhood competition over Saudi public opinion. Thursday 08/04/2022   The 15 seconds devoted to praying for the “rapid Jews” in the last Friday sermon at the Grand Mosque were the subject of widespread controversy on Twitter in Saudi Arabia, in which external parties interfered.  …

Kenya’s De Facto Compliance with Western Sanctions Endangers Its Food Security

Global Research, August 03, 2022 Warsan magazine, August 04, 2022 By Andrew Korybko   Western observers used to regard Kenya as a regional leader but the truth is that this role is actually played by Ethiopia, which isn’t just a sincerely sovereign state unlike its neighbor, but also had the…

Invoking Empire in the Face of Collapse: A Dangerous Nostalgia

August 3, 2022By Kalundi Serumaga   Faced all at once with political, social, economic and constitutional crises, the English ruling class is invoking the nostalgia of empire in a desperate bid to maintain the status quo against the odds. Sajjabi, say Baganda, liwoomera ku ngabo.  Loosely translated: “He may be…

Nile dam is just a false pretext for Egypt to pressure Ethiopia

Egypt considers itself an aspiring hegemon that expects to wield transregional influence over North Africa, East Africa, and the Levant. It feels challenged by Ethiopia’s peaceful rise as a developmentally driven and fiercely sovereign Great Power. August 1, 2022 ByAndrew Korybko   Ethiopia planned third filling of the Grand Ethiopian…

No Farmers, No Food, No Life

By Dr. Carla Peeters Global Research, August 01, 2022 Warsan magazine, August 7, 2022   The world is now facing a man-made food catastrophe. It is reaching crisis levels.  Current policies in many parts of the world place a priority on climate change for realizing a green new deal. Meanwhile,…

 Visa apartheid: Africans as unwanted visitors in Europe and America

August 7, 2022 Richard Oduor Oduku   Africans, whether applying for a US, UK, or German visa, are racially profiled, discriminated, and humiliated. Visa rejections rates are staggering. African applicants are over twice as likely to be refused a visa than applicants from other parts of the world.   All…

Tackling TB: Three lessons the COVID-19 pandemic taught us

August 6, 2022 By Muluken Melese and Andre Zagorski Although tuberculosis (TB) is a curable disease and cases are going down, for the first time in a decade deaths are up. COVID-19 has derailed targets to reduce TB infections. But the pandemic has also brought three lessons on how to…

Professor comments on the possibility of Ethiopia selling water to Israel through Egypt

 August 6, 2022   “If Ethiopia thinks at any time of selling water to Israel, it can only take place through Egypt, and this idea will be rejected [by Egypt],” Nader Nour Eddin, Professor of Water Resources at Cairo University, commented on the recent controversy over Ethiopia’s sale of water…

Kenyans in panic-Buying tendency ahead of polling date

4 August 2022 Capital FM (Nairobi) By Bruhan Makong Nairobi — Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho has discouraged panic-buying of goods and relocations ahead of Tuesday’s polls amid reported scarcity of supplies including maize floor recently subsidized to retail at Sh100 per 2kg. Speaking Thursday during a joint interview with…