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Somaliland poet jailed for three years in crackdown on writers

In my mind I had the idea that Somaliland was a haven of peace in the eye of the storm. A place where life florishes and where literature is being celebrated at festivals. 49 more words



A court in the self-declared republic of Somaliland has sentenced a young poet to three years in jail.
Nacima Qorane was found guilty of bringing the state into contempt by advocating for Somaliland to reunite with Somalia. 218 more words


What Does the UAE Stand to Gain by Destabilizing Somalia?

Recent events suggest that the UAE is trying to destabilize Somalia and throw it back into a multisided security crisis in order to trap Qatar’s Turkish ally in a quagmire and offset the Great Power rise of Egypt’s Ethiopian rival. 1,045 more words


The Strategic Implications of a Possible Russian Base in Somaliland

If the unconfirmed reports about a possible Russian base in the breakaway region of Somaliland are to be believed, then Moscow is finally flexing its military muscles beyond Eurasia and signaling its eagerness to return to Africa. 1,099 more words


Miranda Lambert and Anderson East Split After More Than 2 Years Together: Report

After weeks of buzz about a split, Miranda Lambert and boyfriend Anderson East have called it quits, reports Us Weekly.

Reps for Lambert and East did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. 433 more words


Russia Increases Military Presence in Africa

As reported by South Front, on April 4th, Russian Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu and his Mozambique counterpart Atanasio M’tumuke signed an agreement simplifying visits of Russian military vessels to Mozambique ports. 159 more words

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