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On May 6, the Italian Institute for International Affairs- “Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)” in Rome- held one day high level closed door seminar sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Embassy of Italy to Somalia. The Title of the Seminar was “Somali Perspectives: Institutional and Political Challenges.” ...

Uber’s self driving car has been spotted for the first time.As this picture reveals, the firm is already testing an early version of its system, which is being developed with Carnegie Mellon University. ...

May 17 (Jowhar)—There is no single model to explain young Somali-Americans’ yearning to join terror groups like Al-Shabab and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Alienation, however, is a critical factor that makes young people susceptible to terrorist propaganda. Fortunately, there are policy opportunities to address the problem. ...

15 May 2015 is the National Youth Day of Somalia. It was 15 May 1943 when 13 young Somalis came together and formed Somali Youth League (SYL). ...

May 10 (Jowhar)—The total shutdown of the busiest “Elite Refuge Area” between Villa Somalia and Mogadishu Airport for security reasons inhibited the appreciation and celebration of the historical visit of US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to Mogadishu, Somalia on May 5 2015.   ...

Introductory Remarks When one’s ears catch the word of MEETING, a problem or an opportunity to discuss is recognized. In academic perspective, Meeting is an act or process of coming together as an assembly for a common purpose. Sharing information, discussions and taking actions towards a mutual agreement are the main purposes of conducting meetings. Meetings can be...

Yesterday, the Second of May, 2015, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Puntland President Abdiwali Gaas signed a political agreement in Garowe, Puntland that severely tasks the mind and the consequences of which have far reaching political as well as constitutional ramifications. ...

Is the future of Somali’s determined by Power Groups or by Institution? “For a political system it is regarded as democratic, the role of social groups and strata does not seem as clear as they may seem at first glance” by: Haji-Awes Abdikader.  ...

What has happened to Somali nationalism? Our fathers and grandfathers fought their enemies to unite Somalia under one strong nation. They had wisdom, courage and bravery to fight the clannish tendency and made the strong decision to unite under one nation. ...

At the ripe age of 25 years, I take no pride in my admission that I have very limited knowledge about the history of my people and country, Somalia. I have learned that little from my parents’ oral stories passed down the generations and reading few books and articles. ...