Geeska Afrika Online

Category: Academic Papers

  • Djibouti: Fawzia Kaafi Taliban Negotiator Nominated for 2020 Nobel Prize

    Djibouti: Fawzia Kaafi Taliban Negotiator Nominated for 2020 Nobel Prize

    Djibouti (HAN) October 2020. Opinion and Public diplomacy observations: Kabul, Afghan female peace negotiator nominated for Nobel Prize, TAMEEM AKHGAR (AP). Afghan peace negotiator Fawzia Koofi says her nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize demonstrates global support for the women of Afghanistan amid historic talks between the country’s warring sides. One of four women representing…

  • Somalia Impact: The Pentagon’s  Slush fund

    Somalia Impact: The Pentagon’s  Slush fund

    Djibouti (HAN) 31 October 2020. Opinion and Public diplomacy observations: The U.S. Army’s fiscal 2021 wish list, also known as an unfunded requirements list,  sent to Congress amounts to nearly $5 billion more than the service placed on its list last fiscal year, and it would give its multi-domain units in Europe and the Indo-Pacific…

  • Editor’s take: UN Promise to Save  Generations from the Scourge of War

    Editor’s take: UN Promise to Save Generations from the Scourge of War

    New York (HAN) The Week that was September_October  2020. ReliefWeb (UN GA) Networked Multilateralism Crucial for Tackling Climate Change, Growing Poverty, COVID-19 Outbreak, Speakers Stress in Day-Long Debate. Editor’s take (©UN Photo/Rick Bajornas. Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the Security Council ministerial-level open debate on conflict prevention and sustaining peace). In a high-level meeting to commemorate…

  • Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed Has Inspired Calm

    Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed Has Inspired Calm

    Pretoria, South Africa (HAN) June 4th, 2018. Public Diplomacy Opinion and Regional stability. Oromo and other Ethiopian regional states understand the difference that positive inspiration can make in the society’s social life and their yearns for stability and peace. Inspiration is powerful, but it isn’t easy in Ethiopia -The current social upheaval and nationalism. Since…

  • Abraha sounding Alarm about Civil War in Ethiopia

    Abraha sounding Alarm about Civil War in Ethiopia

    Djibouti (HAN) December 27, 2018: Regional Security and Defence Watch. According to the Broken and Ethiopia media, “Is civil war truly inevitable in Ethiopia?” Abraha Belay, who is based in Seattle, is a journalist by profession and owns ethiopiamedia an online Ethiopian news portal. Like some critical voices from Tigray region, he has been rejecting…

  • Somali women to Get Cancer Screenings in America

    Somali women to Get Cancer Screenings in America

    Minneapolis (HAN) December 27, 2018. Humanitarian Health and Community Issues. When Wali Dirie’s mother was in her 50s, her doctor advised her to start going in for regular mammograms. So she went.But when it came time to undress for the exam, she stopped. “She asked me my thoughts and my decisions, and I encouraged her,…

  • Ethiopia: Outlier in the Orthodox Christian World

    Ethiopia: Outlier in the Orthodox Christian World

    Axum (HAN) November 29th, 2017 – Public Diplomacy & Regional Religious  initiatives. Ethiopia has the largest Orthodox Christian population outside Europe, and, by many measures, Orthodox Ethiopians have much higher levels of religious commitment than do Orthodox Christians in the faith’s heartland of Central and Eastern Europe, according to the report. In reality, Orthodox Christians do not…

  • UNHCR Guidelines For  Asylum-Seekers from Eritrea

    UNHCR Guidelines For Asylum-Seekers from Eritrea

    Asmara (HAN) 29 November 2017 – Eritrean Governments Press Release for Factual Findings or Recycled Defamation. According to the Press Release, In April 2009, the UNHCR issued a 35-page booklet entitled “UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs for Asylum-Seekers from Eritrea”. UNHCR further published the second Guidelines on 20 April 2011. This…

  • SOMALILAND: 2017 Synopsis Part 2

    SOMALILAND: 2017 Synopsis Part 2

    Hargeisa (HAN) November 6, 2017. Public Diplomacy Initiatives and Regional Instabilities. According to the SIRAD Institute’s regional safety and security reports, the Somaliland territories are struggling to re-establish again a functioning independent state since the collapse of an authoritarian regime of General Mohamad Siad Bare. A breakaway, semi-desert territory on the coast of the Gulf of…

  • SOMALIA: 2017 Synopsis Part 1 

    SOMALIA: 2017 Synopsis Part 1 

    Hargeisa (HAN) November 1.2017. The Monthly SIRAD Institute Report. Somali people and its territories are struggled to reestablish a functioning state since the collapse of an authoritarian regime of General Mohamad Siad Bare in 1991. Population census 35.5 million (Somali Institute Of SIRAD, July 2017) Area 637,657sq km (246,201 sq miles) Major languages Somali, Arabic, English…

css.php