Afyare Abdi Elmi

Afyare Abdi Elmi

Famine

Ending famine in Somalia, the Turkish way

As Somalia faces yet another famine, donors should learn from the successful aid model Turkey employed in the country.

Ending famine in Somalia, the Turkish way

War & Conflict

US policies do more harm than good in Somalia

Substantive change in dealing with Somalia is long overdue.

US policies do more harm than good in Somalia

Opinion

Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown

Which political system can end Somalia's vicious cycle of political crises?

Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown

Politics

Somalia: Rescuing the process of transition

For a constitution to be created successfully, the process must be transparent, inclusive and thoroughly debated.

Somalia: Rescuing the process of transition

Humanitarian crises

Ending the famine in Somalia

The blame game should stop and the international community must address the situation before it gets too late.

Ending the famine in Somalia

Politics

Dual track policy in Somalia misses the point

The US approach to statebuilding has inadvertantly led to more clan divisions, but youth groups are pressing for unity.

Dual track policy in Somalia misses the point

Politics

Somalia: Manifestation of stealth trusteeship

Somalia is being run by many masters with irreconcilable agendas, but this exploitation must end if peace is to prevail.

Somalia: Manifestation of stealth trusteeship

Politics

Somalia: System of a down

Until deeper political and constitutional conflicts are settled, appointing new officials may well be a futile exercise.

Somalia: System of a down

Politics

Somalia dominates AU summit

But will interventionist rhetoric translate into a new approach to an old conflict?

Somalia dominates AU summit

Politics

Somaliland: A radical change?

A genuine debate must begin over the future of Somalia and Somaliland, Afyare Abdi Elmi says.

Somaliland: A radical change?

Politics

Somalia: A time for caution

If neighbouring countries intervene in Somalia they may be playing into al-Shabab's hands.

Somalia: A time for caution

Politics

Somalia's corruption epidemic

The world's 'most corrupt country' should take a lesson from Liberia, says Somali scholar.

Somalia's corruption epidemic