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Clan politics endanger Somaliland's presidential election
When Jamal Ali Hussein, the former CEO of Citibank Tanzania and a Harvard alumnus, decided to directly engage in Somaliland politics six years ago, many Somalilanders were hopeful and believed that his positive impact would be visible in a short period. He later managed to be nominated as the presidential candidate of the Justice and Welfare Party, also known as UCID. He was accompanied by his vice presidential candidate Abdirashid Hassan Matan, another young educated but novice politician. However, Hussein's and Matan's political inexperience came to light soon....

Donald Trump's comments on Africa at the UN were, um, odd
"Africa has tremendous business potential, I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich. I congratulate you, they're spending a lot of money. It has tremendous business potential, representing huge amounts of different markets. It's really become a place they have to go, that they want to go."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Oct 20th, 2017 at 11:53:33 AM EST
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