Thursday, November 23, 2017

Islamic State thriving in Somalia: UN report

An Islamic State faction in Somalia has grown significantly over the past year, carrying out attacks in Puntland and receiving some funding from Syria...

Horn of Africa Feels Geopolitical Impact of Qatar Crisis

Extensive web of alignments and divisions across the Horn of Africa puts pressure on countries to declare solidarity with either side of the Qatar...

African Union force begins troop withdrawal from Somalia

The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security...

AMISOM to handover security to somali forces ahead of its withdrawal from the country

African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday said it would start a series of troop movements in various forward operation bases (FOB)  to...

U.S. Mission to Somalia directs employees to leave capital over security

The U.S. Mission to Somalia on Saturday issued a directive for its non-essential American employees to leave the east African country's capital of Mogadishu. In...

Dahabshiil waives charges in aid of Mogadishu blast victims

Money transfer company Dahabshiil has waived all commission charged on money sent to aid victims of Mogadishu terror attack. "We stand with our community and...

The Business of Fear in Boomtown Mogadishu

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, is a city with little functioning infrastructure and a relentless cascade of violence. But some inhabitants of the city...

Dahabshiil First to Positively Respond to Mogadishu Blast Recovery Efforts- FGS Health Minister

Dr. Fozia Abikar Nour, the Federal Government of Somalia Health minister, speaking to the Voice of America's Somali Service, Sunday, revealed that Dahabshiil Group...

TIMELINE: Somalia attack toll now 23; baby shot in head

The Latest on explosions in Somalia's capital (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Police say the death toll in a truck bombing at a hotel in Somalia's capital...

Overcoming distrust is hard – Ask the people of Somalia

Ali Mazrui looked at Somalia as a conundrum, a mystery and a peculiar but understandable phenomenon. In Africa, the failure of states has been usually...

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Somaliland President-elect and Bitter Opponent Mend Fences

Only two days after the Somaliland electoral commission declared Musa Behi Abdi the winner of the country's fiercely contested presidential election of November 13, the president-elect...

Money remittance firm Dahabshiil trains staff on money laundering risks

A section of staff of money remittance firm Dahabshiil undergoing training on Anti Money Laundering and other courses at a Nairobi hotel. Money remittance firm...
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UK Looks Forward to Seeing Somaliland Set Another Great Example of Democracy in Action...

Ambassador David Concar, Head of the United Kingdom mission to Somalia/Somaliland congratulates Somaliland on a peaceful, orderly conduct of the presidential election and the...