Thursday, July 27, 2017

Somalia Government denies claims made in the Indian Ocean Newsletter, upholds Dahabshiil integrity –...

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) denies claims made in the Indian Ocean Newsletter issue 1455 (dated 21 July 2017) and published by www.africaintelligence.com. The...

President Siilaanyo Appoints Dr. Edna Special Envoy on Somaliland-Somalia Talks

His Excellency the president of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud "Siilaanyo", appointed Dr Edna Adan Ismail, one-time First Lady of Somaliland, Foreign...
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New al-Shabab video calls Trump ‘brainless-billionaire’

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as his administration steps up military...

Shabaab gains in Somalia due to ‘lapses in offensive counterterrorism operations’

The US State Department said that al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa has prospered over the past year “due largely to lapses in offensive...

Somalia: Puntland Parliament topple cabinet over growing corruption & insecurity

Members of Somalia’s autonomous region Puntland Parliament ousted the state’s cabinet of ministers over growing corruption and insecurity, Horseed Media reports. In a rare move,...

As the U.S. gets more involved in Somalia, beware these three fallacies

"If it wants to keep Somaliland out of the trouble engulfing Mogadishu, the United States may wish to offer its people a credible path...

Dahabshiil CEO Glad Somalia Internet Outage Ends

Somalia's internet has returned after an outage of more than three weeks cost the Horn of Africa nation about $10 million a day, authorities...

Political wrangling threatens Somalia, Somaliland port projects

“The FGS perceives that these UAE deals support Somaliland’s ambition to gain independence, making them a target for contract alteration” HIS Markit By Turloch Mooney, Senior...

China Donates $1 Million for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) held a project launch ceremony today to mark the start of operations of a project focusing on meeting emergency...

US giving $638m aid to Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan

The United States has announced more than $630 million in aid for Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, where conflict has helped to cause...

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End of the Book Fair ? Not Really

Today is the last day of the Book Fair. I can already see tears on cheeks, sorrow on some faces and excitement at the...

Turkey’s Forward-Basing Posture in places like Somalia

EDAM's latest analysis covers Ankara's military basing strategy beyond its borders, that currently consists of military bases in Northern Cyprus, Qatar and Somalia, as well...

Qatar Counts Its Sheep

The diplomatic crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has interfered with Qatar's political and economic activities since it erupted in late May. But now it's...