Sunday, August 19, 2018

Somalia: Daesh levies taxation on Puntland businesses

A militant group associated with Daesh in Syria and Iraq has started levying taxes on businesses in Somalia, Garowe Online reported yesterday. “The traders and businesses in...

Somalia: Ethiopia’s National Airways to link Mogadishu-Addis Ababa after 41 years

The Ethiopian-owned National Airways (Ex-Air Ethiopia) is to start direct air shuttles between Mogadishu of Somalia, and Addis Ababa next week, sources say. For the...

Somalia: Saudi Arabia returns 27000 heads of sheep, goats to Bosaso

Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have cause to be returned some 27,000 livestock – sheep and goat – to Somalia. Local media reports...
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Somalia: Kenyan Forces Destroy Hormud Telecom, Kill Guards and Personnel Again

The KDF is accused of burning the sixth Hormud Telcom depot along the Kenya-Somalia border Kenyan troops have allegedly destroyed Hormud Telecom branch-building after crossing...

Somalia: Respect for human rights, inclusive representation, vital for future elections – UN report

GENEVA / MOGADISHU (13 August 2018) – A UN report has urged Somalia to build on the significant gains made in its peace process...

One-man, One-Vote Electoral System For Somalia in 2020?

Somalia’s electoral stakeholders have concluded a four-day highly engaging workshop on electoral processes and boundaries delimitation. The capacity building workshop is the third in a...
Somalia: Amisom

AU to intensify on-field operational training to Somalia army

Securing the Mogadishu-Johwar supply route was an urgent assignment that Commander Owoyesigire gave the troops. The commander of African Union Mission in Somalia, Lt. Gen....
Somalia: Joint operations

AMISOM boss orders compulsory joint operations with Somali army

Somali Security forces backed by African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have revived Joint Operations Center in an on-going effort to enhance the general...
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Somalia: Puntland VP Dismisses IGAD, UNSOM Mediation Efforts as Mere ‘DSA Earning’

"It is the job of IGAD and UNSOM to come, talk, go, take their planes, come back and go the round again. Their job....

Somalia: Al Shabaab Takes Over Strategic Town from Jubbaland, Engage UPDF

Reports emerging from Doolow District of Gedo region, which comes under Jubbaland State of Somalia, confirm that Al Shabaab fighters have wrenched back control...

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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
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Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...