Thursday, August 22, 2019

Somalia: Amina Hagi Elmi – A lifetime of Preserving Refugee Women Dignity

When Mogadishu turned into a battleground for rival clan militias in early 1991, Amina Hagi Elmi was overwhelmed by a much more private conflict. Having...

Somalia: Family of a Kenyan Killed in Puntland Seek Justice

A family in Bondo, Siaya County is in grief after learning of the death of their son in Bosaso Port, the commercial capital of...

Somaliland: President Bihi Falls Afoul of His Own Rules

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, stepped into a trap Somalia Ministers laid for him and his delegation...

Somalia: Mogadisho Lays Slain Mayor/Governor to Rest Amid Fresh Speculation

The late Engineer Abdirahman Osman 'Yarisow' was laid to rest today at the grounds of the Police Academy, Mogadishu, Somalia. https://twitter.com/HarunMaruf/status/1157944000634134529?s=20 The body of the Ex-Mayor...

Somalia: Farmajo Surrenders His US Citizenship to Use as Credit at 2020 Elections, Escape...

In preparation for the projected 2020 elections for the Presidency, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo', the incumbent president of the Federal Government of Somalia, has...

EU, Partners Halve KDF, AMISOM Budget in Somalia

The European Union (EU) and its partners refunded Kenya Sh4.3 billion for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia in the fiscal year ended...

Somalia: Burundi Looses 6 More Peacekeepers to Al Shabaab

At least six soldiers from East African country of Burundi, were killed in an attack near Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said. The soldiers were...

Somaliland Repatriates 19 Ex-Pirates Releasing Them From Correctional Facilities

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, Monday, pardoned 19 prisoners who were held on crimes related to piracy. The prisoners who...

Somaliland: President Bihi, SRSG Swan Discuss Building on Achievements Among Other Issues

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received at his office the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative to Somalia and...

Somalia: President Farmajo More of an Ally to Terrorism Than Against It

Somalia's president is no ally against terrorism When Somalia’s largely appointed Parliament and Senate elected Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, or Farmajo as he is better known, president, there...

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US visa wrangle over Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds is ‘unjust’

A visa wrangle which left Boris Johnson’s girlfriend facing a ban on travelling to the US was today described as “unfair and unjust”. Carrie Symonds was due...

UN Secretary-General Continues Reporting on Between Quotes “Somaliland”

On 15 August, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, reported to the security Council on 'Somalia'. Of course, as always, the international organization body,...

Carrie Symonds – UK Prime Minister’s Friend BARRED Entry to US Over 2018 Somaliland...

The UK is among a handful of nations who have diplomatic relations with Somaliland, which broke away from neighbouring Somalia in 1991. But crucially, the US...