Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Somalia, AU, UN mission leaders mull comprehensive security

Somalia will on Monday host a national security conference to secure support for the comprehensive list of requirements of security officers ahead of African...

Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries...

Somalia Partnership Forum stresses job creation and poverty reduction to promote stability

A gathering of senior representatives of the Somali Government, the United Nations and the international community concluded in Mogadishu today with a call for...

Somali deported for using Swedish passport

IMMIGRATION officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted a Somali who pretended to be a Swedish citizen when he tried to fly to...

Somalia’s African Union mission has a new exit strategy. But can troops actually leave?

After more than 10 years of operations, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has a new exit strategy to reduce the threat from al-Shabab, secure the...

Conflict in Somalia’s south forces over 10,000 to flee

Aerial bombardment and ground fighting in Somalia’s Middle and Lower Shabelle regions this month have forced over 10,000 people to flee for their lives,...

Saudi adds former Al Shabaab commander to Qatar linked terrorists

The Saudi-led Arab alliance blacklisted as a terrorist a former Al Shabaab commander with links to Qatar, accusing him of setting up training camps...

Third Somali minster leaves office, PM appoints official temporarily

Somalia Prime minister, Hassan Ali Kheire on Sunday fired Imaan Abdullahi Ali who was the country’s religious affairs minister. The PM has sacked the official...

Washington’s chicken-and-egg war in Somalia

Somalia is, for most Americans, known only as the location of the disastrous 1993 Battle of Mogadishu depicted in 2002's Black Hawk Down. But the...

Zululand expedition team survives Somalia

AFTER a journey of more than 12 000km to war-torn Somalia, the Kingsley Holgate explorer team is back home in Zululand after successfully reaching...

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Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

South Yemen Will Regain Independence If It Follows These Six Steps

Independence is once again attainable for South Yemen so long as prospective peace talks result in a coalition-enforced “buffer zone” with North Yemen and...