Thursday, December 14, 2017

Somalia: Dubai meeting reviews Garowe airport bid

A meeting aimed at reviewing  tenders from firms vying for a contract to build  a new airport for the Puntland capital gets underway in Dubai...

African Union to pull out its forces from Somalia by 2018

The African Union (AU) is set to start withdrawing its standby force from Somalia in 2018, a senior AU official has said. Smail Chergui, AU...

AU, Somali forces seize strategic island

The African Union Mission to Somalia captured strategic island Kudhaa from al-Shabaab. Kudhaa was captured by Al-Shabaab in late 2014 after a battle that...

SOMALIA CONDEMNS SWEDISH INTERVENTIONS TO THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF SAUDI ARABIA

The Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia condemns the remarks made by the Swedish Foreign Minister regarding issues pertaining to the internal affairs...

Turkish Foreign Policy in Somalia: Humanitarian or Strategic?

Turkish model in Somalia focus of Daily Sabah's London panel Turkey's increasing diplomatic involvement in Africa was discussed by the panel, "Turkish Foreign Policy in...

Somalia: For detainees, water is a particularly urgent need

Garowe city, Puntland. An inmate at the police station washes his hands from a tap. The water and sanitation system in this police station...

Video: Beyond Somalia’s massive security wall

Mogadishu in split in two – one side for internationals, the other for locals A wall splits Somalia’s capital Mogadishu in two. One side, known...

Somalia Pirates Are Now Shifting Base, Says India Defence Minister

Making a strong pitch for creation of a common platform for the Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) countries, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said...

In Somalia, Hunger Isn’t All About the Rains

Somalia is the only country to have suffered two famines in recent history.  Its farming and livestock industries are strong but political turmoil and...

Several suspects nabbed in Mogadishu security swoops

Somali security forces last night until early this morning carried out a security operation in Banadir region’s Dharkeenley district in which several people were...

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Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Somaliland President Fields New 23-Ministry Government

His Excellency the newly inaugurated President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, today, released his government's first roster of ministers and vice...

Somaliland hailed as it swears in new president

The self-declared republic of Somaliland has sworn in its fifth president, Muse Bihi Abdi. There was excitement and optimism on social media as citizens relished...