Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Security beefed up in Somalia after extremist attacks

Hundreds of Somali soldiers have erected new security checkpoints across the capital, Mogadishu, a day after attacks by Islamic extremists killed at least nine...

Reinvigoration of Somali Traditional Justice through Inclusive Conflict Resolution Approaches

As in many other African nations, Somalia exists in a state of legal pluralism where customary law (Xeer), religious law (Sharia) and secular law...

The UN created Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The UN’s Next Genocide in Somalia: The Somali people didn't create Al-Shabaab - the U.N. did by starting a war that is still raging today. The...

US offers 2 aircraft to help Ugandan army in Somalia

The U.S. has trained pilots, technicians and medics to man the aircraft The Ugandan army has received two Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft worth nearly $15...

Hassan Sheikh: A chameleon hatching plots against the State of Somaliland

There has been a concerted effort, of a slanderous campaign, against the peace- loving people of Somaliland orchestrated by the undemocratically elected Somali’s leader...

Suicide bombing in Somalia kills at least nine people, wounds 10 others

Al-Shabaab, which has ties with al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted officials from Puntland, a semiautonomous state in northeastern Somalia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynk_P9-_t-Y The bomber...

Somalia Parliament member killed by al-Shabaab

It took only minutes -- a vehicle approaches and then overtakes a car winding through the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia. Gunshots whiz though the...

Is Somalia heading to a trusteeship rule again?

As the last fully functioning central Government of Somalia had collapsed in 1991, the people of Somalia had so far failed to put their...

At least 20 killed in fighting for south of Somalia

Heavy fighting between Somalia National Army Al Shabab militants has killed at least over 20 government soldiers in Mubarak and Awdhegle villages, 70Km south...

Photos: Thousands may die in parched Somalia, Somaliland, UN warns

Severe droughts are stifling northern Somalia and forecasts of little rain this year will make things worse, particularly in northern Somalia where people are...

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Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

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...