Wednesday, November 14, 2018

​Somalia: Puntland hosts first Garowe International Book Fair

Hundreds including publishers, poets, authors, culture buffs and bookworms flocked to East Africa University (EAU) campus for first Garowe International Book Fair on Thursday,...

Communique of the 753rd PSC meeting on the political stabilization process in Somalia and...

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 753rd meeting, held on 15 February 2018, adopted the following decision...

Dar Al Ber supports 900 Yemeni families in Somalia

Dar Al Ber Society, in view of the UAE humanitarian and charity vision, has launched a special relief campaign for supporting the Yemeni refugees...

Somalia Is a Country Without an Army “Somalia is like cleaning a pig,” one...

The United Nations and foreign powers claim they are dedicated to building up the Somali National Army. Instead, they have become complicit in its...

Uhuru asks AU to support Amisom fight al-Shabaab in Somalia, says troops will stay...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a review of the mandate of the African Mission in Somalia to change its rules of engagement as...

Diaspora Remittances: Changing the Lives of Women in Abudwaaq, Somalia

Diaspora remittances are a lifeline for many in Somalia. In 2015 it was estimated that a total of USD 1.4 billion was sent back...

Somalia: Ethiopian Troops Commit Atrocities in Somalia – MP

A member of Interim south-west administration (ISWA) parliament accuses the Ethiopian forces in Somalia serving under AU Mission of committing 'crimes against humanity'. Speaking in...

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...

Kenyan forces, militants clash in Somalia; 5 killed

The fighting took place in the village of Yontoy, a few kilometres northing of Kisamayo where Kenyan forces have been based since 2012. At least...
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Death toll from blast in Somalia’s capital rises to 276, with more than 300...

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, a government minister said early Monday,...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...