Monday, February 19, 2018

As the U.S. gets more involved in Somalia, beware these three fallacies

"If it wants to keep Somaliland out of the trouble engulfing Mogadishu, the United States may wish to offer its people a credible path...
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Somalia elections: ‘Huge corruption’

Massive cases of corruption and voter intimidation have marred the ongoing parliamentary elections in Somalia, the auditor general has told the BBC. Bribes of between...
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KDF camp in Kulbiyow comes under Al-Shabaab attack

Suspected Al-Shabaab militants have attacked a Kenyan military camp in Kulbiyow, Lower Jubba, Somalia, some 18 kilometres from the Kenyan border. The KDF base was...

Somalia: Soldier kills deputy chief of presidential guards

A government soldier has shot and killed the deputy commander of the country’s presidential guards Col. Abdi Abdulle Goor-gaab at the gate of Villa...

Delays in Somalia election raise fears of control

The delay in Somalia presidential election raises concerns of election manipulation and increased inter-clan disputes within the additional one month to November 30. Some members...

World Bank and IMF, put your money where your mouth is on Somalia

The institutions should match fine words about eradicating poverty with action to help one of the world’s most fragile states It is fair to say...

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as floating base – police

Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday,...

Fifteen killed in central Somalia clash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLCSamg-etI Fifteen people were killed and several others injured in central Somalia's Guricel town when government troops clashed with the moderate Islamist group Ahlusunah Wal...

Russia to help Somalia in fight against al-Shabaab

For the last few years Kenya and Somalia have suffered severe attacks from the Somalia-based al-Shabaab militants, but now both countries should be optimistic...

Somalia: A choice between a clan Fiefdom and Caliphate

Consultations for 2016 elections in Somalia have taken place in Baidoa,  Adaado, Garowe and Kismayo. The outcome of discussions  reflects highest political polarisation along...

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Ethiopia’s leadership race: Lemma Megersa at the front

The surprise resignation of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has got some people looking at Oromo leader Lemma Megersa as a potential successor Until recently,...

Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid...
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Dahabshiil Group CEO calls on Somali Youth Empowerment at 1st Somaliland International Marathon Run

Mr. Abdirashid Mohamed Said Dualeh, CEO of Dahabshiil Group of Companies has called on fellow businessmen, community leaders and members of the general public...