Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Somali drought causing death

The Wajid district has been hard-hit by drought since mid-2014 "The district commissioner has asked for assistance from Mogadishu and we are trying to plan...

Puntland court hands down harsh sentences to Central Somali State supporters

Mogadishu (HOL) - A Court in Puntland sentenced three Somali politicians that hail from the Mudug region to life in prison for attending a regional...

Kenyan army says kills five suspected militants, one soldier dies

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's army killed five suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab militant group on Wednesday and one soldier died during fighting...

Somalia Lawmakers plan to block Ministerial cabinet approval

MOGADISHU — More than 100 Somali lawmakers on Tuesday vowed to block the nomination of a new cabinet in Parliament. The members of parliament said...

Soldiers wounded in blast in Bossasso

Blood and body parts littered the ground outside police station in northern Somalia, the grisly result of bomb blast that witnesses have said, left...

Somalia Prime Minister names a 60-member new cabinet

Find Below the Roster of Ministers, State Ministers and Vice Ministers (Clan Denominations in pdf attached) In the early hours of this morning, Somali Prime Minister...

Somaliland, Somalia & ARC: The Final Nail in the Coffin

By: Robleh Mohamud Lafcanbe The Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Somalia recently issued a warning to ARC, a Chinese Mining Company in the...

Somalia ‘Tightens’ Security of Mogadishu ahead of East Africa summit

Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali soldiers put large parts of the capital Mogadishu under lockdown Friday ahead of the first meeting of a regional east...

AMISOM troops change war tactics in Somalia

KAMPALA (Xinhua) -- African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in volatile Somalia have changed war tactics after their enemy — 'Al-Shabaab' militants — have gone...

The Mogadishu Root cause of Conflicts between Presidents and Prime Ministers

By Mohamed Hagi Mohamoud Years of warlord rule and physiognomies of an anarchical system based on fraudulent and political ailment between tribal warlords, the international...

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Le Monde: 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...