Tuesday, September 25, 2018

In Somalia, After Merka Deaths Admitted by AU, UN Tells ICP Kay is On...

After the African Union acknowledged that Ugandan troops in AMISOM executed civilians at a wedding in Merka in late July, Inner City Press asked...

Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off coast

The last outbreak of Somali piracy cost the world's shipping industry billions of dollars as pirates paralysed shipping lanes, kidnapped hundreds of seafarers and...

Islamists kill at least seven in southern Somali attack

Islamist al Shabaab militants killed at least seven people including a regional official and local police commander in an attack on a government convoy...

Somalia: Bossasso Printed banknotes paid to Puntland Govt employees, troops

Puntland government in northern Somalia has paid new banknotes printed in private plant set up in the Gulf of Aden port city of Bossaso...

UN Envoy: Somalia Can’t Afford More Political Bickering

The United Nations envoy to Somalia, Nicholas Kay, is criticizing an effort by some Somali lawmakers to impeach the president. He said with an...

Somalis in Seattle unite, salute their top cop and politician

Iftar is breakfast in the most literal sense: the evening meal that breaks the day-long fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Because it...

$700,000 of Australia foreign aid lost to fraud in Somalia and 4 other countries

Somalia stolen food: 178 tonnes of food worth A$87,150 donated by the Australian aid programme was looted in 2011 in Mogadishu. New Zealand Herald -...

50-year-old woman killed in Somalia shooting

Unknown gunmen have shot a 50-years-old woman dead in an area sandwiched between Bufoow and Janaale towns in south of Somalia, witnesses said. A mother...

Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

Five civilians killed in the capital, after 16 soldiers die in Kismayo in suicide attack claimed by al-Shabab. The car bombing near the Internal Security...

Must we accept being called ‘Somalia-land’ at this late hour – again?

In 1960, we lost the honor of being called and treated as a state among its peers in the then world. We lost it,...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...