Friday, June 22, 2018

Guidelines for a Somalia Maritime Administration Being Drawn Up

A three-day Stakeholders Forum is being held this week (27-29 April) in Mombasa, Kenya to review draft guidelines for the establishment of a Somalia...

Sicilian Court Convicts 20 Somalis of Migrant-Trafficking

A court in Sicily on Monday convicted 20 Somalis who had received political asylum in Italy of a role in a vast criminal organization...

Somalia’s al Shabaab kills three officials, former lawmaker in Mogadishu

Somalia's al Shabaab militants killed two city council officials, a former parliamentarian and a senior prison officer in Mogadishu, police and the rebel group...

Islamic State or al Qaeda? Somalia`s Shebab mulls future

Somalia`s Shebab militants are divided over whether to maintain their allegiance to Al-Qaeda or shift to Islamic State, according to militant and security sources,...

Somalia’s al-Shabab kills man for ‘insulting prophet’

The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has for the first time publicly killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses have told the BBC. Crowds...

Yemen’s refugees pose a threat to Somalia

As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon. Some brief background: The fragile country...

Somalia: The Islamic Conundrum

Somali officials, responding to Kenyan anger at recent al Shabaab attacks inside Kenya, announced a major offensive, using soldiers and peacekeepers, to shut down...

Somalia Coach Resigns to Fate Ahead of Rwanda Clash

The Somalia U-23 head coach, Charles Mbabazi has admitted that his side cannot overcome Rwanda in the CAF U-23 qualifier first leg clash scheduled...

Somalia-based piracy contained: India Defense Minister

Somalia-based piracy, which reached its peak in 2010-11, has been contained as a result of international naval efforts and other measures even as the...

Armed gunmen kill senior security official in Mogadishu

A senior security official was this morning killed in Banaadir region’s Wadajir district as he went about his business. The murdered officer was identified as...

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INVESTORS ARE HELPING PUT SOMALILAND ON THE MAP

A disputed part of a war-torn nation is holding out promise for the Horn of Africa. Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set...

Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...