Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Djibouti, AMISOM partners in illegal arms trafficking to Somalia and beyond, report says

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has repercussions that go beyond diplomacy on the Horn of Africa. A recent investigation shows that while Eritrea is...

Somalia to take right-hand-drive cars out of the road

Somalia’s government says it’s prepared to ban the imports and use of the right-hand-drive vehicles in an attempt to improve road safety in the...

Somtel, Djibouti Telecom partner in DARE1 to set up cable system to link East...

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom have partnered to set up a submarine cable system to link the East African coastline. The 5,400 kilometer cable...

Somaliland & Somalia: The Umbilical Cord Has Been Chewed Away

The Umbilical Cord Has Been Chewed Away A lot can happen in the world in a week, but I am sure many Somalis have...

Al-Shabaab parades Kenyan officers killed, weapons captured at Garissa

The Al-shabaab militants paraded in Jilib town of Jubbaland the bodies of Kenyan officers killed and weapons captured in the assault on Hamey police camp, Garissa, in...

Crisis Briefing: Somalia Humanitarian Analysis

1. Key points According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s Financial Tracking Service (FTS), donors have committed/contributed US$420.8 million...

Obama Expands War With Al Qaeda to Include Shabab in Somalia

The escalating American military engagement in Somalia has led the Obama administration to expand the legal scope of the war against Al Qaeda, a...

UN allocates $3 million to Somalia-Kenya cross-border pilot project for Somali refugees

The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is set to allocate $3 million on a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and professional skills to Somali...

Somalila: KDF soldiers killed in brutal fight with Al-Shabaab

Three Kenya Defence Force (KDF) soldiers have reportedly been killed near the Kenyan border with Somalia. The Kenyan soldiers are said to have attacked an...
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Somalia blatantly interferes in Somaliland internal affairs

The Mogadishu-based Somalia administration's General, Auditor Nur Jimale Farah, voices his government's opposition to the approved UAE Berbera military base the joint houses of Somaliland parliament...

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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...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...