Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Remembering Somali scholar Dr. Hussein Tanzania

There has been an outpouring of condolences for renowned Somali scholar Hussein Mohamed Adan known affectionately as Hussein Tanzania who passed away on Jan...

SOMALILAND: Waddani officials asked Somalia to condemn UAE military base deal

Insider sources are revealing that Somaliland’s main opposition party, Waddani, asked Somalia’s new President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to condemn the recent military base agreement between...

Somalia Prime Minister names 27-member cabinet

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named his cabinet ministers on Tuesday, weeks after being nominated as the countries Prime Minister. The cabinet...

Why should Somalia’s children starve to pay for a debt crisis they didn’t create?

Arcane rules mean that debt accrued decades ago is denying Somalia access to funding that might stave off famine. Officials should simply write off...

Political wrangling threatens Somalia, Somaliland port projects

“The FGS perceives that these UAE deals support Somaliland’s ambition to gain independence, making them a target for contract alteration” HIS Markit By Turloch Mooney, Senior...

Forget shop signs, Somalia’s businesses are using quirky graffiti to lure customers

If you visit any major city or town in Somalia, chances are that you will come across the colorful artworks that dot the walls...

Russia plans to stamp out terrorism in Somalia

Russia plans to assist Somalia in its fight against terrorism, Somalia’s Garowe news site reported. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire...

Somaliland/Somalia: A joint air authority on the horizon

Having tried to run its airspace on its own, Mogadishu is now seeking a joint arrangement with Hargeisa. Since 5 October, the Somaliland minister for...

US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

Somalia among the riskiest places to be born: UNICEF

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) report released on Tuesday has named Somalia one of the riskiest places to be born. According to UNICEF, Somalia is in...

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The spectre haunting Ethiopia: Unbridled torture, impunity in Somali region

This past week, Ethiopian defence forces clashed with the notorious paramilitary Liyu police in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The fighting led to the burning...
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Somaliland: Central Bank Denies Mint of New Notes, Plans to Migrate to Polymer Money

The Central Bank of Somaliland dismissed rumors that it planed to bring new bank notes at a time the country was still reeling under...
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Somaliland: 4 Die, Six Injured in Appalling Car Accident

Traveling from the border custom town of Wajaale to Hargeisa, a NOAH van driving in high speed flips over and over killing four and...