Tuesday, September 25, 2018

These opaque oil deals and ‘friends’ cannot be good for Somalia’s people

It is estimated that Somalia has as many as 110 billion barrels of oil and gas reserves — about half of what Saudi Arabia...

Somalia’s lone female presidential candidate mulls Finland’s “failed integration policies”

Somali-Finn Fadumo Dayib is looking to make history by becoming Somalia's first female president. Dayib, who holds masters' degrees in health care, public health and...

Coach back on Toronto soccer fields after surviving Somalia militant attack

Amid gunfire, Mohamud Hagi Ibrahim jumped from a fourth-floor hotel window in Mogadishu, Somalia, to escape an attack by the militant group al-Shabaab. Today, still bearing injuries...

KENYA DETAINS A WOMAN DUE TO SOMALIA’S SHEBAB LINKS

Kenyan police are interrogating two suspects two terror suspects who were arrested while en route to Somalia to join the Islamist militants.The country’s anti-terrorism...

Al Shabaab Suspected in Somali Hotel Blast That Killed 4 People

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang calls the attack “shocking”.T he White House condemned the attack and extended condolences to the families of the...

Somalia Refugee Returns to Run for Presidency

Dreaming for a better future for her country, Fadumo Dayib, who fled her homeland 25 years ago, decided to return to Somalia to run...

Somalia: EUCAP Nestor Somali Coast Guard course

This week saw completion of a three month basic training course for the Somali Coast Guard organised by EUCAP Nestor in co-operation with EUTM...

UK’s Soma Oil & Gas faces Somalia payments probe

A British oil company paid hundreds of thousands of dollars which went to senior Somali civil servants, according to a UN report seen by...

Somalia: UN-backed international forum delivers roadmap for Somalia’s future

The United Nations and its partners have welcomed the significant commitments made at a recent high-level forum in Somalia that will be critical to...

Turkistan Islamic Party thanks Shabaab for damaging Chinese embassy in Somalia

The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP), an al Qaeda-affiliated group, recently sent a message to Shabaab, al Qaeda’s official branch in Somalia, thanking them for...

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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...