Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Somalia Ratifies the Convention On Cluster Munitions

Somalia is the 97th State Party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions. An instrument of ratification was deposited with the Secretary-General of the United...

Britain meddles in Somalia at its peril – don’t make al-Shabaab stronger

David Cameron announced this week that he is sending troops to Somaliato assist in efforts to counter al‑Shabaab. The very real possibility, however, is...

Al-Qaida or Islamic State? Issue Simmers Within Al Shabab

Somalia's Al-Shabab militants have moved to silence members suspected of pushing the group to switch its main alliance from al-Qaida to the Islamic State...

Kenya more unsafe than Somalia, Rwanda safest in Africa – Gallup report

Kenya has been ranked one of the most unsafe places in the world, after Sudan and Somalia, in the Global Law and Order 2015...

Somali pirate prisoners to be repatriated to Somalia

Around 100 Somali nationals jailed in Kenya for their alleged involvement in vessel hijacks could be repatriated to finish up their jail terms in...

Doubts grow about AU mission to Somalia as Shabaab mounts attacks

Doubts are growing about African Union forces' abilities to defeat the radical group al-Shabaab in Somalia. Despite the union's battlefield successes, the Islamists have...

British troops for Somalia peacekeeping mission

Dozens of British troops are to be sent to Somalia to help peacekeeping efforts to counter Islamist militants, David Cameron has announced. Up to 70...

Jawari Drops Impeachment Motion against Somalia President

Somalia's parliamentary speaker has withdrawn an impeachment motion brought against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed - the latest crisis to threaten the country's stability as...

Uganda warns of possible attack by Al Shabaab militants

Ugandan police warned of a possible attack on mosques including in the capital Kampala by Somalia's al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants and cautioned the...

Somalia: Why Federalism and West-imposed Democracy Do not work

The International Community should learn when and when not to interfere the domestic affairs of Somalia. Over the years, most of the international interventions...

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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...