Friday, February 23, 2018

Ban appoints new envoy for Somalia

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has approved the appointment of Peter de Clercq of the Netherlands as his Deputy Special Representative for the UN Assistance...

Piracy Threat Rises for Ships Off Somalia, IHS Says

Ships traveling through waters off the coast of Somalia face an increased risk of piracy this year, fostered by deteriorating political conditions in the...

Somalia president hails Turkey’s ‘remarkable support’

"Turkey showed remarkable support to Somalia during a time when the world seemed to have forgotten about us." MOGADISHU: Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has hailed...

SOMALIA: WHY A ‘SEMI-TERRITORIAL’ AL-SHABAB REMAINS A THREAT

Despite losing territory, Al-Shabab remains a potent threat to the country. Several analysts have highlighted the supposed weakening of Al-Shabab, the violent Somali Islamist militant...

Somalia’s President accused of Stealing Overseas Assets

By Ahmed Abdi and Abdullahi Nur Millions of dollars of assets belonging to the Somali nation have been seized by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s party...

From Somalia to Maine, radio star settles into new American life

Abdi Nor Iftin’s journey to Maine started in a tiny shack in Mogadishu, Somalia, watching Arnold Schwarzenegger in “The Terminator.” It was there, packed in...

Four gunmen killed in Somalia conference attack: official

Somali security forces shot dead four suspected Shebab insurgents today, foiling an attack on a political conference in the central town of Adado, officials...

Somalia, AU, UN mission leaders mull comprehensive security

Somalia will on Monday host a national security conference to secure support for the comprehensive list of requirements of security officers ahead of African...

Qatar Red Crescent Signs MoU with Somali Counterpart, Somaliland’s SRCS Chairman Emerges as...

Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has recently signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) to enhance cooperation and...

Lifeline for AMISOM as Europe says will give cash for Somalia anti-terror battle

LinkedInTwitter15Google+Facebook19Email The $187m cash will be used to pay the salaries of troops, police and civilians as well as for the mission’s costs to year-end,...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...