Saturday, May 26, 2018

Somalia: UN Monitoring Group Cautions Against Manipulations of 2016 Somalia Election

Elections in regular intervals for accountability and opportunity of change of poorly performing political leaders are one of the fundamental pillars of democratic governance....

Somali Islamists target African union military convoy in attack

The African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia said on Friday a convoy of Ethiopian soldiers was attacked  by the al Shabaab Islamist group and...

Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Number of attacks on aid workers in Somalia increases

Attacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia almost doubled in 2015, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The number rose to 140 last year...

Italy-Somalia military parts trafficking gang busted

3 Somalis, 1 Italian nabbed Florence, October 4 - Italian police on Wednesday busted a criminal organisation trafficking military parts from Italy to Somalia. Three Somalis...

UN Peacebuilding Fund Finances Kenya-Somalia Cross-Border Project for Somali Refugees with $3 Million

REPORT from UN Secretary-General The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund has approved $3 million for a pilot project that will provide peacebuilding and vocational skills to Somali...

Government forces accused of robbery and rape along Afgooye – Walanweyn road

Residents of Afgooye town have decried alleged harassment by government forces that erected road blocks and checkpoints along the road leading to the town.Speaking...

Seven Killed in Central Somalia Al Shabaab Fighting

At least seven people are confirmed killed and dozens wounded in a heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and local militiamen in Mudug region...

Uhuru asks AU to support Amisom fight al-Shabaab in Somalia, says troops will stay...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a review of the mandate of the African Mission in Somalia to change its rules of engagement as...

Somaliland refutes claims by Somalia on port deal with DP World

The Somaliland Government has refuted claims by Somalia nullifying an agreement signed between the UAE ports operator DP World and the Ethiopian Government to...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....