Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Somalia: The Garowe Agreement and the Smallness of our Leaders

Yesterday, the Second of May, 2015, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Puntland President Abdiwali Gaas signed a political agreement in Garowe, Puntland that severely...

Somalia: President’s aide opposes outcomes of national Conference on 2016 vision

Former Somalia’s interior minister and right-hand man of the Somali President Abdikarim Hussein Guled has opposed one of the outcomes of the recent second...

Somalia Fast Facts

CNN) -- Here's a look at Somalia, an impoverished, war-torn eastern African country that borders the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean, Ethiopia and...

Somalia Federal government, Puntland meeting scrapped

According to the information 'minister' of Puntland State of Somalia, a meeting that was initially said to cover issues relating to the Somalia 2016...

FDS President opens conference on Somalia vision 2016 in Garowe

Federal Government of Somalia’s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has opened a consultative conference on the country’s 2016 benchmarks in Puntland capital of Garowe on...

Guidelines for a Somalia Maritime Administration Being Drawn Up

A three-day Stakeholders Forum is being held this week (27-29 April) in Mombasa, Kenya to review draft guidelines for the establishment of a Somalia...

Sicilian Court Convicts 20 Somalis of Migrant-Trafficking

A court in Sicily on Monday convicted 20 Somalis who had received political asylum in Italy of a role in a vast criminal organization...

Somalia’s al Shabaab kills three officials, former lawmaker in Mogadishu

Somalia's al Shabaab militants killed two city council officials, a former parliamentarian and a senior prison officer in Mogadishu, police and the rebel group...

Islamic State or al Qaeda? Somalia`s Shebab mulls future

Somalia`s Shebab militants are divided over whether to maintain their allegiance to Al-Qaeda or shift to Islamic State, according to militant and security sources,...

Somalia’s al-Shabab kills man for ‘insulting prophet’

The Somali Islamist movement al-Shabab has for the first time publicly killed a man for "insulting the prophet Muhammed", witnesses have told the BBC. Crowds...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...