Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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: Respect for human rights, inclusive representation, vital for future elections – UN report

GENEVA / MOGADISHU (13 August 2018) – A UN report has urged Somalia to build on the significant gains made in its peace process...

Ethiopia, Somalia consider launching joint infrastructure projects: PM

In recent years, the neighboring Ethiopia and Somalia have been trying to fix their once strained relations, with Ethiopian army is helping Somalia to...

Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan travelled to the Somali capital Mogadishu under heavy security on Sunday, making his second visit in four years to promise...

Regulation of Somalia’s Mobile Money Market Can Spur Innovation in Financial Sector Development

Somalia’s economy has grown modestly between 2013 and 2017, with real annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaging 2.5%, according to the new economic...

Somalia: Manipulated electoral process escalates inter-clan conflict

Somalia is currently in the middle of legislative and presidential elections. As one-person one-vote was not considered feasible, 135 elders have selected 14,025 delegates...

Somaliland Needs a New Approach with Somalia

2018 opens a new cycle in Somaliland’s foreign policy. The result of the 2017 presidential election showed that hardliners won the election. By hardliners, it...

Cyclone Luban looms over Yemen, countries lining Gulf of Aden

Cyclonic Storm Luban will bring the risk for widespread flooding along with mudslides and damaging winds to parts of Yemen in the coming days. Luban...

Somalia receives more UAE aid

A ship carrying 450 tonnes of humanitarian food supplies has arrived at the north-eastern port of Bosaso in Somalia. The shipment is part of the...

Exclusive: U.N.-approved weapons imports resold in Somalia, diplomats say

Many guns imported by the Somali government with U.N. approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the Somalia capital Mogadishu,...

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‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

Somalia: Villa Somalia openly out to support ‘puppet’ president in Baidoa

Somalia's Minister of Energy and Water, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed, popularly known as arrived in Baidoa on Monday ahead of the presidential vote of...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...