Saturday, August 24, 2019

Minister for Africa reaffirms relationship during visit to Somalia and Somaliland – FCO Press...

From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Department for International Development and The Rt Hon Grant ShappsUK Government Minister Grant Shapps has pledged the UK’s ongoing support...

A perfect Somalia political regrouping in picture

The old order is changing, but the new one is yet to take shape, and this is expected to firm up after the Hiiraan/Middle...

Somalia: African Union Troops Accused of Executing 22 Civilians in Merca Following Al Shabaab...

The soldiers of African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) executed 22 civilians in Merca, an old port city located in the southern Lower Shebelle province,...

Somalia-Based Pirates Down But Not Out

While the economic cost of Somali piracy has fallen and considerable progress has been made in deterring pirate operations, the latest attacks on Iranian...

Somalia army battles with Al Shabab in Gedo, Ahlu Sunna Central regions

Deadly battle broke out between Somalia National Army and Al Shabab militants near Bardhere town and other parts of south Somalia’s Gedo region. The battle...

Uganda sending helicopters to join fight against Al-Shabab in Somalia

African Union troops announce new offensive against Shabaab militantsThe Ugandan military has sent attack and transport helicopters to bolster its forces fighting the al-Qaida-linked...

Senior al Shabaab militants killed in US drone strike in Somalia, Kenya says

Some 30 members of Somalia's al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab were killed in a US drone strike Thursday, the Kenyan government said, while backtracking on...

6 killed in heavy clashes in southern Somalia

At least six people, including four Al-Shabaab militants and two Somali military officers were killed on Tuesday after attacks by Al-Shabaab in Bay town...

Somalia: mortar rounds rain down on Kismayo

Several mortar rounds rained down on Kismayo airport and other key bases in the town lies 328 miles (528 km) southwest of Mogadishu, killing...

Japan escorts 12 commercial ships off Somalia in June

Japan's Self-Defense Forces (SDF) vessels escorted 12 commercial ships in the waters of the Gulf of Aden off Somalia in June to protect them...

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Somaliland: ISCO Members Agree on Ground Rules for Platform

Independent Civil Society Organisations (ISCO Somaliland) member organizations, today, Saturday, agreed on ground rules which will regulate basic platform membership, good conduct, and governance...

Somaliland: Barring Boris Johnson’s Girlfriend from the US for a Somaliland Visit is Pure...

Carrie Symonds, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s girlfriend, has reportedly been denied a visa to the United States for having traveled to Somaliland. It’s a sin...

Jubaland Election Results Mired by Conflicting Regional Interests

Regional interests shaped Thursday’s elections in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Jubaland, with two people claiming to have won the presidency. On Thursday, Jubaland’s politicians held...