Tuesday, December 1, 2020

23 Years After ‘Black Hawk Down,’ America Is Back at War in Somalia

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Long before the debacles of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Somalia was the quagmire that Western militaries would have loved to strike from...

Chasing Mirages Across Somalia

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Hopelessness is a dangerous dead-end. As in people, nations need sense of hope to exist and to deal with inevitable challenges throughout their development...

Refugees stranded in Somalia after Kenya eviction

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Somalis are returning to Kismayo (Somalia) in a "voluntary" process to a homeland still stricken by war, drought, and hardship. The camp sprawls across a...

How world leaders are “sleepwalking” through the refugee crisis

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“Our leaders are sleepwalking,” that’s how Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, describes the reaction of world leaders to the refugee crisis. More than...

Delays in Somalia election raise fears of control

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The delay in Somalia presidential election raises concerns of election manipulation and increased inter-clan disputes within the additional one month to November 30. Some members...

Amid security challenges, Somalia removes 1,500 intelligence officers

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Somalia intelligence chief fired 1,500 intelligence officers including the Mogadishu chief in a new major shakeup of the country’s spy agency which is struggling...

Human Rights Council 33: UK Statement during the Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on...

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UK Statement delivered during the Interactive Dialogue with Independent Expert on Somalia, delivered at the Human Rights Council, 28 September 2016. Mr President, The United Kingdom...

KDF soldier captured in El Adde pleads with Uhuru in al Shabaab video

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Al Shabaab militants have released a video of a man allegedly captured in the El Adde attack asking the President to withdraw troops from...

EXCLUSIVE: SOMALIA PRESIDENT HASSAN SHEIKH MOHAMUD TELLS NEWSWEEK HOW HE WILL DESTROY AL-SHABAB

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Somalia is due to hold elections in October and November that are seen as a vital stepping stone in restoring governance and rebuilding a...

Somalia seeks explanation after U.S. ‘friendly fire’ strike

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Somalia government on Thursday requested an explanation from the United States after Somali officials said a U.S. "friendly fire" air strike killed at least...