Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The surrender of New Senior Al-Shabaab figure to Somalia

A senior figure of Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has surrendered to the Somali government, local security official confirmed to the media today. Bishar Adan Abdihakim,...

Somali drought causing death

The Wajid district has been hard-hit by drought since mid-2014 "The district commissioner has asked for assistance from Mogadishu and we are trying to plan...

Puntland court hands down harsh sentences to Central Somali State supporters

Mogadishu (HOL) - A Court in Puntland sentenced three Somali politicians that hail from the Mudug region to life in prison for attending a regional...

Kenyan army says kills five suspected militants, one soldier dies

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's army killed five suspected members of Somalia's al Shabaab militant group on Wednesday and one soldier died during fighting...

Somalia Lawmakers plan to block Ministerial cabinet approval

MOGADISHU — More than 100 Somali lawmakers on Tuesday vowed to block the nomination of a new cabinet in Parliament. The members of parliament said...

Soldiers wounded in blast in Bossasso

Blood and body parts littered the ground outside police station in northern Somalia, the grisly result of bomb blast that witnesses have said, left...

Somalia Prime Minister names a 60-member new cabinet

Find Below the Roster of Ministers, State Ministers and Vice Ministers (Clan Denominations in pdf attached) In the early hours of this morning, Somali Prime Minister...

Somaliland, Somalia & ARC: The Final Nail in the Coffin

By: Robleh Mohamud Lafcanbe The Ministry of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Somalia recently issued a warning to ARC, a Chinese Mining Company in the...

Somalia ‘Tightens’ Security of Mogadishu ahead of East Africa summit

Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali soldiers put large parts of the capital Mogadishu under lockdown Friday ahead of the first meeting of a regional east...

AMISOM troops change war tactics in Somalia

KAMPALA (Xinhua) -- African Union (AU) peacekeeping troops in volatile Somalia have changed war tactics after their enemy — 'Al-Shabaab' militants — have gone...

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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...