Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Somalia requests USD 4.7bln external debt cancellation

On the sidelines of the 32nd ordinary summit of the African Union (AU), the government of Somalia has asked the international community to cancel...

FACT CHECK: HAVE US AIRSTRIKES IN SOMALIA TRIPLED SINCE 2016?

Warren Bass, a senior editor at the Wall Street Journal, claimed that U.S. airstrikes in Somalia against the militant group al-Shabab have tripled since...

Somalia: ‘Oday Abdulle’ Dreams Of Another Chance As Comedy Actor

Abdulle Abdi Mohamud stands outside Somalia’s National Theater seven years after a suicide bomb attack shut it down, and dares to dream of an...

AMISOM To Reduce Forward Operating Bases in Somalia

The African Union troops in Somalia will close some of their forward operating bases (FoBs) at the end of the month when further reduction...

Somalia Borrows On Both Hands But Wishes Debts Stricken Out

Somalia lobbies AU Summit for international debt cancellation Somali government officials, international development partners, and civil society organizations engaged in humanitarian operations in Somalia met...

Somaliland: Three Ex-Members of the Ministerial Cabinet Join Mogadishu’s Villa Somalia Side

As Mogadishu is concentrating more and more on dismantling the unified Somaliland pursuit of sovereignty restoring an independence the nation sacrificed for a 'Greater...

UN Chief Underscores Inclusive politics, Cooperation With Federal States In Meeting With Somalia’s Farmajo

The Secretary-General met today with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmajo” of the Federal Republic of Somalia, on the margins of the African Union Summit. The...

Somaliland Talks With Somali Only In Front Of More Than Turkey

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, tactfully informed the visiting Turkish envoy to the talks, Dr. Olgan Bekar,...

The Roots of Somali Crisis, An Insider’s Memoir: A Book By Col Ahmed Omar...

The Roots of Somali Crisis, An Insider’s Memoir by Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess published in November 2018 presents a systematic and holistic first-hand account...

Somalia: Robbing justice or enabling peace?

Since October, Somalia has been rocked by a struggle between Mukhtar Robow, an amnestied former top-level al-Shabab commander, and Somalia’s federal government. The crisis...

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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...