Friday, February 23, 2018

AU Peace Support Operations Division delegation visits Somalia

A delegation from the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (PSOD) is in Somalia to assess peacekeeping activities as the transfer of responsibilities from...
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Funding al-Shabaab: How aid money ends up in terror group’s hands

The murderous al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab is making millions of dollars each year by exploiting foreign aid money sent to Somalia by the very...

Bossasso merchant listed in U.S. sanctions for supporting ISIS

In a bid to cut off the flow of funds to ISIS, the United States has announced fresh sanctions against three individuals and three...

Somalia welcomes 41 nationals released from Indian jails, more to follow

The Federal Government of Somalia on Friday welcomed home forty-one nationals who had been in Indian jails for piracy related offences. The returnees were welcomed...

Somalia: Satellite imagery reveals devastation amid forced evictions of thousands who fled conflict and...

New satellite imagery analysis by Amnesty International gives the first comprehensive view of how thousands of structures, including several schools, were demolished in sudden forced evictions...

‘Everywhere, someone was screaming’: Meet the people running Somalia’s only public ambulance service

For the first hour after the blast, the smoke was so thick it was almost impossible to breathe. But even as volunteer medics struggled to...
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Somaliland has no intention to cross over international borders into Somalia – President Behi

H.E. Musa Behi Abdi, the recently elected president of the Republic of Somaliland, speaking to the press on Saturday, declared that Somaliland had no...

Somalia: Journalists Beaten, Harassed and arrested in Galkacyo During Somali President Visit

Journalists were harrased, beaten and arrested during the Somalia President's visit to Galkacyo, Union of Somali Journalists said. https://twitter.com/MOALIMUU/status/952539069338206208 Police in Galkacyo arrested Hanad Abdi Farah...
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Somaliland: President Behi Receives UN Delegation

There needs to be an immediate discussion between Somalia, Somaliland, ICAO to clarify the basis upon which airspace management will be undertaken - SRSG...

Somaliland forces take control of Tukaraq to preempt Farmaajo visit to area

Somaliland forces seized control of Tukaraq town in Sool region after heavy fighting erupted in the early hours of Monday morning, Garowe Online reports. Local...

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Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...

‘Somalia’ Highest Ninth In World Corruption Index 2017 of Transparency International

Somalia ranks highest in the Transparency Corruption Perception Index of 2017 by scoring 9th (#180) - the lowest in the table for the 11th...

University of Hargeisa Goes DotSo of the Somalia Federal Government!

The Republic of Somaliland's state-owned, state-run University of Hargeisa (UOH) goes under the official Somalia Federal Government domain DotSo (.so). Permission for use of FGS...