Friday, December 14, 2018

Shabaab kills 2 Somalia generals in roadside blast

Two senior Somali military commanders and several soldiers were killed Thursday when a roadside bomb blast hit their vehicle south of Mogadishu. Officials and witnesses...

Somalia: Islamic State militants on the rise?

Al-Shabaab, Somalia largest terrorist organisation, is engaged in an economic war — and it is the country’s business sector that is getting hurt in...

Somalia: Land evictions on the rise for IDPs in Puntland’s Garowe

Improving coordination and information management at camps Land issues in Garowe are leading to a rise in evictions among displaced people. The threat of...

Improving family livelihoods through humanitarian cash assistance

Following a drought in 2016/2017, families across Somalia have suffered loss of income and displacement. ACTED's cash transfer programme empowers affected households to absorb...

US re-opens its Embassy in Mogadishu after 28 years

Washington announces opening of its diplomatic facility nearly three decades after it closed its embassy in Mogadishu. The United States has re-established a permanent diplomatic presence in Somalia nearly...

Somalia journalist badly hurt in car bomb blast, police say

A Somali police officer says a journalist has been seriously wounded in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu. Captain Mohamed Hussein says Ismail Sheikh Khalif,...

Somalia: Al Shabab, ISIL fight over who taxes who

Al-Shabab and pro-Islamic State militants in Somalia are engaged in an economic war, and it is the country's business sector that is getting cut...

Puntland: VP Amey challenges President Gas in potential ‘showdown’

The semi-autonomous northern Somalia state of Puntland faces a potential leadership split just a month before the region holds the much-awaited presidential election after...

Ethiopia’s soft power use to tilt future Somali generations to its favor

Somali people are very sensitive and suspicious about all activities of Ethiopia. They see Ethiopia as the number one enemy of Somali people and...

Is Hormuud’s market dominance fueling instability and violence in Somalia?

During the tumultuous civil war in Somalia a number of companies emerged from the chaos, which has facilitated critical telecommunication and financial services for...

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Ethiopia sets 2022 for Nile hydropower dam’s completion amid delays

The dam's construction managers have concerns about the quality of the electro-mechanical works that were handled by the country's military-run Metal and Engineering Corporation Ethiopia's...

Pentagon to Bill Saudi Arabia, UAE $331 Million for Fuel and Flight Hours

The U.S. will seek reimbursement for $331 million from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the refueling and flight hours that the...
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Qatar enters into more MOUs with Somalia to bail out fumbling leaders

Federal Parliament MPs accuse Somalia leaders of financing saboteurs against Somaliland cause, development The emirate of Qatar has just signed eight more 'agreements' and 'MOUs'...