Saturday, September 22, 2018

1,891 Burundian officers leave Somalia for home

Burundian troops from the 32nd and 33rd battalions are returning home after a year in Somalia, under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The...

Ethiopian Troops Kill Civilians in Southern Somalia

Ethiopian's AMISOM troops killed more than ten civilians at Awdiinle, Bay Region Southern Somalia on Sunday evening. Witnesses told HOL that at least 14 combatants...

Watch: Al Shabaab’s Al-Kataib publishes disturbing images of Leego operation – the fighting, the...

Al-Kataib, the media wing of Al Shabaab published graphic pictures of its invasion of the  AMISOM-manned Leego garrison, a little above 100 kilometres southwest...

Somali Images, Thoughts: TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE (1)

SOMALI PEOPLE: BEAUTIFUL AND ANCIENT CUSHITIC-NOMADIC PEOPLE OF THE HORN OF AFRICA by Eric LAFFORGUE Celebrating our African historical personalities,discoveries, achievements and eras as proud people...

WATCH: Al-Shabaab’s Al Kataa’ib Post over 100 images of El Adde Dead, Military Hardware...

The Media wing of Al-Shabaab Al Kataa'ib posted heart-wrenching images of the dead, the dying and the captured military hardware at El Adde garrison in sout

Report offers ‘lessons’ from El Adde attack for KDF and Amisom

“The underlying problem was the KDF’s poor operational setup and procedures at El Adde,” the report asserts. Several shortcomings on the part of the Kenya...

Somalia suspends Nile Academy linked to failed Turkish coup

The Somalia government announced Saturday that it is suspending a school linked to the group behind the attempted coup Friday in Turkey, giving its...

UN MONITORING GROUP : REPORT ON SOMALIA (Full)

Security Council Distr.: General 19 October 2015   Original: English                        Letter dated 9 October 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992)...

New al-Shabaab leader labels Turkey Somalia’s ‘enemy’

The leader of Somalia's al-Shabaab terrorist group, Ahmed Diriye, described Turkey as "the enemy of the nation" and accused foreign peacekeeping forces of plundering...

Somalia: Alternative livelihoods – Giving young Somalis a fresh start

Rushing about her teashop in downtown Eyl, a coastal village in Somalia, Bisharo Abdi looks the part of a busy young shopowner. However, behind...

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Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...

US State Department designates Somalia ‘terrorist haven’

Somalia remains “a terrorist safe haven” and Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, continues to control large areas of the country despite increased...