Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...