Tuesday, December 12, 2017

At least one soldier killed in Somalia bomb blast

At least one Somali soldier was killed in a huge bomb explosion targeting government troop's vehicle on Friday near Afgoye town in lower Shebelle...

Somalia Ratifies the Convention On Cluster Munitions

Somalia is the 97th State Party to the Convention on Cluster Munitions. An instrument of ratification was deposited with the Secretary-General of the United...

Somalia: Album restores worldly sounds of ‘Swinging Mogadishu’

Somalia is rarely described as on the musical vanguard but there was a time, before its turmoil, when the Horn of Africa nation bustled...

Somalia fighting: 30 dead, 40 000 flee

The United Nations says renewed fighting between armed forces in Somalia's central Galmudug region and semi-autonomous Puntland to the north have killed more than...

Somali ladies lead Africa on most beautiful women as at July 2017

Everyone knows that black women are the most beautiful women on earth, women with outstanding kind of beauty. When we talk about beauty, we are...

Kerry’s Message to Somalia: Beef up Military

Secretary of State John Kerry came off, once again, sounding like «Johnny One Note» on the first-ever visit by an American Secretary of State...

Security Council extends African Union mission in Somalia

Reauthorizing the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2017, the United Nations Security Council today set out key objectives for the...

32 killed in Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia

A total of 32 people, including 25 militants were killed Monday in fighting between Africa Union (AU) forces and the Islamist group Al-Shabaab in...

Uganda Reconsiders Troops’ Pullout From Somalia, Museveni Says

Uganda is reconsidering plans to withdraw its troops from Somalia, where an African Union force fighting the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab reportedly hasn’t received...

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...

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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...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...