Thursday, June 21, 2018

Somalia: Frankenstein State or Viable State?

For those of us who have been eagerly waiting for a free and fair election in 2016, became disillusioned and bitterly disappointed. The ‘one...

Al-Shabab attack on Somali city leaves several dead

At least 10 people killed after al-Shabab fighters carry out suicide attack at a police station in Afgoye city. At least 10 people, including soldiers...

UN World Food Program investigating allegations on expired aid food in Somalia

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday it was investigating allegations that it had tried to send expired and damaged food to...

Burundi threatens to sue AU, pull out troops from Somalia

Burundi has threatened to sue the African Union (AU) over failure to pay its peacekeeping troops in Somalia. President Pierre Nkurunziza said the Burundian forces...

Tuke: He’s accused of war crimes in Somalia. Now he works security at a...

An accused war criminal living in the United States is now working as a security guard at Dulles International Airport near Washington, DC. A CNN...

Somali Islamists driven into Puntland, south pockets: UN envoy

A military offensive has driven Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group out of major strongholds and deprived it of revenue sources, but its retreat to...

Somalia: The week’s Briefing on Deadly Suicide Attacks and Assassinations

The Suicide sttacks by Al-Shabaab militants on the southern Somali town of Wanla-Weyn has been successfully repulsed by Ethiopian peacekeeping forces with Somali National...

Massive military base buildup suggests the U.S. shadow war in Somalia is only getting...

The U.S. military is dramatically expanding its operations at a former Soviet air strip in Somalia, constructing more than 800 beds at the Baledogle...

Target Somalia: The new scramble for Africa?

I know some rather annoying crows in the Somali port town of Berbera. Every morning, as I eat my breakfast by the beach, they...

Somali Islamists kill at least three soldiers in roadside blast

Somali Islamist militants detonated a roadside bomb, killing at least three soldiers passing in a military vehicle southwest of the capital on Tuesday, a...

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Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...

Somaliland: The Experiment In Democracy review – a powerful and eye-opening documentary

Most of the stories you hear out of the Horn Of Africa are overwhelmingly negative. But in Somaliland, a state battling for recognition, they...