Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Losing battle: Kenya MP files petition to pull KDF out of war-torn Somalia

An MP has petitioned National Assembly to order the immediate withdrawal of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) from war-torn Somalia. Mandera East lawmaker Omar Maalim wants...

Ethiopia withdraws from Somalia el-Ali in Hiran region

Ethiopiann troops fighting militant Islamist group al-Shabab have withdrawn from a key military base in central Somalia's Hiran region, residents say. Al-Shabab fighters have taken...

Sending aid to Somaliland through the biggest thief in Africa: Somalia

In the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), Somalia always wins the annual prize–the most corrupted regime in the world. Defrauding the government and embezzling aid...

A Traditionally Corrupt Somalia Has No Right To Claim Supremacy Over Somaliland Airspace

The international civil aviation organization is an specialized organization of the United Nations That codifies the principles and techniques of international airspace navigation as...

Hacked or Fabricated? Incriminating Farmajo Emails Circulate the Social Media

Two email correspondences which place President Mohamed Abdullahi 'Farmajo' of the Federal Government of Somalia right in the middle of two controversial issues raging in...

Somalia opposition lawmakers welcome cabinet recall

 - Somali lawmakers welcomed Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke's cabinet recall, calling the move courageous and a show of good faith. In a letter to...

Somalia: U.S. AFRICOM arming Ex Somali warlord to fight Al-Shabaab

United States Africa Command (U.S. AFRICOM) is reportedly giving arms and military equipment to former Somali warlord to fight against the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab.Col Barre...

Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

Somaliland Declaration on the Origin of African Borders

Partition of Africa (1884-1885) The Partition of Africa began with the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885, and was the cause of most of Africa’s borders today....

Five detained in Galdogob Somalia gang-rape

Authorities in central Somalia say they have detained five men accused of raping two girls early last month. News about the incident came to...

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Salah top, ahead of Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and West Ham's Robert Snodgrass Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has soared to the Power Rankings' summit and ousted Raheem...

Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...