Thursday, August 22, 2019

EU, Partners Halve KDF, AMISOM Budget in Somalia

The European Union (EU) and its partners refunded Kenya Sh4.3 billion for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia in the fiscal year ended...

Somalia: Burundi Looses 6 More Peacekeepers to Al Shabaab

At least six soldiers from East African country of Burundi, were killed in an attack near Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said. The soldiers were...

Somaliland Repatriates 19 Ex-Pirates Releasing Them From Correctional Facilities

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, Monday, pardoned 19 prisoners who were held on crimes related to piracy. The prisoners who...

Somaliland: President Bihi, SRSG Swan Discuss Building on Achievements Among Other Issues

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received at his office the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative to Somalia and...

Can One Open Dialogue With Terror Groups Al Shabaab, Boko Haram?

Although negotiating with terror groups is sensitive and difficult, it needs to be explored as a policy option. READ A PDF COPY OF THE POLICY...

Somalia: President Farmajo More of an Ally to Terrorism Than Against It

Somalia's president is no ally against terrorism When Somalia’s largely appointed Parliament and Senate elected Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, or Farmajo as he is better known, president, there...

CRIMINAL PROOF: President Farmaajo of Somalia Pleads with Al Shabaab to Bomb Other Countries

The President of the teetering federal administration of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmaajo', was caught on tape pleading with the Islamist, Al-Qaida-linked Al Shabaab...

Somalia: Puntland Wants to Find Out How Complicit Qatar Was in Bosaso Bombing

Puntland government has called for “credible” investigation over New York Times report on Qatar’s role in a terrorist bomb attack in Bosaso city, the...

Somalia: Suicide Bomber Targeting UN SRSG Swan Misses, Injures Mayor, Kills DCs, Directors

According to a statement issued by Al Shabaab Spokesperson, Abu Mus'ab, this afternoon's suicide bomber raid on the Municipality seat, the Mayor/Governor's office, of...

Qatar Denies Hand in Somalia Bombing, Accuses UAE of Manipulation, ‘Control in Exchange for...

Qatar, in an attempt, to deny that it had been behind destabilization, bombing incidents in Somalia, and especially in the Somalia Federal State of...

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US visa wrangle over Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds is ‘unjust’

A visa wrangle which left Boris Johnson’s girlfriend facing a ban on travelling to the US was today described as “unfair and unjust”. Carrie Symonds was due...

UN Secretary-General Continues Reporting on Between Quotes “Somaliland”

On 15 August, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, reported to the security Council on 'Somalia'. Of course, as always, the international organization body,...

Carrie Symonds – UK Prime Minister’s Friend BARRED Entry to US Over 2018 Somaliland...

The UK is among a handful of nations who have diplomatic relations with Somaliland, which broke away from neighbouring Somalia in 1991. But crucially, the US...