Monday, August 20, 2018

UN urges Somalia to protect children affected by armed conflict.

The United Nations has called on Somalia government to protect children deprived of liberty in situations of armed conflict in the Horn of Africa...

Video claims to show aftermath of Somalia attack (Film, Audio, Pics)

Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda-affiliated group based in Somalia, on Thursday released a video in which they purportedly paraded the weapons and personal effects of Kenyan...

Must we accept being called ‘Somalia-land’ at this late hour – again?

In 1960, we lost the honor of being called and treated as a state among its peers in the then world. We lost it,...

Found: Drone That Looks Like a Bird Crash-Lands in Somalia

Imagine seeing a black speck high in the air that starts hurtling towards the ground, but finding this when it crashed: Adam A. Omar @adancabdulle An...

Watch: Al-Kattaib’s video film of El Adde Raid Show KDF Absence of Combat...

The Al-Kattaib Foundation for Media Productions of Al-Shabaab released  a 48-minute video film of the raid the fighters made on El Adde camp on...

The gender bill, a bitter taste for Somalia

Somalia ranks amongst the ten poorest countries in the world. With a population of around 12.3 million it is estimated that 43 per cent...

Watch: Al Shabaab Makes Images of Sept 1 AMISOM Base Attack Public

The Al Qaeda affiliated  Islamists fighting against the Somalia-AMISOM forces in Somalia, Al Shabaab, today, made public images taken of a raid the fighters...

Somalia: Al-Shabaab is not resurgent, Amisom is weak

In his speech to the African Union Peace and Security Council on Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta said Amisom had failed in its objective of...

Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan travelled to the Somali capital Mogadishu under heavy security on Sunday, making his second visit in four years to promise...

Somalia’s lone female presidential candidate mulls Finland’s “failed integration policies”

Somali-Finn Fadumo Dayib is looking to make history by becoming Somalia's first female president. Dayib, who holds masters' degrees in health care, public health and...

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Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about ‘migration’

European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future. Out of the 67 coups in 26 African...

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...