Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Suspected members of Al-Shabaab hijack French NGO staff in Gedo

Reports from Gedo region indicate that up to four staff members of an International NGO serving in the area were hijacked between Garilley and...

Kenya: Al-Shabaab Military camp attack fuels Somalia pullout talk

Kenya was plunged into mourning yet again by another attack from the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab terrorist group. This time, however, the dead and injured were not...

Unscrupulous ‘Horusocod’ MPs Should not Waylay President Farmaajo

After failing to galvanise other Members of Parliament in Mogadishu, a group of MPs calling themselves Horusocod ( Progressives) have now settled on a plan B: to...

Four gunmen killed in Somalia conference attack: official

Somali security forces shot dead four suspected Shebab insurgents today, foiling an attack on a political conference in the central town of Adado, officials...

FGS forces kill Afgoye Security Chief after missing 3-month salaries

The Federal government forces of Mogadishu killed that government's security chief in the district of Afgoye, 30 kms west of Mogadishu, on a wrangle over...

How al-Qaeda and Islamic State are competing for al-Shabaab in Somalia

Isil is trying to lure al-Shabaab away from al-Qaeda, but this has split the Somali movement Al-Shabaab fighters Photo: Reuters Isil and al-Qaeda are fighti

Seven Killed in Central Somalia Al Shabaab Fighting

At least seven people are confirmed killed and dozens wounded in a heavy fighting between Al shabaab militants and local militiamen in Mudug region...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

Uhuru asks AU to support Amisom fight al-Shabaab in Somalia, says troops will stay...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for a review of the mandate of the African Mission in Somalia to change its rules of engagement as...

On Somaliland, Inner City Press Asks UK’s Karen Pierce About UAE, UN Envoy Keating’s...

When Ambassador Karen Pierce of the UK, the UN Security Council's "penholder" on Somalia, took questions on April 18 Inner City Press asked her about...

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Somaliland FM Refutes A Number of Allegations Against His Office, Foreign Aid

Dr. Saad Ali Shire, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Relations of the Republic of Somaliland, defended his country of a number of acerbic...

Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...