Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants attack hotel in Mogadishu

Somalia's al-Shabaab Islamist group frequently carries out attacks in capital Mogadishu in its bid to topple the Western-backed government.Somalia's al-Shabaab Islamist group launched a...

Al-Shabab Suicide bomber kills 6 in central Somalia

Attack claimed by the armed group al-Shabab targets governor's office in the town of Beledweyne. At least six people died after an al-Shabab suicide bomber...
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Somalilanders in Mogadishu decry systematic assassinations against them

Traditional leaders, business people, 'intellectuals' and other Somaliland community members currently living in Mogadishu, the capital city of Federal Somalia, strongly condemned the systematic...

Ethiopian troop withdrawal from Somalia exposes peacekeeping problems

Since October, Ethiopia has been withdrawing troops from Somalia. The redeployment highlights problems with the international community’s funding of military operations in Africa. The Ethiopian...

Advisory group expresses concerns on Somalia’s Simatech port contract

An advisory committee that monitors Somalia’s public finances says it is concerned about a possibly unfavorable contract between the Ministry of Ports and UAE...

Militants storm Somalia army base, claim many killed

Islamic insurgents stormed a Somalia military base outside the capital Mogadishu early Monday, claiming to have inflicted heavy casualties. The fighting broke out at Laanta-Buro...

Puntland sentences terror suspects to death and life

A Puntland court, Wednesday, handed down death and life sentences to six terror suspects. The military court in Bossasso hit the final gavel on Hassan Lamow...

The Politics of Insecurity in Somalia

Contrary to the noble services that it provided in its early years, AMISOM has become a serious liability to the stabilization and also the...

Somalia: Dutch Court orders Notorious ‘journalist’ to Pay Retribution to Eng. Yarisow

A Dutch court ruled that the notorious, blackmailer journalist, Dahir Alasow, who hold a Dutch citizenship, pay court costs and other expenses to the...

Reelmedia: Filming a social experiment about Somalia

Reelmedia’s film “How Far Would You Walk for Clean Water?” was shown globally, on UNICEF’s social media channels, to highlight the situation of children...

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KDF to leave Somalia once Al Shabaab threat is eliminated – Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta (Sunday) announced that Kenya will not pull its soldiers out of Somalia until the troubled country achieves peace, stability and security. The...
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Somaliland opposition parties criticize President Bihi for propagating injustice

Somaliland opposition parties lashed out at the incumbent government and the leadership of His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi for propagating hurtful injustice rather than...

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...