Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Illicit trade may be financing Al Shabaab operations in Kenya – Official

Northeastern regional commissioner Mohamed Birik on Friday said that smuggled goods from Somalia are financing al Shabaab terrorists. He warned businessmen and transporters that the...

World Bank Chooses Mogadiishu, Garowe for Initial SURP Program

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the World Bank launched the flagship infrastructure project in Somalia. The Somali Urban Resilience Project (SURP), worth US$...

Lost Warrior: Leaving al-Shabab

Will a young man deported from the UK to Somalia be able to reunite with his son and leave his troubled past behind him? When...

Somalia: Gafow, the former spy chief, joins parliament

The former director of Somalia's spy (Agency) General Abdullahi Gafow was declared the winner of a by-election to a vacant seat from the Federal...

Time for Somalia and Kenya To Unite?

Sometimes the unthinkable can become reality if we applied our minds to possibilities and fortunes beyond our ordinary imaginations. When in 2011 Kenya invaded...

FSNAU says over a million Somalis need urgent humanitarian support

Over 1.5 million people will face food crisis amid pressing needs in Somalia, despite improvements in food security, according to a United Nations-backed report...
Mogadishu, Somalia, Hawlwadaag blast of Al Shabab

Somalia: Yet another Al Shabaab blast and a harvest of more lives in Mogadishu

The Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamist fighters, Al Shabaab, immediately claimed responsibility of Sunday's suicide car bomb at the Hawlwadaag District admin offices at central Mogadishu's...
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400 Puntland soldiers change allegiance to Somaliland

Only 15 kilometers outside the Qardho, the third largest town in the  Somalia Federal State of Puntland, Qardho, the largest number of soldiers laid...

Somalia: Lower Shabelle Deputy Governor Survives Assassination Attempt

The deputy governor of Somalia's southern Lower Shabelle province, Abdifitah Hajji Abdulle has narrowly escaped an apparent assassination attempt on his life on Saturday,...

New UK support to boost long-term stability in Somalia- PRESS RELEASE

PM pledges additional funding to support international efforts to build long-term stability in Somalia. The international community must do more to help the African Union...

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Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...