Saturday, February 24, 2018

No Place for Violence, Respect for Basic Rules Must Prevail in Somalia – SRSG...

END OF YEAR STATEMENT FROM UN SECRETARY-GENERAL’S SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOMALIA MICHAEL KEATING (26 December 2017) Somalis face some of the toughest living conditions in...

Communique of the 741st PSC meeting on the situation in Somalia and the implementation...

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 741st meeting held on 19 December 2017, received a briefing on the...

Somaliland: Somalia Aviation Minister Announces Mogadishu Take Over of Airspace Management Near Completion

Somalia Minister for Civil Aviation, Mohamed Abdullahi Salad, disclosed that full control and management of 'Somalia' airspace from Mogadishu is only about two weeks away. The...

Somalis Need to Have a Candid Conversation About Mogadishu

There is an emerging consensus among Somalis that there cannot be political equality in Mogadishu as long as a group of elders and politicians...

Somalia Releases Jailed Ex-Minister and Government Critic

A court in Somalia on Thursday released without charge a former minister and government critic who spent two days in jail after being arrested...

Exclusive – United States suspends aid to Somalia’s battered military over graft

The United States is suspending food and fuel aid for most of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, a blow to the military as...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

US lawmaker presses Pentagon on reports of civilian massacre in Somalia

A member of the US Congress has urged the Defence Department to launch a new investigation into reports of a civilian massacre carried out...

Somalia, AU, UN mission leaders mull comprehensive security

Somalia will on Monday host a national security conference to secure support for the comprehensive list of requirements of security officers ahead of African...

Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries...

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Twin car bombings kill nearly 30 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 27 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent...

Who will be Ethiopia’s next prime minister?

Will the appointment of a new Ethiopian prime minister only act to save the ruling party or usher in deeper reform? Hailemariam Desalegn's snap resignation as Ethiopia's...

Ethiopian Prime minister’s resignation part of EPRDF’s ongoing reform to address legitimate public demands...

The Consular-General of the Ethiopian Government to Somaliland, General Berhe Tesfaye released the below-copied statement to the local press Wednesday. It reads: Hargeisa: In the last...