Thursday, April 19, 2018

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...

Africa: Somaliland – Why We Should Be At the Commonwealth Summit

Somaliland shares the Commonwealth's challenges and values. Its lack of participation is a missed opportunity, argues the Republic's Foreign Minister. This week, leaders from the...

Al-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa’s Plan to Withdraw

African troops battling an al-Qaeda affiliate in Somalia for the past decade stand little chance of withdrawing by their deadline in two years as...

Is Qatar taking advantage of Somalia – UAE dispute?

As Somalia seeks to ease tensions with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar which is seen to be at the center of the fallout...

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended operations at a hospital it...

AMISOM evaluates its transition plan for Somalia (Press Statement)

Mogadishu, 14 April 2018 - Senior commanders from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), have concluded weeklong deliberations on their transition plan in...

UAE ends programme to train Somalia’s military

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is ending a military training programme in Somalia in response to the seizure of millions of dollars and the...

Comey says Trump ‘morally unfit to be president,’ possibly susceptible to Russian blackmail

Former FBI director James B. Comey said in his first televised interview since being fired that he believed Donald Trump was “morally unfit to...

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia’s Puntland region

Somali officials at Bosaso airport insisted that 'heavy bags' be checked, resulting in hours-long row, local media say. Somali officials are said to have stopped...

Is Amina eyeing big seat in Kakamega?

A decision by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed to hold her homecoming in Kakamega today has left tongues wagging. The event will be graced...

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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

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...

Russia ‘to set up naval base for warships and hunter-killer submarines in Somaliland’

The rumoured location of the base is in the strategically important Horn of Africa and would offer the ability to project power across the...