Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Somalia: AMISOM Commanders Agree On Key Operational Strategies

Top military commanders of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have agreed on key operations and activities to be executed under the Mission’s...

FACT CHECK: HAVE US AIRSTRIKES IN SOMALIA TRIPLED SINCE 2016?

Warren Bass, a senior editor at the Wall Street Journal, claimed that U.S. airstrikes in Somalia against the militant group al-Shabab have tripled since...

AMISOM To Reduce Forward Operating Bases in Somalia

The African Union troops in Somalia will close some of their forward operating bases (FoBs) at the end of the month when further reduction...

South Sudanese Politicians’ Homes Get Renovated On Peace Deal Funds

Guardian investigation reveals government allocated money for home improvements while appealing for support from international community South Sudan’s cash-strapped government is spending almost half of...

Female terrorists: On the front lines and behind the scenes

Between April 2013 and June 2018, women from 51 countries lived in ISIS-held territory in Syria and Iraq. According to estimates, at least 9,401 women...

Terrorism More About Politics Than Religion

Every one of our counter-terrorism officials should take a keen interest in what French-American anthropologist Scott Atran says. He is a globally acknowledged authority...

Kenya Government Withdraws Terrorism Case Against 9 Over Dusit Attack

The Anti-terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) has withdrawn terror-link allegations against five NTSA employees and four others over the Dusit attack that left 21 dead and...

The U.S. is now negotiating with the Taliban. Would negotiations work with al-Shabab?

In his State of the Union address, President Trump announced that the United States is conducting talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan to end the...

US General: Strikes in Somalia won’t stop Al-Shabab

The U.S. military’s air campaign against al-Shabab in Somalia will not stop the jihadists, a top U.S. general said Thursday as he called on...

Ethiopia ex-official pleads not guilty to fomenting ethnic violence

A former Ethiopian administrator pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of instigating ethnic violence in an eastern region, where a government investigation found...

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Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Puntland Closes Somalia’s Wadajir Opposition Party Offices

The Federal Somalia State of Puntland locked up the regional offices of Somalia's Wadajir political party, Monday, on gubernatorial orders. The Governor of Nugal region...

Spectrum Says No Oil Blocks Auctioned on 7 Feb London Conference

The multi-client, seismic imaging  company, Spectrum, in a letter it addressed to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of the federal Government of...