Thursday, November 15, 2018

Somali militants “lecture” frightened Kenyan villagers before escaping

About 100 Somali Al-Shabaab militants on Sunday stormed a village in Kenya's coastal Lamu region where they "lectured" frightened villagers. The militants flushed out Ishakani...

Why Somalia is Al Shabaab playground

On the second day of my visit to Mogadishu, within a couple of days of the October 14, 2017 truck bombing, I visited the...

In Somalia, an Overlooked Extremist Hotbed Simmers

Maimed in the war between Somalia government and al Qaeda’s affiliate al-Shabaab, the patients of De Martino Hospital prefer not to talk about what...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...

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...

Yemeni Conflict: Another Somalia in the Arabian Peninsula

The Yemeni conflict has both internal and external dimensions. The main catalyst of the internal roots of the conflict is the unequal development interventions...

Somali deported for using Swedish passport

IMMIGRATION officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport intercepted a Somali who pretended to be a Swedish citizen when he tried to fly to...

Father beaten to death with chair as fight breaks out over snooker table in...

A father was beaten to death with a chair when a fight broke out over the snooker table in a high street cafe. Police launched...

Conflict in Somalia’s south forces over 10,000 to flee

Aerial bombardment and ground fighting in Somalia’s Middle and Lower Shabelle regions this month have forced over 10,000 people to flee for their lives,...

Washington’s chicken-and-egg war in Somalia

Somalia is, for most Americans, known only as the location of the disastrous 1993 Battle of Mogadishu depicted in 2002's Black Hawk Down. But the...

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Somaliland: 1500 to begin registration for National Service

According to an announce the Director of the National Service program, Mohamed Hussein ‘ Mu’addin’ made public, Wednesday, 1500 university graduates will begin registering...

4 African presidents who have shown great kindness

Kindness is not the first thing that comes to mind whenever a politicians name is mentioned. It is even harder to believe that presidents...

Is Constitutional Reform Long Overdue in Somaliland?

Constitutional reform can help fulfil twin goals of ending political under-representation and cracking down on instability in Somaliland, writes Liban Ahmad. The Fifth Somaliland President,...