Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Reconciliation efforts must speed up to defuse tensions in Ethiopia

The UN refugee agency is ramping up life-saving aid to nearly one million people displaced by violence in southwestern Ethiopia and is urging accelerated...

Ethiopia’s Somali Region: Violence as troops deploy in Jigjiga, Ethiopia’s Somali region

Violence has broken out in an eastern city in Ethiopia after federal troops took over key positions including the local parliament. Soldiers were deployed in...

US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabaab fighters

The US military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabaab extremist group. The US Africa Command...

Somaliland-Puntland Rift Ripe for Exploitation?

As fighting and fiery rhetoric increase between the Somali region of Puntland and the self-declared independent state of Somaliland, some analysts fear that Islamist...

Somalia: UK Cautions Against Premature Exit of AU Peacekeepers

UK State Secretary for Defence Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson has lauded the progress made on the security front in Somalia, but cautioned that the...

Somalia Military Court Hands Jail Sentence To ISIL Militants

The first degree of Somalia’s Military court in Mogadishu on Thursday sentenced two men to 15 years to imprisonment for joining the Islamic State...

Somalia: 160 Ugandan Police Officers Leave Mogadishu

An AU police contingent of 160-personnel is due to leave Somalia over the weekend, after a year’s tour of duty in the Horn of...

Kenya: Woman denies links with Al-Shabaab and connection with terror

A woman accused of being a member of Al Shabaab terrorist group has told a court that police arrested her when she went to...

Somaliland: Buuhoodle Bomb Blast Kills 2, Injures 4

At least two people, one of them a former minister of the Khatumo administration who had principally united with the rest of Somaliland, were killed...

Somalia MPs Accuse KDF of Gang Rape at Border Post

Members of the two-House Parliament of Federal Somalia accused members of the Kenya Defense Force (KDF) of the gang rape of 4 women and a...

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Somaliland: High-level Eritrean Delegation Arrives to Boost Bi-lateral Cooperation

His Excellency the Vice President of the Republic of Somaliland, Abdurahman Abdullahi Ismail "Zeil'i", today, received a high-level delegation from Eritrea, led by Foreign...

Somalia Federal Government Expects to Sacrifice Army Lives and Not Pay Them at All

The Somalia national army (SNA) has not paid for the last four months. Not at all. The Federal government through its ministry of defense justifies...

Somaliland: Horrible Accident Denied Hodan of Her Day

Hodan Abdullahi Muhumad was to have wed on Thursday, this week. Hodan, a sister, and another bridesmaid, together with her husband, called Abdinasir (Shamsuddin) Mohamed...