Thursday, June 21, 2018

UN Security Council Urges Somaliland, Somalia’s Puntland to Start Dialogue

Welcoming security, economic and political reforms in Somalia — including the peaceful election of a new Speaker of the House of People and resumed...

‘Somalia at a critical juncture’ says UN’s political chief in her first visit

Unity is essential for Somalis to achieve lasting peace and stability, the top United Nations political affairs official said on Thursday during a visit...

Somaliland Council of Ministers Pass Draft Bill Granting Parliament Quotas to Women, Minorities

The Republic of Somaliland Council of Ministers, Thursday, infused  a fresh breath of life to the nation's politics by unanimously passing a draft bill...

Two Somalia lawmakers killed in al-Shabaab ambush

Two lawmakers from Somalia’s semi-autonomous Hirshabelle state were killed on Tuesday along with several of their bodyguards in an ambush near the Somali capital...

Somalia and the Gulf Crisis: Report

The quarrel between Gulf monarchies has spilled into Somalia, with the fragile state now caught between the rival interests of Qatar and the United...

US kills nearly 50 suspected terrorists in quiet war near Bossasso

The latest strike was conducted Saturday southwest of Bosasso, Somalia, in which 27 suspected terrorists were killed, according to the U.S. Africa Command The...

MPesa records, social media details ordered for procurement officers’ vetting

Heads of Procurement and Accounting Units in all ministries, departments and State agencies and corporations are the first category of officers to undergo fresh...

Briton on death row in Ethiopia saw news of release on Facebook

Andargachew Tsege saw comment from attorney general about pardoning A British citizen released last week after being imprisoned on death row in Ethiopia said he only found...

Somaliland: Middle East Power Struggle Plays Out on New Stage

BERBERA, Somaliland—The battle for hegemony in the Middle East is playing out at an ancient African port where traditional dhow fishing boats now share...

Geopolitical Change, a Rising Hegemon, and Berbera Port Deal

Berbera Port deal has been groundbreaking; at the stroke of a pen, Somaliland took a massive step towards international recognition and permanent separation from...

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Eritrea welcomes Ethiopia PM’s olive branch, raising hopes of breakthrough

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki raised hopes of a breakthrough in one of Africa’s most intractable conflicts on Wednesday by describing recent peace overtures from...

Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat...

Somalia Moves to Block Somaliland Special Arrangement with International Partners

Heedless of the fact that the Republic of Somaliland is not a federal state under Mogadishu's jurisdiction, Somalia wrote to international partners objecting their...