Thursday, June 21, 2018

Landlocked Ethiopia May Establish Naval Base at Kenyan Port

Ethiopia, landlocked since the secession of Eritrea a quarter century ago, may consider building a naval base in neighboring Kenya to strengthen its military...

Austria to shut down mosques, expel foreign-funded imams

Austria's right-wing government plans to shut seven mosques and could expel dozens of imams in what it said was "just the beginning" of a...

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...

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INVESTORS ARE HELPING PUT SOMALILAND ON THE MAP

A disputed part of a war-torn nation is holding out promise for the Horn of Africa. Hong Kong–based American business developer Robby Zirkelbach has set...

Al-Shabab Militant Group Getting Lucky, Not Stronger in Somalia

Somalia’s most dangerous terror group is likely not getting any stronger despite a series of deadly attacks, including one that claimed the life of...

Special Arrangement with Somaliland A Symbol of Depoliticized Aid Relations – Partners Tell Mogadishu

International partners supporting Somalia and Somaliland on a number of reconstruction, security, and governance programmes in Somalia, and on development and democratization processes, among...