Monday, March 25, 2019

Somalia: Driver Killed for 1 US Dollar

A uniformed member of the Somalia national forces killed, Monday, a driver of a public transport mini-bus for one US Dollar. The incident happened at...
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Somalia: 5 Sentenced to Death for Gang Rape

Five young men were today sentenced to death by the First-Degree Court of Nugal region of the Puntland Federal state of Somalia, Garowe. The five...

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...

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...

Sierra Leone declares rape a national emergency

Rape and sexual assault of young women have been a worrying trend in Sierra Leone in recent years. A five-year-old girl who has been left...

Somalia: Robbing justice or enabling peace?

Since October, Somalia has been rocked by a struggle between Mukhtar Robow, an amnestied former top-level al-Shabab commander, and Somalia’s federal government. The crisis...

Judge Releases Man Facing Deportation to Somalia

His criticism of al-Shabab could endanger him in his homeland, attorney says. An immigration judge approved the release of Abdulkadir Sharif Abdi on Tuesday in...

AU to pull out 1,000 troops from Somalia’ HirShabelle in February

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it is expected to draw down soldiers by 1,000 this month in Somalia's HirShabelle State, where...

Somaliland Coast Guard Trains On Counter-Piracy And Maritime Security

The Spanish ship ESPS Relámpago stationed off of Somalia’s coast has welcomed a contingent of Somaliland Coast Guard (SLCG) and other security officers aboard...

Cox: Briton Who Survived Daesh Attack In Mogadishu Prison Was an Ex-soldier, Security Contractor

A British ex-soldier had his throat slashed with razor blades by Islamic State terrorists after being thrown in a Somalian prison. Antony Cox, who served...

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Eritrea, Ethiopia to revamp Roads Connecting Them

Ethiopia and Eritrea will sign an agreement to rebuild the road infrastructure connecting the two countries as part of an EU-funded project in a...

Somaliland, UN Exploring Equitable Special Aid Arrangement

Modeled after the successful 'special aid arrangement' on which international organizations deal with Somaliland to ensure that aid flow directly reaches Somaliland without falling...

Somaliland Ready to Take Its Rightful Place Alongside Sovereign Nations

The president of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Musa Bihi Abdi, Sunday, addressed a joint session of the country's bi-cameral House. He delivered his...