Monday, January 20, 2020

Somaliland: Renegade Colonel Escorted to the Ethiopian Border

The ex-army deserter who turned a rogue militia leader was escorted under armed guard to the Ethiopian border following a handover of part of...

Security Ramped Up in Nairobi as US-Iran Hostilities Escalate

Security officers in Nairobi are on high alert after the killing of a top Iranian general in an American attack. Early Saturday, there was a...

Somalia: Puntland Arraigns Politician, Traditional Leaders in Court

The administration of the Federal Somalia State of Puntland arraigned four traditional leaders and a prominent politician in the Red Sea port court of...

Mossad’s Failed Operation in Djibouti: Revealed

Arrest, interrogations, rape, torture and anguish: In 1986 the Mossad embarked on a secret mission to bring Ethiopian Jews to Israel, but things went...

Brother of Renowned Somalilander-British Knighted Runner, Sir Mo Farah, Deported for Thuggery

Mo Farah’s brother has ended up homeless and destitute after being deported to Somalia for his role in a knife raid. Ahmed Farah, 30, was...

Kenya Police Arrest Somalia National With Fake $15M

A Somali national has been charged in a Nairobi court for being  in possession of fake cash amounting to $15.6 M. Yasin Ahmed Osman was...

Debt Forgiveness for Somalia Would Reward Corruption, Empower al-Shabaab

When Somali Finance Minister Abdirahman Duale Beileh visited Washington for the annual meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund earlier this fall,...

AMISOM Probes Death of Almaas Elman at Its Halane Compound

AMISOM said Friday it has commenced investigations into the killing of Somali peace activist Almaas Elman Wednesday afternoon. The AU mission said in a statement...

Somalia: Revenge Killings Continue Unbated in a Mogadishu Residential Area

Revenge killings have taken the lives of nearly a dozen people and many more wounded since they started in one of the more populated...

Somalia Auditor General Report States FGS Failed to Account for Above US$18 Million (+Copies)

The Somali government is keeping some donor funds offshore and none of the ministries have completed last year’s accounts, the auditor general said in...

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More Soldiers, Civilian Officials Abandon Puntland Responsibilities to Re-align with Somaliland

Thirty police officers of Boocame district, Sool, who had, hitherto, been loyal to the Somalia Federal state of Puntland laid aside their allegiance to...

Somalia PM Pauses Implementation of $112-Million WB Project

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Khaire Saturday suspended a World Bank-funded development deal signed between Finance Minister Abdirahman Beyle and representatives of three regional states...

Can Ethiopia Hold a Credible, Free, Fair Election in 2020?

PM Abiy Ahmed, upon coming to power in April 2018, promised to hold democratic, credible polls with a clear timeline The much-anticipated announcement of voting...