Sunday, August 25, 2019

Jubaland Election Results Mired by Conflicting Regional Interests

Regional interests shaped Thursday’s elections in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Jubaland, with two people claiming to have won the presidency. On Thursday, Jubaland’s politicians held...

Saudi Arabia, Qatar Shadow-box Over Somalia Spoils, Influence

While Qatar declared it would build a new seaport in Somalia, Saudi Arabia has recognized the autonomous Somaliland's passport, a move that may deepen...

Somalia: Jubbaland Assembly Picks Ahmed Madobe for 3rd Term at Presidency

Ahmed Madobe has  been re-elected  as the president of the Semi-autonomous Jubbaland region after a poll in the capital Kismayo on Thursday morning. Full name...

Somalia: International Partners Urge Avoidance of Violence Ahead of Presidential Election

PRESS RELEASE With a view to promoting stability and preserving unity among the communities of Jubaland, Somalia’s international partners (Canada, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, Germany,...

UN Secretary-General Continues Reporting on Between Quotes “Somaliland”

On 15 August, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, reported to the security Council on 'Somalia'. Of course, as always, the international organization body,...

Jubaland Presidential Elections Pit Kenya, SRSG Swan, JIEBC Against Each Other Ahead of Thursday...

Electing a President, albeit in a controlled setting not participated by the general public, is proofing to be more than an election to decide...

Somalia: Qatar to Build Airport in Hobyo Coastal Town

Qatar plans to build a new port in Somalia’s central town of Hobyo, ministers from the two nations said during a visit by a...

Somalia: Kismayo Refuses Ethiopian Plane to Land

Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal...
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Somaliland: Deni Attempts to Sidetrack Somaliland Sovereignty on Olive Branch Wave

President Saeed Abdullahi Deni of the Somalia Federal State of Puntland waved a tricky olive branch for peace with Somaliland stating that peace had...

Somalia: Amina Hagi Elmi – A lifetime of Preserving Refugee Women Dignity

When Mogadishu turned into a battleground for rival clan militias in early 1991, Amina Hagi Elmi was overwhelmed by a much more private conflict. Having...

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Somalia Spurns AU Commission Call on Briefing on Maritime Row with Kenya

Somalia has rejected the Commission of the African Union invitation to a briefing on the maritime row with Kenya. Instead, it has expressed confidence in...

Somalia: Kenya Accused of Blowing Up the 12th Hormuud Telecom Station

Hormuud Telecom, a leading telecommunications company in Somalia, accused Kenya of repeatedly targeting its relay stations along or near the border between Somalia and...

Americans Began Moving to Ghana to Escape Racism at Home

African American Obadele Kambon has never looked back since moving to Ghana in 2008. He vowed to quit the US for West Africa after being...