Friday, December 4, 2020

Somalia: Farmajo Appoints Garad as Red Sea, Horn of Africa Special Envoy

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Mohamed Abdullahi 'Farmajo', the President of Federal Somalia, made an eleventh-hour appointment, Wednesday, naming Yussuf Garad - a former foreign minister of his administration...

Somalia: Air Djibouti Crash Lands at Garowe Runway

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An Air Djibouti passenger plane, today, crash-landed at the Garowe airport runway upon landing. The reason for the crash was said to have been a...

Kenya Advises Somalia Political Actors to Avoid Unnecessary Distractions on Latest Envoy Tiff

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The Kenyan Foreign Ministry, today, revealed that it did not receive any official verbal or written communication on recall of its envoy to Somalia,...

BREAKING NEWS: Somalia Expels the Kenyan Ambassador, Recalling Hers on Same Move

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The UN-propped federal government of Somalia ordered the Kenyan Ambassador to Mogadishu, Lt Gen (Rtd) Lucas Tumbo, home. The government, according to local media, recalling,...

Has The United Nations Failed Somalia?

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JAMES SWAN, UNSOM’s chief discusses if the conflict in Somalia is the United Nation’s biggest diplomatic failure. The United Nations has played a central role...

Somalia: US Acting Defense Secretary Makes Rare Visit to Mogadishu

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Christopher Miller visits Somalia to meet with U.S. troops The Pentagon's acting defense secretary has made a rare visit to Somalia, a conflict-plagued nation in...

Somaliland: EU’s Berlanga Comes Under Fire for Oblique Condemnation of State Executions

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The EU Ambassador to Somalia (and Somaliland), Nicolas Berlanga, came under a barrage of criticism for indirectly condemning state executions carried out against six...

Somalia: Opposition Candidates Demand Overhaul of Government-Sponsored Electoral Committees

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More than a dozen Somali politicians seeking to unseat President Mohamed Farmaajo have demanded a total overhaul of the electoral committees charged with conducting...

Eight Die in Mogadishu Ice Cream Parlor Bomb

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At an ice cream house in Mogadishu, a suicide bomber killed 8 young men in the prime of life on Friday evening. According to patrons...

Somalia Must Learn to Stand Alone

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In March 1977, Ethiopia and Somalia edged toward war over the region of Ogaden, which both claimed. Cuba’s revolutionary President Fidel Castro made a...