Thursday, January 20, 2022

Chinese Naval Fleets Set to Deploy in Gulf of Aden for ‘Escort’ Duties

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The 40th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy set out from a military port in the city of Zhanjiang, south China's...

Somalia: Government Spokesperson Moalimuu Wounded in Suicide Bombing

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Somalia’s government spokesperson was wounded Sunday in a suicide bombing that the al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility for. Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu appeared to be...

Somaliland Foreign Minister: There Never Was a Somalia State

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The Republic of Somaliland delegation led by The self-declared state, which gained independence in 1960 from British empire, sent its Foreign Minister, Essa Kayd, to...

Somalia: At Least 8 Die in Mogadishu Bomb Blast

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At least eight people were confirmed dead at the scene of a devastating suicide bomb hit in one of Mogadishu's main streets at noon...

Kenya Steps Up Oil Search in the Lamu Basin Defying ICJ Ruling

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Kenya has stepped up oil and gas exploration activities in the Lamu Basin weeks after rejecting a ruling over a four-decade maritime dispute with...

The Bitter Sweet Double-Edged Sword of Somalia Politicians

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Soon after they lose jobs, Somali officials start hurling fierce criticism on the system they hawked hard when they were holding offices. In recent years,...

Somalia Retracts its 2018 Accusations of UAE, Returns Seized Money

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Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble says he hopes apology will improve relations between the Gulf state and drought-ravaged Somalia Somalia has apologised to the United...

10 Years On: Inside Turkish Airlines’ Somalia Service

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Almost a decade has passed since Turkish Airlines inaugurated Mogadishu, Somalia. At the time, people were skeptical about it, suggesting that it didn’t make...

Somalia: Hirshabelle Federal State Splits into Two Over Hiiraan Status

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The city of Beledweyne is today split into two opposing administrations as forces loyal to the federal government and the Hirshabelle federal state, on...

Revival of Somalia’s Political Integrity Depends on Exiling Farmajo

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The 2016-2017 parliamentary and presidential elections, in which Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo defeated incumbent president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud with a wide margin, represented a political...