Monday, August 3, 2020

Amnesty calls for U.S. to Compensate Civilian Victims of Airstrikes in Somalia

Human rights group Amnesty International called on the United States to compensate civilian victims and families affected by military airstrikes in Somalia. Amnesty made the...

With Somalis, Why a Quiet Hajj Hurts

The annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca was slated to begin this week. In normal times, pilgrims from around the world would be flocking to Islam’s holiest...

Save Somalia from Farmajo, Rogue MPs

Farmajo’s actions and omissions will erode the progress Somalia has made since 2002 Somalia is on the brink of civil war once again. The Horn of...

AU Can Contribute Constructively to the Somaliland-Somalia Talks

The AU can support the ongoing negotiations between Somalia and Somaliland by providing technical support and acting as guarantor to ensuing agreements. The leaders of...

Somalia: AFRICOM Denies Children Killed on Jilib Airstrike

Following reports of three children among casualties killed in an airstrike the AFRICOM drone(s) executed at Jilib of the Jubaland Federal State of Somalia,...

Somalia: Puntland President Sees Mischief in PM Removal, Portends Ill

The president of Puntland State of Somalia, Said Abdullahi Deni, has described parliament’s removal of former Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre as illegal and...

In Somalia, American Taxpayer Used to Foster Dictatorship, Discourage Democracy

On July 25, Somalia’s appointed Parliament voted to oust Hassan Ali Khaire, the country’s prime minister. The move, which allows Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also...

African Development Bank Grants Somalia $25 Mln for Better COVID-19 Response

The grant - like many international partners' overtures - dumps the whole sum on Somalia lap which assumes the Republic of Somaliland is excluded The...

Somalia: Farmaajo Makes a Strategic Blunder Taking Himself Out of the Picture

This parliamentary coup is a short-term tactical win which carries significant dangers for Farmaajo When too many conflicting interests are at stake in politics, something...

EU Says Somalia Parliament Actions ‘Entail Serious Disrespect for the Constitutional Foundations of Somalia’

A Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell on the recent developments in the House of people Somalia is still on a long journey of...

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Somaliland: Using a Solar Minigrid, Villagers Leave Behind Brackish Water

A solar array – complete with battery storage and remote monitoring and control capabilities – has been transforming brackish groundwater into fresh drinking water...

Kenyan Traders Lose KShs 8 Milion as Somalia Turns Away a Miraa Cargo Flight...

Miraa traders are up in arms after another plane ferrying 11 tonnes of the produce to Puntland in Somalia was turned back for allegedly...

US Africa Command Plans to Move Headquarters, But not to Africa

US President Donald Trump has ordered the US military's Africa Command (Africom) to move its headquarters out of Germany, the force's commander said on...