Friday, April 23, 2021

Somaliland Gravely Concerned About Destabilizing Events Unfolding in Somalia – MFA Statement

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The Government of the Republic of Somaliland is gravely concerned about the undemocratic and destabilizing events unfolding in our neighboring country Somalia. Today’s political stalemate...

Somalia: Electoral Crisis in Extremis

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Somalia’s federal government careened into deeper political crisis after its mandate expired on Feb. 8 without an agreement to hold long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections. Days before his...

Kenya Issues Ultimatum to UN to Close Camps Housing Almost 400,000 Somalia Refugees

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Threat to shut Dadaab and Kakuma settlements comes amid row with Somalia and prompts alarm about risks during pandemic Kenya has once again threatened to...

UN Security Council Urges Somalia Leaders to Break Election Deadlock

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The U.N. Security Council called on Somalia's leaders Wednesday to meet "at the earliest opportunity" to break the impasse delaying the holding of elections...

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Hits at the Heart of Mogadishu with Mortars

The attack targeted UN-AU peacekeeping mission headquarters, killing three and injuring five, a police official said. At least three civilians have been killed and five...

Somalia: Out of Many, None

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There is still deadlock over when and how to hold the next national elections. This dispute is between regional politicians and the existing president...

Why American Embassy’s Botched Somalia Policy Is Making Things Worse

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America should be supporting democracy and not any one leader, especially if that leader displays an interest in dictatorship. It has now been six weeks...

Somalia : EU High Representative Josep Borrell Tells Somalia Leaders to Agree or Forget...

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell on the current political situation Brussels, 23/03/2021 - 15:34, UNIQUE ID: 210323_17 Statements by the HR/VP Somalia’s leaders need to...

Somalia: Turkey Jets in More Armaments to Farmajo Compromising Expected Political Settlement

Turkey has sent a shipment of weapons and armored vehicles to Somalia during a season for foreign meddling in the country’s internal political affairs...

Somalia International Partners Hope for Agreement Among Political Actors

International partners* welcome the arrival of participants for the summit of the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member State leaders, to be held...