Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Somalia: Gedo Protests Against Villa Somalia Arrest of Jubaland Minister

The town of Belet Hawo on the border between Somalia and Kenya erupted into spontaneous demonstrations, Sunday, to protest the arrest of a Jubaland...

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: 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...

Somalia: Family of a Kenyan Killed in Puntland Seek Justice

A family in Bondo, Siaya County is in grief after learning of the death of their son in Bosaso Port, the commercial capital of...

Somaliland: President Bihi Falls Afoul of His Own Rules

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, stepped into a trap Somalia Ministers laid for him and his delegation...

Somalia: Mogadisho Lays Slain Mayor/Governor to Rest Amid Fresh Speculation

The late Engineer Abdirahman Osman 'Yarisow' was laid to rest today at the grounds of the Police Academy, Mogadishu, Somalia. https://twitter.com/HarunMaruf/status/1157944000634134529?s=20 The body of the Ex-Mayor...

Somalia: Farmajo Surrenders His US Citizenship to Use as Credit at 2020 Elections, Escape...

In preparation for the projected 2020 elections for the Presidency, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo', the incumbent president of the Federal Government of Somalia, has...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...