Saturday, January 18, 2020

Somalia Detains, Beats Record Number of Journalists in 2019

Somalia’s Western-backed government forces beat and detained a record number of journalists last year, the journalists’ syndicate told Reuters on Friday, prompting suggestions the...

Somalia: Puntland Arraigns Politician, Traditional Leaders in Court

The administration of the Federal Somalia State of Puntland arraigned four traditional leaders and a prominent politician in the Red Sea port court of...

Somalia Parliament Approves US$460-million Budget for FY2020

Somalia Federal Parliament Tuesday a $459.5 million budget for the financial year 2020 before it proceeds for recess in the coming week. The joint seating...

‘Somalia Government’s Attention Not Focused on Defeating al Shabaab’

The huge resources deployed to prop up Somalia’s central government are not being used where they are most needed in the fight against al...

Somalia Blames Unnamed Foreign Country for Saturday Bomb Blast

Somalia said an unnamed country helped plan Saturday’s bomb explosion in Mogadishu that killed at least 90 people, and added it would investigate the...

Somalia: 16 of the More Critical Blast Cases Airlifted to Turkey

Again, Turkey came to the aid of the critically wounded at yesterday's VBIEM blast at the ex-Control Checkpoint at Mogadishu west. It did not only...

Somalia Elections: Qatar Plans to Keep Its Team in Power

Director of Somalia’s Intelligence agency has already hatched a plot to rig the upcoming elections in favor of the man the State of Qatar...

Somalia: Mogadishu Governor Makes Insensitive Comment Over 200+ Killed, Injured

The Benadir regional governor, who doubles up as the Mayor of Federal Somalia capital, Mogadishu, Omer Mohamed Mohamoud 'Finish' was reported as saying that...

Somalis Fight Worst Locust Invasion in Decades by Eating Them

Somalis battling the worst invasion of locusts in 25 years have resorted to eating the insects to stop them from destroying crops. Local media reports have shown...

Somalia’s Farmajo Maneuvers to Carve Up Somaliland to Shore Up Waning Popularity

The Somalian president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo is doing everything it takes to hold on to power. On 10 December, he invited his most loyal MPs to...

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Khadar Hussein Seeks Berth to Build Another Ambassador Hotel in Djibouti

The manager of one of Hargeisa's leading hotels, Khader Aden Hussein, arrived in Djibouti in December 2019. He is hoping to set up a new Ambassador Hotel similar...
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Ex-Taleh Mayor for Puntland Moves Over to Somaliland

Eiman Ali Farah, a Mayor the Federal Puntland State of Somalia appointed to Taleh of Haysimo region, moved over to Somaliland, Thursday, renouncing his...

Al-Shabab Attacks Killed 4,000 in Past Decade, Says Data-Gathering Group

Somali militant group al-Shabab recently said it does not intentionally target Muslims – but a new report indicates that whatever its intentions, the group...