Friday, February 28, 2020

Somalia: The Islamic Conundrum

Somali officials, responding to Kenyan anger at recent al Shabaab attacks inside Kenya, announced a major offensive, using soldiers and peacekeepers, to shut down...

Somalia Coach Resigns to Fate Ahead of Rwanda Clash

The Somalia U-23 head coach, Charles Mbabazi has admitted that his side cannot overcome Rwanda in the CAF U-23 qualifier first leg clash scheduled...

Somalia-based piracy contained: India Defense Minister

Somalia-based piracy, which reached its peak in 2010-11, has been contained as a result of international naval efforts and other measures even as the...

Armed gunmen kill senior security official in Mogadishu

A senior security official was this morning killed in Banaadir region’s Wadajir district as he went about his business. The murdered officer was identified as...

Somalia: Puntland moves to combat illegal fishing

Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland has moved to combat illegal fishing in its waters – the first ever move to fight against the illegal...

Somalia: Al Shabaab vows to continue attacks against UN agencies

In the aftermath of the deadly attack on UNICEF staff members that killed six people, the al-Qaeda-linked radical Islamist group has vowed to continue...

AU: Somalia sex abuse allegations largely unproven

Allegations implicating African Union troops in Somalia in many cases of rape and sex abuse are largely unproven, the pan-African body insisted on Tuesday...

Two of Somalia’s al-Shabaab leaders banned – U.S

The United States on Tuesday declared Ahmed Diriye, the leader of the Somali militant group al-Shabaab and Mahad Karate, a senior member of the...

Somalia: Car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu restaurant, casualties rise

At least 11 people were feared dead and 6 more other people injured in an explosion outside a restaurant in Mogadishu, Police and witnesses said. A...

UN chief condemns deadly attack on UN staff in Somalia

The head of the UN on Monday sharply condemned a suicide bomb attack in Somalia that killed at least seven people, including four UN...

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Somaliland: Election Impasse Broken by Breaking State Laws

For the first time in the history of Somaliland, Somaliland political parties agreed, Thursday, to let a 17-member technical and legal 'commissioners' to hold...

Third Dahabshiil-Somaliland Marathon 2020 Held

The third Dahabshiil- Somaliland 42 KM and 10 KM Marathon races was held at the Hargeisa Stadium on Friday, with more 300 local and...

Somalia: African Development Bank Group Approves Framework to Clear Nation’s Arrears

The African Development Bank and African Development Fund today approved a framework  for $122.55 million to clear Somalia’s arrears, paving the way for the...