Monday, August 19, 2019

Homegrown fashion emerges in troubled Somalia

Every time young fashion designer Hawa Adan Hassan makes a new gown for a paying customer, she also makes her dreams come true. “My whole...

Somalia President Renounces US Citizenship Over Atrocities in S/W State & Corruption: Intelligence Brief

Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmajo has formally denounced his second citizenship. Faarmajo, through the Presidency issued a statement claiming he had ceded being...

Mogadishu Mayor Dies of Injuries From Suicide Bombing

The mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in a suicide bombing by Al Shabab in his offices last week, Somalia’s government...

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...

Somalia: UN Secretary-General Says Al Shabaab Are the Worst Abusers of Children

Insurgent and government forces in Somalia together account for some of the highest numbers of children abused in conflicts worldwide, the United Nations secretary-general...

Somalia: Al Shabaab Imposes a New Dress Code on Traditional Elders

Somalia-based Islamic insurgency Al-Shabaab has ordered traditional leaders to adopt a new dress code. They did not specify what the new dress code would entail. According...

EU, Partners Halve KDF, AMISOM Budget in Somalia

The European Union (EU) and its partners refunded Kenya Sh4.3 billion for its troops fighting Al-Shabaab militia in Somalia in the fiscal year ended...

Somalia: Burundi Looses 6 More Peacekeepers to Al Shabaab

At least six soldiers from East African country of Burundi, were killed in an attack near Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said. The soldiers were...

Somaliland Repatriates 19 Ex-Pirates Releasing Them From Correctional Facilities

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, Monday, pardoned 19 prisoners who were held on crimes related to piracy. The prisoners who...

Somaliland: President Bihi, SRSG Swan Discuss Building on Achievements Among Other Issues

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Musa Bihi Abdi, received at his office the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative to Somalia and...

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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...
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Somaliland: Waddani Conditionally Withdraws From Afore-reached Political Parties’ Agreement

The Somaliland national oppositional political party of Waddani, Sunday, declared that it has conditionally withdrawn from a consensus agreement all three political parties signed...