Sunday, September 27, 2020

Somalia: Al-Qaeda branch warns members against joining IS

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Somalia's Shebab fighters have warned they will "cut the throat" of members who shift allegiance from Al-Qaeda to Islamic State, amid reports some factions...

Al-Shabab claims attack on African Union base in Somalia

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A suicide truck bomber struck an African Union base in central Somalia on Tuesday, and extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomber...

1.7 mn Somalis in Puntland, Somaliland need aid: UN

The UN said on Wednesday that some 1.7 million or 37 percent of 4.6 million people living in Puntland and Somaliland are in need...

The rise of proxy leaders in Somalia

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As Somalia’s balkanization – masquerading as federalism— intensifies, neighboring states have embarked on a mission to get a share of the country and install...

Is Middle Eastern Rivalry Good For Africa?

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Turkey is increasing its influence in Sudan and Somalia amid Saudi Arabia and the UAE's role in the Horn of Africa, a contest for...

At least 10 killed as Islamic militants attack 2 hotels in Somali capital

At least 10 people were killed as gunmen stormed two hotels in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, Somali police officials said Friday. Suspected Islamic militants...

Al Shabaab storms Somali border town, kills at least 10 military

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Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and...

Somalia: PM names new ministers to complete cabinet

Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed 6 new ministers, deputies and State ministers on Tuesday night to complete his cabinet, Garowe Online...

Somalia: Most failed state, 25 years of chaos

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AT THE Coconut Beach Hotel, which opened last month, new guests are served coconut smoothies when they arrive. The rooms do indeed have a...

Covid-19: Kenya Closes Tanzania, Somalia Borders

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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday ordered the closure of borders with Tanzania and Somalia as cross-border Covid-19 infections continued to rise. The President also extended...