Monday, September 28, 2020

Islamist militants say ‘killed many’ in attack on security base in Somali capital

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack on a compound where Somali intelligence officials train. "We attacked the national security...

UNHCR Officials Accused of Demanding Bribes of Dadaab Refugees Going Home

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Somali people at Kenya’s sprawling refugee camp allege that UN staff want money for everything from food to repatriation Four years ago, Asha made what...

Al Qaeda Branch in Somalia Threatens Americans in East Africa — and Even the...

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Several ominous signs indicate that the Qaeda affiliate, the Shabab, is seeking to expand its lethal mayhem well beyond its home base, and attack...

Somaliland: Is Renewed Ethio-Somalia Relations Bringing The Zeila Equation Back Into Focus?

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In 1946, Ethiopia proposed to the British colonial office that it grant it access to the sea through Somaliland territory all the way to...

Somaliland: UCID supports UAE Berbera base, Waddani turns militant

Engineer Faisal Ali Waraabe, the Chairman of UCID, one of the two Somaliland opposition political parties, fully supported the government on granting the United...

Adam Abdelmoula – A Sudanese Appointed as Deputy SRSG for Somalia, Somaliland

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Adam Abdelmoula of Sudan (as well as a national of the United States) as...

UAE plane blocked from leaving Somalia’s Puntland region

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Somali officials at Bosaso airport insisted that 'heavy bags' be checked, resulting in hours-long row, local media say. Somali officials are said to have stopped...

Somalia: Man Executed for Rape, Murder of Girl

A man was today executed for the rape of an 18-year old girl in a village near the regional capital of Gedo region of...

US sending MRAPS to Somalia for African Union mission

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The U.S. will transfer 20 mine resistant vehicles, commonly known as MRAPS, to African Union forces taking part in military operations in Somalia, Combined...

The war for grazing lands in Africa

Nomadic cattle farming in Africa is often imagined as picturesque and idyllic. In reality, present-day nomadic cattle herders in the East and West of...