Wednesday, August 5, 2020

At Least 10 Killed in Clashes Near Somalia-Ethiopia Border

Heavy fighting broke out between Somali Regional State of Ethiopia forces and pastoralists in small towns in central Somalia, leaving At least 10 people...

How the Somali networks make East Africa go round

The Somali distribution networks have certain crucial elements. The most definitive have been the Somali courier and cargo services out of the Middle East...

Somalia: Militants seize Wanlawayn after Govt forces withdraw

Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab militants poured into Lower Shabelle region town of Wanlawayn in southern Somalia following skirmishes with government forces on Saturday,...
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Member of Mogadishu-appointed Somalia-Somaliland Talks Lauds Civilian massacres in 80s

His jesting remarks on the traumatizing genocide committed against Somalilanders earned him the 148th place on the Somaliland war criminals' list General Abdirahman Abdi Hussein,...

Somalia to deport illegal migrants from Kenya

A Somali court has ordered the deportation of 27 Kenyans found to be in the country illegally. This is the first time in 25 years...

Report Lists Somalia, North Korea as World’s Most Corrupt Countries

Transparency International's Corruption Index 2015A new report lists Somalia, North Korea and Afghanistan as the most highly corrupt nations on Earth. Transparency International released its...

World Bank Chooses Mogadiishu, Garowe for Initial SURP Program

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the World Bank launched the flagship infrastructure project in Somalia. The Somali Urban Resilience Project (SURP), worth US$...

At Least 10 Civilians, 8 Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabaab Attack in Somalia

At least 18 people including eight Somali government soldiers and 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed, and more than 13 others wounded when fighters from...

Somalia: Police Open Fire on Bus – DEAD OR ALIVE!

A Somali police(man) has fired shotgun pellets at dozens of mourners on board (a bus) heading to graveyard in Somalia capital Mogadishu. The mourners were...

Somalia: UN Extends UNSOM Term for Another Year

The Security Council decided (Wednesday) to extend until 31 March 2020 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), as previously...

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‘We Drink from the Toilet’: Migrants Tell of Hellish Saudi Detention Centres

Kingdom urged to rethink mass deportation policy as crowded and insanitary conditions spark Covid-19 fears Ibraahin’s* first week of work at a market in Jeddah,...

Hard to Pay Back Chinese Loans in Nigeria, Rest of Africa

In Djibouti, the Chinese are in charge of the ports too, just because Djibouti borrowed money it could not pay back.Unable to repay its...

Somalia: Former President Threatens Incumbent Armed Confrontation If Elections Don’t Happen on Schedule

A former President of Somalia, Ali Mahdi Mohamed, threatened the incumbent, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, that he will rather take up arms against him than...