Monday, October 21, 2019

Somalia: Amnesty International Backs Somalia Arrest of Jubaland Minister

Following the arrest of the security minister of Jubaland in Somalia, Abdirashid Hassan Abdinur, also known as Abdirashid Janan, who is reasonably suspected of...

In Guise of ‘Development’, Somalia, Italy Gang Against Somaliland in Absence of UK, Other...

The whole of Somaliland is up in arms again as an Italian-born EU Director-General openly sides with the feeble Somalia government in Mogadishu. Mr Stefano...

Somalia: Gedo Protests Against Villa Somalia Arrest of Jubaland Minister

The town of Belet Hawo on the border between Somalia and Kenya erupted into spontaneous demonstrations, Sunday, to protest the arrest of a Jubaland...

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

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...

Somalia’s Foreign Policy needs Re-adjustment

The world order has become more volatile subsequent to the election of Donald Trump as a President of the United States. Since his election,...

Somalia: ‘If I Don’t Pay, (Al-Shabab) Will Kill Me’

Al-Shabab tightens grip on Somalia with growing tax racket The calls from an unknown number had been coming for weeks, but Osman, a household-goods trader...

Kenya’s Bid to Classify Al-Shabaab a Terrorist Group Fails

Earlier accusations that Kenya soldiers were involved in illegal charcoal trade in Somalia returned to haunt Nairobi's bid to have militant group Al-Shabaab listed...

Villa Somalia Suspends Flights to Kismayo to Pressure president-elect Madobe

The rift between the Federal Government (of Somalia) and the semi-autonomous region of Jubbaland widened yesterday as the government banned all flights to Kismayo. This...

Newly-launched Uganda Air Launches Flight to Somalia

Uganda Air has launched its maiden flight to Mogadishu as it resumed operations after 20 years. According to Uganda’s transport ministry, the airline has lined...

Congresswoman Omar Turns her Back on Somaliland Sovereignty, Has Eyes Only for Her Somalia,

Israel was the first country to recognize Somaliland’s independence from the United Kingdom. Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar gave a shout-out to the land of...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...