Thursday, June 4, 2020

Somalia: Regional Presidents, Speaker Quarantined over Coronavirus Fear

Authorities in Somalia have quarantined two regional presidents for fear of contracting the deadly Coronavirus, reports have emerged, with the figures of new infections...

Somalia: State Minister Dies of COVID-19, Another Put Under Quarantine Observation

The State Minister for Justice of the Somalia Federal State of Hirshabelle, Khalif Moumin Tohow, has, Sunday, died of COVID-19 in Mogadishu, the federal...

Police, Public Clash in Mogadishu Mosques, Eating Places Lockdown

Mogadishu police forces and protesting residents have been running in frequent clashes since the regional and federal government offices have placed the city under...

Baadiyow and Somaliland: A Tale of a Loaded Statement

Will Baadiyow reaffirm the contents of his statement as was issued by his group in May 1991 or will he repudiate it calling the...

Somalia Announces First COVID-19 Death

Mukhtar Ismail, the Federal Government of Somalia's Ministry of Health spokesperson announced the sad death of the first victim of COVID-19 in Mogadishu, Wednesday. The...

Interpeace, ECES Form Partnership to Support Democratisation Processes in Somaliland, Somalia

Interpeace and the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES) have established a new partnership to reinforce support to electoral commissions in Somalia and Somaliland on their...

Somalia: Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud Cautions FGS of Rogue Threats Against Public, Professionals

Somalia’s former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has cautioned against efforts that could derail Somalia’s march towards democracy. He was weighing in on a recent incident...

‘Somalia’ Gets Another Debt Relief. This Time from Paris Club.

The Paris Club of creditor nations agreed on Tuesday to restructure Somalia’s debt, including immediately canceling $1.4 billion owed by the impoverished Horn of...

Somalia Becomes 182nd Member of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency – Press Release

Amid global uncertainty, the country’s membership is a key part of accessing international private investment capital. WASHINGTON DC, March 31, 2020 – The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency...

In Somalia, Coronavirus Goes from Fairytale to Nightmare

At first, the coronavirus was just a fairy tale, a rumor along the dusty lanes of the displaced persons’ camp that Habiba Ali calls...

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New Charges for Former Minneapolis Police Officers as Protests Persist for the killing of...

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The three Minneapolis police officers who failed to intervene while George Floyd was killed were charged on Wednesday with aiding...

Somaliland: Covid19 Update for June 3

The Ministry of Health Development of the Ministry of Health Development of the Republic of Somaliland has, today, Wednesday, made it known that 18...

Somalia: Puntland Rejects Clan-based Election Model

The much-anticipated polls in Somalia suffered yet another blow on Monday, with Puntland President Said Abdullahi Deni rejecting the popular clan-based electoral model, which...