Thursday, May 23, 2019

East Africa Finally Acknowledges the Reality that is Somaliland

Somaliland is lobbying neighbouring East African states to push for its recognition by the international community. This week, ahead of its 28th independence anniversary celebrations,...

Uganda MPs See Wind Changing in Favor of Somaliland, Push for Recognition

Uganda’s  President Yoweri Museveni has been asked to initiate a path towards recognizing Somaliland as an independent state and open avenues to do business...

Future of Somali Refugees at Dadaab Uncertain as Kenya Insists on Closure

More than once in recent years, Kenyan officials have called for the closure of Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, home to more than...

Camel Milk: The New Super Health Diet for All?

As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and will now spend the hours until...

Kenya, US Vow to ‘Degrade’ Al Shabaab Operational Capabilities

Kenya and the United States agreed on Wednesday to take a series of steps to deepen their economic ties, promote opportunities for US businesses...

South Africa: Pietermaritzburg to Demolish Dangerous Buildings in ‘Somaliland’

Pietermaritzburg’s 50 most dangerous buildings are likely to be demolished before the end of 2019 if Msunduzi Municipality officials have their way. The buildings, found...

Fresh Tensions Arise Between S Susan Leaders, IGAD Moves to Defuse Crisis

Last year, the two warring faction signed the Khartoum agreement, committing to end the conflict, which started in December 2013 Following fresh disagreements between President...

Environment Loses to Ethiopia’s ‘Economic Miracle’

A giant rose farm, a soda works, and thousands of local farmers pay nothing for the water they take so freely from Ethiopia's rivers...

Somaliland: CANMA Decries Mistreatment of Medical Practitioners

CANMA members Members include Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somaliland, South Africa and...

Kenya Considering Diplomatic Relations with Republic of Somaliland

Kenya is exploring diplomatic relations with Somaliland after dispatching an emissary to set up a mission in the capital city of Hargeisa. Kenya will join...

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Somalia: Ex-Minister Elabe Among 9 Killed in Mogadishu Suicide Bomb

Militant group Al Shabab exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace...

US Court Jury Finds Somalia’s Colonel Tukeh Guilty as Torturer

A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more...

Somaliland Electoral Commission Astounded by Somalia Election Committee’s Territorial Claims

Kaltun Sheikh Hassan of the Somaliland Electoral Commission expressed astonishment on an announcement made earlier in the week by the Somalia elections body that...