Thursday, August 6, 2020

Kenya Traders demand Direct Flights to Hargeisa

Traders term Mogadishu airspace hostile and unsafe opting for direct flights to Somaliland where a burgeoning relationship is in the making The Kenyan business community...

Spokesperson Denies Odinga Lobbying Kenya Parliament for Somaliland Recognition

ODM leader Raila Odinga's team on Thursday, July 9, addressed reports that the AU Special envoy had embarked on a campaign in favour of Somaliland gaining...

Has Puntland Sided With Kenya Against Federal Somalia on Disputed Maritime Boundaries?

A letter purportedly signed by Dr Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gass, the former head of the federal Somalia state of Puntland gives Kenya full support...

Kenya Eyes Trade, Investment Opportunities in Somaliland, President Bihi Receives Latest Delegation

A Kenyan delegation led by National Assembly Minority Leader Junet Mohamed held a meeting with Somaliland president Muse Bihi to discuss the relationship between...

Mid-week Al-Shabaab Activity Tracking Report in Somalia, Kenya

Mid-week East Africa Counterterrorism Intelligence Brief: Tracking and Monitoring Al-Shabaab’s Activity in East Africa (Kenya and Somalia) The Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab continues to mount attacks...

KQ to Resume Domestic Flights in ‘Next Couple of Days’, Uhuru Says

Kenya Airways (KQ), grounded for the past three months by the coronavirus pandemic, will resume domestic flights in “the next couple of days,” President...

Time Kenya Gave Somaliland Nod of Recognition

In August 2018, Somaliland President Musa Bihi appointed me to head the Liaison office in Nairobi. My previous mission was in the United Arab...

Ruto to Duale After Ouster: Mbele iko sawa na Mungu

"My brother you are a great leader. when history is written you will have a chapter." Deputy President William Ruto has praised former National Assembly...

Tracking Terrorism Activities Across East Africa’s Somalia, Kenya – An Intelligence Brief

Weekly Counter Terrorism Intelligence Brief for East Africa (Kenya & Somalia) Shabaab Al-Mujahideen in Period of June 12th – June 19th 2020 Tracking and Monitoring...

Kenya Fails to Garner Enough Votes to Win UN Seat, Goes to 2nd Round...

Kenya has defeated Djibouti in the race for the non-permanent seat at the United Nations (UN) Security Council in the just concluded vote. This means that...

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Turkey to Train At Least One-Third of All Somalian Troops

Nearly 2,500 Somalian soldiers trained by Turkish military staff so far, with a target of 5,000, says Turkish ambassador Mogadishu - With roughly one of...

Fireworks, Ammonium Nitrate Likely Fueled Beirut explosion

The scale of the damage resembles other blasts involving the chemical compound commonly used as an agricultural fertilizer. Fireworks and ammonium nitrate appear to have...

AMISOM Gets New Commander in Somalia

The African Union Mission troop in Somalia ushers a new force commander in Mogadishu.   Lieutenant General Diomede Ndegeya who arrived on Sunday would lead a...