Wednesday, February 26, 2020

‘Somalia Government’s Attention Not Focused on Defeating al Shabaab’

The huge resources deployed to prop up Somalia’s central government are not being used where they are most needed in the fight against al...

Somalia: 16 of the More Critical Blast Cases Airlifted to Turkey

Again, Turkey came to the aid of the critically wounded at yesterday's VBIEM blast at the ex-Control Checkpoint at Mogadishu west. It did not only...

Somalia: Mogadishu Governor Makes Insensitive Comment Over 200+ Killed, Injured

The Benadir regional governor, who doubles up as the Mayor of Federal Somalia capital, Mogadishu, Omer Mohamed Mohamoud 'Finish' was reported as saying that...

Somalia: A Co-Director of Elman Foundation Shot Dead in Mogadishu

Almaas Elman the sister of the renowned human rights activist Ilwad Elman was Wednesday afternoon shot dead near Halane compound in Mogadishu. The circumstances under...

Somalia: ‘Joint Somaliland, Al Shabaab Forces Advancing on Badhan’ – Puntland Dervishes General

The Chief Commander of the Puntland Federal State of Somalia army- the Dervishes, Major General Yassin Omar Dheere, alleged that joint forces of the...

Somalia: Kismayo Refuses Ethiopian Plane to Land

Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal...

Somaliland: 5 Die in the Hands of a Clan Raiding Party

Five died and another five were injured in one of the most serious incidents happening in El Afwein town proper, Sanaag region, Monday morning,...

Somalia: Mogadisho Lays Slain Mayor/Governor to Rest Amid Fresh Speculation

The late Engineer Abdirahman Osman 'Yarisow' was laid to rest today at the grounds of the Police Academy, Mogadishu, Somalia. https://twitter.com/HarunMaruf/status/1157944000634134529?s=20 The body of the Ex-Mayor...

Somalia: Burundi Looses 6 More Peacekeepers to Al Shabaab

At least six soldiers from East African country of Burundi, were killed in an attack near Somali capital Mogadishu, an official said. The soldiers were...

Somalia: President Farmajo More of an Ally to Terrorism Than Against It

Somalia's president is no ally against terrorism When Somalia’s largely appointed Parliament and Senate elected Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, or Farmajo as he is better known, president, there...

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Somaliland – A Country Inured to PM Abiy’s ‘Charm Offensive’

President Abiy's charm offensive on Somaliland 'hits a snag' Somaliland's president has turned down a request by Somalia's president to visit the breakaway state along with Ethiopia's Prime Minister...

Somaliland Only Good For Reprimand in Swan’s UN Report, Full Optimism for Somalia Elections

Mr James Swan, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG), and the Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), in...

Ethiopia PM Aligns Himself With Villa Somalia Middle East Conflict Allies: Turkey, Qatar

Ethiopia PM leaves neutrality in Somalia and leans towards Turkey and Qatar. Sowing tensions in Somalia with the help of Ankara and Doha may benefit...