Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The UN's top court has ruled overwhelmingly in Somalia's favor in a bitter seven-year maritime dispute against its neighbor Kenya on Tuesday. In its judgment read by the presiding judge at ICJ, Joan E. Donoghue, the court granted Somalia most of the...
Patrick Gathara/Al Jazeera] By Patrick Gathara Undermining international institutions comes at a price. When he was first elected in 2013, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, along with his running mate, William Ruto, was awaiting prosecution at the International Criminal Court. They had been...
The Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs earlier in the week named its chargé d’affaires and his team for its new consulate in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Plans to have a Kenyan consulate in Hargeisa were cemented last December when Somaliland President Muse...
The election of a new national leadership in Somalia will offer an opportunity to develop a new common framework for cooperation. By Cleophas Thomas Somalia’s leaders have agreed to hold delayed parliamentary and presidential elections by October 10 this year. The...
Regional competition on ports is shaping up as Somaliland and Tanzania angle themselves to give Kenya a run for its money in shipping and logistics. Dubai Ports World (DP World) and Somaliland have opened a new terminal at Berbera Port,...
More than 300 Kenyan youths who had sneaked into Somalia to receive military training under al-Shabaab terror group have been rescued and brought back home. The government, through a multi-agency team working with the civil society, has over the past...
In the context of international relations and diplomacy between neighbouring countries, Somalia and Kenya cannot be in open hostility in its perpetuity. Our geography with Kenya is not by choice, although in the context of Kenyan’s recent belligerent aggression,...
In response to a series of contacts and meetings between the leaders of the Republic of Somaliland and the Republic of Kenya at various levels, a parliamentary caucus to further cement vast, budding relations between the two countries was...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Somaliland leader Muse Bihi met on the sidelines of the inauguration of Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh on Saturday ostensibly to discuss matters between the two nations. Their meeting in the Djibouti capital was the first...
Only days after Somalia made a big deal about resuming relations with the Republic of Kenya, the latter decides to suspend commercial flights to Mogadishu. A memo circulating the new Kenyan Aviation authority order stated that only ‘Medevac flights and...