Friday, May 29, 2020
The tensions between the Federal Government of Somalia, regional States, and oppositional parties are getting each day more complicated while the election is approaching, however, it is not clear how or what model of elections will take place in...
Burundi’s election commission declared ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye the winner of the country’s presidential election. The retired general won just under 69% of the vote, according to results released Monday. Opposition party leader Agathon Rwasa received about 24%, with...
As Somalians gear up to choose their president on Feb. 7, 2021 there is good reason to fear a return to dictatorship -style because incumbent Mohamed Abdulahi Farmaajo always acted outside the provisions of the constitution and that the...
AU Mission head in Somalia Francisco Madeira has described the recent political deal in Jubbaland a sub-clan pact locking out other stakeholders as his UN counterpart James Swan endorsed it as ‘progress on dialogue and reconciliation’. Addressing the UN Security...
The coronavirus poses enormous challenges for Somalia, where the humanitarian situation is already dire, said the top UN envoy for the country on Thursday. Somalia, like the rest of the world, is focused on confronting COVID-19. There are more than 1,500...
As a woman, a man, or whatever title that you ascribe to yourself- or choose not to, opening and reading this article despite, or even because of, its title is one step among the many that you will take...
A woman walks past a police armed vehicle in Eastleigh - Nairobi’s “little Mogadishu” Photo by Billy Mutai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty The economic impact of COVID-19 is being felt across the world. This also applies to refugees. For about eight years a team of...
Girls in Somalia, forced to stay at home due to COVID-19, are now undergoing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) in their homes. “The lockdown is being seen as an opportune time for the procedure to be carried out in the home...
The International Court of Justice has postponed a hearing into Somalia and Kenya's long-running maritime dispute by another 10 months following Kenya’s petition. Both countries claim sovereignty of an area in the Indian Ocean that is thought to be rich...
Press statement Somalia will conduct something they will call elections within the next 12 months. Once again they will poach our youth and elders and will call them Somaliland representatives. Now is the time to do something about it. My recommendation...