Thursday, February 9, 2023
As Somalia celebrates the first anniversary of the end of the transition, there is concern about the perceived slowdown in the fight against the Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab. Andrews Atta-Asamoah has just returned from a visit to Somalia and says...
In the aftermath of the 23 February London Conference on Somalia, and with input from others who followed the event, Sally Healy (a Fellow of the Rift Valley Institute) offers her personal assessment of the conference, its likely impact...
NAIROBI – A case has been filed in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against its President’s conduct in the Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute. The suit was filed Monday by David Matsanga, the Chairperson of the Pan African Forum, who wants...
By Abdirahman Yusuf Ali Somalia is continually facing a host of challenges as it struggles to emerge from years of internal turmoil and misrule. Despite concerted efforts by local and international actors, the country still finds itself in a rut...
Somali businessman Farhan Warfaa, 48, was a victim of torture when he was 17. It’s been over thirty years since he last saw his abuser. Now Warfaa will finally face him in a US court thanks to universal jurisdiction...
By Dekow Diriye Somalia is about to finalize the most corrupt, most controversial, and most rigged legislative elections in the country's history. In fact, this election–or, rather, "selection"--process has a chance of winning or entering into the Guinness Book of...
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A light Kenyan aircraft with 6 crew members have been brought down after getting hit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Somalia while landing. The Embraer 120 plane with tail registration 5Y AXO and belonging to African Express was landing in...
Somalia and Eritrea Monitering Group( SEMG)  submitted a comprehensive report to the UN; accused Somali Federal Government(SFG) to support terrorist group Alshabab. SEMG  said in a statement that the Somali government has failed to contain the arms control of traders and...
Somali journalists in Mogadishu, Somalia December 29, 2019. © REUTERS/Feisal Omar Allow Public Debate on Security, Covid-19 Responses  (Nairobi) – Somali authorities have been stepping up their intimidation of journalists as the country faces a growing number of Covid-19 cases. Since mid-April 2020 alone,...