Monday, November 23, 2020
There is a saying “We have met the enemy and He is us” and the same applies to Somalis as we are our own worst enemy. We acknowledge the need for unity and solidarity, but our actions and behaviors...
By Liban Ahmad The sporadic war in the outskirts of Galkayo is yet another evidence that the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) is either unable to act impartially or is ineffectual at bringing two warring federal member states to the negotiating table...
killing a security guard who stopped them entering the building, locals said. It was not clear who was behind the bombings but Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents have conducted similar previous attacks and remain a serious security challenge even after...
More than $215 million a year is sent to Somalia by relatives in the United States, with much of that originating in Minnesota.   The process, which involves sending cash through money-transfer operators, is known as remittance and has become the...
Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo could legally use the coronavirus pandemic to postpone elections planned for December this year and February 2021. The country continues to face security challenges and now a new threat from the outbreak. President Farmajo’s term is...
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Somalia in 2011 as part of humanitarian assistance to famine-hit people, along with the First lady Emine Erdogan.  The UN estimated that some 12 million people have been affected by starvation....
A senior leader of Somali militant group al-Shabab has surrendered to Somali government forces in Marka town in the country's southern region of Lower Shabelle, officials said on Sunday. Ahmed Abdi Ali, commander of Unit 14 October Division of Somalia...
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Nairobi, January 5, 2015-Somali security forces arrested five journalists in two separate cases over the weekend in the capital, Mogadishu, according to news reports. Three of them are still being held. On Saturday, security forces arrested three journalists from the...
MACRILEX (Maritime Criminal Justice Chain) exercise, organized by EUCAP, EU NAVFOR and UNODC, kicked off today in Mogadishu. 21 participants (3 of them women) from the Somali Police Force (CID, Interpol NCB and the Maritime Police Unit) will attend...