Saturday, August 20, 2022
The UN Panel of Expert on Somalia's (formerly SEMG/Monitoring Group) 2019 final report, which was recently made public. The group managed to produce the report under very difficult circumstances during this mandate, in the face of obstructionism by the Federal Government...
CIPFA’s work to improve public financial management, reporting and public audit around the world continues at pace. Bid and programme manager Sara Breen speaks to PF International about training civil servants in Somalia and Somaliland. Tell us about the project The World Bank...
In July 2019 Somalia’s president his excellency Mohamed Abdillahi “Farmaajo” set up a commission to revive talks with Somaliland. His move came three years after Somaliland’s former president Silanyo appointed Dr Edna Aden to lead on the talks. No...
Mogadishu, Monday, April 13, 2020— After holding a press conference in Mogadishu, Somali police commander; General Abdi Hassan Mohamed (Hajar), Sunday announced that the Somali government enhances measures of combating COVID-19. The police commander underlined that number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases...
Sunday, May 3, 2020 Somalia receives a boost in fight against COVID-19 in the form of home-made mechanised respirators, created by 21-year-old Mogadishu-based mechanical engineer. https://youtu.be/FAXHghe8TRc?t=3
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...
  By Ben Fender and Damon Bristow It is a quarter of a century since the UN first proposed a special day to call for action to address the causes and effects of drought. Sadly, in that time, the problems have only...
Somalis living abroad have taken to raising funds to help family and friends cope with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, amidst claims from a recent RAND Corporation report that Somalia is the world’s most underequipped country to deal with the...
By ABDULKADIR KHALIF More by this Author Somalia's political leaders have finally agreed on a poll model that involves electoral caucuses.  As part of the agreement, each Caucus of 303 delegates will elect an MP who will get a seat in parliament. Each federal...
A military drone replica is displayed in front of the White House during a protest against drone strikes on January 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images The United States has used airstrikes against al-Shabaab forces in Somalia since...