Saturday, August 13, 2022
The United States urges President Farmaajo and Somalia’s national leadership to act now to resolve the political impasse that threatens Somalia’s future and find agreement with Federal Member State leaders to allow the conduct of parliamentary and presidential elections...
By Dr. Mohamud Uluso Somali patriots, including moderate Islamists are haunted by how candidate Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo” fooled them when they enthusiastically took to the streets of Mogadishu to celebrate his election in February 2017, and to the media chanting...
Dr Ubah stands in front of the emergency pediatric room in Mogadishu's Banadir Hospital in January 2021. Photo: IOM/Spotlight For Dr Ubah Farah Ahmed, returning to Somalia was not an easy decision to make, but she knew it was the right...
Kenya has announced that it will proceed to reopen its embassy in Mogadishu as soon as possible. The country’s ministry of foreign affairs also said that the government of Kenya further invites the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia...
By Abdiqani Salaf kaptanka. Trees are cut regularly for various reasons and are eradicated. In addition, the reason why the Bedouins burn the big trees only to take advantage of them is to make coal to sell it in our...
The killing of a senior Somali spy, who according to Western officials had knowledge of a secretive regional security accord and the formation of a new elite military unit, has cast a shadow over the war-torn nation’s...
Villagers return from a market to Yechila town in south central Tigray walking past scores of burned vehicles, in Tigray, Ethiopia, July 10, 2021.GIULIA PARAVICINI/Reuters New revelations about atrocities by Somali soldiers in Ethiopia’s Tigray war are casting a spotlight...
Nasrin Mohamed Ahmed interviewing for Bilan. ‘Men think you should come in, read the news and go home,’ she says of attitudes from male colleagues in the media. Photograph: Bilan By Isabel Choat The pioneering Bilan project, funded by UN, will...
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...