By Mohamed Ibrahim Once you look and assess the Somali election stalemate, the mistrust and lack of shared vision for Somalia between the FGS and FMS, you can begin to realise what is at play is far greater and deep...
After months living at an upmarket inn close to Mogadishu’s airport, Somalia’s opposition leaders, including two former presidents and their armed teams, have decamped, spreading across the capital in what is seen as a strategic move. The sitting president, Mohamed...
The 30 officers including five women were drawn from various police stations across Jubaland state KISMAYO, Somalia, June 26, 2021/ -- Thirty police officers from Jubaland State have completed training on human rights, child protection and gender-based violence, organized by...
By Ismail D. Osman As both federal and resistance forces continue to escalate a brutal and devastating civil war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, this week the United States imposed sanctions on Filipos Woldeyohannes, the chief of staff of the Eritrea Defense...
Somali families displaced by severe drought create a makeshift camp as the Horn of Africa faces severe drought on the outskirts of the village of War Idad, 150 miles east of the capital Hargeisa, Somalia. /Getty Images An estimated 7.7...
Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group has an annual budget of $24 million to spend on purchasing weapons, a new report finds. The report by a Mogadishu-based research group, the Hiraal Institute, said the group uses various methods to procure weapons, including...
By Dr. Mohamud M. Uluso Finally, on April 14, 2022, the Somali people and the international partners of Somalia breathed a sigh of relief on witnessing the swearing in of the selected/elected members of the 11th Federal Parliament (FP) after one...
By Abukar Arman In countries such as the U.S., there is an unwritten theory in a police investigation that assumes whenever a neighborhood robbery occurs, it was done by someone who not only had the motive to commit that crime...
The landmark document, adopted more than 20 years ago, reaffirms women’s role in peacebuilding and conflict prevention and resolution MOGADISHU, Somalia, February 23, 2023/ -- Despite many challenges, Somalia has made significant progress in advancing key national priorities, but enhancing women’s...
The emergence of clan militia groups such as Las Anod ones, aligning themselves with extremist entities presents a clear and present danger in the region. The Government of the Republic of Somaliland expresses its deep concern and opposition to the lifting of the...