Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The UN's top court has ruled overwhelmingly in Somalia's favor in a bitter seven-year maritime dispute against its neighbor Kenya on Tuesday. In its judgment read by the presiding judge at ICJ, Joan E. Donoghue, the court granted Somalia most of the...
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...
The Somali government on Thursday called on authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Somaliland to stop forced evictions in the northern part of the country. The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development also called on the Somaliland administration to...
Somaliland authorities operating in the northern city of Las Anod have forcefully evicted more than 700 civilians, including women and children, from their homes. Profiled based on clan affiliation - and on account of their roots in the South-West State...
The Somaliland Vice President Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail (Saylici) said his government is aware of the masked delegates who participated in Somalia’s Upper house elections earlier this week, adding that his administration is prepared to take action. Saylici said candidates who...
My name is Ibrahim Hassan Gagale hailing from Somaliland. I strongly oppose any reunion with Somalia because unity has no value in Africa for seeing the disastrous 30 year-old union. Africa has become the continent of tribalism, tyrannical dictatorships and corruption that lead...
Somalia is currently at a crossroads, and the likelihood of civil strife cannot be discounted. Somalia’s president, Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmaajo,” is mainly to blame.  His constitutional mandate ended in February 2021, and the current presidential election is delayed indefinitely.  The...
I’ve been mercilessly pilloried in the past when I’ve suggested the Somali state is nonsense on stilts that should be unwound, or dismembered. I understand the patriotic jingoism and the pain my Somali brethren must feel when I utter...
BY MOHAMED GAAS Somalia’s volatile internal politics make reconciliation with Kenya in the immediate future unlikely. Photo: PSCU/Twitter Kenya and Somalia share cultural and economic ties and common security interests which, if balanced, could benefit both countries and the Horn of Africa...
At least seven people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed on Saturday in Somalia's capital, after a suicide car bombing that targeted a security checkpoint near the presidential palace, police said. "What we know so far is that at least...