Tuesday, June 28, 2022
The intensive military civil war had officially broken out in May 1988 when Barre bombarded Hargeisa and other northern cities. Less known is what precipitated the government’s bombing. What happened was this: a month earlier, in April 1988, Siad...
On 7th June, the joint 17-member parliamentary committee tasked with the preparation of election regulations – which requires only parliamentary approval – submitted two draft regulations to the speakers of the two chambers of parliament for discussion. The first...
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...
Nairobi, March 12, 2013-Somali police attacked and obstructed more than a half-dozen journalists who were seeking to cover a rape trial in Mogadishu on Saturday, as authorities continue to struggle in meeting law enforcement and free expression demands in...
By Bilan Hashi Years ago, on a bleak winter afternoon, I had my tongue professionally pierced in Toronto. I had numerous piercings beforehand so my family should have been accustomed to my piercing tendencies. Unfortunately, judging from their reactions—ranging from...
Somali legislators of the lower house of parliament raise their hands to vote to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's term for another two years, in Mogadishu, April 12, 2021. A new dawn embarked for Somalis today after thirty years of...
Coronavirus - Somalia: Canada to support UNFPA Somalia on a New Initiative on Strengthening Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights through Midwifery Education and Practice The initiative is aimed at reducing maternal mortality and promoting sexual and reproductive health and...
On Tuesday, June 9th, IPI hosted Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia (UNSOM), and Ambassador Maman Sambo Sidikou, Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, who discussed the future of the...
3 November 2016 Villa Somalia, Mogadishu Today, 3 November, EU Ambassador Veronique Lorenzo presented her credentials to H.E. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of the Federal Republic of Somalia. On her first visit to Mogadishu as Head of Delegation of the European Union to...
  UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council has unanimously called on Somalia to pass laws banning piracy and urged the east African nation to more aggressively combat pirates at sea and the crime lords on land who finance and...