Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Last weekend, diplomats, presidents, and prime ministers gathered in the tiny East African nation of Djibouti. The meeting was apparently initiated by the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs, or maybe Donald Yamamoto (the U.S. ambassador to Somalia), or...
World Refugee Day comes at a time of a triple threat for Somalia – in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country is dealing with effects of desert locusts and flooding MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 20, 2020/ -- Marking World Refugee...
By Tufan Aktas and Mohammed Dhaysane At least four civilians were killed Thursday – including a mother and child – by a roadside bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, according to a government official. The blast “killed four people, all of them...
  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...
By Goth Mohamed Goth The two technical committees representing Somaliland and Somalia in the ongoing Consultation talks in Djibouti late last night signed a five-point preliminary agreement. The two sides also agreed upon five points as guidelines for the three subcommittees...
Recently, the president of the federal government of Somalia signed an electoral law expected to move the country from a clan-based political system to a multiparty system. This move sparked hope of ending the clan-based power-sharing model of the...
By Mohamed Ibrahim In the course of the last seven years, I have observed and wrote a lot about the subject of Somalia and Somaliland much to the like and dislike of both camps. It is been an interesting journey...
CHILD RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR SCALING UP OF CHILD PROTECTION SERVICES IN SOMALIA AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC  Press Release Child Rights organizations working in Somalia led by Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages and Plan International have expressed deep concerns on the...
Somalia international partners welcome the commitment of the two leaders to continue the dialogue. The below statement was signed by United Kingdom, African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Ethiopia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Intergovernmental Authority...
By Ali Hassan The political, security, socio and economic situation in Somalia is evolving, transitional and fragile. The country has experienced one of the longest civil conflicts and insecurity in the world and still continues to grapple with high levels...