Monday, June 27, 2022
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Somalia, Nicholas Haysom, condemned in the strongest possible terms today’s indirect fire attack on the main United Nations compound in the Somali capital. Seven mortars landed inside the compound this afternoon, injuring...
By Abdi Dagal Faahiye Whether it is Washington, Manila or Mogadishu; the number of authoritarian regimes is on the rise. Although Somalia in some respect cannot be compared to other countries and is considered a fragile country that is recovering...
Friday's air strike in Mudug province is the deadliest US attack since a November 2017 attack, which killed about 100. A US military air strike against the al-Shabab group in Somalia has killed about 60 fighters, one of its deadliest in nearly a year, US military...
Changes in the Horn of Africa has caught Somaliland by surprise. Lifting sanctions on Eritrea and concerted efforts by the International Community to prevent the disintegration of Ethiopia mean placing a premium on sovereignty. In these tumultuous changes, Somaliland...
Twenty-eight years after Somalia’s brawling civil war, the question now is: in which direction is the country heading? The dangers of this are now bigger than the collective episodes of violence. There is no obvious meeting place to resolve...
Summary International Anti-Corruption Day is commemorated on 9th December every year around the world, and countries like Somalia wish to understand the global view of corruption and the effects it has had in different countries, while also learning about the need...
The Somali presidential election slated to take place on 8 February is the toughest election Somalia will have seen. What makes it different from the 2012 election is the popular consensus that the return of the incumbent president will undo all that...
Six candidates were elected to the House of the People as voting for Somaliland and northern regions commenced today in the Somali capital. The victorious candidates included Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Omar Arte, former Foreign Affairs Minister Abdirahman Du’ale...
Ever since the midterm election, conservative media in the United States have targeted with special zeal Ilhan Omar, an incoming Somali-American Democratic congresswoman and a devout Muslim who wears hijab. In response to Democrats’ push to remove a headwear ban...
Nairobi, 9 December 2017 – The EU has contributed €1 million EUR to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Somalia Trust Fund as part of its long-standing commitment to support economic governance and capacity development in Somalia. The EU support...