Monday, August 20, 2018

Child Abductions Rise amid South Sudan’s Grinding Civil War

It's been almost two years since Deng Machar's three young children were abducted from his home and likely sold for cattle. Sitting in South...

Somalia Vision 2020: One Man One Vote: Challenges and Recommendations

Somalia’s experience with political parties dates back to the 1940s. In 1947, the Somali Youth League (SYL), one of the country’s first political parties,...

Sen. Tina Smith Leads Effort to Extend Humanitarian Protections For Somali Nationals Living in...

U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) led 21 of her Senate colleagues—including fellow Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar—in urging the Trump administration to extend humanitarian protections...

AMISOM lauds Ugandan troops for their service in Somalia

MOGADISHU, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Tuesday lauded Ugandan soldiers for ensuring a safer and stable Somalia. AMISOM...

Islamic State releases first video of its affiliated fighters in Somalia

A group that monitors extremist organizations says the Islamic State group has posted what is thought to be the first video from IS-affiliated fighters...

How a Muslim Somali Refugee Model Became the American Dream Teen Vogue

As a child, Halima Aden loved to eat mud. To her young eyes, the rain transforming the dry, sandy soil of Turkana County, Kenya—home to...

Somalia’s international partners gravely concerned over clashes near Tukaraq

Somalia’s international partners are gravely concerned over the latest armed clashes taking place today near the Tukaraq area of the Sool region between Puntland...

Why Are The Qataris Trying To Control The Coast Of Somalia?

It is no secret that Qatar is trying to increase its influence around its neighboring region and one of its targets is Somalia. In...

Cairo follows Somali developments with concern

Following reports that the United Arab Emirates cancelled a military training programme in Somalia, Egypt’s political parties have called for Cairo to pursue “aggressive”...

US airstrike on al-Shabaab in Somalia kills 2 near Jilib, Africom says

An airstrike targeting al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab in Somalia killed two fighters and injured a third on February 26, the U.S. military’s Africa Command said. “In...