Saturday, June 19, 2021

At least 15 killed in Somalia suicide bombing claimed by militants

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in the Somali capital that targeted recruits who were lined up outside...

End of the road for Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving PM

Rival politicians in Israel have formed a new government to remove Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving leader, from power. After four parliamentary elections in two...

Somaliland opposition win majority in first parliamentary vote since 2005

Two opposition parties in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region won a majority of seats in the region's first parliamentary election in 16 years, the National...

ICJ judge James Richard Crawford dies aged 72

James Richard Crawford, one of the judges who heard the case between Somalia and Kenya at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has died. Crawford,...

Baseless Claim of Presidential Powers Hastens the Demise of the Fragile Federal Republic of...

The Somali people have been hoping to heal from the painful experience suffered in ousting the military dictatorship that ruled the country for 21...

John Mahama withdraws acceptance as African Union Envoy to Somalia

Former President John Dramani Mahama has in a letter to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission withdrawn his acceptance of the continental body’s...

Kenya and Somali to equally split disputed oil blocks proceeds

Kenya and Somalia will equally share proceeds of oil and gas sales within the disputed maritime triangle in a deal brokered by Qatar. A redacted...

Don’t Blame Me for Delaying Somalia’s Elections

To avoid a power vacuum after my four-year mandate as Somalia’s president ended on Feb. 8, Somalia’s House of the People passed legislation in...

Mohamed Roble and Mohamed Madar: Two-Prime Ministers in critical-moments!

In this piece, I juxtapose two-prime ministers who share plenty of characteristics. Namely, the incumbent PM Mohamed Hussein Roble and former PM Mohamed Hawadle...

Garissa elders welcome state’s move to close refugee camps The Star

Garissa elders have  welcomed the move by the government to close Kakuma and Daadab refugee camps. They said they are concerned by the political intrigues...

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At least 15 killed in Somalia suicide bombing claimed by militants

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in the Somali capital that targeted recruits who were lined up outside...

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