Sunday, July 12, 2020

Over 427,000 people affected by floods across Somalia

At least 427,000 people have been affected by flooding due to heavy rains across Somalia in April, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on...

As Turkey Shows Interest, Somalia Says Oil Tenders Open to All

Somalia vowed the war-torn country’s offering of offshore exploration tenders will be open to all, a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey...

AMISOM, Somali government and key stakeholders meet to review progress in the security sector...

A daylong meeting of the Federal Government of Somalia, the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN and other key stakeholders, was convened on...

Coronavirus or no coronavirus, Somalia opposition wants election

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted planned events across the world; sporting activities postponed indefinitely, UN climate conference put on hold, and elections in many...

US drone strike removes ‘imminent threat’ to Somali capital

A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed “an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu” by the...

UN envoy says terror attacks not to derail stabilization efforts in Somalia

A UN envoy in Somalia said on Monday terror attacks will not derail efforts to stabilize Somalia and expressed solidarity in the aftermath of...

Islamic State trains in Somalia’s Puntland Long war Journal

In photos released online yesterday, the Islamic State showed fighters within its Somali branch training in a makeshift camp in Somalia’s northern Puntland region. The...

New York Post stirs Ilhan Omar controversy with 9/11 cover

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Wednesday urged fellow lawmakers to condemn a Fox News host and a Republican congressman for what she called “dangerous...

UK urges donors to support African Union Mission in Somalia

UK, Somalia, Italy and Ethiopia brought together international partners in support of Somalia’s security, political and economic reforms. Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin co-hosted the...

Charcoal still smuggled from KDF-controlled Somalia zones – Daily Bussiness

Al-Shabaab continues to reap substantial revenues from charcoal smuggling in southern Somalia despite the presence of African Union military bases in the area, a...

LAST WEEK NEWS

China Firmly Opposes Taiwan and Somaliland relations

The Chinese government opposes the establishment of diplomatic ties between Taiwan and Somaliland. During a regular press conference on 6th July 2020, Chinese Foreign Ministry...