Sunday, May 26, 2019

How to end the civil war in Somalia: negotiate with al-Shabaab – JASON HARTWIG

When I worked in Somalia from 2016 to 2018 supporting provision of military assistance to forces combating al-Shabaab, most discussions with international partners acknowledged...

Somalia-Turkey ties will triumph despite the murder of a Turkish citizen

Turkey's economic, humanitarian and nation-building efforts in Somalia have forged a bond that cannot be derailed by terror attacks. On Sunday, the Al Qaeda-affiliated...

Somalia’s economic growth pace could rise to 3% in 2019 – IMF

Somalia’s economy continues to recover, with growth expected to strengthen to 3% in 2019 from 2.8% last year, while inflation could ease to 3%...

Ethiopian Airlines CEO wants rigorous review of Boeing 737-MAX planes following fatal crash

Two months after Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed, killing all 157 people on board, the CEO of the airline said his crews and passengers...

In first for Somalia, DNA used to convict rapists AFP

MOGADISHU (AFP) - Somalia has for the first time used DNA evidence to obtain a criminal conviction, sentencing three men to death on Sunday...

Turkish engineer killed by car bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

A car bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed a Turkish citizen, police said Sunday. The man was killed when explosives fitted to...

AMISOM deploys 15 military officers to enhance security in Somalia

MOGADISHU, May 9 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Thursday it has completed a five-day induction training of 15 military...

St. Paul adds a new sister city: Mogadishu TwinCities

Once controlled by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, the port city of Mogadishu is more than just the capital of Somalia — it’s also...

Somalia is departing from clan-based politics to political parties system. A beacon of hope

Somalia, a country riven by conflicts, ravaged by wars and pervaded by clan-based poisoned politics is expecting to apply free and square elections in...

Overcoming digital challenges through freelancing opportunities in Somaliland (Northern Somalia) World Bank

The digital economy is a new concept in Somaliland (north Somalia) and the Somali regions. However, we can still find good examples that catch...

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