Tuesday, May 11, 2021

AFRICOM commander tells senators that removing most US troops from Somalia has created new...

The top general of U.S. Africa Command told a Senate panel on Thursday that the Trump administration’s decision to reposition troops outside of Somalia...

Somalia’s rival factions spread across Mogadishu as they jockey for power The Guardian

After months living at an upmarket inn close to Mogadishu’s airport, Somalia’s opposition leaders, including two former presidents and their armed teams, have decamped,...

Somalia braces for record levels of displacement as drought takes hold

Somalia is bracing for record levels of displacement this year as drought ravages parts of the country, leaving tens of thousands of people without...

144 Nigerian police officers arrive to support the Somali Police Force AMISOM

Mogadishu, A contingent of 144 police officers from Nigeria on Saturday arrived in Somalia, to serve under the African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM)...

Roadside blast in Somalia kills top military commander AA

At least two people, including a top national army commander, were killed when a roadside bomb targeted a military vehicle outside Bal'ad, Middle Shabelle...

Puntland State Votes Against President’s Extended Mandate

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik ) The legislature in the autonomous Somalian state of Puntland voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to deny the national president...

AMISOM, SNA military commanders set targets for joint operations against militants AMISOM

A two-day meeting to evaluate security sector gains in Somalia has ended in Mogadishu, the capital, with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)...

Somalia’s President Extends Term by Two Years, Drawing Condemnation The New York Times

In a highly contentious move, Somalia’s president has extended his own term in office by two years, drawing condemnation from the United States and...

Somalia: Landmine explosion kills 15 minibus passengers Anadolu Agency

At least 15 people were killed and several wounded on Wednesday when a minibus carrying civilians hit a landmine in southern Somalia, officials said. The...

Swedish citizen jailed for trafficking Somali into Ireland Irish Examiner

A Swedish citizen has been jailed by an Irish court for 18 months after pleading guilty to trafficking an illegal immigrant into the State. Lawyers...

News in English

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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