Thursday, July 29, 2021

Somalia’s power-hungry president has taken his country to the brink – The Economist

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known to his people as Farmaajo, was once a popular figure. Residents in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, welcomed him...

At least 7 killed in suicide bombing in Somalia’s capital AP

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least seven people were killed and more than 11 others wounded when a vehicle exploded outside a police headquarters...

Violence forces 100,000 to flee homes in Mogadishu Anadolu Agency

The UN has raised concerns after recent violence forced up to 100,000 people to flee their homes in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to...

Prime Minister Roble’s Statement on the Current Situation in Somalia

Press Release Given the current difficult situation in the country and the need for urgent need for an electoral agreement; After broad consultations with the Non-State...

International Partners Statement on outbreak of violence in Mogadishu

International partners* strongly condemn the outbreak of violence in Mogadishu on 25 April. We have repeatedly warned that the extension of mandates would lead to...

Somalia’s toxic political and security order: the death knell of democracy The Conversation

By the mid-1990s, it was clear to the world that Somalia had become Africa’s first failed post-colonial state. But this vast country of just...

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)...

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Ethiopia’s Conflicts: Ethnocentrism Vs Cultural Relativism

During the second scramble for Africa in 1885-1914, the three European powers Britain, France and Italy were competing in Africa, and the Horn of...

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