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Somalia: AMISOM accused of killing Somali family in revenge attack

Somalia: AMISOM accused of killing Somali family in revenge attack

The African Union troops in Somalia have killed six members of one family at their home in a part of Southern Somalia, following a landmine attack on its convoy, residents have said. According to local resident who spoke to the media, Ugandan troops who are part of the African Union troops entered the home of the […]

Why Somalia has to withdraw case against Kenya at the ICJ?

Somalia Attorney General, Ahmed Ali Dahir submitting the case

Earlier this month, Somalia’s Attorney General filed a case against Kenya at the International Court of Justice in The Hague over the maritime border dispute, which has been going on for the past at least six years. It was August last year when Somalia asked ICJ to determine the maritime boundary between the two nations […]

Somalia: Puntland warns Federal Gov’t against term extension

Somalia: Puntland warns Federal Govt against term extension

Somalia’s autonomous state of Puntland has said that it will not accept a term extension or a delay to the elections expected to be held in 2016. On Thursday, Puntland released a statement explaining why it had refused to attend a high-level partnership Forum on the 2016 new deal which kicked off in Mogadishu yesterday. […]

Somalia President approves credentials of new Kenya ambassador

Somalia President approves credentials of new Kenya ambassador

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud on Thursday accepted the credentials of the new Kenya ambassador to Somalia Maj General (Rtd) Lucas Kyonze Tumbo, during a ceremony held at the Presidential palace in Mogadishu. During the occasion, the President said the diplomatic relations of Somalia and Kenya is based on brotherhood and can work on areas […]

IMF Commends Somalia’s Economy Recovery Process

IMF Commends Somalia’s Economic Recovery Process

The International Monetary Fund has commended the Somalia’s steady progress towards economic recovery, noting that efforts to strengthen policies have buoyed the economy after decades of civil war.  IMF released a Press statement on Wednesday following its first review on the country’s economy in more than two decades. It called for the government to further […]

UN extends mandate of mission in Somalia, authorizes ongoing deployment of peacekeepers

UN extends mandate of mission in Somalia, authorizes ongoing deployment of peacekeepers

The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution authorizing its Assistance Mission in Somalia for another seven months. According to the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2232 (2015), UNISOM mandate in Somalia is extended for another 7 months, until 30 March 2016. Underscoring the importance of UNSOM’s support to the political process in Somalia, in […]

Somalia: Puntland accuses Federal government of fuelling Oil Conflict

Somalia: Puntland accuses Federal government of fuelling Oil Conflict

Somalia’s autonomous state of Puntland has accused the Federal government of authorizing a controversial agreement for the neighbouring Galmudug administration which lets exploration of natural resources in parts of its territories and could fuel a conflict in the region, an official has said. Puntland Petroleum and Mineral Agency (PPMA) director Isse Mohamoud Farah released a […]

Somalia: Significance of Obama’s critical message to Africa’s dictators

Somalia: Significance of Obama’s critical message to Africa’s dictators

U.S. President Barack Obama concluded his five day tour to Africa with a remarkable and historical speech at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, becoming the first American President to deliver a speech over there. The speech which concerned different issues was welcomed by millions of Africans who were delighted to hear about […]

Somalia not ready to hold national elections in 2016

Somalia not ready to hold national elections in 2016

Somalia has ruled out the possibility of holding national elections across the country in the coming year, 2016. The decision was announced jointly by the country’s Parliament Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari and Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid after a session was held in Mogadishu on Tuesday. Delivering his speech, Prime Minister Sharmarke insisted that there are […]

Somalia Officials: Mogadishu hotel suicide bomber was German citizen

Somalia Officials: Mogadishu hotel suicide bomber was German citizen

A suspected suicide bomber who killed more than 15 people in a Mogadishu popular hotel over the weekend was a German of Somali origin, Intelligence officials have said. The Al Jazeera hotel attack happened when the suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck at the gate of the hotel, which is close to the main airport. Somalia’s […]