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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Somali Affairs

Jubbaland residents stage demos against Somali government

Hundreds of Jubbaand residents today came out to the main streets of the southern city of Kismayo demonstrating against the Federal Government of Somalia. The... More

AU peacekeeping troops arrive in central Somali town

A convoy of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops arrived today in the central town of Dusamareb, the capital of Galmudug regional state. The... More

AU peacekeeping troops to be deployed in central Somali town

Somali Security Minister Mohamed Abukar Islow Duale has said that troops from the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) will be deployed to the central... More

Opposition leader questions Somalia’s commitment to fight Al-Shabaab

Wadajir Party Leader Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame has once again questioned the Somali federal government’s commitment to actually fight the militant group, Al-Shabaab. Commenting on a... More

Kenya’s bid to blacklist Al-Shabaab flops at UN Security Council

Hopes by Kenya to seek a UN approval to list Al-Shabaab a global terrorist organisation hit a snag on Wednesday after the UN Security... More

Somalia formally rejects Madobe’s re-election as Jubbaland president

The Federal Government of Somalia has reiterated its decision to reject the results of the Jubbaland state's presidential election according to which Ahmed Mohamed... More

Somalia’s Ahlu Sunnah vows to defend territories amid tension with government

Sheikh Shakir Ali Hassan, the leader of the moderate Islamist group Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jama’ah who is also the chief minister of the Galmudug... More

Somalia’s Jubbaland lifts travel ban on federal ministers visiting region

Members of the Jubbaland cabinet held a meeting today, six days after the re-election of Jubbaland state president, Ahmed Mohamed Islam, aka Ahmed Madobe. After... More

Tensions mount again in disputed northern Somalia region

Reports from the disputed Sanaag region indicate that there are tensions in the area between Puntland and Somaliland forces. A resident of Badhan said there... More

Somalia deploys more troops, arms to central town amid tensions

Reports from Dusamareb town, the administrative capital of Galmudug state say that more new troops were deployed yet again to the town. Reports say that... More