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Somali Affairs

Somalia FMS leaders push for a single constituency for the parliamentary election

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) Leaders of Somalia Federal Member States who are currently attending the ongoing National Consultative Conference (NCC) in Mogadishu are mostly interested in... More

Al-Shabaab claims to have killed 6 in Kenya’s Lamu attack

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) Al-Shabaab militant group has claimed that its fighters killed six people in Kenya's Lamu on Monday. The heavily armed militants raided Bobo-Sunkia and... More

U.S and UK ambassadors warn election violence in Somalia

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) The U.S. and British ambassadors to Somalia, Colleen Crenwelge and Kate Foster, have expressed disappointment over the failure to ensure the 30%... More

Uganda tops African Development Bank’s electricity regulatory index

ABIDJAN (SomaliAffairs) For the fourth consecutive year, Uganda’s electricity sector is Africa’s best regulated across a number of key metrics, according to the African... More

UN envoy calls for increased recognition of persons with disabilities in Somalia

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs)  The United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan, has called for increased recognition of the rights of persons with disabilities... More

Somali army killed innocent siblings in Mogadishu, police say

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) Somali military officers shot dead two siblings in the city centre of Mogadishu on Thursday, police said on Friday amid a public... More

Somalia’s state-building project might unravel due to gerrymandered elections

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) One of the key components of Somalia’s political settlement in the third republic is to organize an election every four years.  There... More

Ethiopia’s Abiy vows to lead army from frontline

ADDIS ABABA (SomaliAffairs)  Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed has vowed that he will be leading the army from the frontline starting Wednesday in what... More

After World Bank blacklisted a Kenyan firm, Somalia authorities are probing a second company

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs) On November 10, the World Bank Group announced the 21-month debarment of Africa Development Professional Group Ltd. (ADP), a Kenyan company that... More

U.S, UK and Norway set new conditions for funding Somalia electoral process

MOGADISHU (SomaliAffairs)  Responding to a new request by Somali Prime Minister's office for additional funding to the Horn of Africa's electoral process, Norway, United... More