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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Farmajo is making several foreign trips, just what he hated the most

The president of Somalia is under spot for frequent foreign visits despite previously criticising his predecessor for the same. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo severally criticised... More

AMISOM is Leaving Somalia Without National Army

Somalia can boast of 20,000 men as part of its army and pro-government fighters, a new statistic by AMISOM shows. The statistic is part of... More

Why Somali Women Struggle to Get into Politics and Leadership

Fatuma Ibrahim, 36-year old mother of six, treks nearly a kilometer daily to fetch water for the domestic use. Along millions of women in Somalia,... More

Somalia is not the best country in Africa to be a journalist

On the weekend, some journalists in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, received an invitation to cover an event at the presidency. The journalists were kept waiting for... More

Kenya lists three conditions to resume ties with Somalia

Mogadishu and Nairobi have exchanged diplomatic tiff on Saturday after Kenya had recalled its envoy from Somalia and asked his counterpart to return back... More

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Is Somali gov’t hiding something on delay of case with Kenya at ICJ?

On 19 May, the Federal Government of Somalia announced that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) had postponed public hearings on the maritime border... More

Somali media under siege from both government and militants

Journalists in Somalia, one of the world's worst places to be a media worker, face relentless harassment and intimidation from local state and non-state... More

Why Somali gov’t is unmoved by the Jubbaland leader’s reconciliation efforts

The Somali Federal Government remains silent on the reconciliation between Jubbaland President Ahmed Mohamed Islam, aka Ahmed Madobe, and his main rivals in the... More

Somalis’ built up frustrations at risk of erupting

The recent protests in the capital Mogadishu were, perhaps, the first expression of years of built up frustration by the public. The Somali people, especially... More