Friday, November 16, 2018

At Least 11 Dead in Restaurant Suicide Bombing in Somalia

(Baidoa) — A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and a grenade struck a hotel...

Norway Contributes NOK 450 Million to Multi Partner Fund in Somalia

BALI, Indonesia, October 12, 2018—The Norwegian Government announced a commitment of NOK 450 Million ($54.3 million) to support the reconstruction, reform and development process in...

Iran is new transit point for Somali charcoal in illicit trade...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab...

Al-Shabaab says it executed ‘British spy’ with four others accused of...

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamists on Tuesday shot five men in a public execution, including a Somali-British citizen accused of spying, a sign of the...

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers still missing as military remains cagey

On the morning of July 24, 2011, three Kenya Defence Forces soldiers were on routine supply duties at military bases on the Kenya-Somalia border...

Options to end Somalia’s current political stalemate

Somalia has entered a dangerous political stalemate that could unravel the significant progress made on peace-building and state-building since the end of the transition...

Union for Peace and Development: Visionary and Professional leadership for Somalia

The Union for Peace and Development hereafter abbreviated as UPD is a political party formed and led by a team of professional, visionary and...

US strikes Shabaab on southern Somalia coast

US Forces killed nine Shabaab terrorists in a strike 40 km northeast of Kismayo after the al Qaeda branch attacked Somali forces operating in...

World Bank Group’s First Strategy for Somalia to Support Inclusive Growth...

WASHINGTON, September 25, 2018 – The World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Directors endorsed the first four-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Somalia and...

‘Black Hawk Down: The Untold Story’ Recalls The Soldiers The Movies...

FORT DRUM — A fierce battle involving Fort Drum soldiers in Somalia began on Oct. 3, 1993, with a radio transmission — “black hawk...

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