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Somalia and Kenya’s diplomatic disputes create collateral damage

In the recent diplomatic row, Somalia information minister Osman Dube accused Kenya of meddling in the country’s internal political affairs. Several issues have worsened ties...

Ombudsman Berates Norway for ‘Discrimination’ Against Immigrants Over Lack of Anti-COVID Measures

Norwegian equality and discrimination ombudsman Hanne Bjurstr√łm has raised inequality concerns about her country's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of the 29 proposed anti-corona...

Somalia govt rescinds decision to disband Chamber of Commerce

Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Wednesday rescinded a decision to dissolve the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry following complaints from traders. At...

US in Somalia: ‘We still need the Americans for security’

Tensions are rising sharply in Somalia, as the country's fragile political system wrestles with a bitterly contested election process, the withdrawal of some vital...

US Military Pulls Last Troops From Somalia

The United States military has completed withdrawing troops from Somalia, according to the U.S. Africa Command.      AFRICOM spokesperson Colonel Christopher P. Karns confirmed...

Degodia are model nationalists, not secessionists

In a recent article in the Star website, Muhammed Abdullahi asks, ‚ÄėIs the Somali government fueling secessionist agenda in Northern Kenya?‚Äô The article provides...

Exclusive: Hundreds of Somali Troops Used as Cannon Fodder in Ethiopia’s Tigray War

Dozens of Somali soldiers used as cannon fodder in the recent offensive in Ethiopia’s Tigray region were killed in the conflict after completing training...

Ethiopia’s army chief, Oromia president hold secret talks with Farmaajo in Mogadishu

Ethiopia’s military chief and the president of Oromia state where PM Abiy Ahmed hails from secretly visited Mogadishu on Friday where they held talks...

Will Somalia be collateral damage of Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict?

In November, as the Ethiopian government escalated its military campaign against the northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed quietly ordered a drawdown of Ethiopian...

Al-Shabab Threat Rising in Kenya’s Northeast

Friday marked two years since al-Shabab terrorists attacked the Dusit D2 hotel in central Nairobi, killing 22 people. The anniversary comes as Kenya's Mandera,...

Eyes on Djibouti in Somalia and Kenya peace deal

A Djibouti-led mission to resolve accusations of territorial violations between Kenya and Somalia has concluded a fact-finding mission in both countries. Sent by Djibouti’s President...

The Potential Impact of the Ethiopia’s War in Tigray on Somali Stability

Intra-state conflicts in the Horn of Africa have always had a devastating domino effect, making the region one of Africa's most highly unpredictable and...

Somalia and Kenya’s diplomatic disputes create collateral damage

In the recent diplomatic row, Somalia information minister Osman Dube accused Kenya of meddling in the country’s internal political affairs. Several issues have worsened ties...

Ombudsman Berates Norway for ‘Discrimination’ Against Immigrants Over Lack of Anti-COVID Measures

Norwegian equality and discrimination ombudsman Hanne Bjurstr√łm has raised inequality concerns about her country's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Out of the 29 proposed anti-corona...

Somalia govt rescinds decision to disband Chamber of Commerce

Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble on Wednesday rescinded a decision to dissolve the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry following complaints from traders. At...