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SOMALIA: A Silent Coup Against President Farmaajo by Saber Rattling PM Khaire.

0 Visits: 1792 | Thursday July 04, 2019 - 04:35:40
An intelligence report issued on the 1st day of the 1st week of July 2019, warns that Hassan Khaire has bought 4000 strong Ahlu-Suna Wa Jamaa (ASWJ) militia, a group that fights Al-Shabaab terror group in Central Somalia. The group for over a decade has been funded and armed by the Ethiopian government.…

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Somalia:Dahir Alasow, Journalist turned Galmudug guardian.

0 Visits: 1222 | Saturday June 08, 2019 - 02:03:41
Appointment of Dahir Abdulle Alasow as director general of Galmudug Counter Terrorism

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Somalia:FGS engaged in 'deception and mischief' over row with Kenya-Galmudug

0 Visits: 1276 | Friday June 07, 2019 - 01:39:14
"The unpredictable and mischievous political behaviour and positions of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and Prime Minister Hassan Kheire have undermined the confidence of the leaders of all neighbouring countries who are partners in the stabilisation struggle of Somalia."

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Somalia:President appoint Counter-terrorism Chief Mr Dahir Alasow

0 Visits: 1329 | Tuesday June 04, 2019 - 22:23:39
President of Galmudug State of Somalia Ahmed Duale Gelle [Xaaf] has appointed Mr Dahir Alasow as Director General of counter-terrorism operations in Central Somalia. Before being offered the role of head of the Galmudug Specialist Operations Unit, he was one of the best Somali Investigative Journalist…

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UN Security Council resolution calls for the formation of 'the Somali National Leadership Forum'

0 Visits: 1482 | Tuesday June 04, 2019 - 22:13:04
Sunatimes.com - A Special meeting of the UN Security Council on 31 March has recommended strong resolutions that will affect the roadmap of peace and development in Somalia. The Security Council meeting has been dominated by a discussion on matters regarding the extension of the Amisom stay in Somalia…

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UN Somalia:Underlining the importance of finalising an inclusive political settlement

0 Visits: 1842 | Sunday June 02, 2019 - 06:32:47
Underlining the importance of finalising an inclusive political settlement between the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the Federal Member States (FMS) and recalling the importance of the full implementation of the conditions-based Transition Plan with clear target dates (Transition Plan) which…

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Journalists face threats, intimidations ahead of Jubbaland elections

0 Visits: 1138 | Friday May 31, 2019 - 13:01:38
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns multi-pronged attacks by Jubbaland authorities in Kismayo against journalists reporting on sensitive issues, threatening freedom of expression ahead of elections slated for August 2019.

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Somali spy agent arrested at JKIA while transiting bulk cash to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 3607 | Friday May 31, 2019 - 12:33:47
Waagacusub.com- Security agencies at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) have tonight arrested a secretariat of Somalia Intelligence boss Abdullahi Kulane alias (Jiis Marihan) who is also among the senior most Nisa officials. Sources confirmed to Waagacusub Media that officials…

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Terrorising the victims of terror in Somalia "a failed elite, and the Western 'War on Terror'."

0 Visits: 1777 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:46:07
Terrorising the victims of terror in Somalia. "One wonders what Somalis might have accomplished if they were not sandwiched between pernicious local terrorists, a failed elite, and the Western 'War on Terror'." By ABDI ISMAIL SAMATAR

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Ethiopia's foreign ministry lists 2 Somali regions under category of independent countries

0 Visits: 1200 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:30:00
MOGADISHU – Just days after Ethiopia's ministry of foreign affairs apologized for an incorrect map it posted online that showed Somalia as a part of its country, its website is curiously listing two Somali regions under the category of independent countries where Addis Ababa has full diplomatic…

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Anger, shock over map showing Somalia as part of Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1694 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:26:37
MOGADISHU – Somalis expressed anger, disbelief and shock over an incorrect Ethiopian map showing their country as a part of their arch-foe, calling it "an act of aggression" that lays bare Addis Ababa's "expansionist tendencies and colonialist mentality."

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Somalia:Stabilisation challenges and costs

0 Visits: 1134 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 23:27:44
Sunatimes.com - The basic premise of current stabilisation in Somalia is that territories re-conquered should be stabilised in order to bring them permanently under government control, to prevent a renewed loss to al-Shabaab. The focus of stabilisation is hence predominantly the fight against violent…

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Somalia's conflicts today

0 Visits: 1116 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 23:25:20
Sunatimes.com - There are three main forms of conflict in Somalia today: political conflict, communal conflict, and violent extremism. These conflicts, defined by Ken Menkhaus, overlap, fuel each other and are aggravated by some common root causes: systemic corruption, impunity in the country, and competition…

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Rethinking stabilisation efforts in Somalia

0 Visits: 959 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 23:22:57
Sunatimes.com - Since it emerged as a global policy paradigm after the terrorist attacks on the United States of 11 September 2001, the implementation of stabilisation policies rested on a delicate balance between building a coherent long-term peace strategy and having a clear exit strategy, through…

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How to rethink stabilisation in Somalia

0 Visits: 1279 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 23:20:19
Sunatimes.com - For more than a decade, international donors have provided a large portion of their aid to stabilisation efforts in Somalia . Yet, the current academic and policy debates on Somalia highlight the risks of an exacerbating political conflict, dire security implications of the withdrawal…

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ASOJ demands the release of Somali journalist arrested over Facebook posts.

0 Visits: 1255 | Tuesday May 28, 2019 - 22:53:29
The Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of a journalist Ali Aden Mumin arrested in Mogadishu after posting comments on his Facebook account.

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Diplomatic Row Hits New Low as Somalia Bans Meetings in Kenya

0 Visits: 827 | Monday May 27, 2019 - 03:18:40
Kenya's decision to ban direct flights from Mogadishu to Nairobi coupled with the recent detention of top Somalia government officials at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) was cited as the main reason for the new directive.

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US troops, nonprofit trainers and a 'Lightning Brigade' battle for Somalia

0 Visits: 1550 | Monday May 27, 2019 - 03:16:24
In May, Bancroft Global Development accepted a more than $730,000 contract for six months of support services. By contrast, Bancroft received about $490,000 for that same type of contract during the previous 12 months.U.S. government forces and a contractor with an unorthodox investment strategy have…

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US military mission in Somalia

0 Visits: 1227 | Monday May 27, 2019 - 03:12:08
This week President Donald Trump signed an executive order extending a presidential declaration of a national emergency concerning Somalia for another year, calling the Islamist insurgency plaguing that country an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to the US.

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Somali President Farmajo Has No Legal Base to Force Galmudug Presidential Election in 2019

0 Visits: 1580 | Saturday May 18, 2019 - 11:49:03
Sunatimes.com - As a caveat, I would like to state here that my argument against the involvement of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) in any presidential elections of the federal member states (FMS) should not be interpreted as an approval of state elections.…

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