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Somalia National Human Rights Day an opportunity to enhance accountability

(August 26, 2015)

As Somalia marks its National Human Rights day today, both the federal government and the international community should take the opportunity to effectively put human rights and accountability at the
Mr. Mohamud M Uluso

Disposition of Impeachment Motion will shape Somali politics

Since 2012, Somalia experienced series of political turmoil: The unforgettable resignation of Former Central Bank Governor of Somalia, Yusur Abrar, for protest against corruption peddling and abuse of power; polarizing and costly “no-confidence” motions against
(August 26, 2015)

Family of Minnesota teen murdered in Somalia wants answers

Ammar Abdirahman’s mother said she sent him from Minnesota to a Somali boarding school to protect him. The teen never returned home. Sent to Africa to be safe from gangs in Minnesota, Ammar was instead
(August 26, 2015)

Somalia needs strong, stable govt. institutions: African analyst

Press TV has conducted an interview with Nii Akuetteh, an African policy analyst in Washington, to discuss a looming no-confidence vote in Somalia to unseat the president. Following is a rough transcription of the interview.
(August 23, 2015)

Egypt: Al-Azhar Sheikh Keen On Supporting Somalia to Confront Extremism

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb asserted on Monday 17/8/2015 Azhar’s keenness on supporting Somalia. He was speaking during a meeting with Somali Education Minister Khadra Bashir to discuss fostering bilateral relations in the education field.
(August 20, 2015)

Soma Oil & Gas Requests Meeting With UN Over Somalia Allegations

Soma Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd., the U.K.-based explorer chaired by former Conservative Party leader Michael Howard, requested a meeting with the United Nations to discuss allegations about its dealings in Somalia. The company asked
(August 20, 2015)

International community warns president’s impeachment would impede progress

MOGADISHU (HOL) —-As significant numbers of Somali lawmakers have tabled an impeachment motion against the president over corruption allegations, the international community has warned the development would impede progress on Somalia’s peace and state building
(August 20, 2015)

Doing it themselves: the rebuilding of Somalia’s higher education sector

The ineffectiveness of the Mogadishu government is not stopping university leaders from trying to drive up standards With no permanent government and militant groups controlling large expanses of territory, Somalia was the ultimate “failed state”
(August 20, 2015)

Somalia: 25 Al-Shabaab Killed in Central Somalia

At least 25 Al-Shabaab militant fighters were killed in a fight in central Somalia region of Hiiraan on Sunday, Somalia military officer confirmed. According to Capt. Adan Hussein Indhabuur, the fighting erupted on Sunday after
(August 19, 2015)

Man Who ‘Confessed’ to be Al-Shabaab Member Remanded Pending Investigations

Man of Somali origin who allegedly confessed to be a member of Al Shabaab, has been remanded by a Nairobi court to allow police complete investigations. Abdirahaman Salat Mahamud appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Daniel
(August 19, 2015)