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UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT NAIROBI (UNON) – The UN Headquarters in Africa TENDER NOTICE – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) – EOI/UNON/14/058   BENEFICIARY COUNTRY:                                            ...

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Cape Town, September 24, 2014-The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of German-American journalist Michael Scott Moore, who was kidnapped by Somali pirates in the city of Galkayo in...

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I, Dr. Said Mohamud, am an opposition leader of the Somali government and the president of the Somali People’s Party. I condemn the actions of the Somali government for silencing Mogadishu’s...

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Somalia had perfectly conformed to a sinister road map drawn by some exogenous powers using her frontline neighbors with other African countries as their mere Trojan-horse to accomplish their consciously...

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By Mahmoud Uluso- September 15, 2014 Optimism for peace and recovery in Somalia has become a transient feeling quickly dashed by the occurrence of violent incidents and discovery of gross wrongdoings....

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Mogadishu, 13th September 2014: Yesterday at around 0600 hours, AMISOM forces conducted several targeted in-depth operations around the town of Badhadhe in Lower Juba region in a village called Lagta...

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  For many months, we have read about the allegations that the United Nations has leveled against President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Former Foreign Minister Fawzia Yusuf, and others. The investigation...

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  The AU reiterates its zero tolerance policy on misconduct and abuses in peace support operations   Addis Ababa, 8 September 2014: The Commission of the African Union (AU) is concerned by the...

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By Mohamud Uluso (*) – September 7, 2014 In addition to ongoing war against terrorist group Al Shabab, looming famine that would affect million people, Puntland-Khatumo-Somaliland civil war, and...

Byline: Hassan mudane     ‘If the leader of Al-Shabaab has passed away the rest of the Game will be nothing’ ‘Maska madaxaa laga dillaa’ mahmah Somaliyeed Muktar Abdirahman Godane was born...

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By Hamza Mohamed Armed group appoints Ahmed Omar as successor to Ahmed Abdi Godane who was killed in US strikes last Tuesday. Al-Shabab, the Somali armed group, has named Sheikh Ahmad Umar, also known...

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In recent months, the UK government has worked closely with the Somali community on the issue of remittances.  I understand the levels of anxiety in the community, as a result of changes to banking arrangements...

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Nairobi, September 3, 2014-SomalijournalistHassan Gessey, a radio director at the independent Dalsan Radio, is being held without charge by the National Intelligence and Security Agency after criticizing...

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31/08/2014 The European Union (EU), the United Nations, and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) welcomed the agreement by Col Barre Adan Shire (Barre Hiiraale) to participate in a reconciliation...

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Mogadishu 31st August 2014: Persistent joint effort by the Somali Government, Interim Jubba Administration, AMISOM, IGAD, UN, EU and the other International partners to resolve the protracted political...

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Minneapolis (DIPLOMAT)- Millions of Somalis will find it easier to receive money from relatives abroad after the US Senate approved the Money Remittances Improvement Act earlier this month. The Act that...

  MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest...

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  Kismayo: Hundreds of people from the oppressed Somali Bantu Wagosha community have demonstrated in Kismayo, the provincial city of Lower Jubba region in protest of killings, arrest and many other...

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AMISOM Protection, Gender and Human Rights Unit convened a four (4) day consultative workshop to work on the drafting of Somalia first policy on Child protection in the country’s capital Mogadishu.   The...

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World Humanitarian Day is observed in memory of the victims of the attack on the United Nations’ headquarters in Baghdad in 2003 which caused the deaths of 22 people, including the UN Special Representative...