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SOAS Somali Diaspora Conference: Challenges & Opportunities in UK

15th February 1:00 PM- 9:00 PM At SOAS, London The Somali Diaspora is one of the largest black and ethnic…

Somalia: Chinese Deal Angers Fishing Communities, Sparks Concerns Over Sovereignty and Piracy

“A new fishing deal signed between the Somalia government and vessels tied to the China Overseas Fisheries Association raises serious…

Somalia Oil Drilling Quest Dives It to Turbulence As Leaders Differ

“Deep divisions have emerged among the Somalia leadership over planned Somalia Oil and Gas conference supposed to take place in…

Lift UN arms embargo and see how far we’ll go in anti-terror fight

The Somali ambassador to Kenya Mohamoud Ahmed Nur was quoted as saying “How do you expect the Somalia government, which…

Somalia port boss killed, car bomb leaves 9 dead in Shabaab attacks

“Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militants on Monday shot dead the Maltese manager of a port, while detonating a car bomb in the…

Al-Shabab Carries Out a Car Bomb Attack in Southern Somalia

“Al-Shabaab has claimed it carried out a suicide car bomb attack in a government-controlled town in southern Somalia on Saturday…

Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Nairobi attack

“Somalia-based Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood.”…

2019 ‘A CRITICAL YEAR’ FOR SOMALI POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT SAYS SECURITY COUNCIL

In the wake of the Somali Government’s decision last week to expel the head of the UN’s assistance mission, UNSOM, the Security…

Getting It Wrong Again – UN Diplomacy Is Failing Somalia

“A worryingly increasing number of United Nations senior officials being expelled from conflict-torn regions and the agency’s offices shut by…

Somalia orders top UN official to leave

“Somalia’s government has ordered the top United Nations official in the country to leave, accusing him of interfering with national…

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