Wednesday, February 01, 2023
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Somalia gathers neighbours to pore over Al-Shabaab menace

Somalia is gathering neighbouring countries in a bid to work on a concerted policy against Al-Shabaab militants, the first such meeting under President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Kenya’s President William Ruto, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Djibouti’s Ismael Ghuelleh were … Continued

Ethiopia bans 15 foreign media outlets 

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Ethiopian authorities suspended 15 foreign media outlets which have been operating in the country’s Somali regional state for allegedly operating without license. The regional journalists’ association however says the actions was taken in retaliation to the medias reports … Continued

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield’s Travel to Somalia

Press ReleaseUS Embassy, Somalia Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, is traveling to Mogadishu, Somalia today to review the humanitarian, economic, and security situation.  Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will meet with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to discuss the … Continued

Al-Shabab’s Grip on Somalia Loosening

Mohamed Olad Hassan  MINNEAPOLIS — In Somalia, al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab has been on a gradual retreat for months, and this could be the beginning of their end, experts told VOA. In a televised speech in August 2022, Somali President Hassan … Continued

Eritrea Troops Still on Ethiopian Soil: US

NAIROBI — A senior U.S. official said Saturday that Eritrean troops are still in Ethiopia although they have moved back the border, contradicting Ethiopian authorities who say the Eritreans have already left. Eritrean troops fought alongside the Ethiopian military and allied … Continued