Monday, September 25, 2023
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Truck bomb kills at least 10 in Somalia

MOGADISHU, (Reuters) – A truck bomb exploded at a checkpoint in the central Somali town of Beledweyne on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and obliterating nearby buildings, a police officer said. It was not immediately clear who was responsible … Continued

Uganda Leader Offers to Mediate in Somalia, Somaliland Reunion

Fred Ojambo Uganda President Yoweri Museveni offered to become facilitator in the reunification of Somalia with the breakaway Republic of Somaliland after more than three decades of separation. A reunion would enhance economic growth and boost the welfare of citizens, … Continued

U.S. livestreamer ‘Johnny Somali’ accused of trespassing

By AKINA NISHI OSAKA–Local police arrested an American man who uses the tag “Johnny Somali” to livestream inflammatory videos, saying his latest offering shows he was trespassing at a hotel construction site in Osaka. The YouTuber is 23-year-old Ramsey Khalid Ismael, Osaka prefectural … Continued

Somalia on track for full debt relief in December, IMF says

By VINCENT OWINO Somalia is on course to receive a full debt relief from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other lenders in December this year, after making important reforms to boost domestic revenue collection and transparency in management of … Continued

Somalia seeks 90-day ‘pause’ in AU force drawdown: letter

Violence-wracked Somalia is seeking a three-month delay in the planned reduction of African Union troops after suffering “several significant setbacks” in its fight against Al-Shabaab militants, according to a government letter seen by AFP. Somalia’s national security adviser wrote to … Continued

African states urge UN to end Ethiopia rights probe

African governments have called on the UN Human Rights Council to terminate the mandate of a team of human rights experts on Ethiopia after the submission of its latest report earlier this week. The expert panel said war crimes and … Continued

Should Somalia join the East African Community (EAC)?

By Mohamed Garad “There’s quartz here, there’s gypsum, there’s uranium, there’s iron ore, a lot of gold, potential gas, potential oil. All these things are waiting for East Africans to take came in and because they have not been exploited … Continued

Libya: Survivors of Libya Floods Grapple With Trauma

Post-traumatic stress and anxiety has become a daily challenge for thousands of Libyans who survived Storm Daniel nearly two weeks ago, UN humanitarians warned on Thursday. Torrential rains from Storm Daniel on 10 September burst two dams upstream from the coastal … Continued