Tuesday, June 25, 2024
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Somalia accuses Ethiopian troops of illegally crossing shared border

Somalia’s UN envoy accused Ethiopian troops on Monday of illegally crossing the countries’ shared border and confronting local security forces. “Somalia reaffirms its commitment to respecting the principles enshrined in the UN Charter and good neighbourliness,” Abukar Osman told the 15-member Security … Continued

Ship off Yemen coast reports explosion nearby, says UKMTO

A merchant vessel in the Arabian Sea reported an explosion in close proximity to it on Monday, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said, Reuters reports. UKMTO said the crew was reported safe and the vessel was proceeding to its next … Continued

Somalia moves closer to enjoying perks of joining EAC

Somalia held a consultative road map meeting last week, which would see its legal structures aligned to those of the East African Community (EAC) to enable it to benefit from the regional bloc.  The one-week meeting, attended by EAC partner … Continued

How Mombasa beat Djibouti, Dar in new World Bank port ranking

Mombasa port bypassed its main Eastern African competitors, Djibouti and Dar es Salaam, in the latest World Bank global ports index over ship delays and non-tariff barriers. According to the newly released Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) 2023, increasing business … Continued

Chinese embassy launches student award program in Somalia

MOGADISHU, (Xinhua) — The Chinese Embassy in Somalia launched a student award program on Wednesday to improve the standard of education in the East African country. The China-Somalia Friendship Student Award Program for the 2024 National Examination will see the … Continued

Somalia asks peacekeepers to slow withdrawal, fears Islamist resurgence

Somalia’s government is seeking to slow the withdrawal of African peacekeepers and warning of a potential security vacuum, documents seen by Reuters show, with neighbouring countries fretting that resurgent al Shabaab militants could seize power. The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia … Continued