Friday, June 09, 2023
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Security Council Press Statement on Situation in Somalia

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Lana Zaki Nusseibeh (United Arab Emirates): The members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full respect for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, political independence and unity of Somalia. The … Continued

Al-Shabaab terror group attack Ethiopian military base in Somalia

Ethiopia says its forces ‘stopped the attackers in their tracks’ Mohamed Dhaysane MOGADISHU, Somalia, Al-Shabaab launched suicide attacks Wednesday on a military base manned by Ethiopian troops in Somalia, injuring four soldiers, according to authorities. The attack on the base … Continued

What Somalia’s entry into EAC means for the region

By DOMINIC OMONDI Somalia is a few steps away from officially joining the East African Community (EAC), a move that has elicited mixed reactions as the country is still roiled by civil conflict. On Friday, Somalia issued a public statement … Continued

Somalia’s universal suffrage plan could run into headwinds

By ABDULKADIR KHALIF Somalia’s new radical proposals, meant to upend the country’s political system from parliamentary to presidential, is raising a storm, and exposing further cracks between Mogadishu and some political quarters. On May 28, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud led … Continued

Somalia is ‘dream job’ for diplomat Mike

By Christie Breen Mike Nithavrianakis was appointed as the UK’s Consul-General and Trade Director to Italy’s most stylish city in November. But the dad-of-two who has served the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) in potentially hazardous environments including Russia, … Continued

Refugee camp merges with Somali town to settle for good

BySamuel Bogale A three decades old refugee camp in Ethiopia’s Somali region is being formally incorporated into the surrounding town, in a “first-of-its-kind” refugee integration effort in Ethiopia. Kebribeyah Refugee Camp is now officially part of Kebribeyah Town, according to … Continued