Somalia

Country Somalia
Capital Mogadishu
Continent Africa
Currency Somali Shilling(SOS)
Languages Somali & Arabic

Mogadishu

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Introduction

Britain withdrew from British Somaliland in 1960 to allow its protectorate to join with Italian Somaliland and form the new nation of Somalia. In 1969, a coup headed by Mohamed SIAD Barre ushered in an authoritarian socialist rule that managed to impose a degree of stability in the country for more than two decades. After the regime's collapse early in 1991, Somalia descended into turmoil, factional fighting, and anarchy. In May 1991, northern clans declared an independent Republic of Somaliland that now includes the administrative regions of Awdal, Woqooyi Galbeed, Togdheer, Sanaag, and Sool. Although not recognized by any government, this entity has maintained a stable existence and continues efforts to establish a constitutional democracy, including holding municipal, parliamentary, and presidential elections. The regions of Bari, Nugaal, and northern Mudug comprise a neighboring semi-autonomous state of Puntland, which has been self-governing since 1998 but does not aim at independence; it has also made strides toward reconstructing a legitimate, representative government but has suffered some civil strife. Puntland disputes its border with Somaliland as it also claims portions of eastern Sool and Sanaag. Beginning in 1993, a two-year UN humanitarian effort (primarily in the south) was able to alleviate famine conditions, but when the UN withdrew in 1995, having suffered significant casualties, order still had not been restored. A two-year peace process, led by the Government of Kenya under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), concluded in October 2004 with the election of Abdullahi YUSUF Ahmed as President of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) of Somalia and the formation of an interim government, known as the Somalia Transitional Federal Institutions (TFIs). The TFIs included a 275-member parliamentary body, known as the Transitional Federal Assembly (TFA). President YUSUF resigned late in 2008 while United Nations-sponsored talks between the TFG and the opposition Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia (ARS) were underway in Djibouti. In January 2009, following the creation of a TFG-ARS unity government, Ethiopian military forces, which had entered Somalia in December 2006 to support the TFG in the face of advances by the opposition Islamic Courts Union (ICU), withdrew from the country. The TFA was increased to 550 seats with the addition of 200 ARS and 75 civil society members of parliament. The expanded parliament elected Sheikh SHARIF Sheikh Ahmed, the former CIC and ARS chairman as president on 31 January 2009, in Djibouti. Subsequently, President SHARIF appointed Omar Abdirashid ali SHARMARKE, son of a former president of Somalia, as prime minister on 13 February 2009. The TFIs are based on the Transitional Federal Charter (TFC), which outlines a five-year mandate leading to the establishment of a new Somali constitution and a transition to a representative government following national elections. However, in January 2009 the TFA amended the TFC to extend TFG's mandate until 2011. While its institutions remain weak, the TFG continues to reach out to Somali stakeholders and to work with international donors to help build the governance capacity of the TFIs and to work toward national elections in 2011.

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Journalism can get you killed in Somalia, but we are not just poster children for desperation - The GuardianJournalism can get you killed in Somalia, but we are not just poster children for desperation  The Guardian

When I heard about the death of Hodan Nalayeh, I didn't know just how much of an impact it would have on me.



At Least 26 Dead in Somalia Hotel Attack Claimed by Shabab - The New York TimesAt Least 26 Dead in Somalia Hotel Attack Claimed by Shabab  The New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll from a car bomb and gun attack on a hotel in Somalia rose to 26 on Saturday, officials said. A former politician and two ...



Somalia vs. USA - AEI - American Enterprise InstituteSomalia vs. USA - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Carpe Diem. The country of Somalia, or at least Somali-Americans have been in the news a lot lately because of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) ...



She moved from Canada to Somalia to tell positive stories, but ended up dead in a terrorist attack - CNNShe moved from Canada to Somalia to tell positive stories, but ended up dead in a terrorist attack  CNN

Hodan Nalayeh was a victim of a brutal terrorist attack that ripped through Kismayo, the normally serene and beautiful port city in Jubaland, about 500km south ...



Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 7 July 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebOutbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 7 July 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Infographic on Somalia about Health, Children and Epidemic; published on 07 Jul 2019 by WHO.



Hodan Nalayeh prize: Somalia to honour journalist murdered by al-Shabab - BBC NewsHodan Nalayeh prize: Somalia to honour journalist murdered by al-Shabab  BBC News

Somalia's government has announced that it will award a prize in honour of journalist Hodan Nalayeh who was killed in an attack by Islamist militants.



The Government of Puntland State of Somalia, Education Cannot Wait and Save the Children launch major new education programme for children affected by conflict and drought - Somalia - ReliefwebThe Government of Puntland State of Somalia, Education Cannot Wait and Save the Children launch major new education programme for children affected by conflict and drought - Somalia  Reliefweb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Contributions, Education, Children, IDPs, Drought and more; published on 20 Jul 2019 by Education ...



Somaliland snubs talks with Somalia - The East AfricanSomaliland snubs talks with Somalia  The East African

Somaliland has withdrawn from talks with Somalia in protest against the new commission appointed by President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo that included ...



Al Shabab remains a potent and lethal force in Somalia - The NationalAl Shabab remains a potent and lethal force in Somalia  The National

In a nation devoid of effective government, the militant group is still often seen as preferable to rule by warlords or corrupt and distant politicians.



The US is quietly waging war in Somalia – and Trump has made it worse - The IndependentThe US is quietly waging war in Somalia – and Trump has made it worse  The Independent

Only two civilians have been killed or injured in the entirety of the US's bombing campaign of Somalia — that is, according to the US Africa Command ...



Somalia's displacement camp 'gatekeepers' – 'parasites' or aid partners? - The New HumanitarianSomalia's displacement camp 'gatekeepers' – 'parasites' or aid partners?  The New Humanitarian

For the past eight months, home to Dahabo Abdullahi has been a hut made of sticks and plastic sheeting in a “privatised” camp in the Somali capital. Like many ...



In Somalia, the climate emergency is already here. The world cannot ignore it - The GuardianIn Somalia, the climate emergency is already here. The world cannot ignore it  The Guardian

Increasingly severe and frequent droughts are threatening the lives of millions of Somalis, says Mustapha Tahir of Islamic Relief.



Somalia to establish diaspora award in memory of journalist - The Irish TimesSomalia to establish diaspora award in memory of journalist  The Irish Times

Hodan Nalayeh was killed in terrorist attack in Kismayo after returning from Canada.



Journalists, politicians among 26 killed in Somali hotel siege - Aljazeera.comJournalists, politicians among 26 killed in Somali hotel siege  Aljazeera.com

At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist and politicians, have been killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in southern Somalia.



UN envoy to Somalia highlights importance of collaboration in visit to South West State - Somalia - ReliefWebUN envoy to Somalia highlights importance of collaboration in visit to South West State - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Baidoa – Continuing his inaugural visits to regional centres following his recent arrival in the country, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, James Swan, visited ...



Somali-Born Journalist Returned To Her Homeland To Document How 'Safe' The Country Is But Terrorists Killed Her - TownhallSomali-Born Journalist Returned To Her Homeland To Document How 'Safe' The Country Is But Terrorists Killed Her  Townhall

Somali-Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh returned to Somalia in May to document what life is like in the African country. Her goal was simple: she wanted to ...



Somaliland now wants recognition, even without Mogadishu blessings - The East AfricanSomaliland now wants recognition, even without Mogadishu blessings  The East African

Mogadishu wants the federal states in Somalia, including Somaliland, to toe its line.



Pentagon Knew About Civilian Casualties in Somalia - The InterceptPentagon Knew About Civilian Casualties in Somalia  The Intercept

U.S. Africa Command claimed no civilians were hurt in its attacks in Somalia — but its own internal assessment shows this isn't true.



Negotiating with Somalia’s Al Shabab: It’s the traditional elders, stupid - TRT WorldNegotiating with Somalia’s Al Shabab: It’s the traditional elders, stupid  TRT World

Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace.



Essential Criteria for Cash and Vouchers Assistance - Somalia - ReliefWebEssential Criteria for Cash and Vouchers Assistance - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Part 1: Decision making on the appropriateness of Cash and Voucher assistance. This guidance is for Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF), Technical Review ...



Somalia, Kenya should avoid diplomatic row: ex-PM - Anadolu AgencySomalia, Kenya should avoid diplomatic row: ex-PM  Anadolu Agency

KAMPALA, Uganda. Somalia and Kenya should avoid descending into a diplomatic row over their maritime boarder dispute in the Indian Ocean, according to a ...



At least 26 killed in terrorist attack on hotel in Somalia - The Irish TimesAt least 26 killed in terrorist attack on hotel in Somalia  The Irish Times

Al Shabaab Islamist militant group claim responsibilty for attack.



ABUKAR ARMAN - Insecurity in Somalia: Is Mogadishu's 'Green Zone' Part of the Problem? - The ElephantABUKAR ARMAN - Insecurity in Somalia: Is Mogadishu's 'Green Zone' Part of the Problem?  The Elephant

For more than a decade, the international community has been fed the narrative that the presence of AMISOM troops is critical for the security of Somalia.



'To see the light where there was no light': Hundreds gather to remember Hodan Nalayeh - CBC.ca'To see the light where there was no light': Hundreds gather to remember Hodan Nalayeh  CBC.ca

Friends and family gathered Thursday evening to remember Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh and her work highlighting the triumphs of the Somali ...



Press Release: Situation in Somalia - Somalia - ReliefWebPress Release: Situation in Somalia - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Protection and Human Rights; published on 16 Jul 2019 by AU.



Trump supporters chant 'send her back' at mentions of Somalia-born US citizen congresswoman Ilhan Omar - Channel 4 NewsTrump supporters chant 'send her back' at mentions of Somalia-born US citizen congresswoman Ilhan Omar  Channel 4 News

When he ran against Hillary Clinton – Donald Trump's crowds shouted “lock her up”. Last night it was “send her back' – a chant directed at Congresswoman ...



Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Guinea - EWNSomalia cuts diplomatic ties with Guinea  EWN

The foreign ministry in a statement Thursday said the government had cut all diplomatic ties after Guinea 'accorded the protocol of head of state... to the leader of ...



Somalia executes 3 over deadly 2017 hotel attack - ABC NewsSomalia executes 3 over deadly 2017 hotel attack  ABC News

Somalia's military says it executed three men convicted of carrying out a deadly attack on a hotel in the capital in 2017. A statement issued by the military said ...



Somalia-Somaliland: The Perils of Delaying New Talks - Africa Report N°280 | 12 July 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia-Somaliland: The Perils of Delaying New Talks - Africa Report N°280 | 12 July 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Somalia and Somaliland have been at odds since the latter's 1991 declaration of independence, which the former rejects. The dispute has cooled after heating ...



Somalia Seasonal Monitor: July 15, 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia Seasonal Monitor: July 15, 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

FEWS NET publishes a Seasonal Monitor for Somalia every 10 days (dekad) through the end of the current April to June Gu rainy season. The purpose of this ...



Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country - News24Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country  News24

Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland as a ...



Trump's Assault on Somali Refugees Goes Way Beyond Just Ilhan Omar - Mother JonesTrump's Assault on Somali Refugees Goes Way Beyond Just Ilhan Omar  Mother Jones

During President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday, the crowd chanted, “Send her back! Send her back!” in response ...



Why Kenya will be lucky to win Somalia maritime case - nation.co.keWhy Kenya will be lucky to win Somalia maritime case  nation.co.ke

Previous rulings have in most cases used a maritime boundary delimitation principle which, in this case, favours Somalia.



At least 26 killed in terror attack at Somalia hotel - CNNAt least 26 killed in terror attack at Somalia hotel  CNN

At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in a terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said.



Cholera vaccination drive begins in high-risk districts in Somalia | Somalia-news | Somalia - World Health OrganizationCholera vaccination drive begins in high-risk districts in Somalia | Somalia-news | Somalia  World Health Organization

MOGADISHU, 22 June 2019 – Today, Somalia is launching one of Africa's largest immunization campaigns using oral cholera vaccines (OCV). The campaign ...



Somalia Attack Kills 26, Including Beloved Somali-Canadian Journalist - Democracy Now!Somalia Attack Kills 26, Including Beloved Somali-Canadian Journalist  Democracy Now!

In Somalia, gunmen killed a reported 26 people after they stormed and took siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo. The dead include Kenyans, ...



Al-Shabaab members executed in Somalia for deadly hotel attack 2 years ago - CBC NewsAl-Shabaab members executed in Somalia for deadly hotel attack 2 years ago  CBC News

Somalia executed three men on Wednesday convicted of participating in the bombing of a Mogadishu hotel that killed 18 people in 2017 as members of the ...



Somaliland hits back at Somalia over Guinea - Anadolu AgencySomaliland hits back at Somalia over Guinea  Anadolu Agency

Somaliland urges global community to maintain ties with it after Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Guinea over Somaliland - Anadolu Agency.



Is Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election? - Deutsche WelleIs Somalia ready for a one-person one-vote election?  Deutsche Welle

It's been 50 years since Somalia last conducted a "one-person one-vote" election. With the support of the African Union the electoral commission is hoping for ...



and UNICEF Somalia and partners call on all Somalis to vaccinate children against polio | Somalia-news | Somalia - World Health Organizationand UNICEF Somalia and partners call on all Somalis to vaccinate children against polio | Somalia-news | Somalia  World Health Organization

Mogadishu, 25 June 2019 - Health authorities rolled out a polio campaign yesterday in Puntland and Somaliland to vaccinate more than 940 000 children under ...



Foreign firms spoiling Kenya-Somalia ties - Standard DigitalForeign firms spoiling Kenya-Somalia ties  Standard Digital

Somalia claims the maritime boundary should be in such a way that Somalia gets more of the coastal waters.



Feature: War-torn Somalia looks to rekindle quest for oil - S&P GlobalFeature: War-torn Somalia looks to rekindle quest for oil  S&P Global

Somalia's coastline, the longest in mainland Africa, has long been on the list of basins that oil explorers would like to exploit, but the instability and lack of ...



Group wants Kenya and Somalia case stopped - Standard DigitalGroup wants Kenya and Somalia case stopped  Standard Digital

[Standard] A group of 20 individuals want Kenya to decline participating in a court case that has been filed at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) involving a ...



WATCHING NOW Hodan Nalayeh killed in extremist attack in Somalia - CityNewsWATCHING NOW Hodan Nalayeh killed in extremist attack in Somalia  CityNews

Prominent Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh has died in an extremist attack in Somalia, the place Nalayeh had brought inspiration and hope through ...



Qatar airways begin operation in Somalia - Africanews EnglishQatar airways begin operation in Somalia  Africanews English

Qatar Airways' has joined the growing list of foreign airlines operating flights in Somalia.The airline operates 127 flights a week to 22 destinations in five African ...



Amisom's limited resources to combat Al Shabaab in Somalia - RFI EnglishAmisom's limited resources to combat Al Shabaab in Somalia  RFI English

The African Union force in Somalia believes it has managed to stabilise areas of the country under its control despite sporadic attacks from the Al Shabaab ...



UN honors troops for peacekeeping service in Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaUN honors troops for peacekeeping service in Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

MOGADISHU, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The UN mission in Somalia has honored soldiers of United Nations Guard Units (UNGU) for distinguished *service* in the Horn ...



IOM Outraged By Somalia Terrorist Attack - Somalia - ReliefWebIOM Outraged By Somalia Terrorist Attack - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Geneva – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has expressed its shock and outrage at Friday's terrorist attack that claimed the lives of at least 26 ...



Somalia grateful to Turkey for assistance: ex-PM - Anadolu AgencySomalia grateful to Turkey for assistance: ex-PM  Anadolu Agency

Politician says Turkey pioneered support for Somalia during 2011 famine - Anadolu Agency.



WFP Somalia Country Brief, May 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebWFP Somalia Country Brief, May 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Children, IDPs, Drought and more; published on 31 May 2019 by WFP.



SRSG James Swan's Statement at Press Stake-Out in Kismayo, Jubaland - Somalia - ReliefWebSRSG James Swan's Statement at Press Stake-Out in Kismayo, Jubaland - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Kismayo - I am very pleased to visit Kismayo but have mixed emotions. I share with the people of Jubaland a terrible sense of loss in the aftermath of the terrorist ...



Cross Border Movements - Somalia (May 2019) - Somalia - ReliefWebCross Border Movements - Somalia (May 2019) - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Infographic on Somalia and 4 other countries about Protection and Human Rights, Aged Persons, Children and more; published on 31 May 2019 by ...



Somaliland accuses Somalia and Italy of frustrating its recognition status - Capital FM KenyaSomaliland accuses Somalia and Italy of frustrating its recognition status  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Jul 8 – Somaliland is now accusing Somalia and its former colonial master Italy of working together in frustrating her quest for international recognition.



Somalia: Response plan for impact of poor Gu rains in place to avoid a major crisis [EN/SO] - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia: Response plan for impact of poor Gu rains in place to avoid a major crisis [EN/SO] - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, IDPs and Drought; published on 11 Jul 2019 by Govt. Somalia and OCHA.



Examining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar - The New York TimesExamining Trump’s Claims About Representative Ilhan Omar  The New York Times

President Trump's attacks on Representative Ilhan Omar, Democrat of Minnesota, have been the centerpiece of his political strategy in recent days, a tactic that ...



Edmonton app wins grant to help improve health-care access in Somalia - CBC.caEdmonton app wins grant to help improve health-care access in Somalia  CBC.ca

An Edmonton app has received a $10,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve infant vaccination coverage in Somalia. The grant was ...



Somalia: Health Cluster Bulletin, April 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia: Health Cluster Bulletin, April 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Contributions, Health, Children, IDPs, Drought and Epidemic; published on 30 Apr 2019 by Health Cluster and WHO.



UN agencies roll out vaccination drive against polio in Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaUN agencies roll out vaccination drive against polio in Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

MOGADISHU, June 25 (Xinhua) -- UN agencies have kicked off a four-day vaccination drive against polio in Somalia's Puntland and Somaliland, targeting more ...



Stakeholders meet to jointly review education sector progress in Somalia - Somalia - ReliefWebStakeholders meet to jointly review education sector progress in Somalia - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Mogadishu, Monday, 8th July 2019 – Today, education stakeholders gather in Mogadishu to discuss the progress in the education sector as well as challenges ...



Somalia's revenue law adds impetus to exploration drive - Petroleum EconomistSomalia's revenue law adds impetus to exploration drive  Petroleum Economist

Parliamentary approval for a new petroleum law, which includes a revenue sharing agreement with the country's constituent states, should make Somalia's ...



Federal Government of Somalia, Education Cannot Wait and ADRA Launch Multi-Year Programme to Provide Education to More Than 400000 Children Affected By Crises - Somalia - ReliefWebFederal Government of Somalia, Education Cannot Wait and ADRA Launch Multi-Year Programme to Provide Education to More Than 400000 Children Affected By Crises - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Education Cannot Wait allocates $8.5 million in seed funding to launch the $67.5 million three-year programme. 11 July 2019, Mogadishu – The Federal ...



Outbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 23 June 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebOutbreak update – Cholera in Somalia, 23 June 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Infographic on Somalia about Health, Children and Epidemic; published on 23 Jun 2019 by WHO.



Somalia Seasonal Monitor: June 26, 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia Seasonal Monitor: June 26, 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Agriculture and Drought; published on 26 Jun 2019 by FEWS NET and USGS.



Women and Al-Shabaab's Insurgency Crisis Group Africa Briefing N°145 - Somalia - ReliefWebWomen and Al-Shabaab's Insurgency Crisis Group Africa Briefing N°145 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

What's new? Women form an important social base for the Islamist Al-Shabaab insurgency in Somalia. Some help it recruit, generate funds and carry out ...



AU envoy lauds Burundi troops for stabilizing Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaAU envoy lauds Burundi troops for stabilizing Somalia - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

MOGADISHU, July 2 (Xinhua) -- The African Union's top envoy in Somalia has hailed Burundian troops for their efforts in stabilizing Somalia. Francisco Madeira ...



Suit filed to stop Kenya from taking part in Somalia boundary dispute in The Hague - Capital FM KenyaSuit filed to stop Kenya from taking part in Somalia boundary dispute in The Hague  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 28 – Twenty petitioners have moved to the High Court seeking to compel the State to withdraw from a maritime delimitation case at the ...



Left Somalia as a refugee, drowned in the UK. What happened to Shukri Abdi? - TRT WorldLeft Somalia as a refugee, drowned in the UK. What happened to Shukri Abdi?  TRT World

The death of the 12-year-old girl in a river near the UK city of Manchester leaves worrying unanswered questions, so the British Somali community is ...



Somalia Humanitarian Bulletin, 1 – 30 June 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia Humanitarian Bulletin, 1 – 30 June 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Agriculture, Contributions, Children, IDPs, Drought, Epidemic and more; published on 30 Jun 2019 by OCHA.



UNHCR Somalia Factsheet - 1 - 30 June 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebUNHCR Somalia Factsheet - 1 - 30 June 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Infographic on Somalia and 9 other countries about Coordination, Protection and Human Rights, IDPs, Refugees, Drought and Flood; published on 30 ...



Somalia: army forces kill 3 al-Shabab militants in Bay - MENAFN.COMSomalia: army forces kill 3 al-Shabab militants in Bay  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN) On Friday, three al-Shabab terrorists were murdered as a result of an operation carried out by Somali forces in Awdinle town in the southern.



Senior Somali officials optimistic about upcoming polls - Somalia - ReliefWebSenior Somali officials optimistic about upcoming polls - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Kampala, 22 June 2019 – Senior Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) officials have expressed optimism that the country will hold peaceful and credible ...



Ethiopia's Abiy steps up mediation in Kenya, Somalia sea row - The East AfricanEthiopia's Abiy steps up mediation in Kenya, Somalia sea row  The East African

Ethiopia prime minister has sent emissaries to Kenya and Somalia seeking to have their maritime border dispute resolved without worsening flagile diplomatic ...



Somalia: Estimated IDP Population in Informal Sites and Camp-Like Settings (February 2019) - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia: Estimated IDP Population in Informal Sites and Camp-Like Settings (February 2019) - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Map on Somalia about Protection and Human Rights, Children and IDPs; published on 05 Jul 2019 by UNHCR.



Drought Assessment - Hard to Reach Locations in Somalia, June 2019 - Somalia - ReliefWebDrought Assessment - Hard to Reach Locations in Somalia, June 2019 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

METHODOLOGY. In order to assess the impact of the poor Gu rains, ACTED conducted a rapid drought assessment in June 2019, in hard to reach areas across ...



Colonial deal and oil factor in Kenya-Somalia border row - Daily NationColonial deal and oil factor in Kenya-Somalia border row  Daily Nation

Outcome of the ICJ case will determine future ties between the two countries.



ICJ to start hearing Kenya, Somalia maritime dispute in September - Capital FM KenyaICJ to start hearing Kenya, Somalia maritime dispute in September  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 –The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to convene on September 9 to listen to oral submissions by parties in the maritime ...



Somalia Food Security Outlook, June 2019 to January 2020 - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia Food Security Outlook, June 2019 to January 2020 - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, IDPs and Drought; published on 28 Jun 2019 by FEWS NET and FSNAU.



How oil could transform Somalia's development, reduce poverty - IOLHow oil could transform Somalia's development, reduce poverty  IOL

The story of Somalia is being rewritten. The Petroleum Law which was recently passed by Somalia's Parliament marks a new chapter in our country's history.



Q&A: Is the humanitarian sector too risk-averse in Somalia? - DevexQ&A: Is the humanitarian sector too risk-averse in Somalia?  Devex

HARGEISA, Somaliland — Accessing populations is a major challenge for the humanitarian sector in parts of Somalia. Widespread insecurity threatens the ...



Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Anders Thomsen on the gang rape of a 12-year- old girl in Somalia - Somalia - ReliefWebStatement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Anders Thomsen on the gang rape of a 12-year- old girl in Somalia - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Somalia about Protection and Human Rights, Children and Women; published on 23 Jun 2019 by UNFPA.



Somalia maritime case hearing starts in September - Daily NationSomalia maritime case hearing starts in September  Daily Nation

Hearing of dispute between Kenya and Somalia scheduled for September 9 through 13.



Can Ilhan Omar Overcome Her Prejudice? - The Wall Street JournalCan Ilhan Omar Overcome Her Prejudice?  The Wall Street Journal

I was born in Somalia and grew up amid pervasive Muslim anti-Semitism. Hate is hard to unlearn without coming to terms with how you learned it.



Humanitarian Access Obstruction in Somalia: Externally Imposed and Self-inflicted Dimensions - Somalia - ReliefWebHumanitarian Access Obstruction in Somalia: Externally Imposed and Self-inflicted Dimensions - Somalia  ReliefWeb

By Emmanuel Tronc, Rob Grace, and Anaïde Nahikian. Abstract. Access obstruction in conflict settings has emerged as a critical operational and policy concern ...



Looking Back and Looking Forward: Somalia Drought Response: Cash and Voucher Assistance - Somalia - ReliefWebLooking Back and Looking Forward: Somalia Drought Response: Cash and Voucher Assistance - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Analysis on Somalia about Agriculture, Coordination, Drought and more; published on 30 Jun 2019 by CaLP.



In Somalia, IOM Begins Relocating Families at Risk of Eviction - Somalia - ReliefwebIn Somalia, IOM Begins Relocating Families at Risk of Eviction - Somalia  Reliefweb

Baidoa – IOM has started the relocation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were at risk of eviction to the newly developed public site in Baidoa.



Kenya-Somalia maritime case set for September - The East AfricanKenya-Somalia maritime case set for September  The East African

The hearing of the maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia will start on September 9 and run through to September 13 at the International Court of Justice ...



Anxiety grips Lamu as Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute escalates - The StandardAnxiety grips Lamu as Kenya-Somalia maritime dispute escalates  The Standard

As the maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia continues to rage, Lamu residents are anxious about what the fallout portends for them.



Somalia: Puntland says concerned about central Govt's leadership behavior - Garowe OnlineSomalia: Puntland says concerned about central Govt's leadership behavior  Garowe Online

GAROWE, Puntland – The Government of Puntland said it is deeply concerned about the leadership behavior of the Federal Government of Somalia amid ...



Send protest notes to London, Oslo over Somalia border row - The StandardSend protest notes to London, Oslo over Somalia border row  The Standard

It's noteworthy that Somalia had the audacity to auction oil blocks in the disputed territory while the court case was still ongoing.



Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed steps up mediation in Kenya, Somalia sea row - Daily NationEthiopia PM Abiy Ahmed steps up mediation in Kenya, Somalia sea row  Daily Nation

Ethiopia has sent emissaries to Kenya and Somalia seeking to have their maritime border dispute resolved without worsening fragile diplomatic ties in the Horn ...



Kismayo Market Feasibility Study (March 2019) - Somalia - ReliefwebKismayo Market Feasibility Study (March 2019) - Somalia  Reliefweb

English Analysis on Somalia about Food and Nutrition, Protection and Human Rights, Aged Persons, Children, Drought and more; published on 31 Mar 2019 by ...



From Somalia to Kenya, From Michigan to Missouri: Abdi Tarey Finds His Place as a New American - KSMU RadioFrom Somalia to Kenya, From Michigan to Missouri: Abdi Tarey Finds His Place as a New American  KSMU Radio

In 1991, civil war broke out in Somalia. It's a relatively young country, with only 59 years of independence since British rule. At the time, Abdi Tarey.



Deputy Cdf Flags Off Somalia Bound Soldiers - New VisionDeputy Cdf Flags Off Somalia Bound Soldiers  New Vision

The group, comprising of Uganda Battle Group (UGABAG) XXVIII and United Nations Guard Unit (UNGU) VI were flagged off to Somalia on Wednesday by Lt.



Eritrea, Somalia, Turkey react to deadly coup attempt in Ethiopia - Africanews EnglishEritrea, Somalia, Turkey react to deadly coup attempt in Ethiopia  Africanews English

Regional players were among the first to react to a tense weekend in Ethiopia where the federal government confirmed a failed coup in northern Amhara ...



Somalia-Kenya maritime row fuelled by 'business interests' - The East AfricanSomalia-Kenya maritime row fuelled by 'business interests'  The East African

Kenya and Somalia's maritime boundary case is an unfortunate dispute fuelled by “commercial interests” which could break down security cooperation, Foreign ...



Somalia: Early Warning Alert and Response Network - Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin: Epi week 24 (10th June – 16th June 2019) - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia: Early Warning Alert and Response Network - Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin: Epi week 24 (10th June – 16th June 2019) - Somalia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Somalia about Health, Children and Epidemic; published on 16 Jun 2019 by Govt. Somalia and WHO.



Somaliland, Education Cannot Wait and UNICEF launch multi-year programme to provide education to more than 54000 children affected by crises - Somalia - ReliefWebSomaliland, Education Cannot Wait and UNICEF launch multi-year programme to provide education to more than 54000 children affected by crises - Somalia  ReliefWeb

Education Cannot Wait allocates $6.7 million in seed funding to launch $64 million three-year education programme for children. 13 July 2019, Hargeisa – The ...



Toronto's Somali Muslim R&B singer Amaal on embracing songs about 'sexuality and intimacy' - Toronto StarToronto's Somali Muslim R&B singer Amaal on embracing songs about 'sexuality and intimacy'  Toronto Star

Amaal Nuux's is, admittedly, kind of an ideal “Toronto” story: a former refugee of Somali-Muslim extraction defies the deeply embedded socio-cultural codes ...



Somalia: Doolow/Qansaxlay IDP Site Map (27 Jun 2019) - Somalia - ReliefWebSomalia: Doolow/Qansaxlay IDP Site Map (27 Jun 2019) - Somalia  ReliefWeb

A *service* provided by UN OCHA. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters ...



Oguna warns of propaganda storm in Kenya-Somalia row - Daily NationOguna warns of propaganda storm in Kenya-Somalia row  Daily Nation

Kenyan diplomats in Nairobi may be rubbing their hands in glee after Somalia finally joined them in the trenches for a political fight over the Indian Ocean border ...