Tag Archives: Somalia

15 December 20

Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya

Somalia’s government is withdrawing its diplomatic staff from Kenya as the country cuts diplomatic ties with the neighbouring country.

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25 November 20

Somalia: CIA officer killed in combat

A CIA officer has been killed in combat during an unspecified operation in the Horn of Africa nation.

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02 September 20

How gender equality can build a prosperous Somalia

The challenges of gender inequality in Somalia have become more apparent in recent decades. At the forefront of this societal evolution is the redefined role of women in the country, which is strikingly different in 2020 compared to the turn
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05 May 20

Somalia: Trump orders withdrawal of US troops

US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of almost all US troops from Somalia by January 15.

27 April 20

Somalia: US military admits civilian deaths during airstrikes

The US military has admitted that two civilians were killed and three more injured during an airstrike carried out in Somalia last year.

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08 March 20

Somalia: Al-Shabaab leader Bashir Mohamed Qorgab killed in airstrike

A senior commander of Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has been killed in an airstrike, according to local reports.

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27 February 20

Somalia: US airstrike kills telecoms worker

A telecoms company in Somalia says one of its workers was killed in a US airstrike on Monday.

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20 February 20

Somalia: 12 soldiers killed in al-Shabaab military base attack

At least 12 soldiers have been killed in al-Shabaab attacks at a military base in Somalia.

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05 February 20

Somalia declares national emergency over locust swarms

Somalia has declared a national emergency over a number of large locust swarms that are spreading across East Africa.

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24 January 20

Somalia, South Sudan named world’s most corrupt countries

Somalia has been named as the world’s most corrupt country in Transparency International’s 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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