Tag Archives: Somalia

18 October 21

What Next for Kenya-Somalia Relations After ICJ Ruling

Relations between Kenya and Somalia have become stretched in recent years. The two countries have in fact cut diplomatic ties recently and have engaged in a series of public spats, mostly about the maritime border dispute, and Kenya’s continued military
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04 October 21

As East African terrorism moves West, the DRC is in the spotlight

A recent raid on a terrorist cell in Sudan’s capital Khartoum with suspected links to ISIS (also referred to as Daesh) is throwing once again a limelight on East Africa’s persistent problem with terrorism and the high price in blood
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07 May 21

Somalia restores ties with Kenya after six months

Somalia says it is restoring diplomatic relations with Kenya, six months after the country severed ties with its neighbour, accusing Kenya of meddling in elections taking place in Jubbaland.

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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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