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US offers $5 million reward for info on al-Shabaab’s no. 2 leader in Somalia

By:ANADOLUAGENCY The State Department on Thursday offered a reward of up to $5 million for information on Abukar Ali Adan, the deputy leader of the Somalia-based militant group, al-Shabaab.  “Up to $5 Million for Info on...

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Djibouti

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits Djibouti
By:ANADOLU AGENCY A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit small Horn of Africa nation Djibouti on Thursday morning.The government of Djibouti, which confirmed the earthquake, said that the earthquake shook Djibouti around 4:22 a.m. local time with an intensity of...

Op-Ed:Why President Museveni Should Rethink His Approach Towards Somaliland: He Must Not Promote the Idea of Greater Somalia

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President Museveni of Uganda recently waded into the contentious topic of relations between Somaliland and its infamous neighbour, Somalia. In a press release emailed to news agencies President Museveni announced he had received a visit from a special envoy of Somaliland...

Somalia’s president praises Türkiye for its support

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud meets with Turkish ambassador to discuss country’s development priorities, security
By: ANADOLU AGENCY Somalia's president expressed his deep appreciation to Türkiye on Monday for continuing to support his country’s development, security and humanitarian needs. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud made the remarks after he met with Turkish Ambassador...

Boost for terror fight as US, Kenya sign pact

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin III (L) and Defence Cabinet Secretary Aden Duale at Ministry of Defence situated at Defence Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya as they sign Defence Cooperation Agreement between the two countries on September 25, 2023. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NMG
By:Daily Nation Kenya’s fight against the terrorist group Al Shabaab received a major boost on Monday with the signing of a cooperation agreement with the United States that will see Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers trained and provided...

Somaliland rejects Museveni’s offer to mediate unification talks with Somalia

People wave flags as soldiers and other military personnel of Somalia's breakaway territory of Somaliland march past during an Independence Day celebration parade in the capital, Hargeisa on May 18, 2016. MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES
By:Staff writer The government of Somaliland said it has no plans to discuss unity with Somalia, in an apparent rejection of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's offer to mediate reunification talks between the two entities.

Uganda says it will mediate between Somalia and Somaliland

Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
By: Reuters Uganda said on Saturday it would mediate between Somalia and the breakaway region of Somaliland to facilitate reunification after a more than three-decade split. President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda agreed to...

UK announces $6.2M to support Somalia in counter-terrorism

Somali security forces
The UK Government has announced a further £5 million in funding for the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Trust Fund to support Somalia’s Security Forces. The new funding was announced during a meeting between Somalia’s...

Op-Ed: Tribal borders cannot lead to unity for Somalia or bring back Somaliland

Somaliland flag
By: Sagal Mohamed Ashour I will start by addressing biased views in articles, as this is important to allow the reader to understand what is being written, and the perspectives of the person writing it. For most...

Türkiye rejects justification of attacks on Muslim values under freedom of thought: President

ürkiye will not accept the justification of attacks on the sacred values of 2 billion Muslims worldwide under the guise of freedom of thought, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday.
By: Anadolu agency NEW YORK Türkiye will not accept the justification of attacks on the sacred values of 2 billion Muslims worldwide under the guise of freedom of thought, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday.