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UK Minister for Armed Forces Visits Mogadishu

UK Minister for Armed Forces visits Mogadishu to strengthen the UK-Somalia partnership
By: British Embassy Mogadishu UK Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey MP, visited Mogadishu on 25 February in order to reaffirm the UK’s commitment to defence and security cooperation with Somalia. His visit offered...

Somaliland and Taiwan Collaborate Marine Sectors

Somaliland and Taiwan Collaborate Marine Sectors
By: Staff writr Somaliland Minister of of Fisheries and Coastal Development Rabi Mohamed is on an official visit to Taiwan. He met with Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Ocean Affairs, Mei Hung Chou.

US Envoy Urges Ethiopia, Somalia Leaders To De-escalate

Molly Phee speaks at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Feb 1, 2022
By: AFP US envoy said Wednesday she encouraged the leaders of Somalia and Ethiopia to de-escalate tensions after a rift over Addis Ababa reaching a maritime deal with Somaliland. Ethiopia, which lost access...

Turkish, Djiboutian defense chiefs sign military training, military financial cooperation pacts

Turkish, Djiboutian defense chiefs sign military training, military financial cooperation pacts PHOTO BY ANADOLU AGENCY
By: ANADOLU AGENCY The defense chiefs of Türkiye and the East African nation of Djibouti on Monday signed a military training cooperation agreement, military financial cooperation agreement, and cash aid implementation protocol in the capital Ankara.

Somaliland and Ethiopia have a long-standing trade, security and relationship partnership, says Information Minister

Somaliland Minister of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance who is also the Spokesman of the Government Ali Hassan Mohamed (Ali Mareehaan)
By M.A. Egge Somaliland Minister of the Ministry of Information, Culture and National Guidance who is also the Spokesman of the Government Ali Hassan Mohamed (Ali Mareehaan), reiterated the fact that there have always been good relations...

Somalia greenlights defense, economy pact with Türkiye

Turkish Defense Minister Yasar Guler (R) and Minister of Defense of Somalia Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (L) in Ankara, Türkiye on February 08, 2024.
By: DAILY SABAH In a new step toward enhanced cooperation, Somalia's Cabinet approved a defense and economic pact with Türkiye. The two countries already enjoy close ties and Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said...

UN committed to help Somalia deliver ‘for its people’

Speaking at the UN Security Council, Catriona Laing, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, expressed the UN’s “unwavering support towards the state-building agenda” in Somalia, underscoring that the Council’s support is central to the country’s success.
By: UN NEWS Speaking at the UN Security Council, Catriona Laing, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Somalia, expressed the UN’s “unwavering support towards the state-building agenda” in Somalia, underscoring that the Council’s support is central to the country’s...

Somaliland Govt Denounces the Cruel Killing of  Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable, a young Somalilander, Aviation expert working in Mogadishu

Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable
Somaliland government denounces the cruel killing of  Mr. Abdinassir Muse Dahable, a young Somalilander and aviation expert working in Mogadishu, Somalia. The following statement was issued today by the Somaliland Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Op-Ed: The Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute: A Historical Overview and the Path Forward

Somalia-Somaliland Airspace Dispute
Introduction The longstanding and complex airspace dispute between Somalia and Somaliland has been marked by a series of broken agreements, escalating tensions, and growing concerns over regional security and aviation safety. This article explores the historical background...

To Fight Hunger In Africa, The African Union Heads of State Summit Must Prioritize Conflict Resolution

Climate shocks in Ethiopia, like the recent drought, make it hard for families to find clean water photo by Lys Arango Action Against Hunger, Ethiopia
By Albert Siminyu Nearly 60 years ago, our founding fathers, led by Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Haile Selassie, Milton Obote, and other independence African leaders, met in Addis Ababa for the very first Organization of African Unity...