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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...

AU leaders urged to tackle litany of crises

African leaders are meeting for a two-day summit (Michele Spatari)
By: AFP African leaders were urged Saturday to step up and tackle the myriad conflicts and political crises blighting the continent of 1.4 billion people. Opening the African Union's two-day summit, AU Commission...

President Biden Advised to Recognize Somaliland Following A UK Lead

INDIA-G20-SUMMIT INDIA-G20-SUMMIT Biden and Rishi Sunak are both being urged to think anew about Somaliland (Image: Getty)
By DAVID MADDOX, EXPRESS Pressure is mounting in both the UK and USA to recognise a key ally in the Horn of Africa as the Houthi crisis escalates. A former Defence Secretary and ex-Attorney General...

Kenya Airways Resumes Direct Flights to Mogadishu

Kenya Airways to launch Somalia flights Thursday
Kenya Airways has reintroduced nonstop flights to Mogadishu, Somalia, in an effort to increase footprints within the region. The thrice-weekly flights will bring about nonstop travel, focusing on reduced travel time and enhanced accessibility between...

Türkiye, Egypt ready to cooperate to stop Gaza bloodshed

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan meets with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi at Al-Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo, Egypt Feb.14, 2024. (Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via Reuters)
By: DAILY SABAH President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Türkiye and Egypt are ready to cooperate to stop the bloodshed in Gaza amid Israel's incessant attacks, which have killed over 28,000 Palestinians, mostly women and children.

Recognize Somaliland as an independent nation

People stand next to the Independence Monument, depicting a hand holding a map of the country, in the city of Hargeisa, Somaliland, on September 19, 2021. (Photo by EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP via Getty Images)
BY ELIOT WILSON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) gave a speech in Minneapolis on Jan. 27 declaring that she would use her influence to prevent an agreement over access to the sea being signed between Ethiopia and...