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Somaliland: Unprecedented docking of massive container ship at Berbera Port following the expansion of harbour

Somaliland: Unprecedented docking of massive container ship at Berbera Port following the expansion of harbour
By M.A. Egge The expansion of the harbour has seen one of the world’s largest container ships now be able to dock at Berbera International Port. The arrival of MV APL Newyor Loa...

Turkish president receives Senegalese counterpart

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met on Nov. 20 with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall.
By: Mohamed Duale Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met on Nov. 20 with his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall. Erdoğan welcomed Sall with an official ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Ankara. According...

Somaliland: President effectively approves the 2023 annual budget

Somaliland president Muse bihi Abdi
Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi has approved the 2023 Annual Budget by signing its implementation through Presidential decree reference number JSL/XM/WM/222-966/122022. While exercising his powers as per Article 90, and also, Article 75 of the Constitution, the...

Interview: Ethiopia sees education crisis due to internal conflict, climate change — UN official

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the largest education crises globally, mainly due to internal conflict and the effects of climate change, a senior UN official has said.
By: Xinhua Agency Ethiopia is experiencing one of the largest education crises globally, mainly due to internal conflict and the effects of climate change, a senior UN official has said. "More than 3.6...

Eritrean-trained Somali troops to return home this month, says, President Hassan

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Monday that soldiers training in Eritrea will begin returning home this month in an exercise expected to last until January.
By:Zakariye Ahmed, Horn diplomat correspondent Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says that the return of Eritrean-trained Somali troops will start this month and finish in January 2023 while speaking to the Somali community in the US.

SJS condemns new restrictions and censorship orders imposed on local media, calls upon Somali authorities to respect press freedom

Channel4 News journalist, Jamal Osman (left) and Arlaadi Media Network reporter, Mohamed Nur Mohamed (right). | PHOTO/Combined.
MOGADISHU, Somalia 19 December 2022 – Somali Journalists Syndicate (SJS) condemns the new instructions by the Villa Somalia to censor local media stations by demanding news outlets to submit written copies of their news reporting daily to Villa Somalia’s directorate of communications,...

New US airstrikes in Somalia kill 15 militants

New US airstrikes in Somalia kill 15 militants
By: Harun Maruf , VOA NEWS The U.S. military has reported two new airstrikes against al-Shabab fighters in Somalia’s Hirshabelle State.In a statement, the U.S. military in Africa says it conducted two “collective self-defense” strikes against the...

Exclusion of Somaliland Diminishes Biden’s Africa Summit

US-hosted Africa summit opens with focus on youth, security
By: Michael Rubin Senior Fellow The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit starts in less than a week, but it remains enveloped in strategic confusion. Initially, the White House said they would omit four countries whose leaders owe their position due to coups, but...

Somaliland: Risch on Final Passage of FY2023 NDAA

Somaliland: Risch on Final Passage of FY2023 NDAA
U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today applauded the Senate’s final passage of the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): Taiwan “Today’s passage of the FY2023...

Kenya, Somalia commit to end violent extremism

PARTNERSHIPS: Somalia President Hassan Mohamud and President William Ruto during bilateral talks in the US. Image: HANDOUT
By: THE STAR Kenya and Somalia have committed to ending violent extremism, Defence Cabinet secretary Aden Duale said. Duale said the two countries will partner in areas of trade and investments as they...