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  • A Hands-off Approach to Domestic Rift

    The political wrangling between the President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed continues unresolved. This rift raises many eyebrows as to why Somali leaders are still at loggerheads with each other over issues that could be … »

  • AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security visits Somalia

    The African Union Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security Ms. Bineta Diop arrived in Mogadishu today for a four-day official visit. Her visit affirms Africa Union’s solidarity with the Women and Children of Somalia, but also the organization’s … »

  • AMISOM and Humanitarian actors launch the Somalia Country Specific Guidelines

    November 24, 2014: The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) together with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today launched the Somalia Country Specific Guidelines to govern relations on civil-military coordination in Somalia. The … »

  • Somalia: AMISOM Condemns Alsabaab Attack in Kenya.

    Mogadishu – November 23, 2014: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Maman S. Sidikou, strongly condemns the barbaric killing of 28 innocent travellers by Al-Shabaab terrorists in the Mandera area … »

Why Kenya can’t defeat Al Shabaab

Why Kenya can’t defeat Al Shabaab

Kenya,the East African economic giant has experienced a wave of terror attacks from Al Qaida linked Somali militant group Al Shabaab since it sent its troops to southern Somalia late 2011 to fight the group which has threatened its … »

Updated Nov 24, 2014