September 25, 2023

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

Somaliland’s government declared autonomy from Somalia in 1991 but has not gained international recognition for independence
September 25, 2023

Uganda: Opinion – Museveni Wrong On Unification of Somaliland and Somalia

[Nile Post] While meeting a special envoy from Somaliland, Dr. Jama Musse Jama, at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Yoweri Museveni said it is wrong for Somaliland to secede from Somalia, thereby offering to mediate in efforts to unify the two nations.
September 24, 2023

Suicide bomber kills dozens, injures scores in central Somalia

There was no immediate claim of responsibility from al-Shabab, which often carries out such attacks and controls some parts of the Somalian territory.
September 24, 2023

Somalia: Wounded Victims of Beledweyne Truck Bomb Attack Airlifted to Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Mogadishu, Somalia -- At least 16 of the most severely wounded people from Saturday's truck bomb attack in Beledweyne city have been airlifted to Mogadishu for treatment, senior officials said.
September 24, 2023

Somalia: PM Calls for UNSC Arms Embargo Removal in His Address to UNGA78

[Shabelle] New York, Usa -- Somali PM Hamza Abdi Barre delivered a powerful speech at the UN General Assembly in New York, highlighting the government's progress on security, counterterrorism efforts, financial reform, social development, and corruption combat.
September 24, 2023

Somalia: Somalia Liberated Over 45 Percent of Al-Shabaab-Controlled Areas in Under a Year – PM

[Shabelle] NEW YORK: Somalia has managed in under a year to liberate more than 45 percent of the areas formerly held by the terrorist Al-Shabab group, Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said on Saturday.
September 23, 2023

Uganda: Museveni Offers to Mediate in Somalia and Somaliland Unification Efforts

[Nile Post] President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday received a Special Envoy from the Republic of Somaliland, Dr Jama Musse Jama at State House-Entebbe.
September 23, 2023

Africa: Somalia Seeks Delay of AU Peacekeepers' Drawdown

[VOA] Somalia is facing a dilemma over plans to continue a drawdown of peacekeepers from the country by a deadline of the end of 2024 because it's not known whether the country's poorly equipped security forces can put down al-Shabab militants' security threat to the government by that time.
September 22, 2023

Somalia: Prime Minister Optimistic About Winning Stronger International Support Against Al-Shabaab

[VOA] New York and Washington -- Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre said Thursday that his government is appealing for more international support in its long-running war against al-Shahab militants.
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