Thursday, June 4, 2020

Farmajo

Somalia president warns against breach of sovereignty

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Saturday urged foreign countries and investors to follow legal procedures for investment in his country, in an apparent response to a dispute over a port deal in the breakaway region of Somaliland. “I am...

President Farmajo: “I believe AMISOM is succeeding but we have a long way to go…”

Somalia and the African Union Commission (AUC) have commended President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to deploy troops in Somalia 10 years ago when everyone else shunned the idea. Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed noted that President Museveni’s decision and his commitment...

Somali lawmakers seek to impeach president amid political crisis

Some Somali lawmakers said on Wednesday they plan to impeach the president in a mounting political crisis that could put the fledgling government on a violent collision course with one of the country’s most powerful clans. The political turmoil endangers...

Somalia seeks help from US firm to further relations

NEW YORK The Somalia government has retained a former US senator to lobby the Trump administration officials and members of Congress. Under the terms of a recently signed contract, Somalia is agreeing to pay $120,000 (Sh12m) to a lobbying firm headed...

Ethiopia Affirms Solidarity with Somalia in Fighting al-Shabaab

Addis Ababa October 23/2017 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn affirmed that Ethiopia will continue its effort and solidarity with Somalia in the fight against al-Shabaab. The Prime Minister told the visiting Somali President that Ethiopia will continue to work to end...

Farmajo’s betrayal of the Somali people

All betrayals are not made equal. In recent weeks, a political disaster of epic proportions has befallen upon Somalia. The Somali government has committed what many - including some of its staunchest supporters - consider a treasonous act. Somalia's National Intelligence...

Kenya, Somalia open a new charter of cooperation

Kenya and Somalia today opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Somalia have agreed to revitalize their...

Why Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed “Farmajo” is nicknamed “Cheese”

Somali’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed is nicknamed “Farmajo” after the Italian word for cheese. It is said he loved eating cheese when he was young, growing up in the former Italian colony. He has dual Somali-American nationality and is known...
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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...