Feb 11th, 2013
By Dayib A. Atto The idea of talking about a ‘demilitarization’ at this point with the nation still engaged in a war against a terrorist criminal organization may sound to be a bit out of sync with reality, but its precisely because nobody is even considering to look at the big Somali picture f...
Aug 27th, 2012
By Prof. Liban A. Egal Somalia’s upcoming permanent government is feted as a model for national reconciliation and good governance. The signatories are largely former militia members, intellectual Diasporans, and members of Puntland and Galmudug states. These corrupt leaders have been quick to set as...
Mar 7th, 2011
Somalia’s extremist group al Shabaab on Sunday afternoon executed two persons they had charged with spying and murder. The hard-line group had accused one of the men of being part of the Somali government’s intelligence department while the other man was charged with assassinating al Shabaab members....
Jan 21st, 2011
Forces loyal to Somalia’s transitional government clashed among themselves in the Hiran region of central Somalia, leaving at least two soldiers dead, witnesses said on Thursday. The confrontation is said to have broken out after some soldiers tried to take over a checkpoint at the Kalabeyrka junctio...
In East Africa
Nov 3rd, 2010
Somalia’s government will work with the United Nations to release and rehabilitate child soldiers in its army, a U.N. envoy who tracks the recruitment of child soldiers said Wednesday. The number of children in the Somali army is unclear, but a plan to be developed by the Somali government will...