Analysis

Alternative options: Recommendations for peace-building in Somalia.

1 Visits: 2115 | Wednesday May 04, 2016 - 19:23:41
Hope and optimism accompanied the election in 2016, but the administration today appears to be drifting toward failure once again. Al-Shabaab is far from defeated, social fragmentation within Somalia is on the rise, and political infighting continues unabated. Despite considerable international support…

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Analysis: Is Dahir Alasow linked to Terror groups in Somalia?

0 Visits: 1784 | Saturday April 02, 2016 - 19:12:47
By: Dahir Geeddi: A Somali national, Dahir Alasow, with residence in Breda, Holland, who many believed to have links with the terrorist organizations in the horn of Africa region for a long time proved reality. after he published in his blog on March 25 that Shabab will carry out suicide bombings and…

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Opinion; Nationalism, State Formation and Peacebuilding in Somalia.

0 Visits: 1040 | Wednesday March 30, 2016 - 18:42:38
By: Garad Yusuf Mohamud Nationalism and state formation in Somalia from the perspectives of history and identity politics this article argue that while nationalist movements have at times, when faced with a common enemy, generated temporary cooperation among Somalis, they have been unable to integrate…

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Amisom struggles with resources in Somalia

0 Visits: 582 | Wednesday March 30, 2016 - 16:54:42
KAMPALA – Al-Shabaab militants are on the run from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia (AMISOM) in some parts of the country, but these successes are being challenged by funding cuts by the European Union (EU), stretched resources and a shortage of essential military equipment.

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Somalia's Lido beach: the heart of Mogadishu and the place my friends died

0 Visits: 802 | Tuesday March 01, 2016 - 18:45:18
By: Abdi Latif Dahir As a winter storm approached New York in January, I lost my cousin. I lost a very good friend from high school too. Abdirahman and Omar died in the same place during an attack on a beachside restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Why is Al-Shabaab Still A Potent Threat?

0 Visits: 466 | Saturday February 13, 2016 - 00:52:12
This year, the armed Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab has notched up a series of bloody successes against both Somali targets and the African Union peace-enforcement mission AMISOM. Meanwhile, the international community has been busy cajoling principals of the Somali federal and state governments…

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Militant group Al Shabaab leading suspect in Somalia plane blast: U.S. government sources

0 Visits: 380 | Thursday February 04, 2016 - 20:55:19
By: REUTERS

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Five years since famine: Somali children still stalked by the menace of hunger

0 Visits: 312 | Saturday January 23, 2016 - 18:21:39
By: Kun Li, UNICEF Somalia Communication Specialist @unicefsomalia

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