Politics

New SRSG Michael Keating arrives in Somalia

0 Visits: 429 | Monday January 18, 2016 - 23:51:17
Mogadishu, 18 January 2016 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating arrived in Mogadishu Monday to formally take up his duties following his appointment on 23 November 2015. Mr. Keating succeeds Nicholas Kay, whose two-and-a-half-year tenure ended on…

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Somalia Expels Iranian Diplomats as It Severe Ties with Iran

0 Visits: 450 | Thursday January 07, 2016 - 02:32:59
MOGADISHU (HO) – Somalia's government has ordered the expulsion of the Iranian diplomats in the country within 72 hour and severed ties in response to the diplomatic fallout between Saudi Arabia and Iran which continues to spread to other countries after Saudi embassy attack in Tehran.

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 342 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:29:20
KAMPALA: Oct 13, 2015 —Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October.

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Somalia Is No Longer a Failed State – UN Official

0 Visits: 327 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 20:38:02
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (AP) —The top U.N. official for war-torn Somalia says the country is no longer a failed state but a recovering fragile country.

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