Month: October 2023

Marwo Abdi Bashir

President pressures Somali national to withdraw from race for IPU presidency

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s efforts to force a Somali national to withdraw from an international body election race in favor of a Tanzanian national once again highlight the level of corruption Somalia is dipped in under his tenure.

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Thank you Farmajo

Farmajo denounced government’s plan to tamper with the constitution

Former President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, now in self-imposed exile in Turkey, made a rare entrance into Somalia’s federal politics to warn the nation about government’s plan to tamper with the constitution without any oversight. In his press release published on X (twitter) and Facebook, Farmajo denounced the actions of the current government aimed at unilaterally […]

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Al-Ahli Hospital

Israel deliberately bombs Al-Ahli Hospital, kills more than 500 civilians

500 Palestinian civilians were martyred and hundreds other were wounded following an air strike by Israel Defense Forces targeting the Anglican-run Al-Ahli Hospital on Tuesday evening, in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood in the center of Gaza. Medical staff, hundreds of patients previously injured in the 11 days Israeli terror campaign and civilians who took refuge there […]

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Awdal MPs

What reopening Somaliland constitution means for Awdal

Last week, to everyone’s surprise, parliamentarians representing Awdal succeeded for the first time in getting their bill to reopen the Somaliland constitution approved by the breakaway Somali region’s House of Representatives. Awdal which is one of the 5 of the regions recognized by Somaliland constitution has long complained of being left behind in program funding, […]

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Qoorqoor in Fatigue

Qoorqoor now tops Al-Shabab’s hit list

The government’s war against Al-Shabab is escalating and causing casualties on both sides. Government forces and Ma’awisley militias have made significant progress, with Al-Shabab leaders either eliminated or surrendering in some areas. Besides fighting back with all they got, the ragtag violent organization has increased its suicide attacks against Somali personalities on its hit list. […]

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