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Somalia: Why Al-Shabaab Is Eyeing Ethiopia?

The al-Shabab militant group has sown fear and terror in Eastern Africa for more than a decade. The terrorist group is fighting to oust...

Will Somalia Share Yemen’s Fate?

The decision by the United Arab Emirates to withdraw its troops from Yemen was a tactical maneuver in a regional landscape witnessing several strategic...

Does Kenya Really Want To End Terrorism in Somalia?

New dangerous dynamics are emerging at the Horn of Africa. Political tension emanating from maritime territory that Somalia and Kenya, both claim it as...

Did Farmajo renounce his U.S. Citizenship voluntarily?

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, announced he relinquished his U.S. citizenship on August 1, 2019.  Farmajo was elected...

The global war on terror continues in Somalia

On July 12, al-Shabaab Islamic terrorists attacked a hotel in the Somali seaport of Kismayo. They detonated a suicide car bomb, and then gunmen...

Somalia’s “see and wait policy “towards the maritime melt down with Kenya is commendable

The two neighboring countries have had long-lucrative and plausible relations, whether it’s diplomatic, business, social intermingling, and others. Kenya hosts the largest refugee camps...

After the free trade agreement, we need to focus on realizing the African Monetary...

African Union (AU) leaders will gather in Niger on July 7 for an Extraordinary Summit to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Area. They...

Somalia: 59 years on, it’s time to rise above sub-national identities

It is necessary to call on all the stakeholders including the political elite, intellectuals, influencers, women and youth organisations to engage in constructive dialogue...

What was Cuba seeking in Africa?

One warm morning of October 1983, a group of young men gather in front of the Military Committee office in the municipality of Plaza...

Is the United States getting into another forever war in Somalia?

Somalia was the site of one of the U.S. military's biggest disasters in living memory. Two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and 18 U.S....