Le pays de moins de 1 million de personnes accueille la seule base permanente de l’armée américaine en Afrique, Camp Lemonnier. La base abrite des forces conventionnelles, mais aussi des forces spéciales et des drones soupçonnés de mener des attaques en Yémen et en Somalie.
La Maison Blanche a dit qu’Obama attend avec impatience de discuter de diverses questions avec Guelleh, y compris la sécurité et la lutte antiterroriste, le commerce, le développement et la coopération énergétique.
ASOJ.ORG - Associated Somali Journalists (ASOJ) condemns the arbitrary incarceration of a Somali journalist, Roble Mohamed Dirir, who is currently in the notorious Gabood prison in Djibouti city. Full Article
Delegates from 140 countries voted on Friday, 10 June 2016, to elect Omar Faruk Osman, Secretary General of the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), to the all-powerful 21-member Executive Committee of world journalists' ruling body, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). Full Article
Daawo Omar Faruk oo bahdilay Wasiir Maareye Afdameere Full Article
Djibouti held its presidential election on Friday, and with a fractured opposition party, President Ismail Omar Guelleh was expected to win his fourth term. Full Article
Notes the commitments made by the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) towards an inclusive electoral process within the constitutional mandated timeline of 2016, especially the efforts made in reaching a consensus agreement on a model for the 2016 elections and stresses the need for the Government to build on this important foundation, in order to fully achieve an inclusive and credible electoral outcome, representative of all Federal Member States. In this respect, welcomes the efforts made by IGAD in its establishment of a Ministerial team to support the FGS engagement with Puntland in order to ensure the smooth and timely implementation of the agreed electoral model. Full Article
Djibouti's current president, Guelleh, succeeded Hassan Guoled Aptidon in office in 1999. Guelleh was sworn in for his second six-year term after a one-man election on 8 April 2005. He took 100% of the votes in a 78.9% turnout. Full Article
Somaliland Journalists Association (SOLJA) on Sunday apologized to head of the National Union of Somali journalists (NUSOJ) and the Secretery General of Somali Investigative Journalists Association (SOMIJ), whose its name used to tarnish the reputation of these two predominant and well-respected journalists. Full Article
Ururka Suxufiyiinta Somaliland ee SOLJA oo raaligelin siiyay Wariyeyaasha kala ah Omar Faruk Osman iyo Dahir Abdulle Alasow iyagoo sheegay inuusan ururkooda aheyn mid lagu difaaco Shirkad gaar loo leeyahay ama lagu aflagaadeeyo Suxufiyiinta Soomaaliyeed . Full Article
Waagacusub.net - In Mid-January, Doctors from French Military hospital in Djibouti recommended Abdurahman Mohamud Turyare to quit his government business, as commander of the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), until he almost fully heals. Full Article
Waagacusub.net - Djibouti govt makes high court apology in controversial case against successful businessman Full Article
A top British official said on Tuesday that Somaliland would not be invited to a donor conference on Somalia in May because it had repeatedly postponed Presidential elections.
SANA, Yemen — More than 30 Somali migrants, including children, were killed in the Red Sea on Friday when a military helicopter opened fire on their boat, according to Yemeni and United Nations officials.
As Philip Hammond and Theresa May were torn into by the Labour party over the National Insurance U-turn - though not, in some people's opinion, by Jeremy Corbyn - Boris Johnson rode an armoured vehicle in Mogadishu.
Far-Right Dutch MP Geert Wilders FAILS to make inroads in general election and accuses victorious PM of treating his populist supporters like 'semi-Nazis' as Merkel and co celebrate
Dutch PM Rutte has claimed victory in elections in the Netherlands that saw his party beat out far-right challenger Wilders. Some see the Dutch poll as a litmus test for populists ahead of French and German elections.
A top British official said on Tuesday that Somaliland would not be invited to a donor conference on Somalia in May because it had repeatedly postponed Presidential elections. Full Article
NAIROBI — The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and train government workers. His remarks followed a meeting he had in Nairobi with his Somali counterpart, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Full Article
Xildhibaan Idiris Cabdi Dhaqtar oo ka mid ah Xildhibaanada lagu soo doortay Magaalada Baydhabo ee Xarunta KMG u ah Maamulka Koonfur Galbeed ayaa' dadka wax ka yaqaanno ku tilmaameen in uu yahay Shaqsi u shaqeeya Kooxda al Shabaab asagoo xilal kala duwan kasoo qabtay kooxdaasi. Full Article
SANA, Yemen — More than 30 Somali migrants, including children, were killed in the Red Sea on Friday when a military helicopter opened fire on their boat, according to Yemeni and United Nations officials. Full Article
As Philip Hammond and Theresa May were torn into by the Labour party over the National Insurance U-turn - though not, in some people's opinion, by Jeremy Corbyn - Boris Johnson rode an armoured vehicle in Mogadishu. Full Article
Ethiopian foreign policy and the Ogaden War: the shift from "containment" to "destabilization," 1977–1991 Full Article
The most Ethiopian corrupt military officer who is called Haile Gabre known by Somalis as General Gabre becoming extremely wealthy from the huge sums of money that he is getting from opportunistic Somali politicians who want to buy the sympathy of Addis Ababa, one of his juniors told Waagacusub anonymously. Full Article
Sunatimes.com - The vast majority of the Somali people were dismayed by the selection of Abshir Mohamed Bukhari who is well known for his radical views and unlimited support for the terrorist group Al-Shabab, a Somali based terror group that have links to Al-Qaeda and newly founded ISIS. Full Article
The so-called Islamic State received some modest good news recently from Somalia, in what has otherwise been a dismal stretch of losses for the jihadi group. In October Full Article
UNHCR Special Envoy Mohamed Abdi Affey (second, right) listens to a Somali refugee in Dadaab, Kenya, who has opted to return home under a voluntary repatriation programme. Photo: UNHCR/Modesta Ndubi Full Article