Somalia: Partners Plead for Compromise over Elections

Somalia: Partners Plead for Compromise over Elections

MOGADISHU, 7 April 2021 – Somalia’s international partners are pleading with the country’s president and regional leaders to compromise in order to allow elections to take place as soon as possible. Appeals have been made, among others, by the United...
Kenya-Somalia: Pilot Wanted Over Terror Plot

Kenya-Somalia: Pilot Wanted Over Terror Plot

NAIROBI, 31 March 2021 – Kenyan police say they seek information on a Kenyan pilot who reportedly fled to neighboring Somalia over a terror plot. Rashid Mwalimu, who is a trained pilot, is being presented by police as a threat to national security. “He is wanted...
Djibouti: Details of the Horror at Sea for Migrants

Djibouti: Details of the Horror at Sea for Migrants

DJIBOUTI CITY, 26 March 2021 – Additional details have emerged about human traffickers throwing dozens of migrants overboard reportedly to avoid their overloaded boat sinking. Meftuha, a migrant from Ethiopia, has told reporters that she watched in horror, fear and...
Somalia: Appeals to End Election Deadlock

Somalia: Appeals to End Election Deadlock

MOGADISHU, 24 March 2021 – The United Nations, the African Union, and several Western powers have called on Somali leaders to pursue talks until they break the deadlock over delayed elections. Several European nations joined Canada, the United States, the African...
Djibouti: Khat Resilience in the COVID Era

Djibouti: Khat Resilience in the COVID Era

DJIBOUTI CITY, 20 March 2021 – Trade in the drug, khat, is very popular and beneficial in the Horn of Africa, including in Djibouti where most traders are women. Khat has proven to be crisis-proof judging from the COVID-19 lockdowns and slowdown in other economic...
Somalia-Kenya: Maritime Border Dispute in Progress

Somalia-Kenya: Maritime Border Dispute in Progress

THE HAGUE, 16 March 2021 – The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is proceeding with the maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya, despite latter’s absence. The ICJ expressed regrets Monday that Kenya had decided “not to participate” in the...
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