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Somalia 3 months down the line

When President Donald Trump ordered roughly 700 U.S. troops to withdraw from Somalia late last year, it decreased the American footprint there. “There’s no denying that the repositioning of forces out of Somalia has introduced new layers of complexity and risk,” Army. Gen. Stephen Townsend, AFRICOM’s boss, told the Senate […]

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Five Critical Solutions For Stability In Somalia

Somalia’s instability has largely been attributed to violent extremism and the Al Shabaab. However, this is not the main contributor to violence and strife in the horn of Africa country. In fact, Somalia’s instability is as a result of three distinct factors: Communal conflicts, Political conflicts, and Violent Extremism. Of […]

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‘POGBA’ SHOOTS HIMSELF

An Alshaabab fighter in Janaale, Somalia is said to be nursing suicide wounds after he tried to take his life with an AK47. The young man-who is only identified as Omar ‘Pogba’, allegedly shot himself on Sunday evening after an English Premier league Match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC. […]

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Al Shabaab’s Impact on Somalia’s Security and Social Structure, NUSOJ report

National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has joined the world in condemning Al Shabaab for being enemies of progress to the horn of African Country. In their annual report focusing on the progress of Somali, NUSOJ has given more prominence on security and social structure of Somalia. The report has […]

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Eritrea Arms Embargo Lifted As UN Extend’s Somalia’s

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries. Ethiopia’s U.N. ambassador and other council members spoke immediately after Wednesday’s vote and welcomed the positive developments in the Horn of Africa. The Security Council imposed an […]

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Kenyan Somalis Are Pawns In Al Shabaab’s Reign Of Terror

Terror group Al Shabaab is a constant and present danger to the socio-economic livelihood of Kenyans due to its frequent attacks in remote areas near Somalia. While it appears Al Shabaab’s main targets in the borderland regions are security agencies and non-local Kenyans, such as teachers, nurses, and mechanics, Kenyan […]

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