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UN holds emergency session on Somalia's political crisis

The Washington Post 18 Sep 2021
The U_N_ Security Council has held emergency consultations on Somalia’s worsening ...

Somalia accuses Djibouti of detaining its security official

MENA FN 18 Sep 2021
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Somalia's president accused Djibouti yesterday of unlawfully detaining his national security adviser, a key player in the spiralling feud in Mogadishu's top leadership that ... .

Somalia accuses Djibouti of detaining official

The New Arab 18 Sep 2021
Somalia's president accused Djibouti on Friday of unlawfully detaining his national security adviser, a key player in the spiralling feud in Mogadishu's top leadership that threatens to hurl the country into fresh crisis ... "We will continue to stand by our brothers and sisters in Somalia but never interfere in their internal affairs," Youssouf said.

"I want my land. You have to go." Understanding the eviction phenomenon in Baidoa

Reliefweb 18 Sep 2021
This study titled ‘I want my land ... The findings indicate that forced evictions remain among the most severe and prevalent protection threats in Somalia, representing both a cause and a multiplier of the displacement crises ... Forced evictions also pose key obstacles to the attainment of durable solutions in Somalia ... .

Somalia: UN Boss Asks Somalia Elders to Support 30% Quota for Women

All Africa 17 Sep 2021
The UN Deputy Secretary-General (SG) Amina Mohammed, has called on Somali clan elders to support a 30 per cent representation of women in Parliament ....

Salaam Somali Bank Continues to Help Grow Small Businesses in Somalia

All Africa 17 Sep 2021
Salaam Somali Bank which is a privately owned bank continues to contribute to Somalia's economic growth by providing free microfinance funds to develop small businesses ....

Somalia President Withdraws PM Roble's Powers to Hire and Fire

All Africa 17 Sep 2021
Somalia's President Mohamed Farmaajo on Thursday said he had suspended his Prime Minister Hussein Roble's powers to hire and fire officials ....

Somalia accuses Djibouti of detaining ex-intelligence chief

The Washington Post 17 Sep 2021
A tense political dispute between Somalia’s president and prime minister threatened to broaden into a regional crisis on Friday after the president accused neighboring Djibouti of unlawfully detaining his former national intelligence chief ... .

Somalia president slams Djibouti for holding his security adviser

Middle East Monitor 17 Sep 2021
Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed today accused ... Djibouti's foreign minister, without naming any individual, denied reports that it was interfering in Somalia.

Arab League expresses concern over political situation in Somalia

MENA FN 17 Sep 2021
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) CAIRO, Sept 17 (KUNA) -- The Arab League Secretary-General, Ahmad Aboul Gheit, expressed his concern over the political developments currently taking place in ... .

Somalia Blasts Djibouti Over ‘Unlawful Detention’ of National Security Adviser

Voa News 17 Sep 2021
Somalia's government has condemned what it calls the unlawful detention of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s national security adviser ... Government spokesman Hashi tweeted such acts will not help to strengthen ties between Somalia and Djibouti ... Her family believes Somalia’s spy agency was responsible for her disappearance.

Somalia's president suspends PM's power to hire, fire officials

Middle East Online 17 Sep 2021
MOGADISHU - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has suspended the prime minister's power to hire and fire officials, he said in a statement on Thursday, escalating a destabilising row in the Horn of Africa nation ... That process was supposed to be concluded next month but was pushed back again last week ... .

Dialogue is essential to stability and reform in Somalia

The Eastern Herald 17 Sep 2021
On Thursday, the United Nations stressed the need for dialogue in order to achieve stability and reform in Somalia, in light of the current political crisis in the country ... of all Somalis first is essential to allow Somalia to continue on the path of stability and reform.”.

Somalia’s president berates Djibouti for detaining his security adviser

Metro USA 17 Sep 2021
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Friday accused neighbouring Djibouti of illegally detaining his national security adviser, a criticism which appeared linked to a destabilising row between the president and his prime minister.

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