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Somalia

Somalia

Population: 14.74 mn.
GDP: $7.37 bn.
Debt: $2.96 bn.

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Somalia tests maritime solidarity

The international anti-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia is the type of cooperative mission that the United States sees as helpful to reduce the strain on its overstretched m...


A sheikh returns to the fray

As Islamist militias prepare for a final strike on Mogadishu, another Islamist leader signs a power-sharing deal and talks of peace

The return of Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed to Mogadishu following the signing of a power-sharing agreement in Djibouti on 26 November will shape the coming stuggle for control of the...


Back to Addis

Ethiopia argues that its withdrawal from Somalia will help the power-sharing talks brokered by the United Nations Special Representative Ahmadou Ould Abdallah. A principal conditio...


Pirates and the lads

Mercenaries, the media and worried looking men in suits are much exercised by the escalating operations of the Somali pirates patrolling the Gulf of Aden in search of booty. In fac...


The youth game gets older

Al Shabaab claims attacks even when they have nothing to do with them, but who are 'The Youth'?


Arms and the boys

Somalia's pirates are busy guarding the 33 Ukrainian tanks and other equipment captured on the MV Faina on 25 September. United States' naval vessels surround the ship and the Rus...


Pirates afloat

The United Nations World Food Programme has successfully appealed to the European Union for protection of its life-saving cargoes of food aid. On 15 September, the EU’s foreign min...


Truculent two

Personal rivalries between President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed and Prime Minister Nur Hassan 'Adde' threaten the Transitional Federal Government in Mogadishu and undermine the fragile ...


Pirates of the Horn

The brigands of the sea make big money and threaten their country with mass starvation

Somalia faces a worsening food crisis, largely ignored in the graphic reports of clashes between President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed's regime and its nationalist and Islamist opponents...


Somali ceasefire signed

The Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia Chairman, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, has agreed to a ceasefire, but harder-line militants have rejected it and called for his expulsi...


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