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Somali Clans Forge Initial Pact to Halt Deadly Conflict in Galgadud

Dhusamareb (AX) - Ahmed Abdi Kariye, the head honcho of Galmudug, along with elders from two feuding clans in the Galgadud area, have hashed out a truce to halt the bloodshed pronto. President Kariye, after surveying the battle zones, sat down with brainy folks and chieftains from both camps to iron out a swift remedy for the fracas, which claimed 55 lives and left more than 60 folks injured. The trio inked a deal: lay down arms ASAP and team up with the security peeps; divide the warring squads; and gear up for a peace…

Somali Leader and Norwegian Premier Forge Stronger Economic and Security Partnerships

Oslo (AX) - Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre converged in Oslo this past Tuesday for a chat on their nations' relations and collaborative ventures. They delved into forging tighter bonds in economic and security domains. Concurrence on boosting cooperation was reached. A communique from Mogadishu's Presidential Palace revealed the two leaders also broached the topic of Ethiopia's encroachments on Somali independence and regional peace. President Mohamud briefed Prime…

Boosting Military Cooperation: Somali and Turkish Defense Ministers Forge Stronger Bonds at EFES-2024 in Izmir

Somali Defense Minister Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur met with Turkish Defense Minister Yaşar Güler during the EFES-2024 Exercise's Distinguished Observer Day in Izmir. The ministers discussed enhancing defense relations between their nations. "Our Turkish comrades play a crucial role in strengthening our military, advancing it, and combatting the Khawarij," stated the Somali Defense Minister. The Defense Industry Products Exhibition on May 29-30 will exhibit products from 47 defense firms. The exercise will allow participating…

Northeastern State Political Parties Forge Alliance for Timely Completion of Local Council Elections in Somalia by August 2024

Somalia: Northeastern State Political Factions Unite for Local Council Elections by August 2024 In a groundbreaking move, political factions in Northeastern State have joined forces to ensure the completion of Local Council Elections in the remaining three districts before August 1, 2024. The factions involved in this momentous decision include Mideye, Kaah, Horseed, Mustaqbal, Ifiye, and Sincad. This agreement signifies a major stride towards advancing democracy and fostering a more inclusive political process in the…

Empowering the Horn of Africa: U.S. and Kenya Forge Strategic Alliance

Back in December 2002, George W. Bush hosted leaders from Kenya and Ethiopia at the White House post the 9/11 attacks to discuss fighting terrorism. Bush hailed them as allies against terrorism, emphasizing the need for global cooperation. Moi and Zenawi expressed their support for the cause, with Zenawi's rhetoric being more forceful, stating that terrorism represented outdated values. Zenawi was then chosen as the key player in the fight against terrorism in the Horn of Africa, particularly focusing on Somalia. However,…

Enhancing Security: Somaliland and Ethiopia Forge Partnership for Police Training Initiative

Hargeisa (AX) - Somaliland and Ethiopia have inked a pact in Addis Ababa, in which Ethiopia will provide training for new police units in Somaliland. A post on the Somaliland Police Force's Facebook page revealed on Thursday that Deputy Commissioner General Mesfin Abebe, President of the Ethiopia Police University, and Gen. Abdi Ahmed Tiir, head of training for the Somaliland Police Force, signed the agreement for police training. However, specific details about the deal were not disclosed. The agreement came after a…

Enhancing Collaboration: Kenya and Somalia Forge Stronger Ties at Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting in Nairobi

Nairobi - High-ranking officials from Somalia and Kenya are currently participating in the Kenya-Somalia Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) meeting in Kenya, scheduled to run from May 3 to May 6, 2024. Leading the Somali delegation is Mohamed Fatir, the Director of Africa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with Ambassador Jabril Ibrahim Abdulle, who serves as the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to Kenya. The conference is divided into two parts: the joint technical…

Enhancing Economic Partnerships: Kenya and Somalia Forge Stronger Ties

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Progress is being made in economic collaboration between Kenya and Somalia, led by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and William Ruto. This shift marks a new development not seen in recent years. Last Friday, Kenya hosted the Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) with Somalia, showcasing a commitment to enhancing economic and social relations, as reported by state media. The meeting included Rigathi Gachagua, Kenya's deputy president, and Somalia Prime Minister Hamsa Abdi Barre. Kenya relies heavily on…

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