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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 Collaboration: Kenya and Uganda Ink Pacts for Strengthening Partnerships

Kenyan President William Ruto warmly greeted Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Nairobi on May 16, 2024. The two countries, Kenya and Uganda, inked multiple deals to strengthen their partnership. One of the agreements permits Uganda to bring in and transport processed oil products through Kenya from other producing areas. This move aims to solve issues faced by Uganda's oil sector, as stated by Kenya's President William Ruto. Ruto expressed optimism that these agreements will strengthen their bond and…

Somali Prime Minister Applauds Successful Bilateral Partnerships with Kenya

In Nairobi, Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre praised the recent agreements on political consultations, education, and defense between Somalia and Kenya. These agreements, signed in Nairobi on Monday night, were highlighted at a bilateral meeting in the same city the following day. During the meeting, Barre emphasized the strong historical and fraternal ties between the two nations, as well as the importance of regional cooperation for stability and development in the area. He also underscored Somalia's commitment to actively…

Kenya and Somalia Strengthen Partnerships in Political Consultations, Education, and Defence

In Nairobi, Kenya and Somalia inked a set of crucial agreements on Monday, spanning political consultations, education, defense, foreign affairs, security, economy, trade, and social services. The signing, which took place in Nairobi during the third session of the Somalia-Kenya Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), represents a significant stride in bolstering the two nations' bilateral ties. Kenya's Prime Cabinet Secretary, Musalia Mudavadi, and Somalia's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Ahmed…

North Western of Somalia military reaffirms commitment to loyal international partnerships

HARGEISA, Somalia - The North Western of Somalia regional military refutes claims of switching alliances with international allies, particularly from Western nations to the Communist government in China, which has been expanding its influence in Somalia's breakaway region. Over the past three decades, North Western of Somalia has been advocating for global recognition, despite the international community insisting that it is part of Somalia. Nonetheless, the region operates independently with its own Central Bank. Abdirahman…

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…

Somaliland Military Refutes Alleged Change in Foreign Partnerships

The undisclosed source in the military leaked a report that resulted in immediate disciplinary measures. This incident sparked debates about Somaliland's foreign relations, especially with Western nations.The military reiterated its neutral stance in politics, highlighting that foreign policy falls under the jurisdiction of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. Abdillahi stated, "We regret any confusion caused and assure our international and local partners that our foreign relations are based on peaceful cooperation and adherence…

Exploring Strategic Partnerships: Somaliland Considers Global Alliances with China, Iran, and Russia as Western Ties Waver

Somaliland is considering forming new partnerships with China, Iran, and Russia due to lack of Western support and potential opposition party victories, as per a report by the Somaliland government. Military experts in Somaliland believe better engagement by Western nations could prevent this shift in alliances. The report highlights escalating tensions in Lasanood, a city controlled by terrorist groups that have strengthened following support from Somalia. The conflict in Lasanood involves soldiers trained by Eritrea and…

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