Brewing tensions between South West State and the Federal Government

16.8.2022: Mogadishu, Somalia In a surprise move to many, President Laftagareen of South West State travelled to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa earlier this month. This came following visits by senior Ethiopian security officials to Baydhabo as part of Addis Ababa's new security policy as a result of the recent Al-Shabab attack in Somali Galbeed.... Continue Reading →

Al-Shabab attack on Somali Galbeed, Why Now?

06.08.2022: Mogadishu, Somalia The scale of the Al-Shabab attack on Somali Galbeed (Somali State) has come as a surprise to many security and political analysts alike. It is clear that Al-Shabab has spent a lengthy amount of time preparing including recruiting, arming and training of new fighters as well as devising both military and political... Continue Reading →

Over 10 Militants Killed in Lower Shabelle

At least 10 al-Shabab militants were killed by Ugandan soldiers with African Union mission this afternoon. The troops using helicopter gunships also destroyed an Al-Shabaab technical vehicle in Lower Shabelle region, according governor Abdulkadir M. Nur Siidi. AMISOM under the Ministry of Defence It was earlier this week that AMISOM transferred the responsibility of security... Continue Reading →

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