Tag: somalia

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES/QATAR/SOMALIA : Farmajo, spurned by Qatar, turns to UAE crown prince MBZ

May 18, 2021
Qatari envoy Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani’s African trip in early May had a threefold purpose. In a matter of days, he supervised the reopening of diplomatic ties between Nairobi and Mogadishu (AI, 19/03/21) and initiated dialogue with opponents of the Source link

NIGER/SOMALIA : Osprea corners armoured vehicle market with G5 Sahel and AMISOM

April 4, 2021
It is a time of plenty for Osprea Logistics. With the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) having recently delivered 16 Mamba Source link

SOMALIA/KENYA : Kenya's Somali community steps up pressure on Kenyatta over border tensions

January 30, 2021
The letter dispatched by the Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta to the African Union (AU) on 25 January was especially curt Source link

KENYA/SOMALIA : MBDA to help Kenyan forces in AMISOM demine Al-Shabaab-plagued Somalian front

January 15, 2021
Right after offering its demining solutions to the Sahel region armies, the European defence firm MBDA is ready to roll out its equipment in the Horn of Africa. Source link

SOMALIA/KENYA/SOMALILAND : Kenyatta and Odinga play the Somaliland card to weaken Farmajo's 2021 election chances

December 21, 2020
The president of the self-proclaimed republic of Somaliland, Muse Bihi Abdi, who made an official visit to Nairobi last week, lunched discreetly with Somali presidential candidate Hussein Abdi Halane on Monday 14 December, just before boarding his plane back to Source link