Mohamud M Uluso - The purpose of this article is to provide rationale and guidelines for the adoption and implementation of “Clan Based 2016 Electoral Model” as the better option between the four Electoral models suggested by Somalia National Consultative Leadership Forum (SNCLF). 

Somalia appoints board members and chairman for Somali Petroleum Authority (SPA)

News Keydmedia Online | 31 July 2020

The agreement’s basic principles are designed to ensure fair investment in development across the country while recognizing the different requirements in regions closely involved in the production.

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Somalia: Fiscal Budget and Federal Government legitimacy

Article Mohamud M Uluso | 31 August 2014

Mohamud M Uluso — Recently, I came across a document titled “Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) - Appropriation Act for the 2014 Budget,” consisting of Act No 00005 and financial statement. The theme (goals) of the Budget document is “enhancing State capacity for peace, justice, Economic Recovery Program (ERP) and Public financial Management.”

Summary executions in Somalia

Article Keydmedia Online | 25 August 2014

Laetitia Bader — Recent executions in Somalia put the quality of justice delivered by military courts into question.

Part 4: A Different Perspective For Long Lasting Peace And Stability In Somalia

Editorial Dr. Mohamed Warsame ‘Kimiko’ | 23 August 2014

Keydmedia Online - Dr. Mohamed Warsame 'Kimiko' - « Previous Page | The Role of Warlords in Exacerbating Crisis — The evolution of the Warlord/Faction Leaders phenomenon — Knowledge of both the background and an understanding of the reality on the ground are necessary elements in the search for appropriate approaches and solutions to Somalia’s prolonged political crisis.

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News Keydmedia Online | 18 July 2020

During his stay in Dhusamareeb, the President will Chair the Consultative forum and also hold separate meetings with regional government officials, local elders, as well as members of the civil society.

Five killed in two explosions in Somalia

News Keydmedia Online | 4 July 2020

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the al-Shabaab group, which is linked to al-Qaida, has targeted the city in the past.

Eight years after bombing, Somalia reopens national theatre

News Keydmedia Online | 2 July 2020

Clan-based warlords blasted each other with anti-aircraft guns as they fought over the theatre, which they used as a base. Its roof collapsed a year into the conflict.

Articles from a year ago

Keydmedia Time Machine

Editorial 10 August 2014 3:10

Mohamud M Uluso — The formation of federal Member States (FMS) without legal and political consensus sparks fresh political and social turmoil in all regions of Somalia. It is unequivocally clear that the federal system based on clan ownership of territory has become major obstacle to national reconciliation, peacebuilding, and statebuilding in Somalia. It polluted the notion of state, citizenship, and Islamic values and intensified clan rivalry and vanity within the Somali society everywhere.

Somalia Sees Oil Results This Year as BP, Exxon Wooed

Article Keydmedia Online | 5 August 2014

Somalia expects to complete an assessment of its oil and gas potential this year as security gains in the battle against al-Qaeda militants enable foreign investors to return, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud said.


Editorial Keydmedia Online | 24 July 2014

Ambassador Mohamed Osman Omar — The story you read is partially fact and partially fiction about what would happen at the end of the tenure of the present Federal Administration and the term of office of the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia and if the promised election fails to take place in September 2016.

Mid July Analysis of Somalia

Article Keydmedia Online | 19 July 2014

Samatalis Haille — Fourteen people were killed in Somalia since July 10th, this year, up to day, July 16th, 2014. This is very conservative estimate based on wide variety of public sources. Other reports did exist but I was not able to confirm them.

Somalia: Beleaguered President sought relief in divisive clan federalism

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 12 July 2014

Mohamud M Uluso — In violation of the Provisional Constitution, the law on establishing local administrations (districts and regions before federal states), the recommendations of the “Vision 2016 Conference” held in Mogadishu in September 2-6 2013, the mandates of the Ministry of Interior and Federalism, the purpose of Boundaries and Federation Commission, and the impartial mediation between two rival groups, on June 23, 2014, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud presided a ceremony at Villa Somalia in which he declared the formation of Southwest Federal Member State composed of three regions (SW3)-Bay, Bakol, and Lower Shabelle and rejected the rival one of six regions (SW6) which included Jubbaland State regions- Lower Jubba, Middle Jubba, and Gedo.

Al Shabab Lays a Trap for Kenya

Article Keydmedia Online | 2 July 2014

For much of the past half century, Kenya has cultivated an image as a peaceful oasis in a region dogged by violence and unrest. “Kenya, hakuna matata” (“No worries in Kenya”) is the unofficial motto on T-shirts peddled to the thousands of tourists who flock the East African country’s sandy beaches and safari parks every year.

America on Somalia’s side

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 27 June 2014

Mr. Mohamud M Uluso — Lately, major news headlines on Somalia have diminished the hope for relief of the human suffering in Somalia.

Somalia: IGAD, UN, and EU ousted President Hassan

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 7 June 2014

Mohamud M Uluso — On May 5th, more than 100 parliamentarians signed a letter calling President Hassan to resign immediately. Then, on May 27, 2014, the Intern-Governmental Authority on Development (Ethiopia and Kenya), the United Nations (UN), and the European Union (EU) issued a follow up Joint Statement that ousted (President) Hassan and promoted Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed as their designated local partner.

Mogadishu: THE LITMUS test for the Somali government

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 29 May 2014

Sayidomar Yasin Sheikh — The Somalia’s conundrum, solving it, determines who to win and who to fail in spreading the government suit to all over Somalia, the nub of the Somali’s problem, some got trapped in it to death, others skillfully unraveled it but could not maintain the result to the end!, still the perfect testing ground for any Somali policy driver – Mogadishu, the riddle which challenged the whole world.

Dirty Blood Operating Inside the Architects of the Social System

Article Keydmedia Online | 15 May 2014

Dr. Said Mohamud — Every country is proud of its new generations who positively contribute to the well-being of their social changes. The society is benefiting greatly from the advancement created by their new blood in the values added to the development of the new products and services in technology, science, and social welfare.

Effective action of Somalia’s Kenya Diplomatic Relations

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 13 May 2014

Effective action of Somalia’s Kenya Diplomatic Relations and Its Consequences of Regional and International Standpoints — Saleban Cisman | First uneasy diplomatic action of Somalia for a decade of civil-war, after restoration of fully recognized sovereign state is worth-enough in Kenya to explain violation of Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, as well it will have a deep consequences, to the regional and international arena of diplomatic relations between them.