News Keydmedia Online | 5 August 2021

The regional leader briefed the visiting the UN delegation on the latest gains made by the Somali national army [SNA] and Galmudug forces in the anti-al-Shabaab military operations in the Mudug region.

Nine militants killed as Somali military steps up operation 

News Keydmedia Online | 5 August 2021

The fresh operation, according to the Somali military is aimed at reopening the main roads blocked by Al-Shabaab, which has led to skyrocketing inflation and a humanitarian crisis faced by the residents.

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Al-Shabab: The War That Should Have Ended

Analysis Mohamed Mubarak | 6 July 2021

In exactly a month from today, it will be 10 years after Al-Shabab was forced to withdraw from Mogadishu. Low on ammunition and morale, the group made a strategic decision to revert to a guerrilla campaign. Ten years later, and after having been forced to adapt to newer and ever-escalating threats, today AS is stronger and richer than the day it abandoned its campaign to take the capital.

Ethiopia: Uncertainty in Tigray after rebels take control of restive north

Report Keydmedia Online | 30 June 2021

Supporters of rebel forces in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region have been celebrating as Eritrean forces left the town of Shire. But, However, since rebels took control of the capital of Tigray, there is uncertainty in the restive north.

Kenya might expel refugees to their home countries

Report Keydmedia Online | 25 June 2021

In March, the Kenyan government issued an ultimatum to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR): Create a plan to close two camps that host more than 430,000 refugees, or we will forcibly expel them to their home countries immediately. However, refugees say forced repatriation is not a humane option.

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Editorial 19 April 2021 15:14

It has been over 30 years since Somalia descended into a full civil war which turned the country into a failed state. Of 70% of people in Somalia are under 30 and have never witnessed a properly functioning government institution, that keeps law and order with good governance structures. Prior to the civil war the country had gone through 21 years of dictatorship.

A Five-Point Plan for Addressing the Political Crisis in Somalia

Article Dr. Abdinasir Abdille Mohamed | 17 April 2021

As statements pour in from International Partners and various politicians from Federal and State levels, Somalia’s opaque future has approached what may be its most crucial junction in recent years.

Somalia’s President Extends Term by Two Years, Drawing Condemnation

Report Keydmedia Online | 15 April 2021

In a highly contentious move, Somalia’s president has extended his own term in office by two years, drawing condemnation from the United States and other allies who viewed it as a naked power grab that could upend faltering efforts to establish a functioning state in Somalia and defeat the insurgency by the extremist group Al Shabab.


The Consequences of President Farmajo’s Two-Year Term Extension

Article Keydmedia Online | 14 April 2021

A new dawn embarked for Somalis today after thirty years of the collapse of the Siad Barre regime that grabbed power from the people of Somalia in 1969. The regime collapsed after twenty one years of terror, and disregard for human rights. 

WorldRemit founder Ismail Ahmed launches $500m Somaliland fund

Article Keydmedia Online | 8 April 2021

WorldRemit’s founder, chairman, and former CEO for eight years, Ismail Ahmed, has launched a new foundation fund to drive entrepreneurial development in Somaliland.

Somali President Farmajo Disregarded the Constitution and Embraced Dictator’s Playbook

Editorial Mohamud M Uluso | 17 March 2021

Somali patriots, including moderate Islamists are haunted by how candidate Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo” fooled them when they enthusiastically took to the streets of Mogadishu to celebrate his election in February 2017, and to the media chanting “please take us to Farmajo.” 

Somalia: Walking On A Tightrope Of Human Rights And COVID

Editorial Dr. Sadia Ali Aden | 6 March 2021

At the outset let me say this: It is an inherent human right to protest and express one’s views and political belief without being subjected to suppression or harassment. However, with freedom comes responsibility. In this time of the deadly pandemic, common sense dictates that public gatherings of protest must be COVID-compliant. 


Why Civil War is About to Erupt in Somalia

Analysis Michael Rubin | 24 February 2021

Somalis and the international community now have a choice: civil war or Farmaajo’s exile. There is no longer a middle ground.

Impending Disastrous Dictatorship in Somalia Under Watch of Int’l. community

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 23 February 2021

The international community guards and finances the government of Somalia on regular basis. It spends billions of dollars on Somalia with the purpose of impeding Al-Shabab takeover of the country and keeping peace, stability and democratic process in order to enable the country to be independent for its own affairs in the future. 

As Farmaajo digs in with Qatari backing, Somalia’s election crisis grows worse

Analysis Keydmedia Online | 10 February 2021

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, whose presidential term ended on Feb. 7, 2021, was elected in February 2017 with the hope that he would build on his predecessor’s successes in improving Somalia’s economy and security situation and deliver on his campaign promises of eliminating the terrorist group al-Shabab and ending corruption.

General Mohamed Nur Galaal

The Great military Chief

Article Keydmedia Online | 1 February 2021

For the last thirty years many people  were killed in the Somali violence. Fathers, mothers, grand fathers, grand mothers and children as little as infants were lost needlessly. In the  Islamic  and Somali cultures, it is forbidden to harm or kill women, children, religious leaders and traditional leaders and elderly people. It also forbidden to  attack civilian facilities including schools and hospitals according to the International law. Civilians can not be a deliberate military target by any circumstances.