The current Somali government, whose mandate ended, came to power with the expectations of massive reforms in institutional and development settings. President Farmajo completed his term in office without paving the way for consensus-based elections; instead, he messed up the growing Somali institutions and the trust-building processes.

Lack of leadership created a constitutional crisis in Somalia

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 19 April 2021

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.

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Editorial Keydmedia Online | 22 September 2013

Hon Abdullahi Jama - Somalia treads into great unknown territory and, recent developments indicate that, as we attempt to implement our complex Provisional Constitution, it becomes harder and harder to reconstitute our beloved nation-state once again.

Clan cleansing in Somalia: Fallacious argument by reckless author

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 29 August 2013

Mohamud M Uluso - At the beginning of this year 2013, Professor Lidwien Kapteijns, who teaches history at Wellesley college in the United States, published a book titled, “Clan cleansing in Somalia: the ruinous legacy of 1991.”

The United Nations Sanctions Monitoring Group Report: Witch-hunt or Means to Uncover the Truth?

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 6 July 2013

Abdi Dirshe (KON) - A leaked report written by the United Nations Group of Experts to the Security Council’s Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee accuses the governor of the Central Bank of Somalia, Mr. Abdusalam Omer of engaging in the facilitation of corruption and the misuse of donor money by the leaders of the Somali government.

Somalia: Raskamboni Militia challenges US, UN credibility

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 29 June 2013

Mr. Mohamud M. Uluso - KON - The United States of America, the United Nations and the UN Security Council spearheaded, supported, mediated and finally validated the legitimacy and integrity of the constitutional process which marked the end of the transition period and the election of an internationally recognized inclusive government in Somalia.

Somalia: Former UN coordinator came down hard on the federal government

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 28 June 2013

Mr. Mohamud M. Uluso - In an interview (Somalia: lights and Shadows) published Saturday 22, 2013 in the Kenya Daily Nation, Mr. Matt Bryden, former coordinator of UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, came down hard on the federal government of Somalia (FGS).

Somalia’s future: IGAD’s captivity or donors’ rescue

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 16 May 2013

Mohamud M Uluso - There is Somali adage that says, “Old man knows what causes his death.” When President Hassan Sh. Mohamud of Somalia started his speech at the second London Conference on Somalia (LCS II) on Maya 7, 2013, with the metaphor of young sapling, which needs a strong stake, water, feed, and protection from animals that try to eat its soft bark and kill it, he should have in mind what causes the death of Somalia- the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD)’s captivity or strangulation.

Somalia: Commentary on IHS Jane’s spin on Jubbaland trap

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 6 May 2013

By Mr. Mohamud M Uluso - Few days ago, IHS Jane, a well-established company for global security analysis, released an analysis under the title Somalia's Jubbaland Conundrum. The following key points are presented at the beginning of the analysis for quick and effective impact.

Somalia’s priority: national integration for economic recovery

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 27 April 2013

By Mr. Mohamud M Uluso (KON) - After years of overlooking the real needs of the Somali people, it is significant change longed-for that Somalia’s statebuiling featured in the strategic agenda of the key actors of the International Community (IC), namely the G8 powers1 in their ministerial meeting held in London on April 11, 2013, under the UK Chairmanship.

An open letter to Professor Kapteijns: A rejoinder

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 28 March 2013

Abdulkadir Osman “Aroma” - Recently I have read and gave cursory look at your book entitled “Clan cleansing in Somalia”, published 2013. As you said you had travelled and visited places like: Addis Ababa, Jigjig, Djibouti, Yemen, Nairobi, Netherlands as well as Rome & London, but never travelled to Somalia.

Jubbaland politics taking new shape under UNPOS initiatives

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 15 March 2013

By Drs Fatuma Lamungu Nur - Since the independence of Somalia in 1960, Jubbaland regions became the target of all Somali invaders from other regions, and the neighbouring countries, creating chaos and one of the most complex crises in Somalia.

UN Resolution 2093 endorses Statebuilding Mission for Somalia

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 12 March 2013

By Dr. Mohamud M Uluso - The Resolution 2093 adopted by the UN Security Council on March 6, 2013 endorses the long overdue partnership mission between the Federal Government of Somalia and the International Community for the peacebuilding and statebuilding of Somalia. The mission is ambitious, complex and treacherous but the right one.

Illicit gun trade barrels ahead in Mogadishu

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 13 February 2013

Nairobi (KON) - Weapons still being bought and sold illegally in the Somali capital, despite government efforts to close down the trade.

Clan federalism tears Somalia apart

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 2 February 2013

By Mohamud M Uluso - Clan politics, rivalry and hatred have ruined the social bond, moral principles and trust among Somalis who share common language, culture, territory, history, and religion. Now, three political manifestations -secession, clan based federalism, and unitary decentralized political system- divide them and are obstacle to the recovery of the lost nation of Somalia.

Somalia gravediggers grieve improved security

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 29 January 2013

Mogadishu, Somalia - Ali Hassan spends his day sitting in a former mosque, now a ramshackle shelter for drug users, idly staring at his cell phone as he waits for it to ring.

Death sentence and detentions raise profile of rape in Somalia

Editorial Keydmedia Online | 25 January 2013

Nairobi (KON) - The recent execution in Somalia of a soldier convicted of rape and the detention of a journalist investigating sexual assault have given the traditionally taboo issue of gender-based violence an usual degree of prominence.