Report Keydmedia Online | 9 September 2021

Yasin Farey has no educational background or military skills and his colleagues in NISA call him "the unwise man". He was appointed by the outgoing President Farmajo as the Director of the most powerful security agency in Somalia? This is his story.

Can Somalia learn a lesson from what happened in Afghanistan?

Report Keydmedia Online | 18 August 2021

Al-Shabaab, which is an Al-Qaeda affiliate in East Africa has been learning from other similar jihadist groups in the world, mainly Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan.

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Once the most pirate-infested region on the planet, the waters off the coast of Somalia are now home to a different maritime crime - illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a new report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime.

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.

City of Cape Town mass shootings targeted Somalis

Report Keydmedia Online | 17 May 2021

At least 24 Somali shopkeepers and owners have been killed since January, according to the Somali Community Board of South Africa, which blames police inaction for the unabated extortion of foreign-owned businesses and killings in the townships.

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.

Somalia Fears New US Airstrike Guidance Is Benefiting Al-Shabab

Report Keydmedia Online | 7 March 2021

U.S. defense and intelligence officials have long considered the Somalia-based al-Shabab one of the gravest threats emanating from Africa, targeting the group with 53 airstrikes in 2020 and  63 airstrikes in 2019.