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Somalia: Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 9 November 2023

This week saw several important political developments in Somalia.

Somalia: Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 26 October 2023

This week in Somalia, tensions rose as the opposition accused President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of dividing the nation through unilateral policies amid the fight against al-Shabaab.

Somalia: Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 19 October 2023

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud welcomed troops returning from training in Eritrea, thanking them for their service and sacrifice.

Somalia: Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 12 October 2023

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met in Asmara to discuss enhancing bilateral ties and regional developments.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 05 October 2023

This week in Somalia, in a movement dubbed as 'Guul ama Geeri' (either victory or death), Mogadishu witnessed a monumental social uprising as its people took to the streets, raising their voices in patriotic songs denouncing the group al-Shabaab.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 21 September 2023

This week saw several key developments in Somali politics and security. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud signed the Federal Audit Bill into law to strengthen accountability and governance.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 14 September 2023

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud met with army commanders to discuss plans for eliminating al-Shabaab.

When It Comes to Fighting Al-Shabaab, You Either With Us, or With the Enemy

In the tumultuous landscape of modern-day Somalia, a battle of existential proportions rages on.

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