Tag: Puntland


How Gaalka’yo Managed To Go From Persistent Troubles to an Oasis of Communal Harmony

Gaalka'yo, the capital city of Mudug region, has served as a beacon of peace and stability for the past six years after successfully overcoming numerous war-related obstacles that repeatedly sprang up during and after the civil war.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 03 August 2023

Somalia and Turkey discussed strengthening bilateral trade and investment cooperation during a meeting between senior officials.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 27 July 2023

This week saw several notable political developments in Somalia.

Garowe: Come for a Visit, Stay for the Peace, Tranquillity, and Beauty

Driving through Mogadishu, one is always on a hight alert. If it's not a check point manned by unforgiving soldiers, abusive in both vocal and physical, one is forced to dodge the thousand tuk-tuks that seem to tickle the vehicles around them.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 06 July 2023

This week in Somali politics and security, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud praised Las Anod for honouring Independence Day after 15 years.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 22 June 2023

This week in Somali politics has been rife with complexity. Key events include President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre's meetings to advance the constitutional review process.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 15 June 2023

Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre has assured the National Consultative Proposals, aimed to change the governance system from parliamentary to presidential, will be subjected to Lower House voting.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 8 June 2023

In this week's political round-up, The Somali Federal Parliament's session was adjourned due to a lack of quorum, causing frustration among leaders.

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Investing in Climate Diplomacy: A Call To Scale Up

In recent years, human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing challenges of our time, posing a significant threat to food security and poverty reduction efforts.

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.

Gorfayn Weekly Briefs, Thursday 07 September 2023

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and former Hiiraan governor Ali Jeyte reached an agreement to ease tensions in Hiiraan region after negotiations facilitated by the Hawaadle clan chief Ugaas Yusuf.