Tag: security


A Breath of Fresh Air: The Force Behind Mogadishu’s Newfound Security

For the past nine months Mogadishu has seen a noticeably significant improvement in its thus far turbulent security. This is due to a shift in how it's policed.

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 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.

Deceit in Adale: How Petty Politicians Seek to Sabotage the President’s Efforts

| Gorfayn Editorial Somalia at peace with itself The government of Somalia has welcomed the self-mobilisation of local communities and their efforts to kick al-Shabaab (AS),...

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