The Somali government has avenged the 'embarassment' of its three senior Somali officials that were refused entry visas in Nairobi while travelling to attend the EU-sponsored cross-border conflict management programme in Nairobi, despite holding diplomatic passports. The Somali government has also given non-governmental organisations operating in Somalia one month's notice to relocate their centres to Mogadishu or be barred from operating there.
Somalia Bars Officials from Attending Meetings in Nairobi
Nation, 27 May 2019
Somalia's boundary tiff with Kenya has taken a new turn after Mogadishu barred its officials from attending any meetings hosted in Nairobi to protest last week's visa denials. Read more »
Presidents Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia and Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta at the national prayer breakfast held at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi on May 31, 2018.
Somalia Bans Officials From Nairobi Meetings As Border Dispute Turns Nasty
Nairobi News, 27 May 2019
Khartoum Bans Nairobi Meetings
Dalsan Radio, 27 May 2019
Kenya Must Stop Playing Second Fiddle to Somalia in Border Row
On April 7, 2009, Kenya and Somalia signed an MoU granting each other a "No-Objection" in respect of submissions on their maritime border dispute. The submissions were… Read more »
Dispute Over Oil Deposits Raises Somalia-Kenya Tension
VOA, 24 May 2019
The Somali government says it's not ready to take any action that could threaten its relationship with its neighbor Kenya. The announcement comes amidst simmering tensions over… Read more »
Kenyan officials at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport have stopped the junior Minister of Water and Energy Osman Libah and legislators Ilyas Ali Hassan and Zamzam Dahir ... Read more »
Foreign Ministers of both countries have expressed a strong desire to "normalise relations" with an agreement to allow their respective ambassadors to return to their diplomatic ... Read more »
Ethiopia has stepped in to help resolve the latest diplomatic row between Kenya and Somalia over a triangle of disputed maritime territory in the Indian Ocean. Read more »
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