Day: June 5, 2022

Possibilities For Progress In Post-Election Somalia

On May 15th, the United Nations in Somalia welcomed the conclusion of the nation’s election, praising the “positive” electoral process and peaceful transfer of power as Hassan Sheikh Mohamud prevailed over Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” to become Somalia’s new president. James Swan, the U.N. Secretary General’s Special Representative for Somalia, said

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Conflict In Tripoli As Libya Teeters On The Brink Of War

Violence erupted in Libya’s capital Tripoli on May 17th in a power clash between two rival administrations. The incident was prompted after Fathi Bashagha, who in February 2022 was appointed prime minister by the Libyan House of Representatives, arrived in Tripoli and attempted to install himself and his cabinet. Bashagha

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