Isu-socdka iyo Aminga Muqdisho: Qiimeyn Nidaamka Cusub ee Kaltanka Bajaajta

Dhammaadkii bishii Maarso 2023, Golaha Wasiirada ee Xukuumada Federaalka Soomaaliya ayaa soo saaray amarro dhowr ah, oo ay kamid ahayd dib-u-diiwaangelinta dhammaan bajaajta islamarkaana loo qeybiyo labo qeybood oo ku kallareysan jaalle iyo buluug oo kala leh sumadaha A iyo B. Amarka xukuumadda ayaa sidoo kale lagu hakiyay dhammaan mootooyinka – oo ay ku jiraan bajaajta iyo sidoo kale mootooyinka labada lug leh – in lagasoo dejiyo dekadaha dalka guud ahaan gaar ahaan dekadda Muqdisho.

Mobility and Security in Mogadishu: Examining the New Bajaj Rotation System

At the end of March 2023, the Council of Ministers of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) issued a series of directives, which included a directive on re-registration of all tuk-tuks (three-wheeled passenger motorcycles, also known as bajaj) and dividing them into two-color groups – yellow and blue – with the labels A and B respectively. The directive also suspended the importation of all motorcycles – including bajaj as well as two-wheeled motorbikes – from the ports throughout the country and particularly Mogadishu.

Marginalization and Social Cohesion among Minoritized Clan Groups and Dominant Groups, Aid Actors, and Local Authorities in Mogadishu

This commentary examines the issue of clan-based marginalization experienced among internally displaced people (IDPs) from minority and marginalized groups in Mogadishu. These clan groups mainly hail from the Bay, Middle, and Lower Shabelle regions of Somalia and settle on territory dominated by a different clan that most of the time perceives them as outsiders and not residents with rights. Stronger inter-clan group relations need to be forged to support sustainable integration of these minority and marginalized clan groups – especially those that choose to call Mogadishu home.

Expanding public participation in political processes in Somalia

This study explores the prospects and challenges for public participation in politics in Somalia. It aims to identify how Somali authorities, civil society, international actors and other stakeholders can contribute to increasing the participation of ordinary Somalis in the political processes in their country. To that end, politicians, a range of non-governmental actors and the wider citizenry were interviewed for this report.

Examining the durable solutions capacities in Kismayo and Afgoye

This report considers the priorities and experiences of displacement-affected communities. It further discusses the durable solutions administrative structures, policies and implementation in two federal member states, namely Jubaland and South West, particularly in Kismayo and Afgoye.