BBC Focus on Africa: Somalia’s parliament prepares to choose next president

BBC Focus on Africa: Somalia’s parliament prepares to choose next president

Our director Mahad Wasuge spoke with BBC Focus on Africa on Somalia’s upcoming presidential elections…

Falanqeyn Doorashada Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya

Falanqeyn Doorashada Madaxweynaha Soomaaliya

Barnaamijka wicitaanka dhageystaha ee VOA Somali waxaa toddobaadkan marti ku ahaa agaasimaha Somali Public Agenda Mahad Waasuge. Waxaa lagu faaqiday…

Greed or Grievances: The Gedo Conundrum

This brief examines how Gedo became a key battleground for the center- periphery rift in Somalia’s federal politics. It investigates FGS control of Gedo, the complications and challenges surrounding the holding of elections in Gedo, and the triggers of the Gedo dispute: including unaddressed grievances, a lack of state-level security presence, and greed-induced motivations. The brief also puts forward several policy considerations.

Doorashada 16-ka Kursi ee Golaha Shacabka ee Gobolka Gedo

Doorashada 16-ka Kursi ee Golaha Shacabka ee Gobolka Gedo

14-kii April waxaa la dhaariyey inta badan xubnihii la doortay ee labada aqal ee baarlamaanka federaalka Soomaaliya. Isla maalintaas, Guddiga Hirgelinta Doorashooyinka Heer Federaal ayaa soo saaray warqad uu doorashada 16-ka kursi ee horey loogu heshiiyay…

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Reflections From Our Team 15Jan Somali Public Agenda Hinda: A personal reflection on my three-month internship at SPA On November 18, 2020, a WhatsApp message notification reached my phone through the Siraad Initiative group announcing the release of… Read More 30Dec Somali Public Agenda 2021 Somali Public Agenda’s Year in Review 2021 was another productive […]


Testimonials “Somali Public Agenda, in collaboration with Radio Ergo, issued a quite rare report on the distribution of aid following the floods in Hiiraan. The report highlights challenges regarding coordination, accountability, transparency and inclusion concerning the distribution of aid in the flood affected areas. While the respondents and debaters were quite limited in number, the […]

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Success Stories 08Aug Somali Public Agenda Blog Writing Training for Somali Youth In recent years, Somalia’s digital space has been widening. Hundreds of thousands of youth have been getting online for multiple… Read More 24Dec Somali Public Agenda Training female researchers in Mogadishu Research in Somalia is often male-dominated. Very few female researchers do participate […]


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Center for Learning and Development The Center for Learning and Development is a training and capacity development facility run by Somali Public Agenda (SPA). Its aim is to connect the civil servants, policy makers and non-profit sector workers with communities and provide administrations with the technical skills necessary to formulate and implement solutions for public […]