Press Releases

African Union Commission rejects allegations of human rights violations by AMISOM troops in Somalia

0 Visits: 157 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 17:47:07
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: The African Union Commission has rejected allegations of human rights violations by AMISOM troops contained in a report launched by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Human Rights and Protection Group (HRPG) and the United Nations High Commission for Human…

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NUSOJ and UNSOM Conduct Workshop on Conflict-Sensitive Reporting and Safety in Adado, Galmudug, Somalia

0 Visits: 161 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 16:54:41
ADADO-Galmudug: National Union of Somali Journalists supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has embarked on a countrywide series of training workshops for local journalists on Conflict Sensitive Reporting and Safety of Journalists.

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Somalia: NUSOJ and member Journalists Attend the Burial of Murdered Somali journalist

0 Visits: 349 | Tuesday December 12, 2017 - 15:08:23
MOGADISHU, Somalia: Relatives, journalist colleagues and friends attended on Tuesday morning 12 December,2017 the funeral of Somali journalist killed yesterday (Sunday) evening in Mogadishu ,the capital city of Somalia .

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Somalia: Young Somali TV journalist killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 375 | Monday December 11, 2017 - 22:43:22
Mogadishu, December 11, 2017 . The National Union of Somali Journalists is deeply shocked and condemns by the senseless murder of the Somali journalist in Mogadishu on Monday December 11, 2017 .

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Somalia attends the Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism & Culture

0 Visits: 362 | Sunday December 10, 2017 - 21:04:57
Muscat, 10 December 2017 - HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia attends the Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism & Culture which is taking place in Muscat, the Sultanate of Oman 11 - 12 December 2017. Minister…

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Somalia: EFASOM Conducts Capacity Building on Education Policy Analysis

0 Visits: 358 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 23:17:23
MOGADISHU - The Education for All Somalia coalition (EFASOM) has today December 7, 2017 conducted the third day of Capacity Building program on Education Policy Analysis which was held in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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AU Special Representative for Somalia congratulates the Somali Government for the successful high-level fora on Security and Partnership

0 Visits: 177 | Thursday December 07, 2017 - 22:35:23
Mogadishu, 7 December 2017- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira congratulates the Federal Government of Somalia for hosting a highly successful Security Conference and Partnership Forum.

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Somalia President Farmajo; "US, Qatar Development Investment Pacts Cements our already strong partnership"

0 Visits: 190 | Wednesday December 06, 2017 - 14:21:12
Mogadishu, Dec 6, 2017: President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has acknowledged the US comprehensive bilateral development agreement as a remarkable partnership that builds on efforts and commitments towards aspirations for stability and prosperity.

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Uganda: Court remands the red pepper directors and editors for two more weeks

0 Visits: 137 | Wednesday December 06, 2017 - 11:18:58
Kampala, 06th/December/2017: The jailed five (5) Red Pepper Directors and three (3) senior Editors have been sent back on remand at Luzira prison for another two weeks until the 19th/ December 2017.

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Somalia adopts the review of the comprehensive National Strategy for P/CVE

0 Visits: 528 | Wednesday November 29, 2017 - 08:45:18
Somalia adopts the review of the Comprehensive National Strategy for Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) and Action Plan during the High Level Meeting on Strand 4, P/CVE that took place in Mogadishu on 28 November 2017.

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Somalia Post & Telecom Minister closes second conference of Somali Network Operators Group

0 Visits: 647 | Friday November 24, 2017 - 20:52:40
(Mogadishu, 24 November 2017) The Minister for Posts, Telecom and Technology, H. E. Abdi Ashur Hasan, has officially closed the second annual conference of Somali Network Operators Group (SOMNOG), held at Jazeera Hotel in Mogadishu.

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FESTU Calls ILO Conclusions on Somalia False and Misleading and Urges ILO to be fair on FESTU case

0 Visits: 484 | Thursday November 23, 2017 - 23:48:06
Press Release Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU), an independent Somali trade Union based in Mogadishu condemns ILO conclusions on Somalia and called it false and misleading and urged the ILO to be fair on FESTU case.

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Somalia: Somali Government will continue to the military operations against terrorists

0 Visits: 556 | Monday November 13, 2017 - 22:01:28
Mogadishu, 13 November 2017 - The Federal Government of Somalia is committed to the defeat of terrorist groups of al-Shabaab and Islamic State. The government will use all available resources, including foreign military support from our international partners in particular the United States of America…

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Somalia Government Concerned about alarming use of chemicals by al-Shabaab in their bombs, cited in the UN Monitoring Report

0 Visits: 718 | Sunday November 12, 2017 - 10:41:38
MOGADISHU, Somalia - The Federal Government of Somalia acknowledges the report by the Somalia & Eritrea Monitoring Group and is currently reviewing the findings

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Somalia: Minister of Information Briefs Progress update on Strand 4, Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 643 | Saturday November 11, 2017 - 15:53:32
Mogadishu, 11 November 2017 - H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Republic of Somalia today briefed participants of the Comprehensive Approach to Security (CAS) Executive Meeting on the progress of Strand 4, Preventing & Countering Violent…

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5 days Consultative Meeting on Media Development concluded in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 625 | Monday November 06, 2017 - 00:27:27
Mogadishu - HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia last night concluded 5 days Consultative meeting on Media Development that took place in Mogadishu between 31 October to 04 November 2017.

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AMISOM Re-aligns Troop Compositions Across Somalia in Readiness for Exit

0 Visits: 491 | Sunday November 05, 2017 - 14:52:17
MOGADISHU - AMISOM is undertaking a series of troop movements, aimed at re-aligning contingent compositions in various forward operation bases across Somalia.

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Somalia: NUSOJ Provides assistance Money both to the Wounded and families of killed Journalists

0 Visits: 596 | Tuesday October 31, 2017 - 09:14:04
MOGADISHU, October 31, 2017: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) contributed to medical costs of three Somali journalists who were wounded in the Mogadishu truck bombing on Saturday 14th of October, 2017, as well as to funeral expenses for two killed journalists.

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AU Special Representative condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 473 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 20:20:28
Mogadishu-October 28th, 2017 ; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns today's terrorist attack at Nasa Hablood Hotel 2 in Mogadishu.

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United States Condemns October 28 Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu, Somalia

0 Visits: 428 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 13:15:01
The United States condemns the October 28 terrorist attack in Mogadishu.

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