Reports

Finland: Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Calls for the Somalis to Unite and Forgive each in the wake of Terror attack that Killed over 300

0 Visits: 458 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 21:41:11
TURKU - Finland (Horn Observer) Somali-Finnish Peace Activist Wali Hashi called on the Somalis to unite and forgive each other in the wake of the Saturday's terror attack that killed more than 300 people.

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Somalia Replaces Army Chief, Defense Minister Resigns

0 Visits: 424 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 22:18:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Council of Ministers during their weekly meeting on Thursday nominated Abdiweli Jama Hussen aka Gorod as the new Army chief replacing Ahmed Jimale Irfiid, while announcing the resignation of the Defense Minister, according to a statement from the office of the Somali…

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Somalia attends ITU conference with full voting rights for the first time in decades

0 Visits: 224 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 21:28:10
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia said that its no longer the only country in the world with no telecom regulation after the president signed the communications bill into law on October 2nd,

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Puntland Coast Guard Fire at Iranian Boat Illegally Fishing Somalia Waters, killing one and wounding another

0 Visits: 574 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 21:50:31
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland coast guard at the port of Bosaso said on Sunday that they have seized Iranian fishing boat after killing the captain of the boat and wounded another, officials said.

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Ethiopia: After Serving two terms, Speaker of the Federal Parliament Resigns

0 Visits: 929 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 21:29:21
ADDIS ABEBA (Horn Observer) The Speaker of the House of the Peoples' Representatives of Ethiopia, Abadulla Gemeda, resigned, after serving two terms as a speaker, Ethiopian media reports.

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Somalia: Italian Naval Mission Hands Over Equipment to Somali Police Custodial Corps

0 Visits: 384 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 20:33:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Italian navy has on Saturday handed over equipment to the Somali Police custodial Corps in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Media reports

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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 462 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 21:35:43
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday reiterating its decision on June 2017 towards the Gulf crisis, following series of statements issued by some federal member states claiming to have sided with Saudi Alliance over Qatar.

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Despite Outrage, Somalia's Elders and MPs Back Handover of ONLF Rebel Official to Ethiopia

1 Visits: 717 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 22:42:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Somali elders and lawmakers defended the Somalia government's decision to handover the ONLF rebel commander to Ethiopia.

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Kenyan election commission sets Oct. 17 as date for new vote

0 Visits: 197 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 20:47:33
NAIROBI - Kenya's election commission on Monday set Oct. 17 as the date for a new vote ordered by the Supreme Court when it annulled an August poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

0 Visits: 255 | Monday August 28, 2017 - 18:23:28
NAIROBI - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.

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Somalia: Ministers asked to Seek Approval over Media Interaction

0 Visits: 453 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 22:34:44
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) — Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Guled Mohamed introduced tough rules that govern the way the ministers interact with the media, according to a memo obtained by Horn Observer dated on 26 August, 2017.

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Somalia Declared Polio-Free for the Third Consecutive year, in an Anniversary Held in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 193 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 18:51:45
MOGADISHU - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo praised efforts by the Ministry of Health and partners, UNICEF and WHO to eradicate polio from Somalia, according to a statement released by the office of the President.

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Somalia: Parliament Passes Communication Act aiming to Regulate the Telecom Industry and Contain Cyber Crimes

0 Visits: 577 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 20:57:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal parliament of Somalia passed the communication Act on Wednesday in a majority vote, a bill that seeks to streamline the country's telecommunication sector and tackle the growing cyber crimes in the country. officials said.

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Somalia: Parliament Approves 2017 Budget

0 Visits: 319 | Sunday August 06, 2017 - 20:31:41
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Parliament of Somalia on Sunday voted in favor of the 2017 budget, following 2 weeks of review and consultations.

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Somalia Prime Minister Commends the Somali army for the Excellent work

0 Visits: 263 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 23:30:27
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire accompanied by the several members of his cabinet have on Thursday attended meeting in Mogadishu organized by the Somali army.

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Several Somalis Killed in South Africa, Shops set on Fire

0 Visits: 547 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 22:19:43
Cape Town, South Africa (Horn Observer) Several Somalis were killed in Limbobo area in South Africa this week and several shops were set on fire, witnesses said, heightening the growing concern of the lack of protection of the Somalis living in South Africa.

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Somalia Prime Minister cuts the ribbon of the relaunch of Faculty of Journalism

0 Visits: 214 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 00:02:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has on Tuesday cut the ribbon the relaunch of the faculty of Journalism and communication science of the National University in the Somali capital Mogadishu for the first time since 1991.

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Somaliland Embraces the First Catholic Church in 30 Years

0 Visits: 1167 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 22:06:20
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) Somaliland authorities allowed the Catholic Church in HargeIsa to re-open allowing the Christians living in Somaliland to have a place to worship.

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Somalia Immigration Chief Commends the Quality and the Security of the Somali Passports in a Television Talk show

0 Visits: 261 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 08:42:15
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Somali Immigration Chief Col. Mohamed Adam Kofi said that the agency made significant progress especially accelerating the public service, held over 100 training to improve the capacity of the employees and started the review process of the Somali immigration laws.

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Somali American Academic Selected as US Youth Observer to the UN

0 Visits: 672 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:51:54
WASHINGTON (Horn Observer) A Somali American academic has been selected as United States Youth Observer to the United Nations, according to statement released by the US Department of State

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