Reports

Somalia Military Court Says it Concluded Hearing for late Minister's Killing

0 Visits: 109 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 17:32:02
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) — Somali military tribunal concludes hearing on the shooting death Public Works Minister Abbas Siraji, as the court mentioned that verdict expected at later date officials said.

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Somali Immigration Chief Visits Somali Embassy in Belgium

0 Visits: 139 | Friday June 02, 2017 - 14:29:21
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Director General of the Somali Immigration and Naturalization Directorate Kofi Mohammed Adam, visited the Embassy of Belgium in their own country, reports said.

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Somalia: World Bank Approves US$50 Million in Support of Emergency Drought Response and Recovery

0 Visits: 126 | Thursday June 01, 2017 - 00:29:01
WASHINGTON —The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved a US$50 million emergency project - Somalia Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project (SEDRP, the Project) - to scale up the drought response and recovery effort in Somalia. Somalia is facing its worst drought in decades,…

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Tens of thousands of women and children are fleeing from South Sudan to Sudan

0 Visits: 124 | Tuesday May 30, 2017 - 17:56:45
Nairobi/Geneva (Horn Observer Online) – Tens of thousands of South Sudanese women and children have crossed the border into Sudan since the beginning of the year, fleeing violence and the looming threat of famine.

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Africa Day is marked in Somalia with a call for increased investment in the country's youth

0 Visits: 85 | Thursday May 25, 2017 - 23:34:57
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Africa Day celebrations in Somalia was marked in the capital Mogadishu today, in pomp.

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Gambia's president officially sworn in

0 Visits: 489 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 15:13:38
Finally, Adama Barrow was officially sworn in as The Gambia's president on Saturday in an event that was attended by tens of thousands of supporters.

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NUSOJ launches annual report on Somalia Press Freedom

0 Visits: 545 | Saturday January 21, 2017 - 15:45:29
Mogadishu - (Horn Observer) The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today released its Annual Report on the state of press freedom. The report is the result of extensive and systematic monitoring and documentation of incidents of attacks on journalists and media organizations in Somalia.

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Somalia threatens to impose ban on miraa from Kenya

0 Visits: 675 | Sunday December 25, 2016 - 18:07:13
Somalia is threatening to re-impose a ban on miraa from Kenya in what it accuses Nairobi of disregarding an agreement to resume direct flights with Mogadishu.

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Sunatimes Editor Exposed in a Major Investigation

0 Visits: 4502 | Sunday October 23, 2016 - 14:16:57
Nairobi –KENYA (Horn Observer) The Editor in Chief of the Sunatimes.com, a site popular with launching smear campaign against the Public officials, has been exposed.

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Somali Journalists Receive Training on Safety and election Coverage in Bosaso

0 Visits: 311 | Monday October 17, 2016 - 12:17:26
Garowe, Puntland: The Media Association of Puntland, in partnership with the IMS/FOJO, from the 11 to 14 October 2016, at the Gacayte Hotel, held a workshop aimed at improving the safety of Journalists in Bosaso. The training programme is designed to equip journalists with Safety techniques, Protection…

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Quarter of Somalis in Dadaab refugee camp 'willing' to leave soon

0 Visits: 249 | Tuesday October 04, 2016 - 20:58:51
NEW YORK/UNITED NATIONS(SONNA+Horn Observer)Nearly 70,000 Somalis in the Dadaab refugee complex have indicated a willingness to return home soon, United Nations officials said on Monday.

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Media Spoilers in Somalia identified as a Threat to the Security of the Journalists

0 Visits: 14482 | Monday October 03, 2016 - 16:08:20
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The Somali Media Spoilers, who a Dutch court recently handed down a heavy sentence over false allegations against a Somali remittance company, have now faced their second blow after the United Nations Security Council amended their 2014 Somalia report that alleges Somali innocent…

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Somalia: Why is Al-Shabaab Still A Potent Threat?

0 Visits: 369 | Saturday February 13, 2016 - 00:52:12
This year, the armed Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab has notched up a series of bloody successes against both Somali targets and the African Union peace-enforcement mission AMISOM. Meanwhile, the international community has been busy cajoling principals of the Somali federal and state governments…

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