Politics

Prime Minister Khaire: Somalia's Return to Global Stage is Inevitable.

0 Visits: 537 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 23:58:52
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire called for an accelerated debt relief to help Somalia to implement its ambitious reforms, noting that Somalia's return to the global stage was inevitable.

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Statement of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia Micheal Keating to the UN Security Council

0 Visits: 450 | Thursday January 25, 2018 - 13:49:22
Mr. President   It is now almost one year since Somalia underwent a peaceful transition of power and the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 'Farmajo'.

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Liberia commission still tallying votes for runoff election

0 Visits: 312 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 23:32:01
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's National Elections Commission continued tallying votes Wednesday from the West African nation's presidential runoff election between a football star and the vice president who are competing to replace Africa's first female head of state.

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Somalia: After Defying Court Order, Regional Appeals Court Gives 1 Week to a Somali Politician to Appear before the Court

0 Visits: 433 | Wednesday December 27, 2017 - 16:25:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Somali politician Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame on Wednesday declined to appear before the regional appeals court of Banaadir region for a hearing case and fired his lawyers.

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Somalia Government Arrests Politician and Charges him for Destabilizing the Country

0 Visits: 464 | Monday December 18, 2017 - 23:01:39
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia security forces on Sunday night raided the house of the Abdirahman Abdishakur and arrested him, following firefight that killed at least five of his guards, officials said.

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Somalia says Strengthens Accountability in the Somali army amid US Temporarily Halts some of its Military Aid

0 Visits: 439 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 17:48:30
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Saturday that it has been undertaking accountability among the government institutions in order to combat corruption, started assessment to ensure the overall Somali army and giving the salaries to the Somali army to encourage the fight against terroris,…

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Somalia to Attend Kenyatta's Inauguration on Tuesday

0 Visits: 632 | Monday November 27, 2017 - 23:12:48
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The president of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed aka Farmaajo travelled to the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Monday to attend the President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration, which is due to be held in Nairobi on Tuesday.

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Is Somalia Parliament's Report Encouraging Armed Rebellion against Neighboring Ethiopia?

2 Visits: 1549 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 23:43:34
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali parliament on Saturday approved report in which it supports the armed rebellion against neighboring Ethiopia in what many believe might have been commissioned by the UAE and Egypt.

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Somalia: After Deadly Hotel Attack, Somali Cabinet Fires Police and Intelligence Chiefs

0 Visits: 682 | Sunday October 29, 2017 - 22:00:00
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Cabinet, in an extra-ordinary meeting, on Sunday fired Police and Intelligence Chiefs after Saturday's deadly attack, officials said.

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Kenya: Boycott, shooting and tear gas mar Kenya's Presidential election re-run

0 Visits: 521 | Thursday October 26, 2017 - 21:54:25
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan opposition supporters skirmished with police and threw up burning barricades in pockets of the country on Thursday, seeking to derail President Uhuru Kenyatta's likely re-election with a low voter turnout.

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Large Truck Bomb Shakes Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1051 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 17:26:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Large truck loaded with explosive devices shook Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Saturday, killing several people officials and witnesses said.

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

0 Visits: 1214 | 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: CRC and Somali Regional Federal Member states Boycott Constitutional review Conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday

0 Visits: 974 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 18:47:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) of the Federal parliament of Somalia have on Saturday boycotted the constitutional review conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday and accused the Ministry of Constitutional affairs for abusing its power of authority by not following…

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Somalia: Galmudug Parliament forms Electoral Commission despite Political Crisis

0 Visits: 928 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 21:56:02
ADADO (Horn Observer) Galmudug Parliament on Saturday formed 13 member electoral body who are tasked to prepare the presidential election, following the ouster of the former president Ahmed Duale Haaf, officials said.

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Somalia: Federal Government Backs Galmudug Parliament's Decision to Boot President Haaf out of Office

0 Visits: 907 | Wednesday September 27, 2017 - 00:34:56
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Ministry of Interior of the Federal government of Somalia on late Tuesday night issued a press statement in which it recognized the decision of the Galmudug parliament to have voted a vote of no-confidence against the Galmudug president Ahmed Duale Haaf.

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Somalia: Galmudug President Ousted in a Vote of No-confidence

0 Visits: 1253 | Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 21:13:14
ADADO (Horn Observer) The parliament of Galmudug regional State of Somalia on Tuesday booted its president Ahmed Duale Haaf out of office in a vote of no confidence and elected interim president.

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Somalia: President Farmaajo Leaves for KSA amid Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 934 | Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 20:32:16
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Tuesday traveled on a two day working visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a bit to discuss the Saudi Kingdom over its pressure to reverse the Somali government's neutral position on the Gulf crisis.

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Ethiopian Prime Minister meets Somali PM in New York

0 Visits: 844 | Sunday September 24, 2017 - 04:15:29
New York - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn held bilateral talks with Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday on the side line of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, officials said

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Somalia PM Meets Chinese Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

0 Visits: 878 | Friday September 22, 2017 - 00:48:34
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday met with the Chinese Foreign Ministter Wang Yi in New York, on the sides of the UN General Assembly.

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Somalia: Galmudug Regional State in Trouble Over Gulf Diplomatic Crisis

0 Visits: 672 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 23:17:06
ADADO, (Horn Observer) Galmudug Vice President, Mohamed Hashi Arabey and Ali Ga'al Asir, the speaker of the Galmudug parliament on Thursday opposed the decision by the Galmudug President in which he sided with the Saudi Allaince against Qatar in a press conference held here in Adado, highlighting…

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