Politics

Somalia to Attend Kenyatta's Inauguration on Tuesday

0 Visits: 462 | 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: 1297 | 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: 545 | 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: 446 | 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: 955 | 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: 1077 | 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: 825 | 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: 777 | 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: 762 | 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: 1010 | 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: 757 | 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: 670 | 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: 727 | 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: 562 | 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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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 543 | 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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Somalia Prime Minister Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in New York

0 Visits: 732 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 22:04:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York, officials said.

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Somalia: 2 Federal Member States Defy FGS Position on Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 543 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 21:28:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Galmudug and Southwest States of Somalia announced this week that they oppose the Mogadishu-based central government's position of neutrality towards the current diplomatic crisis of Saudi Arabia allies against the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar, officials said.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament Elects New President in a Highly Contested Vote

0 Visits: 441 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:41:18
Jowhar, (Horn Observer) Hirshabelle parliament on Saturday elected Mohamed Abdi Waare as its new president, replacing Ali Abdullahi Osoble, officials said.

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AMISOM Deploys Troops to Central Somalia town of Dhusamareb

0 Visits: 670 | Friday September 15, 2017 - 22:16:15
ADADO, (Horn Observer) Troops from the African Union Mission to Somalia have been deployed for the first time to the Central Somalia town of Dhusamareb, media reports

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Fires Municipality Finance Chief

0 Visits: 481 | Thursday September 14, 2017 - 20:31:42
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Governor and the mayor of Mogadishu Thaabit Abdi Mohamed fired the municipality finance chief Abdikarim Iiman Jimcale over what the mayor described as mismanagement and turning down orders, official document obtained by Horn Observer reads.

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