Politics

Blackwater founder's FSG signs security deal with Somali region

0 Visits: 81 | Friday June 23, 2017 - 00:34:15
By Reuters- NAIROBI - Frontier Services Group (FSG), co-founded by Erik Prince who created the U.S. security firm Blackwater, said on Thursday it would provide logistics, aviation and security services for a regional development project in Somalia.

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Norway said to Recognize Somali Diplomatic Passport.

0 Visits: 79 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 15:36:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer Online) The Norwegian government has announced that it has recognized the Somali diplomatic passport becoming the third EU country to recognize the Somali passport, Somali officials said.

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Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for military exercise - Aljazeera

0 Visits: 82 | Monday June 19, 2017 - 01:15:35
The Qatari defence ministry has announced the arrival of the first group of Turkish soldiers in the capital, Doha, to take part in joint military exercises.

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Qatar withdraws troops from Djibouti-Eritrea border mission

0 Visits: 116 | Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 18:28:58
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has withdrawn its troops from the border between Djibouti and Eritrea, where the Gulf state has been acting as mediator in a border dispute, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Egypt sneaky strategy against Ethiopia

0 Visits: 591 | Tuesday March 07, 2017 - 08:33:18
In an exclusive interview on Sunday, a former Ugandan intelligence agent told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) that Egyptian government is actively pursuing a sneaky military strategy against Ethiopia's Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and that Egypt is also assisting South Sudanese government…

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UAE ambassador to Somalia recalled to Abu Dhabi

0 Visits: 785 | Sunday March 05, 2017 - 16:19:26
The UAE Ambassador to Somalia has been recalled to Abu Dhabi partly in protest of Mogadishu's demand that the base deal that was signed with the Somaliland be halted.

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Somalia speaker election narrows field for presidency

0 Visits: 588 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 19:10:24
By: AFP - Somalia's newly-installed lawmakers chose a speaker of parliament on Wednesday in a vote that, according to the country's clan-based politics, rules out at least one leading presidential candidate.

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Somali parliament officially resumes its legislative responsibility

0 Visits: 546 | Wednesday December 28, 2016 - 10:26:29
Newly formed Federal Parliament has officially resumed its legislative responsibility of the country ousting the National Leadership Forum (NLF) which has been filling the transitional gap left by the 9th parliament.

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UAE presence expands in Africa

0 Visits: 518 | Wednesday December 21, 2016 - 19:03:41
by Awad Mustafa in Dubai for shephardmedia: The United Arab Emirates has signed an agreement to establish a second foreign military base in the Horn of Africa.

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International community urges National Leadership Forum to uphold accountability, transparency and legitimacy of electoral process

0 Visits: 641 | Wednesday December 21, 2016 - 18:56:54
Mogadishu 21 December 2016: The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States have closely followed the work of the Independent Electoral Dispute Resolution Mechanism (IEDRM) in light of the…

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PRESS RELEASE: FIEIT and IEDRM planning coordinated action against serious electoral malpractice

0 Visits: 217 | Thursday November 24, 2016 - 14:57:13
Mogadishu, 24 November 2016 - The FIEIT and the IEDRM wish to highlight the progress that has been achieved to date in the 2016 Electoral Process. Voting for Seats in the Upper House is almost complete, and about 40 per cent of the Seats in the House of the People have already been conducted. The overall…

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Prime Minister Sharmarke negotiates the first phase of a peace agreement in Galkayo

0 Visits: 229 | Sunday November 20, 2016 - 19:23:49
The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar A. A. Sharmarke successfully negotiated a ceasefire and a two (2) kilometer pullback of troops on each side.

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International Community Urges Decisive Action To Address Instances Of Electoral Process Abuse

0 Visits: 239 | Sunday November 20, 2016 - 19:13:40
Mogadishu, Somalia: The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States call upon the members of the National Leadership Forum to use their authority and influence to prevent abusive and unfair…

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We are destroying generations-Galmudug Senator Axmad, calls for end to Galkaayo conflict

0 Visits: 251 | Monday November 07, 2016 - 17:14:31
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Galmudug Senator Abshir Axmad has called for an immediate end to the fighting in Galkaayo which Sunday claimed at least 20 lives and injured over 80 others as ceasefire signed last week collapsed.

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International community expresses grave concerns over corruption and intimidation in Somalia's electoral process and delays in voting for Lower House seats

0 Visits: 271 | Sunday October 30, 2016 - 12:10:46
Mogadishu, 30 October 2016 -- The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are deeply concerned over continuing allegations of corruption in Somalia's electoral process and reports…

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International Community Urge the Somalia Government to Protect and Promote Freedom of Expression and Association

0 Visits: 219 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 19:53:18
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The United States of America, United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Denmark, Ethiopia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and United Kingdom urge the Federal Government of Somalia to promote and protect the universally recognized…

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Somali Prime Minister tables Electoral Process to the Federal Parliament

0 Visits: 622 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 16:40:17
Mogadishu, April 30, 2016-----The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke today table the Electoral Process for 2016 to the Legislative Council of the Federal Government of Somalia for endorsement.

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America's Diplomats: Film Review by Abukar Arman

0 Visits: 457 | Thursday February 04, 2016 - 21:49:32
By: Abukar Arman

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UN Official: We strengthen the support of the United Nations to the people and leaders of Somalia

0 Visits: 442 | Wednesday February 03, 2016 - 18:33:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) United Nations Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jefray Feltman who has on Wednesday arrived in the capital Mogadishu and had talks with government officials over the security, economics, and elections ahead

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Talk of Gbagbo trial banned in Equatorial Guinea by his friend Obiang Nguema

0 Visits: 322 | Tuesday February 02, 2016 - 23:19:52
By: AFP

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