Somalia

UK takes leadership role to campaign for Somalia in international level, says Eng. Yarisow

0 Visits: 50 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 20:57:07
Mogadishu, 23 April 2017 – The Minister for Information of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman [Eng: Yarisow] has on Saturday had lengthy meeting with the UK ambassador to Somalia H.E. David Concar.

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The UAE promises $45 million for the Somali people

0 Visits: 53 | Sunday April 23, 2017 - 20:39:39
Mogadishu, 23 April 2017 – The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Somalia H.E. Mohamed Al-Othman, has paid courtesy call to the Ministry of Information and met with the Minister for Information H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) in his office, the two officials talked about various issues.

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Somalia forces shoot dead 2 militants in attack near airport

0 Visits: 100 | Sunday April 16, 2017 - 22:26:12
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says security forces shot dead two Islamic extremist fighters who were involved in a mortar attack in the Somali capital early Sunday.

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Eng. Yarisow "My top priority is to promote the freedom of expression in Somalia."

0 Visits: 225 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 22:46:50
Mogadishu, 02 April 2017 – H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) today takes office from former Minister H.E. Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye) in a well-organized ceremony at the premises of the Ministry in Mogadishu with the presence of H.E. Mahdi Mohamud Guled (Khadar) the Deputy Prime Minister

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What kind of Nation do we want to Be, the Challenges of Nation Building in Somalia.

0 Visits: 486 | Saturday March 18, 2017 - 14:53:53
The referendum is all about the kind of nation we want to be, do we want to be a nation that is willing to build on the values we share with our global; that is open to partnership, and that has a contribution to make that is Somalia, its neighborhood and rest of the world? Or do we want to be limited,…

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International Partners Disappointed by Somaliland Electoral Delays

0 Visits: 327 | Thursday March 09, 2017 - 20:25:25
Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply disappointed by the Guurti's decision to delay further Somaliland's electoral cycle, unilaterally extending the government's term beyond even the dates requested…

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UAE ambassador to Somalia recalled to Abu Dhabi

0 Visits: 369 | 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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Dozens Killed in Suicide Car bomb Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 344 | Sunday February 19, 2017 - 13:57:54
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded after a truck loaded with explosives went off at Kaawo Godey market area in Mogadishu's Madina district, local media reported.

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NUSOJ launches annual report on Somalia Press Freedom

0 Visits: 409 | 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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Local EU Statement on Election of the Leadership of the House of the People in Somalia

0 Visits: 372 | Thursday January 12, 2017 - 20:42:22
Mogadishu, 12 January, 2017 - The EU welcomes the election of the Leadership of the House of the People. It is an important step in Somalia's political transition that will allow Somalia to soon conclude the indirect parliamentary electoral process that started in 2016. The newly elected parliamentarians…

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Somalia speaker election narrows field for presidency

0 Visits: 429 | 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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The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 441 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 22:52:22
The United States welcomes the inauguration of Somalia's new Federal Parliament and congratulates the people of Somalia on yet another step toward political stability. Parliament must now prioritize transparency and timeliness in the election of Speakers for both houses and the subsequent election…

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Somali parliament officially resumes its legislative responsibility

0 Visits: 462 | 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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FAJ resolved to work with the legitimate elected leadership of NUSOJ

0 Visits: 438 | Monday December 26, 2016 - 10:29:52
Mogadishu-Somalia 26/12/2016. Press release. National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes with great appreciation, the decision by the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) steering committee in which they officially announced to work with the democratically elected legitimate leadership…

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Successful Business Elite and Lawmaker Announces his Presidential candidacy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 633 | Sunday December 25, 2016 - 21:38:03
Ahmed Hassan Suudi for Horn Observer LONDON – 25 December, 2016: A New presidential candidate, who is believed to be making a significant change in Somalia's political landscape if elected, announced his candidacy at a news conference on Sunday in Mogadishu.

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Somalia threatens to impose ban on miraa from Kenya

0 Visits: 557 | 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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FAJ Recognizes the Legitimate NUSOJ Leadership and Condemns Elements within IFJ leadership for Promoting anti-Africa Agenda – Communiqué

0 Visits: 428 | Saturday December 24, 2016 - 13:54:54
The Steering Committee of the Federation of African Journalists, FAJ, meeting in Abidjan December 7 – 10, 2016 resolved as follows;

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UAE presence expands in Africa

0 Visits: 461 | 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: 605 | 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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Somalia welcomes SFO decision to close Somali corruption probe of Soma Oil & Gas

0 Visits: 385 | Tuesday December 20, 2016 - 20:49:50
Mogadishu, 20 December, 2016. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources welcomes the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) decision to close their investigation on Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited (SOMA).

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