Somalia

Twin Bombing Attack in Somalia's Capital Kills 24

0 Visits: 355 | Saturday February 24, 2018 - 13:00:03
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 24 people were killed and 21 others were wounded when Somali militants carried out twin attacks in Somalia's Capital Mogadishu on Friday evening.

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CPJ: Somaliland journalist detained without charge

0 Visits: 156 | Thursday February 22, 2018 - 13:45:08
Nairobi, —Somaliland authorities should immediately release Mohamed Aabi Digaale, the Hargeisa bureau chief for the London-based broadcaster Universal TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested Mohamed on February 17 and have been holding him without charge, Guleid Ahmed…

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Detained Somali Children Face Abuse - HRW

0 Visits: 164 | Wednesday February 21, 2018 - 19:40:12
(Washington, DC, February 21, 2018) – Somali authorities are unlawfully detaining and at times prosecuting in military courts children with alleged ties to the Islamist armed group Al-Shabab, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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Somalia: The mayor of Mogadishu has had discussions with the leaders of the Benadir Regional Courts on improvements of the Public justice.

0 Visits: 90 | Tuesday February 20, 2018 - 15:15:36
Mogadishu,—The Governor of the Benadir Region, who is also the Mayor of Mogadishu, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) and the heads of the Regional Courts, the president of the Court of Benadir, H.E. Aweis and the president of the Benadir Regional Court of appeal H.E. Salah discussed ways to…

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Turkish Government to Construct a Modern Military Training Base for Somali Army

0 Visits: 256 | Sunday February 18, 2018 - 15:54:13
Mogadishu, - The Governor of Benadir who is the Mayor of Mogadishu, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osmaan (Eng. Yarisow) has transferred a land area situated in the Wadajir Distict in Jazeera area, on which the Turkish Government will construct a modern military training base for the Somali National Army (SNA).

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor launches an Adult Education Campaign for women in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

0 Visits: 317 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 23:35:32
Mogadishu, 12 February 2018 – The Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Benadir Regional Administration (BRA), H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), launched this evening an Adult Education Program to fight illiteracy and ignorance in the capital city of Mogadishu. The launching ceremony took place…

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Latest Decisions of Somalia's National Security Council are welcome steps in right Direction - Joint Press Statement

0 Visits: 459 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 22:06:32
Mogadishu, 12 February 2018 - The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and United States welcomed the decisions taken at the meeting of Somalia's National Security Council (NSC) from 6-10 February…

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Overcoming financial hardship and bullet wounds to report the news – a Somali journalist's story

0 Visits: 284 | Monday February 12, 2018 - 15:42:26
Baidoa – Muhiyadin Husni's life story reads like a profile in courage that has unfolded against the backdrop of Somalia's turbulent history in recent years. And like so many of his compatriots, he has overcome many obstacles, both financial and security, to achieve his long-held goals.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor Eng Yarisow "We must improve the quality of life of IDPs"

0 Visits: 318 | Tuesday February 06, 2018 - 18:53:43
Mogadishu, 06 February 2018 – HE Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Mayor of Mogadishu & Governor of Benadir Region today received in his office the Deputy SRSG Mr. Peter de Clercq, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Professor Walter Kaelin Special Advisor on Internal Displacement,…

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Somalia: Ministry of Telecom organizing conference for Djiboutian, Somali telecom operators

0 Visits: 437 | Tuesday February 06, 2018 - 15:17:19
(Mogadishu, February 6, 2018) Somalia's minister for post, telecom and technology after meeting with his counterpart in Djibouti said his Ministry is organizing in Mogadishu a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom/Government in late March to discuss collaboration in the…

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

0 Visits: 536 | 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: 449 | 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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Somali Govt provides protection and safety to rescued 35 kidnapped children from terrorists group

0 Visits: 422 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 22:49:08
Mogadishu, 24 January 2018 - The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) is looking after un-accompanied children that were rescued from terrorists groups on 19 January 2018. These children are now receiving full protection and rights. The FGS will provide all basic services to these children, as the necessity…

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Somalia Minister of Post and Telecom calls for independent, effective Communications Authority

0 Visits: 482 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 15:16:40
January 24, 2018 – The Minister for Post and Telecom, H. E. Eng Abdi Ashur Hassan, told that the number-one priority for the Ministry at this time is to establish a credible and effective regulatory authority that is operationally independent for carrying out its mandate and strong enough to regulate…

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Germany Contributes EUR 25.6 Million Towards Urban Resilience in Somalia

0 Visits: 525 | Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 02:13:09
MOGADISHU, —The German Government announced its commitment of EUR 23.4 million to support infrastructure work in Somalia. Channeled through the World Bank's Multi Partner Fund (MPF) the contribution will strengthen municipal planning and implementation capacity to improve access to basic infrastructure.

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Somalia Marks 45th Anniversary of the National Newspaper and a deal to Improve Quality of Media has been signed

0 Visits: 605 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 23:49:34
Mogadishu, : Somalia has commemorated the 45th anniversary of the National Newspapers "Xiddigta October" currently known as Dalka Newspaper first printed in Somali language for the first time in 1973.

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Somalia: Somali Prime Minister Travels to Switzerland for World Economic Forum

0 Visits: 516 | Monday January 22, 2018 - 14:41:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has on Monday traveled to Geneva to attend the World Economic Forum, amid Somalia's financial institutions are reviving.

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Somalia: SOMA joins in marking the Somali Information Day

0 Visits: 722 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 23:19:30
Mogadishu, 21 January 2018: One – day event marking the Somali Information Day of Somalia has been convened at SYL hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on January 21, 2018.

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Somalia: NUSOJ Releases its Annual Report on Violations against the Press in 2017

0 Visits: 664 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 22:48:14
(Mogadishu, Somalia) The Somalia National Union of Journalists (NUSOJ) on Sunday released 2017 Annual Report "The Endless Violation Against Journalists and Media Workers" in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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Somalia Replaces Mogadishu Mayor and Deputies

0 Visits: 626 | Sunday January 21, 2018 - 07:54:46
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has on Sunday named Eng. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) as the Governor of Banadir region and Mayor of Mogadishu replacing former Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed and his deputies.

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