Press Releases

Somalia and Turkey Sign Trade Pact and Form Joint Economic Commission

0 Visits: 596 | Monday January 15, 2018 - 21:47:19
MOGADISHU, January 15 , 2018---The Federal Government of Somalia and Turkey signed a number of trade agreements that will further cement the already thriving economic cooperation between the two countries.

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Somalia: IFJ should be the global voice of journalists and not to be the voice of a well-known fraud

0 Visits: 456 | Friday January 12, 2018 - 14:31:13
Mogadishu, 12 January 2017 – The Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Government of Somalia categorically rejects the claims from the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and wishes to inform the IFJ's good offices that they were deliberately misled by at least one…

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NUSOJ and UNSOM Train 25 Journalists on Conflict-sensitive reporting and Safety of journalists in Jowhar, Hirshabelle State of Somalia

0 Visits: 277 | Thursday January 11, 2018 - 19:57:46
National Union of Somali Journalists supported by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has embarked on a countrywide series of training workshops for local journalists on Conflict Sensitive Reporting and Safety of Journalists. The last leg of two-day workshops attended 25 reporters…

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Somalia Launches Digital Outreach Section to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 587 | Wednesday January 10, 2018 - 15:01:03
Mogadishu, 10 January 2018: The Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Federal Gov-ernment of Somalia has today launched the Digital Outreach Section of the Centre of Prevention and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) in Somalia.

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East Africa Islamic Economy Summit 2018 returns to Nairobi, Kenya

0 Visits: 366 | Tuesday January 09, 2018 - 21:16:12
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 9, 2018/ -- 'East Africa's fairly developed infrastructure and communication sector, a young educated tech savvy population and their ability to capitalise on technology development provides a great opportunity for the region to lead in the Islamic Finance digital economy'…

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Somalia: NUSOJ concerned about Misappropriation of IFJ safety Funds for Somali Journalists meant for 2 Wounded journalists and family of a deceased journalist

0 Visits: 389 | Saturday January 06, 2018 - 15:11:46
The legitimate National Union of Somali Journalist (NUSOJ) received complaints from media practitioners and families of victims of recent terrorist attack in Somalia and is deeply concerned the recent reports by some of the local media indicating Funds meant for Wounded Journalists and families of a…

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CPJ: Somali authorities arrest local journalist following critical reporting

0 Visits: 241 | Friday January 05, 2018 - 21:38:55
Nairobi,--Somali authorities should immediately release Abdishakur Abdullahi Ahmed, also known as Shaasha, who works as a correspondent for the Nairobi-based RTN Somali TV channel and owns a local radio station, City FM, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

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U.S. Conducts Airstrike in Support of the Federal Government of Somalia

0 Visits: 338 | Wednesday January 03, 2018 - 21:34:49
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab militants in the early morning hours of Jan. 2, 2018, approximately 50 kilometers west of the capital, killing two terrorists and destroying one vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, preventing…

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Somalia: NUSOJ Calls for the Immediate release of a Somali Journalist Arrested in Jowhar

0 Visits: 565 | Friday December 29, 2017 - 14:08:33
Mogadishu, December 29, 2017 - Press release - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the arrest of a Somali journalist in the town of Jowhar, the Headquarters of Hirshabelle State, 90 km North of the Somali capital Mogadishu, on Thursday afternoon,…

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Somalia: EFASOM oo soo gebagebeysay Shirweynaheedii 11aad ee Xubnaha Ururka

0 Visits: 505 | Tuesday December 26, 2017 - 20:31:56
Maanta EFASOM waxay soo gaba-gabeysey shirweynihii 11aad ee Xubnaha Ururku uu ku yeesho Mogadishu – Somalia, taariikhda 24 – 25 December 2017

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UN envoy to Somalia hails adoption of 2018 government budget as positive step towards financial empowerment

0 Visits: 393 | Sunday December 24, 2017 - 16:19:12
Mogadishu, 24 December 2017 -- The top United Nations official for Somalia has welcomed the country's recent adoption of a federal budget as a major milestone in its economic development, bringing it one step closer to gaining access to funds from international financial institutions.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Mayor says "Regional football tournament resulted into community integration"

0 Visits: 422 | Saturday December 23, 2017 - 14:24:33
23, December, 2017: Benadir governor and the Mogadishu Mayor Thabit Abdi Mohamed has congratulated Jubaland football team which won the regional tournament, defeating Puntland's team. The final match was held in Mogadishu,

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Somalia: Benaadir region wants to be allowed to manage the capital's security services, to enhance security

0 Visits: 522 | Friday December 22, 2017 - 01:48:41
Mogadishu-Friday, 22nd December, 2017- Banaadir governor and the Mogadishu Mayor, Thabit Abdi Mohamed has called for the regional security to be brought directly under the authority of the Benadir regional administration.

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Somalia Cabinet Discusses Election, Security, Law and Civil Service in its weekly Meeting

0 Visits: 293 | Thursday December 21, 2017 - 18:09:34
Mogadishu, 21 December 2017 - In a normal of weekly Cabinet meeting today, which chaired by the Prime Minister of Federal Governmant H.E Hassan Ali Khaire was discussed about the election, security, civil service law and other matters.

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CPJ: Somaliland journalists detained, accused of "false news"

0 Visits: 448 | Thursday December 21, 2017 - 09:58:39
Nairobi - Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ahmed Sa'ed and Abdirahman Mohamed Ege, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police on December 18 arrested the Somali journalists on allegations of publishing false news about the mayor of Berbera, a port city in the semi-autonomous…

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Somalia: NUSOJ and UNSOM Train 25 Somali Journalists in Garowe, Puntland

0 Visits: 343 | Tuesday December 19, 2017 - 18:29:22
Garowe, December 19, 2017: Attendance Certificates were awarded to 25 journalists who completed a two-day training on Conflict Sensitive Reporting and Safety of journalists held in Garowe ,the capital city of Puntland from 17– 18 Dec 2017, the second of series of training planned to be implemented…

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Somalia: Benadir Regional Administration to provide free education for 10,000 kids in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 277 | Monday December 18, 2017 - 08:44:36
PRESS RELEASE Mogadishu, December 18, 2017: One of the key priorities of Benadir Regional Administration (BRA) is to provide access to public education at the primary and secondary level across the seventeen districts of Benadir Region.

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Somalia: AMISOM trains South West Police officers on countering IEDs

0 Visits: 395 | Sunday December 17, 2017 - 22:24:57
Baidoa, 17 December 2017 – African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has concluded a ten-day training course on countering improvised explosive devices (IEDs) for the South West state police officers.

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Workshop on Ending FGM in Somalia Concluded in Garowe

0 Visits: 283 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 22:27:06
15 December 2017, Garowe: Participants from the public and private Media in Somalia together with members form the religious leaders have convened in Garowe for a 4 day training on Ending FGM MEDIA TRAINING ACADEMY from 10-14 December, 2017.

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UN refugee chief praises Djibouti new refugee laws

0 Visits: 280 | Saturday December 16, 2017 - 17:15:20
ALI ADDEH, Djibouti – Crowds of hundreds of excited refugees welcomed the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi as he arrived at the dusty, remote Ali Addeh refugee camp in the desert of southern Djibouti.

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