Press Releases

Chairman of AU Commission condemns the attacks in Mandera and Garissa, Kenya

0 Visits: 205 | Monday May 29, 2017 - 23:55:41
Addis Ababa (Horn Observer Online) The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the multiple attacks perpetrated by Al-Shabaab terrorists on 24 May 2017 in Mandera, and on 25 May 2017 in Garissa, Kenya, resulting in the death of several police…

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AU Special Representative for Somalia sends best wishes to the people of Somalia, as Muslim faithful start a month-long fast

0 Visits: 155 | Sunday May 28, 2017 - 23:28:42
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online)- The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia and Head of AMISOM, Ambassador Francisco Caetano Madeira extends best wishes to the people of Somalia, as the holy month of Ramadan begins.

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Somaliland Freed the detained journalist Mr Oldon with Presidential Pardon.

0 Visits: 147 | Friday May 26, 2017 - 23:41:31
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the release of Somali journalist by the Somaliland authority on Thursday 25 May, 2017 from Hargeisa prison.

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Africa Day is marked in Somalia with a call for increased investment in the country's youth

0 Visits: 125 | Thursday May 25, 2017 - 23:34:57
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) Africa Day celebrations in Somalia was marked in the capital Mogadishu today, in pomp.

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Somalia launches a learning event in #Mogadishu to enhance the collaboration between the Media and Security apparatus

0 Visits: 179 | Tuesday May 23, 2017 - 01:53:27
Mogadishu, 23 May 2017 H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information of the Federal Republic of Somalia emphasized the importance of researches on key issues that matter to the public such as the role on strengthening the collaboration between the media and security apparatus.

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New Customs management at Mogadishu airport spotted $34,000 missing taxation within two days

0 Visits: 183 | Thursday May 18, 2017 - 02:11:31
Mogadishu, 18 May 2017 - H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) together with Ministers of State & Deputy Minister of Finance today visited Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu in order to encourage customs officials for collecting extra $34,000 taxation on Khat within their first two days…

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Minister of Information opens editorial guidelines training to Somali journalists

0 Visits: 228 | Sunday May 14, 2017 - 22:58:54
Mogadishu, 14 May 2017 - The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, H.E Abdirahman Omar Osman "Eng. Yarisow" and the Minister of Women and Human Rights, H.E Deka Yasin Haji Yusuf, have today opened a workshop on editorial guidelines and building the capacity of Somali Media.

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United States Ambassador Extends Condolences on the Death of U.S. Service Member

0 Visits: 241 | Saturday May 06, 2017 - 14:07:47
Nairobi (Horn Observer Online) The US Mission to Somalia extended heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the United States military service member killed in Somalia on May 5, the Mission said in a statement

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Somalia launches second cholera vaccination campaign in Baidoa

0 Visits: 223 | Friday May 05, 2017 - 14:31:26
Mogadishu (Horn Observer Online) WHO and the Federal Ministry of Health of Somalia launched the first round of a preventative oral cholera vaccination campaign (OCV) today in Baidoa at the Baidoa Regional Hospital, targeting 224 000 persons aged 1 year and older.

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Somalia: Rights Priorities for New Government

0 Visits: 273 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 23:06:29
Help At-Risk Civilians, Improve Oversight of Security Forces (Nairobi, May 3, 2017) – Somalia's new government should ensure that the security forces are accountable and improve protection of the most vulnerable people, Human Rights Watch said today in a 10-point report on human rights priorities.…

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Somali journalists are brave people that lost their lives for their country."

0 Visits: 769 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 15:14:30
Mogadishu, 3 May 2017 - The Federal Government of Somalia congratules Somali journalists for their celebration of the International Day for Freedom of Expression 3 May 2017. Somalia is committed and determined to the freedom of expression as enshrined in the article 18 of the provisional constitution.

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Somalia hugely appreciates Dubai municipality's solidarity campaign

0 Visits: 265 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 21:04:45
Mogadishu, 1 May 2017 - The Federal Government of Somalia welcomes the efforts of Dubai Dubai Municipality, in partnership with the Emirates Red Crescent in Dubai for launching a solidarity campaign by providing cash contributions during official working hours.

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NUSOJ welcomes the Minister of Information's gesture to review Media Law

0 Visits: 302 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 16:55:26
Press release Mogadishu, 29 April 2017 – National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) expressed its compliment to the Minister of Information and Public Awareness, HE. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) who received today Media Leaders at his office in Mogadishu.

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Minister of Information of Somalia re-assures the Media Law will be reviewed

0 Visits: 334 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 14:13:44
Muqdisho, 29 April 2017 – Minister of Information, H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has today received Media Leaders at his office in Mogadishu.

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IFAD and Djibouti sign agreement to tackle Djibouti's 'problem of thirst' in rural areas

0 Visits: 775 | Monday January 23, 2017 - 19:18:30
Rome, 23 January 2017 – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Djibouti today signed a financial agreement to address the serious impact of water scarcity facing Djibouti's rural people.

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NUSOJ launches annual report on Somalia Press Freedom

0 Visits: 616 | 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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The AU chairperson welcomes the lifting of the US sanctions on Sudan

0 Visits: 601 | Saturday January 21, 2017 - 15:36:25
Addis Ababa - The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma welcomes the lifting of economic sanctions by the United States of America on the Republic of Sudan.

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Local EU Statement on Election of the Leadership of the House of the People in Somalia

0 Visits: 560 | 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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The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 600 | 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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FAJ resolved to work with the legitimate elected leadership of NUSOJ

0 Visits: 587 | 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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