Politics

SOMALIA: Cabinet Appoints New Auditor General, Welcomes Recent Somalia, India Agreement and Approves Draft Bills

0 Visits: 359 | Saturday August 05, 2017 - 08:02:08
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) - The weekly meeting of Somalia's council of Minister this week approved several draft bills and appointed new Auditor General and the welcomed recent agreement on Prisoner transfer between Somalia and India.

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Somalia: Former Mayor of Mogadishu Appointed as Senior political Adviser

0 Visits: 368 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 07:40:27
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo appointed the former mayor of Mogadishu and a presidential candidate, Mohamoud Ahmed Nor as senior political advisor.

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Somaliland: Speaker of the House of Representatives resigns in Pursuit for Presidential Elections

0 Visits: 627 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 14:34:56
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) The speaker of the House of Representatives in Somaliland Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi resigned on Wednesday in persuit for running the forthcoming presidential elections.

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Somalia and India Sign an Agreement on Transfer of Prisoners

0 Visits: 485 | Tuesday August 01, 2017 - 16:17:39
NEW DELHI, India (Horn Observer) A delegation from Somalia led by the foreign Minister, Yusuf Garaad Omar signed an agreement for Transfer of Sentenced Persons with India on a five day official visit to India, following invitation extended by the India's External affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj,…

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Somalia Parliament Vows to Take Action Over Minister's Absence on a scheduled Session

0 Visits: 362 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 07:39:22
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Parliament on Sunday dismissed requested by the Minister of Constitutional Affairs Abdi Hosh to postpone planned to call to appear before the parliament.

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UN Secretary General Receives Credentials from Somalia's New Permanent Representative

0 Visits: 589 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:22:14
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) UN Secretary-General António Guterres received the credentials from the new Permanent Representative of Somalia to the United Nations, Abukar Dahir Osman, according to a statement from the United Nations.

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Somalia: Constitutional Affairs Minister Under Fire Over Comments Against Parliamentary Decision

0 Visits: 303 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 09:08:25
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia have filed a motion against the minister of constitutional affairs to appear before the house of the people over his recent comment against the parliamentary to overturn a high court verdict on nullified seats.

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New French Ambassador Presents his Credentials to Somalia President

0 Visits: 286 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 09:56:40
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The New French Ambassador to Somalia, Antoine Sivan, has on Tuesday presented his credentials to Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, officials said.

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Somali Parliament Dismisses anti corruption Bill, Urges further Review

0 Visits: 686 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 16:50:15
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Members of the Somali Federal Parliament have on Monday dismissed to approve the anti corruption submitted by the country's ministry of justice.

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Somalia Minister of Posts fires Acting Director General Over Lack of Cooperation

0 Visits: 372 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 19:45:52
MOGADISHU, July 23 (Horn Observer) The Acting Director General of the Ministry of Posts has been suspended from duty over allegations including lack of cooperation, a document obtained Horn Observer read.

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114 Somali Prisoners Released from Ethiopian Jails arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 483 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 23:07:46
MOGADISHU, July 22 (Horn Observer) Plane carrying 114 Somali prisoners who were released from Ethiopian jails arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday evening, officials said.

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Suspension of Permanent Secretary of Somalia's Interior Ministry Sparks Conflict in the Ministry

0 Visits: 631 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 16:56:26
MOGADISHU, July 22 (Horn Observer) The Interior ministry of Somalia has on Saturday said that it has replaced its Permanent secretary over lack of cooperation in a letter signed by the minister, an act which sparked conflict within the ministry.

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Somalia Parliament rejects High Court Order Over Disputed Seats

0 Visits: 279 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 15:23:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 22 (Horn Observer) The Somalia parliament on Saturday voted against a high court ruling on disputed seats, officials said.

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Somali Presidential Secretary is Suspended Over Power Struggle - Reports

0 Visits: 432 | Thursday July 20, 2017 - 22:47:48
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 20 (Horn Observer) The Chief of Staff of the Somali Presidency suspended the presidential secretary in what many see an emerging power struggle and split among the president's inner circles, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Parliament Oust Government in No-confidence Motion

0 Visits: 533 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 10:30:02
GAROWE, Somalia July 18 (Horn Observer) Puntland Parliament have on Tuesday voted in favor of no-confidence motion against the Puntland government in a sign of heightened rift among the members of the government.

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Somalia: Parliamentary Subcommittee Writes to the President over the Country's position on the Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 355 | Friday July 14, 2017 - 21:57:26
MOGADISHU, JUlY 14, (Horn Observer) The Foreign affairs committee of the parliament wrote a letter to the country's president calling for consultation over the country's position on the Gulf rift, a letter obtained by Horn Observer read.

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Somalia President opens the 2nd session of the Upper House of Parliament, tells both Houses to strengthen Cooperation

0 Visits: 298 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 16:34:57
MOGADISHU, 12 July, (Horn Observer) The President of the Federal Government of Somalia has on Wednesday opened the 2nd session of the Upper House of the parliament and urged both houses to strenghten cooperation on areas of national interest.

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Speaks on the Phone to Somalia President, Assures US Support

0 Visits: 261 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 19:59:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with the Somalia's president on the phone and affirmed Americaäs committment to Somalia, according to a statement released by the Somalia government on Tuesday.

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Algeria to grant legal status to African migrants amid worker shortages, racism

0 Visits: 193 | Tuesday July 04, 2017 - 16:28:58
ALGIERS (REUTERS) Algeria plans to grant residency rights and job permits to illegal African migrants, responding to a shortage of workers in farming and construction while also seeking to combat a surge in racist sentiment.

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Statement of the FGS on the Occasion of US Independence Day on July 4

0 Visits: 135 | Tuesday July 04, 2017 - 16:01:21
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Government and People of the Federal Republic of Somalia congratulated the Government and People of the United States of America on the special occasion of Independence Day on July 4th.

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