Somalia

Somalia: Aftermath of the Fiber-cut and Internet Outage

0 Visits: 376 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 10:18:59
MOGADISHU (Press release) The Minister of Post, Telecommunication and Technology (MPTT) hosted a consultation meeting in Mogadishu to discuss the impact of the recent fiber-cut that cut off Internet access to South and Central Somalia. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the impact of the outage,…

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Somalia: Former Mayor of Mogadishu Appointed as Senior political Adviser

0 Visits: 293 | 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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Somalia: Violent Protests In Bosaso lead Maritime Security and the Police to Turn Each other, Several Wounded

0 Visits: 371 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 22:36:55
BOSASO (Horn Observer) Puntland Maritime security forces clash with the police on Wednesday at the Laanta Hawada village in the port town of Boosaaso, witnesses said, among the wounded is the Port security chief, meanwhile violent protestors continue in the town over the dismissal of the Somali shillings…

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

0 Visits: 323 | 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 Prime Minister cuts the ribbon of the relaunch of Faculty of Journalism

0 Visits: 160 | Wednesday August 02, 2017 - 00:02:20
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has on Tuesday cut the ribbon the relaunch of the faculty of Journalism and communication science of the National University in the Somali capital Mogadishu for the first time since 1991.

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Somalia and India Sign an Agreement on Transfer of Prisoners

0 Visits: 360 | 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: Military Court Reaffirms Death Sentence Against Minister's Killer

0 Visits: 181 | Tuesday August 01, 2017 - 07:12:31
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The highest Military court of Somalia has on Monday reaffirmed the death sentence against the killer of the public works minister, paving way for execution, officials said.

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Somalia: Senior Shabaab Commander Killed in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 274 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 21:13:55
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Monday said that senior Shabaab Commander was killed in a coordinated operation with international partners near Torotoroow in Lower Shabelle region.

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US Expresses Outrage Over Attack on AMISOM Troops in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 215 | Monday July 31, 2017 - 18:23:16
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) - The United States government on Monday vehemently condemned attack on UPDF soldiers near Goleweyn that left 12 soldiers dead near Golweyn of Lower Shabelle.

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

0 Visits: 262 | 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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Al Shabaab claims to have killed 39 AMISOM Soldiers in an Ambush in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 407 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 21:53:28
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Al Shabaab Militants have on Sunday claimed to have killed 39 AU soldiers in an ambush near Southern Somalia town of Buulo Mareer.

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Somalia: Blast near Police Station kills at least 6 in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 220 | Sunday July 30, 2017 - 17:58:36
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) at least 6 people were killed and another dozen were wounded when a Large Explosion believed to be a suicide bomber hit near Mogadishu's Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu, Witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia: NISA detains a Somali Photographer in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 486 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 23:12:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) arrested a renowned photographer Mukhtar Nuur who is spending the third day in a detention center manned by group, the media watchdog said.

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Somaliland Embraces the First Catholic Church in 30 Years

0 Visits: 1035 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 22:06:20
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) Somaliland authorities allowed the Catholic Church in HargeIsa to re-open allowing the Christians living in Somaliland to have a place to worship.

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A Somali National in Saudi Arabia Appeals to the Federal Government of Somalia for Help

0 Visits: 273 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 17:40:13
JEDDAH (Horn Observer) A video that appeared on youtube recently shows a Somali national in Saudi Arabia appealing to the Federal Government of Somalia for help, after Saudi government imposed heavy taxes on foreign nationals including the Somalis

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Suspected Kenyan Jets bomb Shabaab Targets in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 318 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 11:55:37
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Suspected Kenyan military warplanes have bombed militant basis in Gedo region in overnight attack, with residents and officials reporting casualties.

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ICRC: Mobile teams deliver health for Somalis "far, far away"

0 Visits: 229 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 09:58:05
The families seemed to appear out of nowhere. Death and disease stalk the rural residents in this remote and lonely village, giving this drought-hit region a quiet, ghost-like feel.

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Somalia Immigration Chief Commends the Quality and the Security of the Somali Passports in a Television Talk show

0 Visits: 182 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 08:42:15
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Somali Immigration Chief Col. Mohamed Adam Kofi said that the agency made significant progress especially accelerating the public service, held over 100 training to improve the capacity of the employees and started the review process of the Somali immigration laws.

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Saudi-led coalition blamed for attack on Somali refugees near Yemen: UN

0 Visits: 255 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:54:10
United Nations (AFP) An attack on a boat carrying Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen in March was almost certainly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition, according to a confidential UN report seen by AFP.

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Central Bank of Somalia Plans to Print New Notes, to Prevent Fake Somali Shillings Damaging the Economy

0 Visits: 220 | Friday July 28, 2017 - 19:36:41
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The head Central Bank of Somalia, Bashir Isse Ali said that the bank is conducting plans to print new Somali notes to prevent the fake money floating in the markets of the country.

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