Somalia

Somalia: AMISOM condemns terrorist attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 404 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 18:56:32
MOGADISHU: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the residents of Mogadishu, on Saturday afternoon, that led to the loss of life and property.

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Somalia: Puntland Seizes Outdated Forage at the Port of Bosaso

0 Visits: 523 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 21:06:06
Bosaso (Horn Observer) The office of Food Quality Control in Bosaso found out outdated forage unloaded from a boat at the port of Bosaso this week officials said.

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Large Truck Bomb Shakes Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

0 Visits: 956 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 17:26:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Large truck loaded with explosive devices shook Somalia's capital, Mogadishu on Saturday, killing several people officials and witnesses said.

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Somalia Ministry of Posts and Telecom signs agreement with ITU in Buenos Aires, Argentina

0 Visits: 555 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 12:35:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Technology has on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the World Telecom Development Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, officials said.

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Somalia Replaces Army Chief, Defense Minister Resigns

0 Visits: 583 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 22:18:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Council of Ministers during their weekly meeting on Thursday nominated Abdiweli Jama Hussen aka Gorod as the new Army chief replacing Ahmed Jimale Irfiid, while announcing the resignation of the Defense Minister, according to a statement from the office of the Somali…

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Somalia attends ITU conference with full voting rights for the first time in decades

0 Visits: 344 | Thursday October 12, 2017 - 21:28:10
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia said that its no longer the only country in the world with no telecom regulation after the president signed the communications bill into law on October 2nd,

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Somaliland Journalist faces 18 Month jail term over criminal defamation and publishing false news

0 Visits: 362 | Wednesday October 11, 2017 - 08:08:00
Nairobi, October 10, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

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Somali Civil Aviation Official Survived from Assassination Attempt

1 Visits: 500 | Tuesday October 10, 2017 - 07:42:23
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) An official from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and air transport was wounded in Mogadishu on Monday, following an attack by militant Somali group, Al Shabab, witnesses said.

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Puntland Coast Guard Fire at Iranian Boat Illegally Fishing Somalia Waters, killing one and wounding another

0 Visits: 679 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 21:50:31
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Puntland coast guard at the port of Bosaso said on Sunday that they have seized Iranian fishing boat after killing the captain of the boat and wounded another, officials said.

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Somalia Forum Highlights the Situation of Young Prisoners in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 585 | Sunday October 08, 2017 - 20:35:18
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali Youth Cluster organized Dhugaal forum in Mogadishu on Saturday, to highlight the situation of the young prisoners in Mogadishu central Jail.

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Somalia: Teachers at the Somali National University Go on Strike over Non-Payment of Salaries

0 Visits: 1049 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 22:51:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Teachers at the Somali National University (SNU) went on strike on Saturday, after the Federal government of Somalia failed to pay their salaries for the past 6 months.

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Somalia: CRC and Somali Regional Federal Member states Boycott Constitutional review Conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday

0 Visits: 826 | Saturday October 07, 2017 - 18:47:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) of the Federal parliament of Somalia have on Saturday boycotted the constitutional review conference to be held in Mogadishu on Sunday and accused the Ministry of Constitutional affairs for abusing its power of authority by not following…

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Leopard Wounds 7 People in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region

0 Visits: 771 | Thursday October 05, 2017 - 21:59:51
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Leopard that wounded at least 7 people after attacking a village in Lower Shabelle region, was finally killed, officials said.

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FULL TRANSCRIPT: Speech of the Minister of Information of Somalia at the AMISOM Strategic Communications Master Class

0 Visits: 394 | Wednesday October 04, 2017 - 22:28:23
Speech of the Minister of Information of Somalia H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) AMISOM Strategic Communications Master Class

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Somalia President Signs Somali Communication Bill into Law

0 Visits: 514 | Monday October 02, 2017 - 21:33:33
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo on Monday signed the Somali communication Act, in a highly organized ceremony held inside Villa Somalia.

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Somalia: Galmudug Parliament forms Electoral Commission despite Political Crisis

0 Visits: 778 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 21:56:02
ADADO (Horn Observer) Galmudug Parliament on Saturday formed 13 member electoral body who are tasked to prepare the presidential election, following the ouster of the former president Ahmed Duale Haaf, officials said.

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Somalia: Italian Naval Mission Hands Over Equipment to Somali Police Custodial Corps

0 Visits: 454 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 20:33:42
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Italian navy has on Saturday handed over equipment to the Somali Police custodial Corps in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Media reports

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Somalia: Somali PM Cuts the Ribbon of the New Turkish Military Academy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 667 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 14:36:51
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Prime Minister of Somalia, Hassan Ali Khaire on Saturday cut the ribbon of the new Turkish military training base in Mogadishu, Officials.

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Somalia: Federal Government Backs Galmudug Parliament's Decision to Boot President Haaf out of Office

0 Visits: 763 | Wednesday September 27, 2017 - 00:34:56
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Ministry of Interior of the Federal government of Somalia on late Tuesday night issued a press statement in which it recognized the decision of the Galmudug parliament to have voted a vote of no-confidence against the Galmudug president Ahmed Duale Haaf.

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Somalia: Galmudug President Ousted in a Vote of No-confidence

0 Visits: 1012 | Tuesday September 26, 2017 - 21:13:14
ADADO (Horn Observer) The parliament of Galmudug regional State of Somalia on Tuesday booted its president Ahmed Duale Haaf out of office in a vote of no confidence and elected interim president.

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