Politics

PRESS RELEASE: FIEIT and IEDRM planning coordinated action against serious electoral malpractice

0 Visits: 263 | Thursday November 24, 2016 - 14:57:13
Mogadishu, 24 November 2016 - The FIEIT and the IEDRM wish to highlight the progress that has been achieved to date in the 2016 Electoral Process. Voting for Seats in the Upper House is almost complete, and about 40 per cent of the Seats in the House of the People have already been conducted. The overall…

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Prime Minister Sharmarke negotiates the first phase of a peace agreement in Galkayo

0 Visits: 278 | Sunday November 20, 2016 - 19:23:49
The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Omar A. A. Sharmarke successfully negotiated a ceasefire and a two (2) kilometer pullback of troops on each side.

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International Community Urges Decisive Action To Address Instances Of Electoral Process Abuse

0 Visits: 288 | Sunday November 20, 2016 - 19:13:40
Mogadishu, Somalia: The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States call upon the members of the National Leadership Forum to use their authority and influence to prevent abusive and unfair…

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We are destroying generations-Galmudug Senator Axmad, calls for end to Galkaayo conflict

0 Visits: 310 | Monday November 07, 2016 - 17:14:31
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) Galmudug Senator Abshir Axmad has called for an immediate end to the fighting in Galkaayo which Sunday claimed at least 20 lives and injured over 80 others as ceasefire signed last week collapsed.

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International community expresses grave concerns over corruption and intimidation in Somalia's electoral process and delays in voting for Lower House seats

0 Visits: 307 | Sunday October 30, 2016 - 12:10:46
Mogadishu, 30 October 2016 -- The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are deeply concerned over continuing allegations of corruption in Somalia's electoral process and reports…

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International Community Urge the Somalia Government to Protect and Promote Freedom of Expression and Association

0 Visits: 264 | Friday October 21, 2016 - 19:53:18
Mogadishu (Horn Observer) The United States of America, United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Denmark, Ethiopia, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and United Kingdom urge the Federal Government of Somalia to promote and protect the universally recognized…

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Somali Prime Minister tables Electoral Process to the Federal Parliament

0 Visits: 711 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 16:40:17
Mogadishu, April 30, 2016-----The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E. Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke today table the Electoral Process for 2016 to the Legislative Council of the Federal Government of Somalia for endorsement.

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America's Diplomats: Film Review by Abukar Arman

0 Visits: 523 | Thursday February 04, 2016 - 21:49:32
By: Abukar Arman

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UN Official: We strengthen the support of the United Nations to the people and leaders of Somalia

0 Visits: 496 | Wednesday February 03, 2016 - 18:33:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) United Nations Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jefray Feltman who has on Wednesday arrived in the capital Mogadishu and had talks with government officials over the security, economics, and elections ahead

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Talk of Gbagbo trial banned in Equatorial Guinea by his friend Obiang Nguema

0 Visits: 361 | Tuesday February 02, 2016 - 23:19:52
By: AFP

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New SRSG Michael Keating arrives in Somalia

0 Visits: 405 | Monday January 18, 2016 - 23:51:17
Mogadishu, 18 January 2016 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia Michael Keating arrived in Mogadishu Monday to formally take up his duties following his appointment on 23 November 2015. Mr. Keating succeeds Nicholas Kay, whose two-and-a-half-year tenure ended on…

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Somalia Expels Iranian Diplomats as It Severe Ties with Iran

0 Visits: 432 | Thursday January 07, 2016 - 02:32:59
MOGADISHU (HO) – Somalia's government has ordered the expulsion of the Iranian diplomats in the country within 72 hour and severed ties in response to the diplomatic fallout between Saudi Arabia and Iran which continues to spread to other countries after Saudi embassy attack in Tehran.

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Ugandan army confirms it will leave South Sudan

0 Visits: 297 | Sunday January 03, 2016 - 00:29:20
KAMPALA: Oct 13, 2015 —Ugandan troops will start leaving South Sudan by the end of this week, according to the head of the Ugandan force in the country. This was a key rebel demand during drawn-out talks which led to a peace deal in August. All foreign forces were meant to have left by 10 October.

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Somalia Is No Longer a Failed State – UN Official

0 Visits: 296 | Saturday January 02, 2016 - 20:38:02
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (AP) —The top U.N. official for war-torn Somalia says the country is no longer a failed state but a recovering fragile country.

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