Somalia

Somali American Academic Selected as US Youth Observer to the UN

0 Visits: 347 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:51:54
WASHINGTON (Horn Observer) A Somali American academic has been selected as United States Youth Observer to the United Nations, according to statement released by the US Department of State

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

0 Visits: 422 | 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 Prime Minister leads Cleanup campaign in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 256 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:54:39
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Prime minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire, his deputy and the mayor of Mogadishu, among other Somali officials led a cleanup campaign on Thursday in a gesture to show the importance of living inside a clean environment.

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Somalia: Al-Shabab Forces Burn Villages, Abduct Civilians and Stole Livestock- HRW

0 Visits: 169 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 21:26:22
Nairobi (Horn Observer) The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab fighters abducted civilians, stole livestock,…

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Somalia: Violent demonstrations erupt as Somali President appoints Committee to Investigate Wednesday's Shootout

0 Visits: 181 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 20:30:31
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Violent demonstrations erupted at Maka Mukarama road in Mogadishu on Thursday against Wednesday's shootout a mid Somali president appointed a committee to investigate the matter.

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

0 Visits: 220 | 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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Somalia: Presidential Guards Kill 3 Soldiers including Senior Security Official in Mogadishu - Officials

0 Visits: 414 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 21:22:25
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Presidential guards have on Wednesday killed three soldiers, among them senior security official at a checkpoint near Villa Somalia, witnesses and officials said.

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Somalia Government conducted Community Dialogue with Somali Citizens

0 Visits: 227 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 19:48:20
MOGADISHU,- The Federal Government of Somalia has conducted a successful community dialogue with hundreds of Somali Youth, University Students, Women, Elders and members from IDPS.

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New French Ambassador Presents his Credentials to Somalia President

0 Visits: 196 | 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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Somalia: Tension Rises in the Town of Belet Hawo Over the Murder of 4 Prisoners

0 Visits: 213 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 00:38:57
BELET-HAWO (Horn Observer) The tension of the town of Belet Hawo has dramatically changed in the last 24 hours over the murder of four suspects who were killed without court orders, leading to the arrest of the administration officials.

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Somalia: Coastal Town in Puntland is hit by ocean storm leaving hundreds of people homeless

0 Visits: 201 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 23:49:21
BOSASO, (Horn Observer) Dozens of houses have been washed away by the storm which hit the coastal district of Alula of Bari province in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland in northeast Somalia, local media reports

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Somalia: Government Hands Over Office space to Somali Workers

0 Visits: 290 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 22:02:47
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) Somali Government has on Tuesday handed over a newly constructed center to the Somali workers, which officials will play key role in finding skilled employees.

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7 Somali Aid Workers are freed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 222 | Tuesday July 25, 2017 - 08:27:31
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) 7 Somali aid workers who were kidnapped two weeks ago by the militant group near the town of Baidoa, have been freed, officials and relatives said

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Somalia: 40 Somali Journalists Receive Child Rights Training in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 259 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 23:18:36
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) 40 Somali journalists from 20 media stations received three day seminar on Child Right in Mogadishu, in attempt to boost the capacity of the local journalists, Somalia's journalists Union said.

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Somalia: Radio Station Interacts with Audience to better serve the Public

0 Visits: 247 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 19:51:16
MOGADISHU - Somalia's Danan-FM- Radio become one of the leading radio stations whose audience use the SMS messaging service provided by Hormuud telecom, Somalia's Danan radio reported

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Somali Parliament Dismisses anti corruption Bill, Urges further Review

0 Visits: 358 | 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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Kenyan Military Convoy came under Attack in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 281 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 15:40:29
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) a convoy from Kenyan Defense Forces came under attack outside Bardhere, Gedo region, after a landmine hit the convoy followed by firefight, officials said. Meanwhile Puntland officials said to have arrested 10 suspected Shabaab members.

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Somalia Warns Traders against Financing to Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 331 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:40:34
MOGADISHU, July 23 (Horn Observer) Somalia government on Saturday said it deems serious crime to offer any sort of support or finance to Al-Shabaab whether it is on business, politics, giving shelter, contacting and moral support, officials said in a joint press briefing.

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Access Roads of the Besieged Southern Somalia Town of Hudur is cleared in a Joint Operation

0 Visits: 248 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 21:00:30
HUDUR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Somali National Army and special forces for the South Western State of Somalia have jointly succeeded in opening the access routes of the Southern Somalia town of Hudur of Bakool region, officials said.

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Somali Government denies claims made in the Indian Ocean Newsletter

0 Visits: 261 | Sunday July 23, 2017 - 20:16:12
Mogadishu, (press release)- The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) denies claims made in the Indian Ocean Newsletter issue 1455 (dated 21 July 2017) and published by www.africaintelligence.com.

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