Somalia

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

0 Visits: 248 | 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: 305 | 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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Somalia: NUSOJ and UNICEF Train Journalists on Child Rights

0 Visits: 364 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 20:24:21
MOGADISHU, July 22 (Horn Observer) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) on Saturday launched a 3 day long training on Child rights in the Somali capital Mogadishu.

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

0 Visits: 489 | 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: 202 | 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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Somalia: Hirshabelle President Watches the final match of Beletwein football Tournament, pledges support

0 Visits: 193 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 14:04:51
BELETWEIN, Somalia, July 22 (Horn Observer) The President of the regional state of Hirshabelle Dr. Dr. Ali Abdullahi Osoble and members of his government watched along with hundreds of viewers, the final match of Beletwein Football tournament, local media reported.

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Somali Special Forces destroy Shabaab Taxation Checkpoint in Lower Shabelle region - Officials

0 Visits: 290 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 22:07:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali troops and American special forces have attacked militant basis near Toorotoorow area on early hours of Friday, in Lower Shabelle region, Somali officials said, meanwhile there has been other reports of Shabab attacks in central Somalia.

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Fighting in Central Somalia town of Xeraale kills at least 15

0 Visits: 340 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 18:42:55
DHUSAMAREEB, Somalia July 21 (Horn Observer) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a fighting that continued in the past days in Xeraale district in Central Somalia, meanwhile Somalia government called the two sides of the conflict to unconditionally cease the fighting, witnesses…

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Somali Forces Seize a car loaded with Explosives at a Security checkpoint Outside Mogadishu

0 Visits: 339 | Friday July 21, 2017 - 00:38:48
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 21 (Horn Observer) Somali security forces have on Thursday seized a car loaded with explosives at the Siinka Dheer checkpoint, south of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said.

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Somali Presidential Secretary is Suspended Over Power Struggle - Reports

0 Visits: 310 | 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: People in Galkacyo Turn Down Somali Shillings, Use Foreign Currency Instead

0 Visits: 219 | Thursday July 20, 2017 - 18:33:42
GALKACYO, Somalia July 20 (Horn Observer) The traders here in Galkacyo started to reject the use of the Somali Shilling note, the second major town to turn down the Somali currency in a matter of weeks.

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2 Somali Nationals Killed in South Africa in the past 24 Hours

0 Visits: 814 | Wednesday July 19, 2017 - 23:04:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 19 (Horn Observer) Two Somali nationals were killed in two separate locations in South Africa in the past 24 hours, residents and relatives reported.

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Somalia: Government Installs 5 KW FM Transmitter To Expand Reach of Radio Mogadishu - Officials

0 Visits: 205 | Wednesday July 19, 2017 - 22:27:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 19, (Horn Observer) Somalia government has on Wednesday installed a new 5 kilowatt transmitter which will increase the coverage of the State run radio Mogadishu, officials said.

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Ministry of Information of Somalia Responds to Criticism of the New Media Law Review- Statement

0 Visits: 249 | Wednesday July 19, 2017 - 08:43:32
Mogadishu, (Press release) H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), the Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism is aware of criticism by some individuals of the new media law that was recently passed by the cabinet. A number of these concerns have been addressed directly, but as the complainant…

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Somalia Ministry of Posts Announces Plans to Regain Control of Country Code

0 Visits: 392 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 22:38:54
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali Government is planning to regain the full authority of the country's code 252, currently controlled and availed by private entities following the collapse of the late central governmental in 1991 and led to the horn of African nation's national…

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Somali and US Commandos Carry Out Strikes Against Shabab Stronghold in Lower Jubba Region

0 Visits: 291 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 13:47:26
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) Somali and US troops have carried out air strikes against Militants basis in Lower Jubba region, Somalia's National News Agency (SONNA) reported.

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Somali government to form special forces in charge of the security officials and Government offices - Minister

0 Visits: 235 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 12:04:25
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) The Somali Minister of Security Mohamed Abukar Du'ale said that the government is planning to form especial forces in charge of the security of the government installations and officials, State media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Parliament Oust Government in No-confidence Motion

0 Visits: 415 | 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: Puntland and Galmudug Launch Training of Joint Somali Police Force for Galkacyo town

0 Visits: 291 | Tuesday July 18, 2017 - 09:20:23
GALKACYO, Somalia, July 18 (Horn Observer) The Federal member states of Galmudug and Puntland on Monday announced the training of the first batch of joint police force to operate in the town of Galkacyo for the first time in more than two decades, a sign of enhanced cooperation and mutual understanding.

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UN unveils nationwide judicial training curriculum for Somalia

0 Visits: 162 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 21:11:22
Mogadishu - (Press release) The Federal Government of Somalia in conjunction with the United Nations (UN) has launched an extensive programme to train over 350 judicial officers countrywide to assist in the rebuilding of the country's justice sector.

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