Somalia

Somalia Government Says, It has plans to Create Job opportunities for the Youth to Thwart Migration - Official

0 Visits: 230 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 20:25:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Somali government said it has plans in creating job opportunities for the youth in attempt to thwart the migration, local media reported

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Somalia Internet is Back, after 3 weeks of Internet Blackout

0 Visits: 351 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 14:24:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 17 (Horn Observer) The Internet service in South and Central Somalia is back on Monday, after weeks of Internet blackout, Somalia government said on Monday.

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Somalia: Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Shabab Basis in Gedo Region - Official

0 Visits: 245 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 08:54:08
BARDHERE, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Kenyan Fighter Jets have on Sunday hit several targets in a Shabab controlled areas in Gedo region, close to the Kenyan borders, officials and residents said.

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Al-Shabaab Kills a Security Official in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 239 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 23:25:01
BELETWEIN, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Attackers from Al-Shabaab killed a government official in the town of Beletwein, the regional capital of Hiiraan region, residents said.

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Somalia: ISIS Militants in Puntland accused of looting livestock - reports

0 Visits: 214 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 22:10:21
GAROWE, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Pastoralists in Puntland's Bari region say that ISIS militants started looting hundreds of their livestock and asked the Puntland government to protect their animals, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Court Freed Online Journalist Jailed for 14 Days Without Charges

0 Visits: 282 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 20:57:21
GAROWE, Somalia, July 16 (Horn Observer) A first Grade Court of Nugal region has on Sunday ordered the release of an online journalist, who was jailed for 14 days without charges.

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Somalia: Woman injured by shrapnel from Al-Shabaab planted IED is recuperating in hospital - Statement

0 Visits: 194 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 14:50:42
Mogadishu, 16 July 2017 - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) would like to repudiate allegations by a local media organization, which claimed that its convoy killed a woman in Albao area, 20kms northwest of Mogadishu, on July 9, 2017. In the interest of the people of Somalia, AMISOM would…

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Somalia Media Watchdogs say Cabinet passes flawed Media bill after so-called Review

0 Visits: 619 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 11:42:47
MOGADISHU, Somalia: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and affiliate media organizations including Somali Media Association (SOMA), Media Association of Puntland (MAP), Somali Independent Media Houses (SIMHA), and Somali Women Journalists (SWJ) are dismayed about the endorsement of what…

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Local Somali Aid workers Are Abducted, Government Official Killed in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 360 | Sunday July 16, 2017 - 08:06:35
BUUR HAKABA, Somalia July 16 (Horn Observer) Local Somali Aid workers have been reportedly abducted enroute to Baidoa, while a government military official have been killed in a landmine explosion near Qansaxdhere, Horn Observer reported.

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Somalia: Turkish Embassy Officially announces the Completion of the Military Training Facility in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 238 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 20:58:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 15 (Horn Observer) Officialls from the Turkish embassy in Mogadishu have on Sunday announced the completion of a military training facility in Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Businesses in Bosaso Oppose Government Tax Over Shabab Pressure

0 Visits: 456 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 09:28:15
BOSASO, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) A stand off between the Puntland authorities and Businesses in Bosaso enters the second week, after the government introduced tax, Horn Observer reports.

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Somalia: Clan fighting Claims 14 People dead in Middle Shabelle region - Official

0 Visits: 228 | Saturday July 15, 2017 - 00:14:49
MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 15 (Horn Observer) At least 14 people were killed and dozens wounded after inter-clan fighting broke out near the Coastal town of Adale of Middle Shabelle region, officials said.

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Somalia: Parliamentary Subcommittee Writes to the President over the Country's position on the Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 226 | Friday July 14, 2017 - 21:57:26
MOGADISHU, JUlY 14, (Horn Observer) The Foreign affairs committee of the parliament wrote a letter to the country's president calling for consultation over the country's position on the Gulf rift, a letter obtained by Horn Observer read.

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Somalia: EU and Finland Funded Initiative for Local Government Law Launched in Baidoa

0 Visits: 232 | Friday July 14, 2017 - 17:01:26
BAIDOA, Somalia, JULY 14 (Horn Observer) A ceremony that marked the launch of local government law for Southwestern Administrations, was held here in Baidoa in this week.

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Council of Ministers Approve Slight Changes in Somalia Media Law

0 Visits: 373 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 21:35:21
KISMAYO, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) - The Cabinet has on Thursday approved the Somali Media law in their historic meeting in the town of Kismayo, the regional capital of Jubbaland Administration, officials said.

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Somalia: AMISOM Commander Justifies Civilian Casualties over Inability to Distinguish Shabab from Civilians ahead of a Major Operation

0 Visits: 255 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 18:15:29
JOWHAR, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) AMISOM Commander announced a major plan to clear the roads that connect the liberated towns, but the group's inability to separate Shabab from a normal civiian hinders their operations.

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Somalia Cabinet Holds its Weekly Meeting in Kismayo amid Business Community speak Out against Shabab Taxation

0 Visits: 488 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 14:00:33
KISMAYO, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somalia government held historic cabinet meeting in Kismayo on Thursday, a sign of heightened cooperation between the Federal government and the member states amid the business community spoke out against taxation imposed by the Shabab.

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Somali and Allied forces Storm Militant Bases in Southern Somalia - Officials

0 Visits: 321 | Thursday July 13, 2017 - 10:43:41
MOGADISHU, JULY 13 (Horn Observer) Somali government official said onThursday that Somali and allied forces launched an overnight attack against militant strongholds in Southern Somalia.

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Somalia: Suicide Car Bomber Attacks Government Checkpoint Outside Mogadishu, Kills at Least 3

0 Visits: 293 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 21:46:08
MOGADISHU, 12 July (Horn Observer) At least 3 people were confirmed killed and 8 others were wounded after a suicide car bomber targeted a government checkpoint outside Mogadishu on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by the Shabab.

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Somalia: Assailants Kill 2 in Mogadishu including a Tax Collector - witnesses

0 Visits: 254 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 18:12:44
MOGADISHU, 12 July (Horn Observer) At least two people among them a taxman and 14 year old girl were killed and 3 others were wounded in Mogadishu on Wednesday, after assailants on car opened fire, witnesses said.

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