Somalia

Suspected Gangs Kill Somali Businessman in South Africa

0 Visits: 581 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 07:19:06
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Horn Observer) A Somali businessman, who was burned alive by South African gangs, died after sustaining serious injuries, in Durban of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Mukhtar Roobow Quits Al-Shabab, says in Talks with the Government

0 Visits: 429 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 20:33:13
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Sheikh Mukhtar Roobow Ali aka Abuu Mansuur said that he quit al-Shabaab, accusing Al shabab for not serving the Islam, in a press conference held in Mogadishu and announced that he is in talks with the Federal government of Somalia.

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Somalia: Gunmen Kill 3 People in Drive-by Shooting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 322 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 19:43:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Gunmen killed three Civilians and wounded four others in a drive-by shooting in Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Lawmakers Call for the Release of a Somali Man detained by NISA Over unfavorable Comments

0 Visits: 326 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 13:06:58
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali parliamentarians and civic leaders called upon the Federal Government of Somalia to unconditionally release a Somali man who was detained by the National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA).

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Somalia: Senator Farole Travels to Kismayo to Drum up Support, After Resigning from Constitutional Review Committee.

0 Visits: 318 | Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 00:15:05
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Senator Abdirahman Mohamed Farole traveled to Kismayo a day after he resigned from the Joint Parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), in a bit to boost his support among the senate members who hail from Jubbaland, sources said.

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Somalia: Taxi Driver is Killed in a Car Bomb near Mogadishu Airport

0 Visits: 338 | Monday August 14, 2017 - 22:39:33
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A taxi driver was killed in Mogadishu on Monday after explosive attached to his car went off, witnesses said.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle President Booted Out of Office after Vote of No Confidence

0 Visits: 351 | Monday August 14, 2017 - 22:17:13
JOWHAR - Somalia (Horn Observer) The Parliament of Hirshabelle State have on Monday ousted its President Ali Abdullahi Osoble on a vote of no confidence, in a step that might likely lead a chaos to the region's politics.

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Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Disrupts Europe Bound suspected Human Smuggling Case

0 Visits: 791 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:41:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia immigration officials have on Sunday denied 10 suspects to board a Turkish airplane bound to Istanbul over suspicion of smuggling, Somalia's Danan Radio reported.

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Somalia Government unveils plans to Rebuild Mogadishu Stadium

0 Visits: 425 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:11:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Somali Ministry of Youth and Sports on unveiled plans to reconstruct the Mogadishu Stadium, which is the biggest sports fields in Somalia, SONNA reported.

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Somalia: Unemployment, Unfair Practices of Growing Marginalization and Khaire's Input

0 Visits: 311 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 19:12:00
MOGADISHU— While most of Somali youth are showing their frustrations toward the current cabinet's failure to address the reality of rampancy youth unemployment and the long marginalized groups rights, Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and his cabinet members were not successful to address…

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Somalia Declared Polio-Free for the Third Consecutive year, in an Anniversary Held in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 193 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 18:51:45
MOGADISHU - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo praised efforts by the Ministry of Health and partners, UNICEF and WHO to eradicate polio from Somalia, according to a statement released by the office of the President.

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Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab Deputy Leader Mukhtar Roobow Surrenders to Somali Government

0 Visits: 709 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 10:52:23
BAIDOA (Horn Observer) Former deputy Shabab leader Muktar Roobow aka Abu Mansuur surrendered to the Somali government on Sunday, after several weeks of intense self defense fight against the Shabaab that claimed at least 20 people, officials and residents said.

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Somalia: Journalist is Freed after Spending 6 days in Garowe Jail

0 Visits: 320 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 08:44:19
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Puntland's Nugaal Region's first grade court freed on Saturday Omar Mohamed aka Omar Dheere on bail, after spending 6 days in jail without charges.

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Somalia: Senator Farole Resigns from CRC membership, after failing to win its Chairmanship

0 Visits: 344 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 21:25:44
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Senator Abdirahman Sheikh Mohamed Faroole has on Saturday resigned from his membership to the Joint Parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) in a letter submitted to the members of the upper house of the parliament, after failing to win the chairmanship of the committee.

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Somalia: Ministry of Women and Human Rights accused of Rights Violations against Job Seekers

0 Visits: 337 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 10:19:16
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Ministry of Women and Human Rights of Somalia have been accused to have employed tactics which might discriminate job seekers, after the ministry posted an online form that identifies the job seekers clan identity.

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Somalia: President Farmaajo congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election

0 Visits: 349 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 00:16:48
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) : Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated Kenyan elect President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Kenya for a second term, soon after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared.

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Somalia: Suicide Bomber Kills 2 inside Mogadishu's Central Prison

0 Visits: 353 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 23:35:06
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) At least 2 people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside the Mogadishu Central Prison during Friday prayers, the commander of the custodial Corps survived the attack, witnesses said.

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Somalia Government says a high-level al-Shabaab leader Killed in an Airstrike

0 Visits: 449 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 21:01:00
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Thursday that a coordinated airstrike against the militants killed a high level Shabab leader near Shashweyne, outskirt of Benadir region.

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Somalia: CPJ Demands Immediate Release of a Journalist Detained without charge in Puntland

0 Visits: 273 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 07:47:39
Nairobi --Authorities in Puntland should unconditionally and immediately release journalist Omar Saeed Mohammed, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police arrested Omar, who works for the news website Horseed Media and the privately owned Somali Cable TV channel, on August 6, 2017, in…

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Up to 50 Immigrants from Somalia and Ethiopia deliberately Drowned by Smugglers off Yemen - UN

0 Visits: 391 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 23:49:24
ADEN – Early Wednesday morning, a human smuggler, in charge of the boat, forced more than 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into the pitching sea as they approached the coast of Shabwa, a Yemeni Governorate along the Arabian Sea. The migrants had been hoping to reach countries in the Gulf via war-torn…

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