Somalia

Somalia: PM Nominates New Public Works and Reconstruction Minister

0 Visits: 674 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:53:03
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister on Tuesday nominated Eng. Saadaq Abdullahi Abdi as Public Works and Reconstruction Minister to replace late Minister Siraaji, leaked document reveals.

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Somalia: The End of Osoble Rule in Hirshabelle - Opinion

1 Visits: 577 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:19:41
Hirshabelle is a Local state within the regional states of the larger federal government of Somalia. It was found on 9th October, 2016 and completed the drawn federal states jointing other existing functional states of; Puntland, Jubaland, Southwest; and Galmudug.

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Somalia: Military Court Hands down Death Sentence to 2 Convicts

0 Visits: 375 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 15:51:29
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Military court of Somalia on Tuesday handed down death sentences to two men who were found guilty in killing a traditional elder, State media reported.

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Somali Ministry of Information and Free Press Unlimited discuss freedom of expression

0 Visits: 426 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 14:01:07
Mogadishu (press release) H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), Minister of Information, Culture & Toursim of the Federal Government of Somalia today met Mr Jens Kiesheyer, Programes Coordinator for Africa of Free Press Unlimited who visited Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalia: Galmudug President Unveils New Cabinet

0 Visits: 522 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 21:36:52
ADADO, Somalia (Horn Observer) The President of the semi autonomous region of Galmudug Ahmed Duale Geelle Xaaf on Monday unveiled new council of ministers for the first time since he was elected four months ago.

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Somalia: Senate Passes National Communication Act, Somali Ministry of Posts to Open office in Djibouti

0 Visits: 1065 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 20:50:08
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Upper House of Somalia's parliament has on Monday passed the National Communications Act, highlighting the first act that is approved by this new House to Somalia's legislative system, amid the Ministry opened a post office in Djibouti, following bilateral…

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Somalia President on a 2-day Official Visit to Egypt

0 Visits: 840 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 21:51:23
MOGADISHU, Somalia, (Horn Observer) Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been warmly received by his counterpart, Abdulfaatix Al Siisii in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, during an official two day official visit to Egypt, Statement from Villa Somalia said.

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Somalia: 12 Year old Somali Boy Accidentally Kills himself in Mogadishu, after Playing with real Handgun

0 Visits: 514 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 01:31:56
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) A 12 year old boy shot himself to death on Friday with a handgun owned by his father, local media reported citing residents and witnesses

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Somalia: Somali Football Federation to Mourn 7 days for the Murder of a Popular Referee

0 Visits: 474 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 23:17:46
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Football Federation "SFF" on Sunday announced 7 days to mourn for the killing of the popular Somali referee Osman Jama Diraa, SFF said in a statement

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ISKA WARRAN Somali Conference on Employment, Entrepreneurship and Integration Concluded in Turku, Finland

0 Visits: 760 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 22:37:49
TURKU, Finland (Horn Observer) Experts, government representatives, researchers, and Somali Entrepreneur from Finland and abroad, gathered a two day Iska Warran Conference in Turku to debate Employment, Entrepreneurship and integration among Somali community living in Finland by highlighting the challenges…

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Information Minister of Somalia Attends Dinner Party Hosted For A Group Of 27 Chinese Tourists

0 Visits: 269 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 02:11:56
Mogadishu, Somalia's Information Minister, Culture and Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow) has attended a dinner party hosted for a group of 27 Chinese tourists who have been touring the capital city of Mogadishu in the past few days.

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Somalia and Djibouti Agree to Strengthen Telecom & ICT Cooperation

0 Visits: 564 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 00:28:15
DJIBOUTI, (Horn Observer) The Ministries of Telecommunication and Posts of Somalia and Djibouti agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on areas of Posts and Telecommunication, officials said

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Joint Military Operation Kills Seven Al-Shabaab militants in Southern Somalia - official

0 Visits: 410 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 15:46:18
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) Seven Somali militants were confirmed killed in a joint operation carried out by Somali troops in coordination with their international partners in in the town of Jilib in Middle Jubba region, officials said.

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Somalia: Hirshabelle Parliament to Elect Electoral Committee, amid Political Chaos

0 Visits: 316 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 23:13:54
JOWHAR, Somalia (Horn Observer) The lawmakers of the semi autonomous state of Hirshabelle said they plan to elect electoral committee on Wednesday amid the former president of Hirshabelle called the recent vote of no confidence against him unconstitutional, local media reported.

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Somalia: Puntland Supports UAE and KSA on the Gulf Crisis, Calls for the FGS to Reconsider Stance

0 Visits: 714 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 21:56:30
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Semi autonomous government of Puntland have on Wednesday announced that its siding with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates on the gulf crisis and called for the Federal Government of Somalia to reconsider its position.

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Suspected Gangs Kill Somali Businessman in South Africa

0 Visits: 673 | 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: 485 | 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: 705 | 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: 363 | 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: 352 | 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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