Somalia

Somalia President opens the 2nd session of the Upper House of Parliament, tells both Houses to strengthen Cooperation

0 Visits: 235 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 16:34:57
MOGADISHU, 12 July, (Horn Observer) The President of the Federal Government of Somalia has on Wednesday opened the 2nd session of the Upper House of the parliament and urged both houses to strenghten cooperation on areas of national interest.

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Somali Attorney General asks MSC Alice Vessel to Compensate for the Loss, amid Internet Blackout in Somalia for the Third week.

0 Visits: 447 | Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 13:51:12
MOGADISHU, 12 July, (Horn Observer) The government of Somalia has asked the ship that was accused of cutting the Fibre optic cable from Mogadishu to compensate for the loss, amid the country faces more than two weeks of internet disruption, that costs millions of dollars.

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Phase 2 of Somalia's Girls' Education Challenge Launched in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 273 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 20:24:25
MOGADISHU: Girls Education Challenge (GEC), an initiative aimed at better ways of getting girls into schools was launched its second phase at the British Embassy in Mogadishu, Statement by Embassy read.

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Speaks on the Phone to Somalia President, Assures US Support

0 Visits: 192 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 19:59:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with the Somalia's president on the phone and affirmed Americaäs committment to Somalia, according to a statement released by the Somalia government on Tuesday.

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After Burundian troops Occupied for 10 Years, AMISOM hands over a Somali National University to the Federal Government of Somalia

0 Visits: 218 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 19:27:16
Mogadishu, 11 July 2017 - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) officially handed over the Somali National University, to the Federal Government of Somalia, relinquishing control of the institution, which it had occupied for the last 10 years, a statement released by AMISOM said.

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Somalia Attends 22 World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

0 Visits: 272 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 17:32:13
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) A Somali delegation led by deputy minister of Petroleum & mineral resources attended the 22 World Petroium Congress in Stanbul, Turkey, Somalia's Dalsan radio reported.

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Somalia: Goobjoog Reporter is Freed after Spending 3 days in Somaliland Jail

0 Visits: 505 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 10:39:01
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somaliland Authorities released Goobjoog reporter on Tuesday, after the journalist spent more than 3 days in jail, Goobjoog radio reported.

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Somalia: Shabab Kills 2 Landmine Experts in Puntland

0 Visits: 216 | Tuesday July 11, 2017 - 09:54:59
BOSASO (Horn Observer) The Shabab - the militant islamist group which is affiliated to Alqaeda claimed to have killed two landmine experts in the outskirts of Bosaso on Monday, reports said.

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Somalia Announces Taxation of 157 Companies Operating from Aden Ade International Airport

0 Visits: 400 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 23:17:49
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government announced on Monday that it is planning to establish a taxation task force to negotiate payments and proper licensing to 157 foreign and local firms that operate inside Mogadishu International airport, the Somali ministry of Information said.

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Somalia: Veteran Army General Rejects an Appointment to Lead National Army Trust Fund

0 Visits: 280 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 20:34:48
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) — A veteran Somali General rejected an appointment for National army trust fund by Somalia's president, following an fundraising event held in Mogadishu on Sunday.

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Somali Journalists Launch a campaign of Forgiveness in a 2 day Conference in Turku - Finland

0 Visits: 393 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 13:55:07
TURKU - Finland (Horn Observer) A 2 day Seminar on Forgiveness held in Turku-Finland concluded with the launch of a national forgiveness campaign for Somalia with participants coming from Switzerland, Britain and Djibouti, among them lawmakers.

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Shabab Kills three People in Central Somalia - Police

0 Visits: 406 | Monday July 10, 2017 - 07:38:53
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Members of the militant group Al Shabab on Sunday killed three people in Maxaas area in Hiiraan region, among them a soldier and his wife, Somali police said.

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Somalia's Puntland Security forces said to have killed 18 militants

0 Visits: 204 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 23:48:23
BOSASO (Horn Observer) at least 18 militants were killed and militant basis were destroyed in the northeastern regions of Puntland on Sunday, according to a statement by the Puntland authorities released on Sunday.

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Somalia: Assailants kill an elderly man in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 192 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 23:15:38
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Unknown gunmen have reportedly assassinated on Sunday evening an elderly man in Mogadishu's Warta nabadda neighborhood.

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Somali Constitutional Ministry Holds Consultative Workshops in the town of Baidoa

0 Visits: 100 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 22:54:36
BAIDOA (Horn Observer) A delegation led by the Minister of Constitutional affairs of the Federal government of Somalia arrived in Baidoa on Sunday as a part of a ongoing consitutional review process, officials said.

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Somalia Launches first phase of National Independent Human Rights Commission's selection process

0 Visits: 187 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 19:12:12
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia government said on Sunday that it has launched a national independent Huan rights Commission's selection process, a step widely seen as a crucial step towards strengthening Somalia's human rights protection and promotion.

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Somalia President Urges the parliament to approve 15 Bills, Promises to Submit a report on Berbera Port on his official Opening Address

0 Visits: 212 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 08:39:32
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) : Somalia president on Saturday delivered his opening remarks to the opening of the second parliamentary plenary session of the 10th Parliament after two months of recess, local media reported.

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Rights Groups demand the Release of a Journalist Detained in Hargeysa - Somaliland

1 Visits: 286 | Sunday July 09, 2017 - 08:18:20
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Rights groups demanded from the Somaliland authorities to release a journalist working for the Goobjoog Media who was detained by the Somaliland police at the Hargeysa airport on Saturday, Somalia's goobjoog media reports

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Puntland Authorities Arrest Journalist for Critisizing the Administration

0 Visits: 153 | Saturday July 08, 2017 - 23:30:34
GAROWE (Horn Observer) Puntland authorities arrested an online journalist for critisizing the Puntland government, in an attempt to muscle the media freedoms in the regions, officials said.

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13 Children Reportedly died for Malnutrition in a IDP camp in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 143 | Saturday July 08, 2017 - 22:58:56
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) 13 Children were reportedly to have died for malnutrition in an IDP camp in Mogadishu, local media reported.

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