Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Somalia’s proposed new cabinet challenged by lawmakers

Somalia's parliament speaker is urging the new prime minister to review his proposed cabinet after 105 lawmakers presented a petition calling for changes. The fragile...
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Somalia: A moment of hope amid tragedy, says UN envoy

Noting that Somalia faces a number of “daunting difficulties” after decades of conflict, a senior United Nations official today highlighted that there is also...

DP World may develop port in Puntland, President Abdiweli says

President Abdiweli Mohammad Ali said he travelled to Dubai last week to discuss the concession. The government of Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland may award...

Somali pirates take over Somali vessel to use as floating base – police

Pirates have seized control of a Somali fishing boat to use as a base from which to attack larger ships, police said on Friday,...

Somalia PM names a cabinet of 70 members

Somalia PM Hassan Khayre on Tuesday announced a 70 ministers cabinet with 60% of the portfolios going to “technocrats” from the diaspora and the...

I Am Not Married To 3 Husbands, MP Hudah Ahmed Says

Somali lawmaker Hudah Ahmed has denied allegations and reports  making rounds on social media and gossip websites that she is married to three different...

Somalia: Mogadishu car bombing leaves 10 dead

Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that police say killed 10 people Tuesday afternoon in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least 15 people were...

Somalia Prime Minister names 27-member cabinet

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named his cabinet ministers on Tuesday, weeks after being nominated as the countries Prime Minister. The cabinet...

Event honours Somalis in diaspora contributing to global growth, Dahabshiil recognized for contribution to...

Somalis residing in the diaspora were on Thursday recognised for their efforts in promoting and uplifting the standards of people globally. Also, African money transfer...

Colin Kaepernick helps get airplane to aid Somalia

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is making himself useful off the field while he awaits a phone call from an NFL team. The former San Francisco...

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A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Somaliland: NEC announces number of verified eligible voters, Political parties accept

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland released the list of eligible of voters in upcoming elections. The announcement followed voter registration...

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