Monday, August 20, 2018

Zakia Hussein: Somalia’s First General and Deputy Police Commander

Somali President Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ Mohamed, has appointed Zakia Hussein to the position of general and deputy chief of the Somali Police Force. Zakia becomes the first...

Somalia: AMISOM, SNA Details Come Under 4 Attacks In A Single Day In Lower...

According to a number of sources and eyewitnesses, AMISOM and Somalia National Army mechanized contingents came under 4 separate attacks in 4 difference, but...

A Somalia Army General Narrowly Escapes An Assassination Attempt

Somalia’s military commander-in-chief has survived a bomb attack on Friday that wounded at least one of his bodyguards, Garowe Online reports. The commander, General Abdullahi...

Somalia: Daesh levies taxation on Puntland businesses

A militant group associated with Daesh in Syria and Iraq has started levying taxes on businesses in Somalia, Garowe Online reported yesterday. “The traders and businesses in...

Somalia: Ethiopia’s National Airways to link Mogadishu-Addis Ababa after 41 years

The Ethiopian-owned National Airways (Ex-Air Ethiopia) is to start direct air shuttles between Mogadishu of Somalia, and Addis Ababa next week, sources say. For the...

Somalia: Saudi Arabia returns 27000 heads of sheep, goats to Bosaso

Authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have cause to be returned some 27,000 livestock – sheep and goat – to Somalia. Local media reports...
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Somalia: Kenyan Forces Destroy Hormud Telecom, Kill Guards and Personnel Again

The KDF is accused of burning the sixth Hormud Telcom depot along the Kenya-Somalia border Kenyan troops have allegedly destroyed Hormud Telecom branch-building after crossing...

Somalia: Respect for human rights, inclusive representation, vital for future elections – UN report

GENEVA / MOGADISHU (13 August 2018) – A UN report has urged Somalia to build on the significant gains made in its peace process...

One-man, One-Vote Electoral System For Somalia in 2020?

Somalia’s electoral stakeholders have concluded a four-day highly engaging workshop on electoral processes and boundaries delimitation. The capacity building workshop is the third in a...
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AU to intensify on-field operational training to Somalia army

Securing the Mogadishu-Johwar supply route was an urgent assignment that Commander Owoyesigire gave the troops. The commander of African Union Mission in Somalia, Lt. Gen....

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Tucson man accused of Somali terror ties lied at every turn, government says

Whether Mohamed Abdirahman Osman is a refugee who lied about terrorist links to get immigration benefits or if he’s been wrongly targeted by a...
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Somaliland: Deputy PAC Chairman Says Committee Corrected Sections of Erroneous Report

MP Abdulkadir Jama Hammud, Deputy Chair of the House of Representatives' Public Accounts Committee (PAC), who is, presently, the Acting Chairman following the unceremonious...
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Somalia: Puntland Rules Out Peace With Somaliland Rebuffing International Efforts

Puntland State of Somalia has on Sunday rebuffed claims that it reached peace pact with  Somaliland over Tukaraq, Garowe Online reports. The denial came as...