Sunday, August 19, 2018

Somalia leaders, UN develop tough crests against widespread public discontent

Contrary to the ebullient public statements of Ambassador Nicholas Kay, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Somalia like “Somalia is Coming...

Islamist militants say ‘killed many’ in attack on security base in Somali capital

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack on a compound where Somali intelligence officials train. "We attacked the national security...

FGS forces kill Afgoye Security Chief after missing 3-month salaries

The Federal government forces of Mogadishu killed that government's security chief in the district of Afgoye, 30 kms west of Mogadishu, on a wrangle over...

Puntland warns of ‘civil war’ over territorial claims with central regions

Somalia’s Federal state of Puntland warned on Thursday of the risks of a civil war, after delegates sitting for the establishment of a new...

18 killed as Al Shabab raids on army base

At least 18 people were killed in an assault on Somalia army base in an agricultural rich town of Afgoye, 30 Km west of...

Ban appoints new envoy for Somalia

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has approved the appointment of Peter de Clercq of the Netherlands as his Deputy Special Representative for the UN Assistance...

WHAT’S IN A NAME? SOMALIA GOVERNMENT’S AL SHABAB MEMO JEOPARDIZES JOURNALISTS

More than 50 journalists have been killed in Somalia since the civil war started in 1990. It is the most dangerous place for journalists...

Shabaab claims to kill dozens of Ethiopian troops in southern Somalia

Al Shabaab, al Qaeda’s official branch in Somalia, claims to have ambushed and killed more than 60 Ethiopian troops in southern Somalia last week....

Four gunmen killed in Somalia conference attack: official

Somali security forces shot dead four suspected Shebab insurgents today, foiling an attack on a political conference in the central town of Adado, officials...

Somalia President obsessed on Foreign Trips

A regular feature of criticism against the Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has been how often he goes on foreign trips. Amin Amir, the...

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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...

Chief Guterres Says UN Budget Is In Deficit, Warns of Consequences

Letter sent to member states by António Guterres reveals $139m deficit in core budget António Guterres, the UN secretary general, has warned that the organisation...
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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...