Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Somalia: At least 10 soldiers killed in al-Shabab ambush

At least 10 Somali soldiers have been killed in an ambush carried out by the armed extremist group al-Shabab in the country’s south on...
Hormuud

Somalia: 1500 Hormuud staff in fear for their lives after 10 die in targeted...

Two employees of Somalia’s leading telecommunication company Hormuud were on Wednesday shot dead in Mogadishu’s Bakara Market area in the latest killings targeting staffs. 10...

Kenya Aviation Agency probes why unlicensed planes fly Miraa to Somalia

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) is investigating three local airlines for operating miraa (khat) cargo business on the Nairobi-Somalia route. This comes barely a...

Puntland’s Garacad benefits from UAE-spurred port development in Somaliland

Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Friday unveiled a $40 million project for a rickety port’s reconstruction plan aimed at benefiting communities in the country’s northeastern...

US says VOA Somali reporter misquoted Amb Yamamoto on Mogadishu Mission ‘relocation’

The US Embassy made clarifications after sections of the media reported that the U.S Mission to Somalia located at the U.S embassy in Nairobi, Kenya would be...
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BBC reporter openly attacks Somalia MP, Ambassador for objective views on Somaliland-Somalia stalled talks

Abdinor Sheikh Mohamed Ishaq (Isaac), a veteran BBC-Somali reporter was not able to conceal his partiality over the issue of Somalia-Somaliland talks, openly crowding Ambassador Bashe...

$42M Missing from Somalia’s Ministry of Finance Accounts

Why do African governments keep saying funds disappeared from their bank accounts and vaults? What do our leaders take us for? In September this...

Somali Bomb Blast Shatters Expectant Mother’s Life

Sadia Saleban was her family’s breadwinner. The 28-year-old Somali woman sold stuffed sambusa pastries to market-goers on the white sand-covered streets of Bakaraha, one...

UN police officer recognized for protecting vulnerable Somali women from abuse

United Nations Police Officer Phyllis Osei has been awarded the 2018 UN Female Police Officer Award, in recognition for her outstanding work with the...

Somalia offers 206 oil blocks in first round of open acreage auction

The government of Somalia attended this year’s Africa Oil Week in Cape Town to announce a first round of bidding on offshore acreages in...

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Salah top, ahead of Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and West Ham's Robert Snodgrass Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has soared to the Power Rankings' summit and ousted Raheem...

Is role of traditional leaders in reconciliations, nation-building diminishing in Somaliland?

Somaliland tried to combine democracy and traditional governance and this formed the basis of the traditional elders’ confusion to adjust their role in order...

UAE amnesty-seeker sells bags to clear Dh60,000 rent

She hardly earns Dh1,000 by selling bags and other novelty items. Unlike many amnesty-seekers in the UAE who are struggling to make ends meet, this...