Friday, July 30, 2021

Caludia Nechita of Romania Defeats Somalia’s Ramla Ali

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Ramla Ali suffered a unanimous decision loss to Claudia Nechita of Romania after the 31-year-old became the first boxer ever to represent Somalia at...

Somalia Fails to Meet ‘Selection’ Date for Upper House Yet Again

Somalia has postponed elections that were due to start on Sunday after months of delays in the deeply unstable Horn of Africa country, officials...

Kenya Not to Back Down on Protection of Maritime Border with Somalia

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President Uhuru Kenyatta has told Somalia that Kenya has no plans to back down in its quest to secure its maritime border. Speaking in Boni...

World Bank Approves US$100 Mln to Improve Somalia Health Stewardship, Leadership

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The World Bank said Thursday it has approved a total of 100 million U.S. dollars to help improve healthcare services in Somalia. The project, the...

Al-Shabab Threatens to Disrupt Somalia ‘Selections’

Somali terrorist group al-Shabab has threatened to attack electoral delegates who will be choosing lawmakers in parliamentary elections beginning next week. The Islamist militant group...

Homeland Security Extends Immigration Program for Somalia

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday re-designated Somalia in the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, which allows some Somalis in the United...

Somalia: Outraged Calls to End FGM After 13-Year-Old Fartun Bleeds to Death

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Fartun Hassan Ahmed bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation, a practice that 98% of women in the east African country undergo A 13-year-old...

Plane Crash-lands in Somalia with Over 40 Passengers Onboard

A plane carrying more than 40 passengers crash-landed at a military base in Gedo region, southern Somalia, early Wednesday, no injuries were reported A plane...

Somalia: US Renews Airstrikes Against Al-Shabaab

The US military conducted an airstrike against Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab jihadists on Tuesday, the first since President Joe Biden took office, the Pentagon said. The...

Fatal Somali Airlines Crash 40 Years Ago Today

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Forty years ago, Somalia experienced one of the worst aviation disasters, claiming all 50 passengers and crew on board, among them nine family members. At...