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International Community Welcomes Latest Decisions by Somalia's National Security Council

0 Visits: 200 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 09:00:09
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and United States welcomed the decisions taken at the meeting of Somalia's National Security Council (NSC) from 6-10…

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Somalia: How President Farmajo Justified "Illegal" Extradition of Qalbi Dhagax to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 667 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 11:24:29
MOGADISHU — President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has for the first time in months spoken out about the extradition of the senior Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) official, Abdikarin Sheikh Muse Qalbi-dhagax, who was extradited to Ethiopia.

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Somalia's Ministry Organizing Conference for Djiboutian, Somali Telecom Operators

0 Visits: 296 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 09:04:14
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Somalia's minister for post, telecom and technology Abdi Anshur Hassan after meeting with his counterpart in Djibouti said his Ministry is organizing in Mogadishu a conference for the telecom operators of Somalia, Djibouti Telecom/Government in late March to discuss…

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Somali President's National Security Adviser Secretly Meets UAE Ambassador

0 Visits: 329 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:49:39
MOGADISHU — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi has met with Abdi Said Ali, the new Somali National Security Adviser, according to UAE news agency.

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Somalia: UAE Ambassador Meets New Mayor of Mogadishu

0 Visits: 292 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 08:44:22
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Somalia, Thursday met with Abdirahman Omar Osman, the new Mayor of Mogadishu.

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YEMEN: Survivors of Capsized Refugee Boat Say Traffickers Fired at Passengers

0 Visits: 283 | Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 22:03:27
People traffickers fired automatic weapons at refugees to force them to jump into heavy seas off the coast of Yemen, according to survivors of the incident that killed dozens last week.

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AU Seeks Urgent Help for AMISOM's Planned Somalia Withdrawal

0 Visits: 325 | Monday January 29, 2018 - 09:06:34
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The African Union mission in Somalia's planned withdrawal of 21 000 troops from the extremist-threatened Horn of Africa nation by 2020 cannot be met without urgent help from the international community, the mission's chief said on Saturday.

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Somalia Voices Support to Turkey's Afrin Operation to Clear Terrorist Groups

0 Visits: 351 | Saturday January 27, 2018 - 09:23:39
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Somalia on Friday expressed its support for Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin.

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IOM: 30 Somali and Ethiopian Drowned After Overcrowded Boat Capsizes off Yemen Coast

0 Visits: 169 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 21:15:59
At least 30 refugees and migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Aden, Yemen, the United Nations reported on Friday, saying the overcrowded vessel was believed to have been operated by unscrupulous smugglers who were trying to extort money from the passengers.

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Somalia Govt, Federal States Ink New Justice and Corrections Framework

0 Visits: 209 | Friday January 26, 2018 - 14:19:41
MOGADISHU — Somalia government and federal member states on Thursday signed a new agreement seeking to streamline the justice and corrections system, critical institutions shattered by over two decades of civil war.

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