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Somalia: National Communications Act Awaits President's Assent After Parliament Approval

0 Visits: 209 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 21:23:45
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The National Communication Act is now awaiting presidential assent following the approval of the Upper House of Somalia's parliament today and earlier passed by the National Assembly on August 9, 2017.

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UK Minister Visits Somalia to Follow up Ambitious Reform Agenda Agreed at the London Conference

0 Visits: 159 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 18:19:04
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — UK Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart OBE MP, made his first visit to Somalia over the weekend where he spent two days in Mogadishu and Hargeisa.

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Somalia: Military Operation Kicks off after Militants Attacked Base in Afgoye

0 Visits: 333 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 10:40:20
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali military force backed by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have started on Monday morning heavy operation in Afgoye town, in Lower Shabelle, about 30KM from Mogadishu after Al-Shabaab militants attacked military base overnight.

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Somalia, Egypt Discuss Security, Economic and Immigration Cooperation (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 141 | Monday August 21, 2017 - 09:06:49
CAIRO (Somali Update Online) — Somali and Egypt Presidents have discussed security and economic cooperation between the two countries amid President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo's official state visit to Cairo.

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New Warning As Yemen Warring Parties Face Internal Strife

0 Visits: 113 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 22:49:20
DUBAI - Internal strains afflicting both sides in Yemen's conflict have deepened, as the U.N. warned that the failure of the country's political elites to settle their differences has prolonged the suffering of millions already beset by famine and disease.

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Somalia: Interior Ministry Endorses Hirshabelle State Assembly Voting Against President Osoble

0 Visits: 237 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 20:39:24
JOWHAR (Somali Update Online) — Ministry of Interior and Federal Affairs has today endorsed last week's Hirshabelle State Assembly vote of no confidence against President Ali Abdullahi Osoble following allegations of incompetence, nepotism and poor performance.

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Somalia: Joint Forces Capture Barire, Civilians Killed in Roadside Blast

0 Visits: 160 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 12:39:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali forces backed by the African Union Mission troops and U.S Special Forces took control of Barire, about 60 Km northwest of Mogadishu following days of fierce gunfight, force spokesman said.

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Nigeria's Buhari Returns Home After Three-month Sick Leave in Britain

0 Visits: 90 | Sunday August 20, 2017 - 11:01:35
ABUJA - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Saturday from three months of medical leave in Britain where he received treatment for an unspecified ailment.

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Somali President to Visit Egypt Amid Saudi, UAE Pressure over Neutrality

0 Visits: 330 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 17:04:35
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo will on official State Visit to Egypt next week after an invitation from Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, officials at the Somali Embassy in Cairo confirmed.

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Somalia: Aid Workers Plead for Continued Humanitarian Support

0 Visits: 84 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 12:17:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Ridwaan Abdi remembers vividly his life in Somalia with his parents during the civil war.

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