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Somalia: NUSOJ Praises Puntland Journalists Syndicate Achievements

0 Visits: 121 | Saturday June 10, 2017 - 19:34:42
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Following the Media Association of Puntland's annual report that was Published on June 07, 2017, National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) congratulates the Puntland Media syndicate in promoting the media in Puntland and in Somalia as well as the achievements…

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Somalia: Mogadishu to Become 'No-Weapons' Zone in Three Months, Minister Says

0 Visits: 271 | Saturday June 10, 2017 - 12:25:41
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, is expected to become a "no-weapons" zone in the coming three months, the country's Minister for Internal Security Mohamed Abukar Islow said.

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UPDATE: 14 Killed in Baidoa After Somalia Government Forces Clashed over Food Aid

0 Visits: 256 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 20:53:02
BAIDOA (Somali Update Online) — Fourteen civilians were killed and more than 10 others wounded after two rival government soldiers fought over food aid distribution in Somalia's southern town of Baidoa on Friday, officials said.

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Kenya's Security Minister Vows to Defeat Al-Shabab in Somalia

0 Visits: 216 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 16:58:51
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenya's Interior Security Cabinet Minister Joseph Nkaissery has vowed his country's forces will defeat the Al-qaeda-affiliated militant Al-Shabab in Somalia following increased attacks in Kenya that killed more than 40 in the past four weeks.

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Somalia: 4 Killed After Government Forces Fought over Aid Distribution in Baidoa

0 Visits: 224 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 16:12:26
BAIDOA (Somali Update Online) — At least four civilians were killed and more than 10 others wounded two rival government soldiers fought over food aid distribution place in Somalia's southern town of Baidoa on Friday, officials said.

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UN Rights Chief Seeks International Inquiry into Congo Massacres

0 Visits: 107 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 14:47:59
GENEVA — The top United Nations human rights official called on Friday for an international investigation into massacres and other crimes committed in Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region where at least 42 mass graves have been found.

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Turkish PM Says Decision to Hold Iraqi Kurdish Independent 'Irresponsible'

0 Visits: 119 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 14:45:42
ANKARA — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday called a plan by Iraqi Kurds to hold a referendum on independence "irresponsible", adding that the region had enough problems at the moment.

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Somali President Farmajo Says Attack on Af-Urur Military Base Shows How Dangerous Al-Shabab War is

0 Visits: 202 | Friday June 09, 2017 - 05:10:00
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo said Al-Shabab raid on Puntland military base in Af-Urur, a town 100KM Southwest of Bosasso, has proved how the militant group's war in Somalia was dangerous.

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Somalia: Three Senior Military Officers among 50 Killed in Puntland Raid (VIDEO)

0 Visits: 453 | Thursday June 08, 2017 - 16:22:07
GAROWE (Somali Update Online) — Three senior military commanders of the Somalia's Northeastern State of Puntland are among more than 50 soldiers and civilians killed during unexpected Al-Shabab raid on a military camp in Af-Urur, a town about 100KM southwest of Bosasso, security sources told Somali…

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UN: Gabon President Announces Creation of 20 Marine Protected Areas

0 Visits: 165 | Thursday June 08, 2017 - 15:44:37
NEW YORK, U.S, (Somali Update Online) — The President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced on Monday, in a speech delivered at the United Nations headquarters, that his government has created a network of 20 marine protected areas in Gabon, consisting of nine marine parks and 11 aquatic reserves covering 26%…

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