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Car Bomb Wounds Security Officer in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 167 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 21:31:39
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — An explosives-loaded car went off at Maka al-Mukarama road in Mogadishu wounding at least one security officer late on Thursday, security officials said.

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VIDEO: Kenya's Opposition Demands Odinga Declared President

0 Visits: 57 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 20:18:46
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenyan opposition coalition on Thursday demanded the election commission declare that the opposition leader Raila Odinga as the President-elect of Kenya, claiming election victory of Tuesday's election.

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Kenya's Opposition Demands Odinga Declared President, Election Official Says "Ridiculous"

0 Visits: 112 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 19:28:18
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenyan opposition coalition on Thursday demanded the election commission declare that the opposition leader Raila Odinga as the President-elect of Kenya, claiming election victory of Tuesday's election.

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Two Kenyan-Somali MPs Retain Parliamentary Seats in Tuesday's Kenya Elections

0 Visits: 185 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 16:12:23
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Aden Barre Duale, the former majority leader of Kenya's Parliament and Yussuf Hassan of Nairobi's Kamukunji legislator have retained their seats despite tough contest in Tuesday's Kenyan General Election.

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Yemen: More Than 50 Somali, Ethiopian Migrants Feared Dead after Smugglers Forced Them out of Boat

0 Visits: 139 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 13:58:48
BOSASSO (Somali Update Online) — 51 Somali and Ethiopian migrants could have perished after smugglers forced them out of their boat pitching into the sea in the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.

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Somali Media in Shock and Mourning as Veteran Journalist Passes Away

0 Visits: 152 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 10:25:27
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Somali media fraternity are in shock and mourning following the death of a veteran and renowned radio journalist Ahmed Mohamed Ali passed away after illness, Somali Update reports.

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Somali President: Lawmakers Took Bold Step in Passing Communication Act

0 Visits: 124 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 09:59:11
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — President Mohammed Abdullahi Farmaajo has lauded members of parliament for unanimously passing the National Communications Act, a bill that seeks to streamline the country's telecommunication sector.

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Somalia: Parliament Unanimously Approves Communication Bill Giving Ministry Power to Regulate Telecom Sector

0 Visits: 168 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 20:03:01
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — National Assembly of Federal Parliament today unanimously approved the National Communications Bill which allows to regulate the country's telecommunication sector.

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KENYA: Two Shot Dead in Nairobi as Protests Erupt over Disputed Poll

0 Visits: 154 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 19:00:03
Nairobi - Two protesters were shot dead by police in the Kenyan capital Wednesday as unrest broke out after opposition claims of massive rigging in an election that President Uhuru Kenyatta looked certain to win.

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Somalia: Puntland Media Association Demands Release of Senior Journalist Detained Illegally

0 Visits: 179 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 18:28:18
GAROWE (Somali Update Online) — The Media Association of Puntland (MAP) condemns the arbitrary arrest of Journalist Omar Said Mohamed, who was detained by the Garowe police forces on the August 6, 2017 and remains in detention ever since without charges.

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