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We’re ready to lose Somalia market, miraa traders say

We’re ready to lose Somalia market, miraa traders say

Monday February 18, 2019 Miraa farmers could lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. Ads By Google According to…

Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan

Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan

Saturday February 16, 2019 Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Afghan Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, Pakistani government sources said,…

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

Power shift creates new tensions and Tigrayan fears in Ethiopia

Disagreements over land and resources between the 80 different ethnic groups in Ethiopia have often led to violence and mass displacement, but a fast and unprecedented shift of power led…

Somali Community Struggles With SeaTac

Seattle WeeklyWednesday February 13, 2019By Aaron Kunkler Nadifa Yusef, a Somalian immigrant and SeaTac shop owner, showcases some of her garments. They are traditional Somali dresses called dirac. Aaron Kunkler/staff…

Somalia Tends To Calm Djibouti Over Ethiopia’s AMISOM Role

February 6, 2019 Somali government sent its Parliament Speaker Mohamed Mursal to Djibouti for secret talks with the Djiboutian president, sources revealed, in what many say might be related to…

Nine killed in Somali market car bombing

Nine killed in Somali market car bombing

 Share Tweet Email Share Monday February 4, 2019 At least nine people were killed and several wounded when a car loaded with explosives blew up near a mall in a busy market in…

Maltese director of Somali port shot dead

Maltese director of Somali port shot dead

February 4, 2019 A gunman Monday killed the manager of the port of Bossasso, in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland state, a local security official said, in an attack claimed by the…

Saudi Arabia Releases Ethiopia – Saudi Billionaire

Saudi Arabia Releases Ethiopia – Saudi Billionaire

InvestmentJanuary 27, 2019 Newbusinessethiopia Saudi Arabia has released Ethiopia – Saudi billionaire Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali AL-Amoudi who has been in jail for corruption charges along other Saudi billionaires. His release…

AMISOM force to be reduced by 1,000 this month

  Sunday February 3, 2019 The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is set to be reduced by 1,000 soldiers this month in line with the United Nation Security Council…

Villa Somalia mobilized Social Media campaign against President Museveni

Villa Somalia mobilized Social Media campaign against President Museveni

February 2, 2019 In response to recent statement of president Museveni about Somali state in which he named Somaliaas an example of a country with no state authority. President Farmaajo social media…

Ethiopia’s rebel group abandons arm struggle

Ethiopia’s rebel group abandons arm struggle

Sunday February 3, 2019 The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) in Ethiopia will be fully abandoning arm struggle in the coming few days, says a top Somali region official. The…

After Nigeria, VW signs assembly plant deal with Ethiopia

After Nigeria, VW signs assembly plant deal with Ethiopia

The PunchSunday February 3, 2019Rasheed Bisiriyu Volkswagen has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Ethiopia for the development of an automotive industry including the establishment of an…

Communities speak with one voice to protect girls in the lead up to the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Communities speak with one voice to protect girls in the lead up to the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Communities speak with one voice to protect girls in the lead up to the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM * FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation and it…

AFC Asian Cup 2019: 5 records broken by Champions Qatar

AFC Asian Cup 2019: 5 records broken by Champions Qatar

Friday February 1, 2019 Qatar topped-off their 2019 AFC Asian Cup in style, by beating four-time Champions Japan, 3-1. Almoez Ali, Abdelaziz Hatim, and Akram Afif found their names on…

Financial gains said to be force behind new destructive plot between FG of Somalia and AU individuals

January 29, 2019 MOL reports after three months of investigations, interviewed a various member of AU, EU and International community. Somalia is at risk of facing new challenges from reckless…

UAE ban fails to dampen celebrations for triumphant Qatari fans

UAE ban fails to dampen celebrations for triumphant Qatari fans

Wednesday January 30, 2019Eric Knecht Qataris soccer fans celebrate after their team defeated United Arab Emirates in the AFC Asian Cup, in Doha, Qatar January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon DOHA…

Former Kenyan FM renews call for Kenyan troops to leave Somalia

Former Kenyan FM renews call for Kenyan troops to leave Somalia

Wednesday January 23, 2019 Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula has reiterated his call for Kenyan Defence Forces troops to be recalled from Somalia.  Ads By Google Addressing the press in…

Brexit: Theresa May’s deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

16Shares Share Tweet Email Tuesday January 15, 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May addresses Parliament after the vote on May’s Brexit deal, in London. /REUTERS Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected…

Young Saudi woman arrives in Toronto following global Twitter campaign to grant her asylum

Young Saudi woman arrives in Toronto following global Twitter campaign to grant her asylum

By KENYON WALLACEInvestigative ReporterSaturday January 12, 2019 Wearing a “Canada” hoodie and smiling, Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun emerged from the arrivals gate at Pearson Airport Saturday after her long…

Eritrea, Somalia have world’s least powerful passports

Eritrea, Somalia have world’s least powerful passports

Saturday January 12, 2019Daniel Mumbere Eritrea and Somalia are among the least powerful passports globally, according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index. Eritrea which has visa-free access to 38 destinations…

Belgium Bans Religious Slaughtering Practices, Drawing Praise and Protest

  By Milan SchreuerSunday January 6, 2019 A slaughterhouse in Brussels in 2017. Belgium will no longer grant religious exemptions to European Union laws that require animals to be rendered…

Somali parliament approves $340m budget for 2019

52Shares Share Tweet Email Monday December 31, 2018 MOGADISHU -Somali Parliament on Sunday endorsed a 340-million-U.S.-dollar budget for 2019 to fund Somali government operations. 175 lawmakers present in the House passed the budget…

2019 forecast: Somalia – small improvements, big challenges

Sunday December 30, 2018 Somalia has a significant year ahead, with subnational elections looming and security and economic woes likely to continue. Ads By Google President of the Puntland region…

Somali Officials Misrepresent IMF Statements and Reports

Somali Officials Misrepresent IMF Statements and Reports

by Mohamud M UlusoFriday, December 28, 2018 Somali Ministry of Finance  and IMF.  Somalia suffers from the disgraceful culture of leaders and politicians invoking deceptively legitimate documents like the Provisional…

Alberta high school student discovers new diamond extraction method

Alberta high school student discovers new diamond extraction method

CTVNews.ca Staff, with a report from CTV Edmonton’s David Ewasuk Friday December 28, 2018 Hamdi Ali is a 17-year-old high school who has discovered a new way to extract diamonds. (CTV…

Ethiopia creates reconciliation council to tackle ethnic violence

Ethiopia creates reconciliation council to tackle ethnic violence

Wednesday December 26, 2018 Ethiopia’s parliament on Tuesday approved the creation of a reconciliation commission as the government seeks to end intercommunal ethnic violence, state-affiliated Fana radio said. Prime Minister…

African Union okays plan to liberate all areas under Al Shabaab

Sunday December 23, 2018 The African Union Peace and Security Council has now approved a new plan of operations in Somalia that will enable peacekeepers to start liberating regions that…

Qatar’s emir offers support for Sudan – Sudan presidency

Sunday December 23, 2018 KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday to express his support for Sudan after days…

U S is committed to providing more than $900 million in Somalia

  US Mission to Somalia Tuesday December 18, 2018 The United States re-established permanent diplomatic presence in Mogadishu, Somalia on December 2, 2018.  USAID also re-established presence.  To create a better tomorrow…

KQ launches direct flights to Mogadishu, Somalia

KQ launches direct flights to Mogadishu, Somalia

Tuesday December 18, 2018 By KENNEDY KANGETHE NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 18 – National carrier, Kenya Airways has launched daily operations from Nairobi to Mogadishu, Somalia. This comes after previous postponement…

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