Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Somali News

Somali PM: Opening Plenary: Managing Risks For Peace And Stability [VIDEO]

This high-level event 2018 Fragility Forum with a strategic discussion on “Managing Risks for Peace and Stability.” Comprised of senior officials from governments and multilateral institutions, the panel will offer unique perspectives on how the international community can partner...

Kenyan Kwale County bans sale and consumption of Miraa

The Kwale County Assembly on Wednesday passed a motion seeking to ban the sale of Miraa and Muguka in the county. The motion, tabled by Kasemen MCA Antony Yama, received a unanimous vote from the House. The county health ministry will now come up...

Kenya to assist Somalia develop legal and justice systems

The Government of Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment in assisting the Federal Government of Somalia re-establish its governance systems by redeveloping the country’s legal and justice systems. The two governments that have had a longstanding cordial relationship based on the...

Turkey to rebuild Somali Parliament House in Mogadishu

The speaker of Somali Federal Parliament Mohamed Sheikh Osman (Jawari) has announced that Turkey will rebuild Somalia's Parliament house in Mogadishu. In a live interview with state-owned TV, the Speaker uncover plans to rebuild Somalia's Parliament building, he added that reconstruction will...

Aid agencies urge debt relief for Somalia

More than 30 aid agencies working in Somalia on Monday called on multilateral lenders to cancel the Horn of Africa nation's debt so that Mogadishu can access funds to create conducive environment for investment. The agencies, including World Vision, Action...

UK International Development Secretary calls on the global community to ‘end the cycle of crisis’ in Somalia

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt will tell an audience of global donors today that while swift action last year saved thousands of lives and held-off famine in Somalia, “the job is not yet done”. At an event co-hosted by the...

Charity calls for increased humanitarian aid to avert famine in Somalia

An International charity organization on Monday called on donors to increase humanitarian aid to help avert famine in Somalia where the lives of some 2.7 million people are at risk. In a statement issued on the eve of London for...

DP World to begin work on Somaliland free zone

The final agreement to develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the growth of the Port of Berbera has been signed between DP World and the Dubai government. The global trade enabler expects to break ground on...

Somaliland defends stake sale of DP World Berbera port to Ethiopia

A Breakaway region of Somaliland has hit back against the Somalian prime minister’s statement on Friday that a tripartite port deal involving UAE ports operator DP World to grant Ethiopia a stake in the Port of Berbera was “null and...

76 Somali prisoners freed from Indian jails return home

A total of 76 Somali nationals, who had been in Indian jails over piracy-related offenses, returned to their homeland on Sunday. The returnees were welcomed at the Mogadishu International Airport by Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled Khadar and other...
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Becoming Chinese’: Meet the first Somali in the world to “become Chinese”

NO MORE NORMAL I was born in Mogadishu in 1968 and my father is an optologist, who trained...
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Kenya: Names of seven police officers killed by Al Shabab in Mandera bus attack revealed

Seven police officers returning from leave were among the eleven people killed on Friday evening by a contingent of Al Shabab militants...

Somalia’s Oil and Gas: A recipe for corruption that could trigger renewed conflict in Somalia

Since March this year, the Minister for Petroleum and Minerals of the federal government of Somalia has been shuttling from city to...

Turkey First lady meets parliamentarians, Somali diaspora in London

First lady Emine Erdoğan met with representatives of the Global Somali Diaspora Organization and members of the U.K. Parliament Wednesday following a...

Djibouti to host Ethiopia’s Navy

Ethiopia’s new Navy will be based in Djibouti and the naval command head office will be in Bahir Dar. When Abiy Ahmed became Prime...