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Somalia’s government ban al-Shabab name from media

Somalia’s government ban al-Shabab name from media

General May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Somalia’s government ban al-Shabab name from media

The Somali government has told media houses to stop referring to militant group al-Shabab by their name.They instead want the group to be called Ugus, an acronym for the Somali words meaning “the Group

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Election 2015: Bristol taskforce aims to ‘make Somali votes matter’

Election 2015: Bristol taskforce aims to ‘make Somali votes matter’

General May 2, 2015 Comments Off on Election 2015: Bristol taskforce aims to ‘make Somali votes matter’

A polling day taskforce has been set up by a group of activists keen to “make British Somali votes matter” in Bristol.Mohamed Mohamoud has been promoting political engagement in Bristol’s Somali community since co-founding

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NUSOJ Condemns the Murder of Radio Journalist and His Wife in Southern Somalia

NUSOJ Condemns the Murder of Radio Journalist and His Wife in Southern Somalia

Faarax May 1, 2015 Comments Off on NUSOJ Condemns the Murder of Radio Journalist and His Wife in Southern Somalia

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the brutal murder against a Somali journalist and his wife in the town of Baidoa, 270km Southwest of Mogadishu on early of Thursday morning on 30

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Somalia registers record export of livestock in 2014 due to trade boost with Gulf States

Somalia registers record export of livestock in 2014 due to trade boost with Gulf States

General April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Somalia registers record export of livestock in 2014 due to trade boost with Gulf States

29 April 2015 – Somalia in 2014 exported a record five million livestock to markets in the Gulf of Arabia thanks to heavy investments in animal disease prevention backed by the European Union and

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President Mohamud welcomes the formation of the Jubba Parliament

President Mohamud welcomes the formation of the Jubba Parliament

Faarax April 28, 2015 Comments Off on President Mohamud welcomes the formation of the Jubba Parliament

Mogadishu, 27 April 2015: HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, has welcomed the formation of the Jubba Interim Administration parliament, recently announced in Kismayo. “I welcome this progressive move

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Untold story: Somalis in South Africa under xenophobic intimidation

Untold story: Somalis in South Africa under xenophobic intimidation

General April 27, 2015 Comments Off on Untold story: Somalis in South Africa under xenophobic intimidation

I am not so sure whether Somali government is earmarking to evacuate its citizens from South Africa where immigrants including Somalis being punished and burned in the streets of Johannesburg and elsewhere in SA.

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Former Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu

Former Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu

General April 25, 2015 Comments Off on Former Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu

A former Somali lawmaker was shot dead in capital Mogadishu on Saturday.Haggag Ali Adam was killed as he walked in a major market in capital Mogadishu, eyewitnesses said. The attackers fled the scene unscathed.Saturday’s

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Somalia police: 9 killed by car bomb in capital

Somalia police: 9 killed by car bomb in capital

General April 21, 2015 Comments Off on Somalia police: 9 killed by car bomb in capital

A car bomb killed at least nine people and wounded many others at a restaurant in Somalia’s capital on Tuesday, police said. In addition to the deaths, at least eight people were wounded in

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Somalia, Kenya and UNHCR to hold talks on refugee relocation

Somalia, Kenya and UNHCR to hold talks on refugee relocation

General April 20, 2015 Comments Off on Somalia, Kenya and UNHCR to hold talks on refugee relocation

Kenya will on Tuesday host tripartite talks with the United Nations Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Somali Government over a pact signed more than a year ago on repatriation of refugees.The talks will

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UPDATE: UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attack on UN in Garowe

UPDATE: UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attack on UN in Garowe

Faarax April 20, 2015 Comments Off on UPDATE: UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attack on UN in Garowe

Mogadishu, 20 April 2015 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, expressed outrage at today’s terrorist attack that resulted in the death of four UNICEF staff and two

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