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Somali PM answers questions over Mogadishu Seaport contract.

Somali PM answers questions over Mogadishu Seaport contract 29 Sept- Source: Radio Mogadishu 211 words Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed answered questions to Somali parliament’s permanent committee in Mogadishu over the recent government decision to hand over Mogadishu Seaport to Al-Bayrak, a Turkish company which recently landed a long-term contract to manage the seaport. […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

AMISOM forces thwart al Shabaab plot to cut off main road in Galgadud region

AMISOM forces thwart al Shabaab plot to cut off main road in Galgadud region 29 Sept- Source: AMISOM- 262 words Acting Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DRCC) Hon. Lydia Wanyoto praised the swift covert operation conducted by AMISOM peacekeepers based in the Galgadud region of central Somalia who attacked al […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Perceptions of Security and Justice in Mogadishu.

Perceptions of Security and Justice in Mogadishu Residents of Mogadishu feel a lot safer and more optimistic compared to last year. That’s according to an OCVP survey of 1,664 people across Mogadishu’s 17 districts conducted between February and March this year. The absence of clan warfare and running battles between armed groups and the Somali Government was […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

AMISOM forces thwart Al-Shabaab plot to cut off main road in Galgadud region.

AMISOM forces thwart Al-Shabaab plot to cut off main road in Galgadud region Mogadishu, 29th September 2014 –Acting Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (DRCC) Hon. Lydia Wanyoto praised the swift covert operation conducted by AMISOM peacekeepers based in the Galgadud region of central Somalia who attacked Al-Shabaab terrorists plotting to […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Weekly Press Briefing on the Progress of the Government 27 September 2014.

Mogadishu, 27 September 2014 – The Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) over the last week. The Minister discussed various issues: the opening of the 5th session of the Parliament; Media Sector Development in Somalia; the progress on the […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somalia will be united by 2016, President tells UN General Assembly.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 Somalia is at a critical juncture in its efforts to achieve security and stability, the country’s President told the United Nations General Assembly calling for continued support to strengthen Somalia as a security and ideological “firewall.” Addressing the 69th high-level debate of the UN General Assembly, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud […]

September 27th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somalia adopts the Convention on the Rights of Child‏.

From His Excellency the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed: “Somalia adopts the Convention on the Rights of Child” Mogadishu, 25 September 2014 – Today, the Honourable Farah Sheikh Abdulkadir, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs for the Federal Government of Somalia adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) […]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

President stresses political progress is central to building a united Somalia in address to High Level Meeting at the United Nations General Assembly.

President stresses political progress is central to building a united Somalia in address to High Level Meeting at the United Nations General Assembly 24 September, New York, United Nations General Assembly: Today, HE President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud addressed a High Level Meeting on Somalia: “Implementing Vision 2016: Inclusive Politics in Action”, on the margins of […]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Prime Minister opens international meeting on Support to Somali National Army

Prime Minister opens international meeting on Support to Somali National Army 18th September 2014 London, UK His Excellency the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, today opened an international meeting focussed on Support to the Somali National Army (SNA), at Lancaster House. A senior Somali delegation led by the Prime Minister and including the […]

September 21st, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Federal Government of Somalia is concerned by Human Rights Watch allegations.

Mogadishu, 09 September, 2014 — The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed notes with concern the grave allegations of sexual exploitation made by Human Rights Watch in their report on the conduct of AMISOM peacekeepers. The government condemns all forms of abuse against the Somali people and remains committed […]

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

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