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Somalia’s Radio Shabelle owner’s UK passport seized.

A court in Somalia has ordered the seizure of a radio station owner’s UK passport after he was accused of threatening national security. Somalia-based Radio Shabelle owner Abdi Malik, who was arrested in August, appeared in court handcuffed. The judge freed him on bail on condition he surrendered his passport to the government. He denies […]

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

Government forces in Hudur arrests dozens in dawn operations

Government forces in Hudur arrests dozens in dawn operations 21 Oct – Source: Radio Goobjoog  – 124 Words The federal government forces have launched dawn security operations in Hudur district, the headquarters of Bakol district on Tuesday. The house to house search conducted by government forces has affected all the villages of Hudur district Dozens […]

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

Minister of Information: “Confidence building with communities is key to the progress of brining peace and stability in Somalia.”

Mogadishu, 21 October 2014 – H.E. Mustafa Duhulow, Minister of Information today hosted an important meeting between AMISOM and Somali Police forces and Civil Society groups in Mogadishu. The aim of the meeting was to better coordinate between AMISOM and the Federal Government institutions as well as on how best to engage with public in […]

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

Weekly Press Conference on the Progress of the Government.

Mogadishu, 18 October 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: HE the President’s visit to Barawa; the progress made in education in Somalia; the situation in El-Bur; the […]

October 18th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Statement from the Office of the President on the Occasion of the Signing of the Agreement with Puntland.

Statement from the Office of the President on the Occasion of the Signing of the Agreement with Puntland Mogadishu, Wednesday 15 October: Yesterday, the Federal Government of Somalia and the State of Puntland signed an agreement to resume relations and work together to build a federal state. I welcome this agreement and congratulate everyone for […]

October 16th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Joint statement by envoys of the UN, the EU, IGAD and the current Chair of the IGAD Council of Ministers, Ethiopia .

Today at 1:01 PM Joint statement by envoys of the UN, the EU, IGAD and the current Chair of the IGAD Council of Ministers, Ethiopia   International partners welcome agreement between the Federal Government and Puntland Garowe, 14 October 2014 – The United Nations, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ethiopia in its capacity as […]

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns car bomb attack in Mogadishu.

Mogadishu, 13 October 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned last night’s car bomb attack in Mogadishu that resulted in the death and injury of many people. The President of Somalia has confirmed at least thirteen people were killed. “I condemn last night’s appalling terrorist attack against […]

October 13th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed condemns the attack at Aroma Café on Sunday evening.

Mogadishu, 13 October 2014 — Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed presently on an important visit to Puntland sends his deepest condolences to the family, friends of all those who were killed last night following the car explosion in front of the Aroma Café in Mogadishu. The Prime Minister said: “On behalf of the Somali Federal […]

October 13th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

FIFA invites Puntland to Zurich Conference.

09 Oct – Source: Dalsan Radio – 110 Words UNHCR officials in Greece called for the European Union countries to support Greece as many refugees are in that country. Joorjoos Tasabobulos is UNHCR official in Greece. He said the number of fleeing refugees coming to the Greek islands of Agenee K/bari, Agen and Dodeshense is […]

October 10th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Ambassador Kamara wants Sierra Leonean peacekeepers to be rotated in Somalia

10 Oct – Source: Sierra Express Media – 287 Words Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia His Excellency Mr. Osman Keh Kamara, on Wednesday 8th October 2014 met with the African Union Commission for Peace and Security and expressed the urgent need for the rotation of the Sierra […]

October 10th, 2014 | Posted in English News | Read More »

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