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Somalia Media law: NUSOJ condemns chilling effect on media freedom

0 Visits: 4781 | Wednesday June 28, 2017 - 02:41:39
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today expressed grave concerns over hastily prepared revised media law as it is creating a chilling effect and undermining media freedom and journalists' rights.

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Breaking News: 17 reported dead in Somalia restaurant attack another hostages held

0 Visits: 1674 | Thursday June 15, 2017 - 05:03:44
Gunmen posing as military forces held an unknown number of hostages inside a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital in an attack that left 14 people dead and began when a car bomb exploded, police and a witness said Wednesday night.

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US doesn't need Ethiopia in its war on terror in the Horn of Africa

0 Visits: 2439 | Monday May 08, 2017 - 22:19:30
Earlier this month, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the Middle East and Africa to "reaffirm key U.S. military alliances" and engage with strategic partners." Mattis only visited the tiny nation of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa where the U.S. maintains its largest military base.…

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NUSOJ condemns fresh ploy by the Ministry of Information to "undercut independent media"

0 Visits: 4170 | Sunday May 07, 2017 - 05:55:17
6 May 2017: The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns the fresh efforts by the Ministry of Information of Somalia to control and undercut independent media through ministry-owned strategy.

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Dutch arrest suspected Shabaab extremist

0 Visits: 1925 | Wednesday May 03, 2017 - 00:56:49
Dutch police have arrested a suspected member of the Shabaab extremist group following a tip-off from anti-terror authorities, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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Somalia celebrates Workers' Day

0 Visits: 7372 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 16:08:59
Workers in Somalia today join the rest of the world in celebrating Workers' Day amid growing concern over their welfare as the economy continues on its downward spiral and workers are getting poverty salaries.

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Somali MP Duhulow "A self proclaimed faulty political tour guide"

0 Visits: 7620 | Wednesday April 26, 2017 - 10:07:58
MP Duhulow undermining the Somali PM credibility ?

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Somali People's dream was lost in thin air

0 Visits: 2827 | Tuesday April 25, 2017 - 12:33:48
Somali president is overrated by con artists '

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President of twitter and facebook not of Somalia.

0 Visits: 2595 | Monday April 24, 2017 - 02:32:28
Waagacusub.net - Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo who was elected by Somali parliament after vote buying is becoming "master of showoff" who ignores the reality on the ground.

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AFEX Denounces Two-Year Jail Sentence of Independent Journalist in Somaliland

0 Visits: 3217 | Wednesday April 12, 2017 - 04:30:50
April 11, 2017: The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) joins its member, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) to strongly condemn the sentencing of independent journalist, Abdimalik Muse Oldon to two years in prison by the Marodi Jeeh Regional Court in Somaliland's capital…

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Somali president's honeymoon is over after failed promises, and lies, observers

0 Visits: 3430 | Tuesday April 11, 2017 - 03:28:24
Waagacusub.net - The Somali president made huge promises based on emotional patriotism that could not be fulfilled by clannish element like him.

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Somalia:"flagrant violation of free expression" after sentencing of an independent journalist in Somaliland

0 Visits: 2913 | Saturday April 08, 2017 - 11:29:34
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) has strongly condemned a court verdict against independent journalist Abdimalik Muse Oldon in Somaliland's capital Hargeisa who was today sentenced to two (2) years of prison.

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TOP SECRET:ON THE WAY FORWARD ON A SOMALI NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

0 Visits: 5214 | Monday April 03, 2017 - 00:00:47
March 8, 2017 The political and security advisors of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member State (FMS) leadership met for a 3-day workshop (March 6-8, 2017) to discuss the open political questions relating to the national security architecture.

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Video Somaliland authorities detain an independent journalist .

0 Visits: 2549 | Sunday April 02, 2017 - 19:47:05
Nusoj.org - Journalist Abdilmalik Musse Oldon was today arrested upon arrival at Hargeisa Airport by Somaliland authorities, and he is being detained Crimes Investigations Department.

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UK excludes Somaliland from donor meeting over postponed elections

0 Visits: 3135 | Friday March 24, 2017 - 10:27:37
A top British official said on Tuesday that Somaliland would not be invited to a donor conference on Somalia in May because it had repeatedly postponed Presidential elections.

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Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

0 Visits: 2184 | Friday March 24, 2017 - 06:46:34
NAIROBI β€” The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the two countries. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta also pledged to help Somalia in the fight against al-Shabab militants and support and train government workers. His remarks…

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Saudi Arabia Airstrike Kills Dozens of Somali Migrants Off Yemen's Coast

0 Visits: 3604 | Saturday March 18, 2017 - 07:55:08
SANA, Yemen β€” More than 30 Somali migrants, including children, were killed in the Red Sea on Friday when a military helicopter opened fire on their boat, according to Yemeni and United Nations officials.

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Turkish Airlines steps in to help famine-hit Somalia

0 Visits: 8574 | Friday March 17, 2017 - 07:02:34
Turkish Airlines have responded to a call to help send aid to famine-struck Somalia.

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As Parliament argues over the National Insurance U-turn, Boris Johnson rides an armoured vehicle in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 3289 | Thursday March 16, 2017 - 05:21:48
As Philip Hammond and Theresa May were torn into by the Labour party over the National Insurance U-turn - though not, in some people's opinion, by Jeremy Corbyn - Boris Johnson rode an armoured vehicle in Mogadishu.

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Far-Right Dutch MP Geert Wilders FAILS to make inroads in general ...

0 Visits: 1936 | Thursday March 16, 2017 - 05:13:09
Far-Right Dutch MP Geert Wilders FAILS to make inroads in general election and accuses victorious PM of treating his populist supporters like 'semi-Nazis' as Merkel and co celebrate

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Somalia:Terrorists receive 52 million dollars in Mogadishu annually.

Waagacusub.net - It has been known that Al-Shabab receives 52 Million dollars annually from Mogadishu. It gets from commercial companies, and public as taxes (zakawat)

Chinese oil companies behind unlawful "extradition" of a Somali to Ethiopia

Waagacusub.net - A Chinese oil company was involved in the smuggling of a former Somali rebel officer, Colonel Abdikariim Sheikh Muse, to Ethiopia because his organization of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) was against oil and mineral exploration in Ogaden of the southeastern Ethiopia by China.

Journalist Alasow "Somalische Minister houdt Amsterdamse rechter vals bewijs Voor"

Volgens de rechter zou de minister hebben aangetoond dat afpersingspraktijken van Somalische journalisten een bekend probleem zijn en stelde de bewindsman daarmee een ernstige misstand aan de kaak. Dat is een kwestie van algemeen belang en de minister moet daarover in de openbaarheid kunnen treden, overwoog de rechter.

Somalia:List Document retrieved from house of AlShabaab leader

Waagacusub.net– An American unmanned drone launched a missile attack on one of Alshabab's most cold-blooded leaders on Sunday, 30 July 2017 in southern Somalia. The drove attack killed a man, who is dubbed the cruelest terror mastermind in the Mogadishu's history.

Somali President true scandal "violation of law"

Waagacusub.net - The presidency of Somalia's Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo is only eight months old but already his administration faces its first crisis - and it is one of their own making.

Press Release by Ministries of Information of Regional States of Federal Republic of Somalia

Today, 21/04/2018, Ministers of Information of five (5) Regional States of Federal Republic of Somalia, namely Puntland, Jubbaland, SouthWest, Galmudug and Hirshabelle were invited to Multi-Stakeholders Safety of Journalists Forum in Mogadishu whereas Regional States of Somalia and Independent Journalist Organisations were given no meaningful task or function. Full Article

 

Ugandan President warns against oral sex because 'the mouth is for eating'

Waagacusub.net - Strangely, there are few topics more controversial than sex. Full Article

 

Yemen: Detained African Migrants Tortured, Raped

Waagacusub.net - Human Rights Watch interviewed eight migrants, including seven ethnic Oromo from Ethiopia who had recently been held at the center, as well as Yemeni government officials and members of migrant communities. Full Article

 

Somali lawmakers seek to impeach president amid political crisis

Some Somali lawmakers said on Wednesday they plan to impeach the president in a mounting political crisis that could put the fledgling government on a violent collision course with one of the country's most powerful clans. The political turmoil endangers fragile gains against the Islamist al Shabaab insurgency and could derail the government of President Mohamed Abdullahi. Universally known by his nickname "Farmajo", the dual U.S.-Somali citizen took power earlier this year in a U.N.-backed process. Full Article

 

Xildhibaan Cabdiweli Qanyare oo ka digay Fadwooyinka Beenta ee wadaadada Qaar?

Xildhibaan Cabdi weli Maxamed Qanyare ayaa wax laga xumaado ku tilmaamay Wadaadada ku fadwoonaya Xildhibaanada iyo Siyaasinta mucaaradka, isagoo oo tilmaamay in hadaan Siyaasada laga heshiin oo madaxda aqligooda soo noqon aay imaan karto Hurumar la,aan Amni xumo,laalush iyo is qabqabsi joogta taaso lagu maareyn karin siduu hadalka u dhigay wadaadada la soo kireestay ee beenta fadwooda. Full Article

 

Xildhibaan Cabdiweli Qanyare oo ka digay Fadwooyinka Beenta ee wadaadada Qaar?

Xildhibaan Cabdi weli Maxamed Qanyare ayaa wax laga xumaado ku tilmaamay Wadaadada ku fadwoonaya Xildhibaanada iyo Siyaasinta mucaaradka, isagoo oo tilmaamay in hadaan Siyaasada laga heshiin oo madaxda aqligooda soo noqon aay imaan karto Hurumar la,aan Amni xumo,laalush iyo is qabqabsi joogta taaso lagu maareyn karin siduu hadalka u dhigay wadaadada la soo kireestay ee beenta fadwooda. Full Article

 

Ethiopian professor writes about Ethiopia's policy of destabilizing Somalia

Ethiopian foreign policy and the Ogaden War: the shift from "containment" to "destabilization," 1977–1991 Full Article

 

Ethiopian military and political backing for sale by a corrupt officer called Gabre Part 1

The most Ethiopian corrupt military officer who is called Haile Gabre known by Somalis as General Gabre becoming extremely wealthy from the huge sums of money that he is getting from opportunistic Somali politicians who want to buy the sympathy of Addis Ababa, one of his juniors told Waagacusub anonymously. Full Article

 

As ISIS Struggles for Influence in Somalia, al-Shabab Remains the Main Threat

The so-called Islamic State received some modest good news recently from Somalia, in what has otherwise been a dismal stretch of losses for the jihadi group. In October Full Article

 

Amid dwindling donor support, one million displaced Somali refugees grow hopeless, UN agency warns

UNHCR Special Envoy Mohamed Abdi Affey (second, right) listens to a Somali refugee in Dadaab, Kenya, who has opted to return home under a voluntary repatriation programme. Photo: UNHCR/Modesta Ndubi Full Article