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Nigeria:Accidental discharge in Aso Rock villa leaves staff wounded

0 Visits: 835 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:58:43
Details of the proposed spending are contained in the 2017 budget, which was submitted to a joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on December 14, 2016.

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Nigeria: Boko Haram bomb-maker from Sambisa arrested in Ibadan

0 Visits: 1823 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:53:31
The source said: "The man was arrested on Sunday night by security agents from the Iyaganku Division of the Oyo State Police Command.

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Niger Delta leaders condemn FG's 'harassment' of Jonathan's family

0 Visits: 1082 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 11:39:13
- Niger Delta leaders have condemned President Buhari for what they described as an attempt by his govt to humiliate the family of former president Goodluck Jonathan

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Somalia launches regional league as national plan takes shape

0 Visits: 1208 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:56:44
January 4 – The Somali Football Federation has inaugurated its first ever regional football league in the port city of Kismayo, about 500 kilometers south of the capital Mogadishu.

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136 Nigerian policemen get medals in Somalia

0 Visits: 1069 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:36:51
A total of 136 policemen from Nigeria were awarded medals to mark the end of their duty in Somalia, a statement by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said.

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The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 841 | Thursday January 05, 2017 - 10:12:38
The United States welcomes the inauguration of Somalia's new Federal Parliament and congratulates the people of Somalia on yet another step toward political stability. Parliament must now prioritize transparency and timeliness in the election of Speakers for both houses and the subsequent election…

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Somalia ends 2016 with gloomy record of repression against journalists, says NUSOJ

0 Visits: 1648 | Tuesday January 03, 2017 - 03:20:42
Deadly attacks on reporters and their news outlets as well as a government campaign of repression under a new media law marked 2016 in Somalia, reinforcing a dangerous climate of impunity toward the news media, says the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ).

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Somalia:Welcoming new Federal Parliament, Ban urges completion of electoral process

0 Visits: 2142 | Friday December 30, 2016 - 11:10:50
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the inauguration of the new Federal Parliament of Somalia on 27 December and warmly congratulated the people of Somalia on this historic achievement in their quest for universal suffrage by 2020.

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International community warns Somalia's new Parliament against corruption

0 Visits: 2984 | Friday December 30, 2016 - 08:51:17
The international community has warned Somalia's new parliament against corruption practices, emphasising the need for the embattled nation to "move forward" as new MPs are set to select the next President.

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Video First Somali interregional all-girls basketball tournament held despite warning

0 Visits: 1775 | Thursday December 29, 2016 - 07:21:53
Despite threats and warning, Somalia held its first ever interregional all-girls basketball tournament which ended on Monday with Banaadir region crowned champions.

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Somalia: Minister Abdirashid Hidig accused of food aid theft

0 Visits: 2264 | Monday December 26, 2016 - 10:49:00
The state minister for interior Abdirashid Mohamed Hidig, has been accused of food aid corruption as the horn of Africa country is facing drought and famine.

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[Sir culus] Qaraxii Daallo iyo Ganacsade Musharax Caddow Gees lugtuu ku lahaay ?

0 Visits: 20132 | Monday December 26, 2016 - 07:33:35
Waagacusub.net - Qaraxii Daallo Airlines waxaa ka dambeeyay NIn lagu magacaabo Cadow Cali Gees oo ah Xildhibaan ka tirsan Baarlamaanka Somalia una dhashay Waceeysle Abgaal iyo nin la shaqeeya oo Isaaqa oo soo diray ninka is qarxiyay ee Cabdisalan Boreh" sida lagu ogaaday baaris ay sameeyeen khubaro…

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The UAE expands military presence in the Horn of Africa

0 Visits: 2266 | Monday December 26, 2016 - 05:20:55
The United Arab Emirates is proving to be a powerful actor in the Northeast Africa peninsula which is home to eight nations. It has secured two military bases, one in Eritrea and the other one in Somaliland, strategic for the fight in Yemen. Countries with limited resources like Puntland, Somaliland…

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Amisom Genocide in Somalia "family of deceased mother"

0 Visits: 1781 | Tuesday December 20, 2016 - 09:28:39
Waagacusub.net - It was on Thursday the 15th of December 2016 when AMISOM Police vehicle has run over mother Asho Ahmed Anshur along the airport road in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu

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Funeral Sunday for Somali Canadian sisters killed in double homicide

0 Visits: 1837 | Monday December 19, 2016 - 09:53:58
Two sisters were killed in a double homicide at a south-end housing co-op Friday night, according to friends and acquaintances.

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Somali Security Minister cease and desist your unlawful defamation of Investigative Journalist

0 Visits: 2545 | Monday December 12, 2016 - 02:20:07
Accordingly, we demand that you (1) rectify the false accusations that you have made towards Mr. Alasow (2) immediately cease and desist your unlawful defamation of Mr. Alasow and (3) provide us with prompt written assurance within 30 days that you will cease and desist from any further defamation of…

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Somalia:International community expresses grave concern over holding of lower house election in HirShabelle won by disqualified candidate

0 Visits: 1850 | Sunday December 11, 2016 - 14:32:58
Mogadishu, 11 December 2016 – The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are gravely concerned about the holding of a vote in the HirShabelle interim capital of Jowhar yesterday for…

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Somali migrant smuggling network in Europe dismantled

0 Visits: 2784 | Sunday December 11, 2016 - 12:22:07
Eight suspects were arrested in France (Strasbourg, Modane, Paris) and one in the Netherlands (Geleen) as a result of this joint action.

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Somali rumor-monger lady criticized

0 Visits: 3399 | Friday December 09, 2016 - 19:04:47
A somali lady by the name Sahro Mohamed is spoiling the relation of Somali people and the international community by creating unnecessary rumors as well claiming to be the only person the outside world is listening concerning about the current election in Somalia.

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Somalia: The forgotten shipwreck -500 people on this boat to be murder

0 Visits: 5153 | Friday December 09, 2016 - 04:38:38
The single biggest loss of life in the Mediterranean this year shows how authorities in Europe and elsewhere routinely allow those behind migrant deaths to get away with it.

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UK excludes Somaliland from donor meeting over postponed elections

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.

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

SANA, Yemen — 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.

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

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.

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

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

Dutch PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll

Dutch PM Rutte has claimed victory in elections in the Netherlands that saw his party beat out far-right challenger Wilders. Some see the Dutch poll as a litmus test for populists ahead of French and German elections.

UK excludes Somaliland from donor meeting over postponed elections

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. Full Article

 

Kenya to Reopen Border With Somalia

NAIROBI — 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 followed a meeting he had in Nairobi with his Somali counterpart, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Full Article

 

Topnews:- Madaxii Waaxda Gaadiidka Alshabab Gobalada Baay & Bakool oo Ka Mid Noqday Xildhibaanada Cusub

Xildhibaan Idiris Cabdi Dhaqtar oo ka mid ah Xildhibaanada lagu soo doortay Magaalada Baydhabo ee Xarunta KMG u ah Maamulka Koonfur Galbeed ayaa' dadka wax ka yaqaanno ku tilmaameen in uu yahay Shaqsi u shaqeeya Kooxda al Shabaab asagoo xilal kala duwan kasoo qabtay kooxdaasi. Full Article

 

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

SANA, Yemen — 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. Full Article

 

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

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. 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

 

Suspected Shabab Security officer elected by Somali senate.

Sunatimes.com - The vast majority of the Somali people were dismayed by the selection of Abshir Mohamed Bukhari who is well known for his radical views and unlimited support for the terrorist group Al-Shabab, a Somali based terror group that have links to Al-Qaeda and newly founded ISIS. 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