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

0 Visits: 4488 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 07:20:51
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

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Dutch Court of Appeal does not clear Dahabshiil of Terror and Criminal Allegations

0 Visits: 7631 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 02:52:33
PRESS RELEASE The Netherlands, 6 January 2017

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Somalia: Galmudug President voted out of office by state Parliament

0 Visits: 2756 | Wednesday January 11, 2017 - 02:29:47
ADADO, Somalia- The President of Somalia's Galmudug state, Abdikarim Husain Guled has lost no-confidence vote at the state Parliament on Tuesday, after MPs criticized him of poor leadership, Garowe Online reports.

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Ethiopia and Kenya's secret plan to subvert Somalia

0 Visits: 5219 | Monday January 09, 2017 - 07:55:22
Waagacusub.net - The transparency website WikiLeaks late on Tuesday disclosed a secret plan to annex and divide Somalia between Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Somalia:Video TELESOM Donates the Hefty Sum of $500,000 to the Somaliland Drought Relief Committee

0 Visits: 2121 | Sunday January 08, 2017 - 12:29:55
ZAAD becomes the most used Money transfer service to deliver Donations to Drought affected families.

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CES 2017: Amazon's virtual aide Alexa shouts above rivals

0 Visits: 1544 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:44:38
Virtual assistants are everywhere at CES this year - but one speaks louder than the rest. Amazon's Alexa has popped up in a bewildering list of devices including fridges, cars and robots.

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Tory donor threatens to stop funding over Brexit plans

0 Visits: 1798 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:42:32
A major Tory donor has warned that he will stop funding the party if Theresa May's Brexit plans involve the UK coming out of the single market.

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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Suspect Santiago held

0 Visits: 1415 | Saturday January 07, 2017 - 10:39:36
Police in Florida have questioned a suspected gunman after five people were killed and eight injured in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport.

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HH the Emir Holds Telephone Conversation with Somali President

0 Visits: 3051 | Friday January 06, 2017 - 12:51:19
Doha, January 03 (QNA) - HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday held a telephone conversation with President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

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Nigeria:Accidental discharge in Aso Rock villa leaves staff wounded

0 Visits: 1280 | 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: 2382 | 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: 1494 | 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: 1654 | 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: 1482 | 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: 1386 | 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: 2119 | 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: 2686 | 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: 3593 | 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: 2291 | 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: 2813 | 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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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.

The UN and Genocide by Starvation in Somalia

According to just released information sourced from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the FSNAU between October 2015 and April 2016, a period of only six months, upwards of 400,000 Somali's, two thirds of whom were children, died of starvation. Full Article

 

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) Full Article

 

Which is more important ,US Passport or Somali Nation ?

Waagacusub.net - Many Somalis are asking why President Farmaajo didn't attend the United Nations General Assembly last week? Here's the answer: Farmaajo is a US citizen and therefore he's not entitle to get a diplomatic protection – very important for world leaders. Full Article

 

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. Full Article

 

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. 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

 

Ethiopia and Kenya's secret plan to subvert Somalia

Waagacusub.net - The transparency website WikiLeaks late on Tuesday disclosed a secret plan to annex and divide Somalia between Kenya and Ethiopia. Full Article