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The United States Urges Momentum in Somalia's Electoral Process

0 Visits: 1815 | 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: 2444 | 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: 3120 | 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: 4028 | 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: 2659 | 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: 3321 | 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: 21119 | 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: 2919 | 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: 2375 | 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: 2794 | 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: 3580 | 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: 2583 | 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: 3583 | 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: 4003 | 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: 7600 | 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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Three Somali journalists on Lesbos hope for the best — asylum in Europe

0 Visits: 3460 | Thursday December 08, 2016 - 03:18:54
Journalists aren't allowed inside Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. So, I probably never would have met Kamal Hassan if it hadn't been for the fire.

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MOG-AID-ISSUE Fears Britain's £500 billion donation to Somalia could be misused by terrorists or criminal gangs

0 Visits: 2648 | Tuesday December 06, 2016 - 04:28:31
A leaked document revealed that parts of the country are still insecure

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[Hees cusub Maaweelo] Maxaa laba is jeceloo - isha milicsigeediyo -muxubadda ku doogsadda -intuu mileygu kala waday - qofba meel ku nool yahay ?

0 Visits: 0 | Monday December 05, 2016 - 03:55:04
Maxaa laba is jeceloo Isha milicsigeediyo Muxubadda ku doogsadda Intuu Milliygu kala waday Midba meel ku nool yahay ? Maxaa laba Mantaanoo Meher iyo aroosiyo Mudo badan sugaayeen Intuu Milliygu kala waday Midba meel ku nool yahay ?

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Somalia: Elections for the House of the People commences in Banadir region

0 Visits: 2824 | Friday December 02, 2016 - 01:25:42
Waagacusub.net - Two candidates were voted to the House of the People as the electoral process for Banaadir region started today.

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Drought in Somalia What are we waiting for? NGOs Call for Action

0 Visits: 2934 | Friday December 02, 2016 - 01:15:28
By the 15th of November 2016, the rains in Somalia were roughly 1 month late. The past two seasonal rains (Deyr 2015, Gu 2016) have varied regionally, however the general trend has been that the Deyr 2015 rains were strong, but ended a month early, leading to a longer dry season in early 2016. The Gu…

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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.

Somalia: President expected to travel to Burundi while half a million suffer from flooding

Waagacusub.net- President Farmajo is expected to travel to Burundi on Saturday ahead of the CECAFA U-17 finals on Sunday while close to half a million people in the country are affected by severe flooding. Full Article

 

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

 

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