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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER DEVELOPMENTS IN GALMUDUG

0 Visits: 3640 | Friday January 13, 2017 - 05:01:21
The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States are concerned about the unfolding dispute within the Galmudug regional assembly and between members of the assembly and President Abdikarim…

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Somaliland:Traditional leaders express their gratitude to Telesom for donation and awareness towards drought calamity

0 Visits: 5624 | Friday January 13, 2017 - 04:56:50
A well-attended thanksgiving ceremony organized by Togdheer Regional and Traditional leaders at Hotel City Plaza, to convey a unison gratification to the leading telecommunication Company Telesom.

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

0 Visits: 5868 | Thursday January 12, 2017 - 06:30:16
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

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

0 Visits: 6481 | 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: 9137 | 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: 3864 | 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: 7344 | 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: 4073 | 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: 2547 | 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: 3128 | 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: 2755 | 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: 3923 | 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: 2228 | 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: 3704 | 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: 2787 | 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: 2946 | 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: 2759 | 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: 2971 | 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: 3307 | 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: 4194 | 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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Hormuud Telecom, Taaj Express, Salaam Bank iyo Dahabshiil Money Transfer directly pay taxes to Al-Shabaab.

But Al-Shabaab derives the bulk of its funding for its operations from taxing business people and most lucrative companies in Mogadishu and control of most businesses in rural Somalia. 51 -Over the years, the terrorist group has established a well-structured and oiled taxation infrastructure supported by courts, road tolls, and loyal revenue payers. At the edge of the knife, the group's operatives demands that all business people and companies pay tax to its agents.

Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone - Per month

Al-Shabaab is more than just a terrorist group. In 2011, its annual revenue was in the region of $70–100 million per year. In 2018, the President of the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) confirmed that Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone.

Hormuud Telecom pays an estimated $200,000 every month to the Al-Shabaab

"Hormuud pays an estimated $200,000 every month to the Al-Shabaab", said a former head of Amniyat and now a top official of Somali government intelligence agency tracking Al-Shabaab movements.

Somalia A Divided Legacy: Hormuud Telecom and Political Islam

The Chairman of Hormuud Telecom Group Ahmed Nur Ali Jim'ale was a kingpin in Al-Shabaab's charcoal-sugar trading cycle that funded its activities. In September 2010, he founded ZAAD, a mobile-to-mobile money-transfer business that struck a deal with Al-Shabaab to make money transfers more anonymous by eliminating the need to show identification.

Somalia:Hormuud Telecom is the backbone of the terrorists in east and Horn of Africa

Somalia: List of former Hormuud Telecom staff members who joined the terrorists. 1- Former Al Shabab leader Ahmed Godane was a member of Al-Barakaat group in Hargeisa. 2- Head of Amniyat branch of Al Shabab Mahad Karate was part of Al Barakat group in Mogadishu.

Hormuud Telecom, Taaj Express, Salaam Bank iyo Dahabshiil Money Transfer directly pay taxes to Al-Shabaab.

But Al-Shabaab derives the bulk of its funding for its operations from taxing business people and most lucrative companies in Mogadishu and control of most businesses in rural Somalia. 51 -Over the years, the terrorist group has established a well-structured and oiled taxation infrastructure supported by courts, road tolls, and loyal revenue payers. At the edge of the knife, the group's operatives demands that all business people and companies pay tax to its agents. Full Article

 

Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone - Per month

Al-Shabaab is more than just a terrorist group. In 2011, its annual revenue was in the region of $70–100 million per year. In 2018, the President of the Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) confirmed that Al-Shabaab collected an estimated $20 million dollars from South Somalia alone. Full Article

 

Hormuud Telecom pays an estimated $200,000 every month to the Al-Shabaab

"Hormuud pays an estimated $200,000 every month to the Al-Shabaab", said a former head of Amniyat and now a top official of Somali government intelligence agency tracking Al-Shabaab movements. Full Article

 

Somalia A Divided Legacy: Hormuud Telecom and Political Islam

The Chairman of Hormuud Telecom Group Ahmed Nur Ali Jim'ale was a kingpin in Al-Shabaab's charcoal-sugar trading cycle that funded its activities. In September 2010, he founded ZAAD, a mobile-to-mobile money-transfer business that struck a deal with Al-Shabaab to make money transfers more anonymous by eliminating the need to show identification. Full Article

 

Somalia:Hormuud Telecom is the backbone of the terrorists in east and Horn of Africa

Somalia: List of former Hormuud Telecom staff members who joined the terrorists. 1- Former Al Shabab leader Ahmed Godane was a member of Al-Barakaat group in Hargeisa. 2- Head of Amniyat branch of Al Shabab Mahad Karate was part of Al Barakat group in Mogadishu. Full Article

 

Former Intel official stripped from NISA membership

Former Intel official stripped from NISA membership Full Article

 

PM KHEYRE USELESS AND COSTY OVERSEAS TRIPS.

PM KHEYRE USELESS AND COSTY OVERSEAS TRIPS. Full Article

 

Abiy says 'New Year' will be celebrated in Eritrea, Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights

Abiy says 'New Year' will be celebrated in Eritrea, Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights Full Article

 

Massive rise in Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Massive rise in Islamist militant attacks in Africa Full Article

 

Argentina Cancels Israel Match After Messi Protests Over Palestinian Killings

Argentina Cancels Israel Match After Messi Protests Over Palestinian Killings Full Article