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Kenya, Somalia open a new charter of cooperation

NAIROBI, 23 March 2017 (PSCU) – Kenya and Somalia today opened a new charter of cooperation by announcing plans to open two border posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya and Somalia have agreed to revitalize their engagement in all areas of mutual interests within the […]

March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

A New Somalia Is Here: Let’s Seize the Opportunity!

A new Somalia is here and our people are brimming with levels of optimism and public support not witnessed since before the state’s disintegration in 1991. In the month since his victory in the presidential election, H.E. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has received more endorsements across Somalia and messages of goodwill from international partners than all […]

March 15th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somalia to print first banknotes in 25 years

Somalia, a country where up to 98 per cent of local banknotes are fake, is about to embark on the massive task of taking back control of its currency. With the help of the International Monetary Fund, Mogadishu plans to print official banknotes for the first time in more than a quarter of a century […]

March 9th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somalia’s new president now faces 3 big challenges

After a lengthy electoral process, Somalia got a new president last month, former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded defeat in the Feb. 8 election when he failed to get the plurality of votes needed to win the second round of voting. [Expectations run high for Somalia’s new president] This […]

March 8th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

UN chief arrives on emergency visit to Somalia for famine

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has landed in Somalia on what he calls an emergency visit to focus on famine. The U.N. chief announced his Tuesday morning arrival in the Horn of Africa nation on Twitter, saying that “people are dying. The world must act now to stop this.” Somalia is part of a massive […]

March 7th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

SOMALIA: Declaration of National Disaster

The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, His Excellency Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) has declared a National Disaster to deal with the humanitarian emergency in all areas affected by the current drought. The president has appealed to the International Community to urgently respond to the calamity in order to help families and individuals to […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somali-American Refugee Running for Boston City Council

A Somali-American refugee activist and community leader who is running for Boston City Council says she has received huge support from the public since she announced her candidacy two weeks ago. If elected to represent the Roxbury district of Boston during municipal elections later this year, Deeqo Jibril will be the first Muslim immigrant to […]

February 18th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somalia Says It Will Resume Printing Currency Soon

WASHINGTON — Somalia intends to resume printing banknotes this year for the first time since the government collapsed in 1991. The governor of Somalia’s central bank, Bashir Issa Ali, told VOA in an exclusive interview Saturday that all technical preparations are complete, and his government is confident it can assemble a financial aid package within […]

February 12th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Ethiopia vow to work closely with new Somalia president

Ethiopia Thursday convoyed a congratulatory message to the newly elected president of Somalia and vowed to extend support to the new administration in the east African nation. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo’ was elected a President of the Federal Republic of Somalia in the election held on Tuesday in Mogadishu. The newly elect who holds dual […]

February 11th, 2017 | Posted in English News | Read More »

KDF denies al Shabaab claim of 66 deaths, working to take back camp

KDF has denied claims that scores died after al Shabaab militants attacked its base in Kulbiyow, Somalia, on Friday morning. Al Shabaab said its fighters killed at least 66 people, adding they overran the camp near the Kenyan border. The militant group also said it lost fighters but did not give numbers. But KDF spokesman […]

January 27th, 2017 | Posted in English News | Read More »

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