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AMISOM WIll Take Over Parliament Security Only On Request By Somalia, Madeira Says

The African Union Special Representative to Somalia Amb. Francesco Gaetano Madeira has reversed an earlier declaration by Amisom Commander Paul Lokech that it had taken over Parliaments’s security after the Wednesday standoff. “The African Union Commission and AMisom respect the sovereignty of the people of Somalia and recognize their rights and have full confidence in […]

April 6th, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Kingmaker MP Adow To Lead Jawari Camp In Crisis Mediation

At least 40 Mps from Daljir and Qaabyo parties have elected Somali multimillionaire MP Abdullahi Ali Ahmed also known as Adow Ali Ges to lead the Pro Jawari Mps camp in the mediation process that followed the suspension of Speakers impeachment motion. The Mps are mainly drawn from Mogadishu and included Ahmed Moallim Fiqi, Mahad […]

April 1st, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

We created Jubaland to secure Kenya’s borders, DPP nominee tells MPs

Kenya’s plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010. The final process, which placed Kenya at loggerheads with the Somali government in Mogadishu, took place in January 2013 in Kismayu. At least 522 delegates were brought in to rubberstamp decisions and formally install the […]

March 27th, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Pro-Jawari MPs Demand Speaker Motion Venue Moved To UN-Amisom Base Alleging Interference & Threats

Somali Parliamentarians affiliated to embattled Speaker of the Lower House Mohamed Osman Jawari now demand that the venue of the planned vote of no confidence be moved to the United Nations and Amisom base at Halane in the capital Mogadishu. The MPs who some allege to have received death threats for their stand in the […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

International community expresses grave concern over recent political and security developments in Somalia

Mogadishu, 16 March 2018 — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are extremely concerned by recent political and security developments in Mogadishu that risk derailing hard-earned political, economic, and security achievements and tarnishing the reputation of Somalia. The international community […]

March 16th, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

DP World signs agreement with Somaliland and Ethiopia

An agreement has been signed between DP World and the governments of Somaliland and Ethiopia, through which Ethiopia will now become a strategic partner holding a share of 19 per cent in Berbera Port. As per the agreement, Ethiopia will make the necessary infrastructure investment to develop the Berbera Trade Corridor. DP World continues to […]

March 1st, 2018 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Kenya disputes UN claim that KDF killed 40 Somali civilians

The Kenyan government is disputing allegations in a new United Nations report that its forces were responsible for 40 civilian deaths in Somalia during a 22-month period ending in mid-October. The report issued on Sunday states that air strikes carried out by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) were “allegedly responsible for 42 civilian casualties (36 […]

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

Intel official says Turkish military base was ‘target’ of Somalia truck bomb

The newly Turkish-built military base in Mogadishu was the original target of Saturday’s deadly truck bomb, a senior Somali intelligence official told VOA Somali. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says all the intelligence reports received before this attack — and information gathered since the explosion occurred — indicated the Turkish military base […]

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

Sudanese president vows peace, stability in Somalia

KHARTOUM, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday that his country would exert utmost efforts for peace and stability in Somalia. “We have conducted comprehensive talks, the ultimate goal of which is to employ Sudan’s potentialities to achieve peace, stability and unity in Somalia,” said al-Bashir at a joint press conference […]

October 6th, 2017 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Marwa demands probe into KDF over Shabaab attacks

Coast Regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa has raised concerns about the security operation being carried out by the Kenya Defence Forces in Boni Forest. Mr Marwa questioned why the operation in Lamu County, launched on September 15, 2015 to end terrorist attacks by Al-Shabaab militants, has not yet borne fruits as had been anticipated. “We have […]

September 10th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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