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Somalia International London Conference: A Great Recognition To The Contribution Of The Diaspora.

On May 11, Somalia will be marking one of the most important milestones in the history of the country since the efforts to reconstruct the country begun in the year 2000. The Somalia International Conference will be held in London on 11 May 2017, after the United Kingdom galvanised the international community to bold on […]

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

Federal Government of Somalia Announces Death of Lower Shabelle al Shabaab Leader

On May 5th, the Somalia National Security Forces killed Lower Shabelle al Shabaab leader Moalin Osman Abdi Badil and three of his associates in a raid in the village of Bariire near Daarasalaam. The death significantly disrupts the terrorist group’s ability to operate in Lower Shabelle, which is a major step towards peace in the […]

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

Somali minister shot dead by auditor general’s bodyguards

Bodyguards for Somalia’s auditor general shot dead a government minister near the presidential palace on Wednesday evening, police said. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said bodyguards escorting Nur Farah opened fire on a car carrying Abbas Abdullahi, the public works and reconstruction minister, near a checkpoint close to the palace. It is not immediately clear what prompted […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in English News | Read More »

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE WAY FORWARD ON A SOMALI NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHITECTURE

SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE WAY FORWARD ON A SOMALI NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHITECTURE March 8, 2017 The political and security advisors of the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and Federal Member State (FMS) leadership met for a 3-day workshop (March 6-8, 2017) to discuss the open political questions relating to the national security architecture. The […]

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

The mystery surrounding President Farmaajo’s visit to Kenya

According to the information Villa Somalia released prior to H.E. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo’s visit to Kenya, the purpose of the visit was the president to attend the IGAD head of states’ meeting in Nairobi. The president was accorded somewhat muted reception upon his arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta international airport in Nairobi. However, after […]

March 26th, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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 »

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