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Somali PM Omar Abdirashid has assured the Kenyan Government of settlement of the offshore territorial dispute between Somalia and Kenya

A monthly publication of the Centre for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation (CDRC) has recently issued a special issue in connection with the upcoming elections in Somalia which they stated the following: Some sources indicate that the incumbent Prime Minister has already assured the Kenyan government of a favorable settlement of the offshore territorial dispute between […]

January 22nd, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Huge fire breaks out in Mogadishu’s Bakara Market

A fire gutted parts of Mogadishu’s largest market early on Saturday, destroying goods worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, witnesses said. One person was injured in the blaze, which erupted at the Somali capital’s southern Baraka market in a section called Abdalashideeye where phones and accessories are sold, according to our correspondent at the scene. […]

January 21st, 2017 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

NUR: What is at stake as Somalia goes to the polls

In the coming weeks, Somalia will head to a crucial presidential election that will define the country’s strategic direction as it strives to regain stability after 25 years of conflict and get ready for a one-person, one-vote election in 2020. The election matters not only for Somali nationals in and outside the country, but also […]

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

Three killed in car bomb attack on peacekeepers’ Somali HQ

At least three people were killed when a suicide attacker set off a car bomb at a checkpoint outside the main base of an African Union peacekeeping force in the Somali capital on Monday, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Islamist al Shabaab militants, who want to topple the Western-backed government, have […]

January 2nd, 2017 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Hopes of Minnesota’s film industry ride on ‘Mogadishu’

The pilot was shot in the Twin Cities this fall, and a decision to base the show here would pump tens of millions into the local economy — and make Minnesota an appealing locale for filmmakers who have largely steered away in the two decades since “Fargo” and “Grumpy Old Men” put the state on […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

Somali Police Force marks 73rd anniversary in the capital Mogadishu

Somali Police Force has today on Tuesday marked the 73rd anniversary and held very colorful occasion at General Kahiye Police Academy in the capital Mogadishu, NEWSOMALI reported. President of the Federal Government, H.E. Hassan Sh. Mohamud, Minister of Internals Security, H.E. Abdirasak Omar Mohamed and Police Commissioner, Mohamed Hassan Hamud and many other officials attended […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Somali youths challenged to help fight discrimination and gender-based violence

Somali youths have been challenged to play an active role in fighting discrimination against women and minorities. The plea was made at a workshop attended by youths, members of the civil society and representatives from regional administrations among others. Speaking at the meeting, Galmudug Minister for Public Works, Mohamed Mohamud Gure, said discrimination and violence […]

December 13th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

António Guterres set to be sworn in as next UN Secretary-General

Former Prime Minister of Portugal António Guterres is set to be sworn in Monday, 12 December, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, succeeding Ban Ki-moon who steps down at the end of the month. Mr. Guterres, 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees from June […]

December 12th, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

International community expresses grave concern over holding of lower house election in HirShabelle won by disqualified candidate

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 a seat in the House of the People that was won by a disqualified candidate. The […]

December 11th, 2016 | Posted in English News | Read More »

Puntland Stakeholders’ Public Discussion on the National Strategy and Action Plan for Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) for Somalia

Garowe, 01 December 2016 – Hon Mustafa Duhulow, CVE Coordinator for Somalia praised the efforts of Mr Abdullahi Farah (Dihal), Puntland Director of CVE for his leadership in organizing today’s Puntland Stakeholders’ Public Discussion in Garowe regarding the National Strategy and Action Plan for Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism for Somalia. Attendees included Anisa Haji […]

December 1st, 2016 | Posted in English News,Wararka | Read More »

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