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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 »

Suspected Shabab Security officer elected by Somali senate. – The vast majority of the Somali people were dismayed by the selection of Abshir Mohamed Bukhari who is well known for his radical views and unlimited support for the terrorist group Al-Shabab, a Somali based terror group that have links to Al-Qaeda and newly founded ISIS. He was elected senator in a process […]

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

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 »

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