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Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery dies in Nairobi

Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery is dead. The CS died at Karen Hospital, a few hours after he was admitted for check-up. Chief of Staff and Head of the Public Service Joseph Kinyua confirmed the news in a statement early on Saturday. “The country will be updated as more information becomes available,” Mr Kinyua said. […]

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

International partners visit drought-hit Horn of Africa, pledge support

International partners have made financial pledges in support of humanitarian response efforts in the drought-hit Horn of Africa after a visit to Ethiopia,Somalia and Kenya.PR_13 June 2017 FINAL A delegation led by the African Union and the United Nations concluded a five-day visit to the Horn of Africa in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday, after visiting […]

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

Mogadishu Restaurant Siege Ends, 19 Civilians Dead

Somali security forces ended the al-Shabab siege of a Mogadishu restaurant early Thursday after battling the militants for almost 11 hours. Major Abdifatah Bashir Ali, commander of police in the Hodan district of the city, told reporters that special security forces launched a major operation just before 6 a.m. local time and were able to […]

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

Kenya foils terror attack planned by Somali militants

Kenya has seized six men suspected of planning an attack sponsored by the al Shabaab militant group from neighbouring Somalia, the head of Kenyan police said late on Sunday. In recent weeks, the East African nation has lost 20 officers in various attacks, mostly on deserted roads in the vast northern region bordering Somalia, in […]

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

“We have that Somalinimo- The best of both Worlds’: In conversation with British Somali voters

There has been a Somali community in Britain since 1914, when men were recruited under the British empire to fight in WW1. Between the 1940s and 1960s, “seamen” returned to work on British docks before a mass exodus of Somalis took place between the 80s and early 2000s due to the Somali Civil War. Today, […]

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

Brighton siege gunman Yacqub Khayre had extensive criminal history, used drugs

Yacqub Khayre, the 29-year-old gunman who killed a man, took a woman hostage and sparked a siege in Melbourne yesterday, was well known to police and had an extensive criminal history. Khayre, from Roxburgh Park in Melbourne’s north, was charged along with four other men with conspiring to do acts in preparation for or planning […]

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

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 »

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