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UN fears ‘manipulation’ as Somalia delays elections

By   /  September 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the murder of a Somali Journalist in Mogadishu on Tuesday 27th of September 2016, the latest in a series of attacks against the press in Somalia. The incident happened around 6:10 PM local time, when armed men with pistols shot Abdiaziz […]

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Al-Shabaab poses with captured Kenyan vehicle

By   /  September 27, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Terror group al-Shabaab in the last few days has been displaying bodies they claim are of Kenyan police officers at their headquarters in the southern Somalia town of Jilib. The militants had claimed to have killed six Kenyan police officers after they attacked Hamey police post in Garissa county on Thursday, September 22. The […]

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Somalia delays its presidential election by a month

By   /  September 27, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia is pushing back its upcoming presidential election by a month amid concerns by the international community, which has called on all parties to implement the electoral calendar without delay. This Horn of Africa country has been trying to rebuild after establishing its first functioning central government since 1991, when warlords overthrew a longtime […]

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Clinton stays calm while Trump loses cool during first presidential debate

By   /  September 27, 2016  /  Featured, News, World News  /  No Comments

Listen Clinton repeatedly puts Trump on defensive, accusing him of perpetrating a ‘racist lie’ with birther movement and ‘stiffing thousands’ of blue-collar workers Donald Trump’s freewheeling approach spun wildly out of control in the first presidential debate as he was forced on the defensive during a chaotic clash with Hillary Clinton. Goaded by Clinton and […]

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ARAGTO-IFISO: Respect the 30% Quota, No Selection Without Women

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somali elders and electoral institutions must respect the 30% quota for women Parliamentarians agreed by the Somali National Leadership Forum. Ending decades of conflict in Somalia by forming a new dispensation cannot be achieved without the leadership of the country’s women, says ARAGTO-IFISO today. While women’s representation was a goal in the formation of […]

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Puntland Intelligence Forces Seize Central Bank And Ministry Of Finance

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Puntland Intelligence forces (PIA) have gone on strike on Sunday, seizing Central Bank and Ministry of Finance buildings in Garowe city, regional capital of Puntland, Garowe Online reports. PIA soldiers in Garowe along with Galkayo-based units have seized control of Central Bank and Ministry of Finance buildings, in protest over unpaid salaries and lack […]

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Top Federal Government Leadership Seeking Parliamentary Positions

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The country’s outgoing leadership has joined the ranks of those hopeful to be selected/elected as parliamentarians in the upcoming Somalia elections. Sources indicate President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has not travelled to the UN General Assembly meeting, instead he stayed put in Mogadishu in an effort to land an MP seat from Banadir region. Prime […]

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Somalia misses poll deadline amid confusion on way forward

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia’s electoral team failed to meet the Sept. 24 deadline for the start of the elections of members of the Lower House, raising concerns the delay could affect the election of the president slated for Oct. 30. By Saturday, the day polling stations were set to open in the regional capitals, the Federal Indirect […]

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Over Ten Killed In Allied Forces Clash With Al-Shabaab

By   /  September 26, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen At least ten combatants from both sides have been killed in fighting between Southwest state forces and Al-Shabaab fighters at Idale village, a few kilometres from Baidoa town, in the southern Somalia.The fighting flared up after Southwest forces attacked the village manned by Al-Shabaab fighters. A police officer in Baidoa who asked for anonymity […]

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Our development agenda is premised on SDGs-Somali FM

By   /  September 25, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia has developed an inclusive, people-oriented and implementable national development plan which will serve as a blueprint for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the time frame, Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdusalam Hadliyeh has said. Earlier this year, Somali government  launched 2030 development agenda-SDGs with giving priority to the goals such as goal one of poverty elimination […]

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