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Somalia is setting up for new Constitution.

Somalia is setting up for new Constitution.

Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid) – Somali national charter, which forms the bases and gives life to the current Federal Transition Government, is likely to receive a comprehensive overhaul if the new initiative by Somali transitional federal government ministers succeeds. Constitution and Federalism minister Madobe Nunow Mohamed said the new charter will give more powers to the […]

Vote of No confidence against Kenya PM.

Vote of No confidence against Kenya PM.

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Mutula Kilonzo has described a planned vote of no confidence against the Prime Minister as ‘petty politics.’ He says if successful, the motion against Raila Odinga by a section of Rift Valley MPs over his stand on Mau evictions will frustrate reforms in the country. Addressing […]

Hizbul Islam: We will increase the Fight against TFG and AMISOM troops.

Hizbul Islam: We will increase the Fight against TFG and AMISOM troops.

Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid) – Forces of Hizbul Islam organization has said that they will increase their fight against the Transitional Government and the AMISOM troops. In a press conference held today, the group’s spokesman Mr. Mohamed Osman Arus emphasized their objective of launching heavy attacks targeting both the Amisom and local forces in Mogadishu while […]

A.U Troops in contact with Alshabab

A.U Troops in contact with Alshabab

Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid) – The African Union troops in Somalia are always in contact with Islamist insurgent group Alshabab which is believed to have Alqeada’s backing and is fighting the fragile Somali government. Maj. General Nathan Mugisha top African Union troop commander in Somalia revealed that they have contact with the group and always encourage […]

U.N makes largest Appeal for Humanitarian Aid.

U.N makes largest Appeal for Humanitarian Aid.

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – The United Nations has appealed for $7.1 billion to provide urgent humanitarian aid to 48 million people in 25 countries in 2010. A statement from the UN humanitarian agency, OCHA, said the Consolidated Appeal to be launched later this week in Nairobi reflects the most urgent needs in Somalia. The 2010 […]

Former President says Puntland’s troops join pirates

Former President says Puntland’s troops join pirates

Listen Bosaso (Alshahid) – The former president of the semi-autonomous region of Puntland General Adde Muse Hersi said on Sunday in Bosaso that he believes some of the regions’ troops joined the Somali pirates who are operating in the Indian Ocean and coast of Somalia. The ex-President said that a number of Puntland’s forces are […]