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At least 30 killed in Somalia restaurant bombings claimed by Islamists

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen At least 30 people have been killed in twin bomb attacks claimed by Shebab Islamists at a busy restaurant in the Somali city of Baidoa, the regional governor said Monday. “The official number of the dead has reached 30 people — all of them civilians — and 61 others have been wounded, 15 of […]

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After attacks, Somalia’s intel transfers Mogadishu’s security to local govt

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Somalia’s intelligence agency has handed over the security of the Somali capital to the Mogadishu’s local government; a day after the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group killed at least 20 people in two car bomb attacks in the city. Mogadishu’s security has been the center of a controversy among Somali officials, with former mayors […]

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AMISOM summit: leaders agree to boost troops in Somalia

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Presidents from countries that contribute troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have agreed at the Djubouti summit to bolster operations in Somalia. According to a statement released by AMISOM, the aim of the Djibouti summit was to seek ways to bolster troop operations and enhance the strength of the Somali National […]

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CLAN and STATE: Somali Context

By   /  February 28, 2016  /  Columnists  /  No Comments

Listen In function, organization, development, ambition, goals, aims, attainment, philosophy and growth, state and clan are in a state of clear antitheses but since state originates from clan or say since clan is the mother of states or again say since state is the offshoot of clan ,they are related and belong to each other […]

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Turkey’s Erdoğan embarks on major trip to Africa

By   /  February 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit four West African countries next week, in a new sign of Ankara’s desire to be a major influence in the region. Erdoğan was scheduled to begin his visit in Ivory Coast on Feb. 28, before continuing to Ghana and then to economic powerhouse Nigeria. He will wrap […]

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Turkish charity builds children’s hospital in Somalia

By   /  February 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen A maternity and children’s hospital in Somalia’s capital built by a Turkish aid organization has opened. Turkey’s Helping Hands International Humanitarian Aid Association laid the foundation of the hospital in 2011 and today the hospital building was completed, Sadik Danisman, the president of the association, said on Feb. 25.         The […]

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Clarification on misquoting the President of Somalia on the casualties of El Adde attack

By   /  February 28, 2016  /  Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen It has come to our attention that the media has misquoted HE The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on the issue of the Kenyan casualties in El Adde attack in January 2016. The number of 180 to 200 soldiers in which the President mentioned in his interview with a […]

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Djibouti FA boss salutes new FIFA president

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

Listen As Gianni Infantino elected FIFA’s new president, Djibouti has become one of the first few countries to deliver congratulations to the new FIFA president. In his congratulatory letter, the president of Djibouti Football Federation, Mr. Souleiman Hassan Waberi said. “Dear president and dear friend, I want to express my deepest congratulations and best wishes […]

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Somalia sends congratulation to the New elected FIFA Boss

By   /  February 28, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The president of Somali Football Federation, Abdiqani Said Arab, has sent a congratulatory letter to the newly-elected president of the world football’s governing body [FIFA] Gianni Infantino following his triumph in Friday’s FIFA presidential election. “I would like to express my cordial felicitations and best wishes to you on this special occasion of your […]

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India: Banning women from owning mobile phones

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

Listen Several villages in western India have banned girls and single women from owning mobile phones, saying the devices distract them from their studies. Villages in the Mehsana and Banaskantha districts in Gujarat state imposed the ban, and more villages have joined the campaign, said Ranjit Singh Thakor, president of the Mehsana district council. The […]

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