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Somali government soldiers with AU troops oust Al-Shabab militants from Galcad district

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen A company of the Somali National Army along with a platoon of the African Union troops has dawn on Thursday morning fully taken control of Galcad district in Galgaduud region in central Somalia, and ousted Alshabab militants who have been in control of the district for quite a longtime. These joint forces of SNA […]

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79 Somali refugees from Dadab refugees camp in Kenya, arrive home

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Seventy nine Somali refugees from the largest refugees camp in the world, [Dadab] in Kenya have on Thursday safely arrived in the coastal town of Kismayo, the headquarters of lower Jubba region. Upon arrival the returnees were warmly welcome at Kismayo airfield by the deputy chairman of the resettlements of IDPs in the Jubbaland […]

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Somali Intel personnel caught vehicle packed with explosives

By   /  April 30, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen Personnel from the Somali National Intelligence Agency have on Friday morning caught a vehicle packed with explosives at Hodan district in Mogadishu. NISA officer who spoke to the Somali National News Agency over the phone has verified the event. “This vehicle was parked in front of a famous hotel by the name Royal hotel […]

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Security Improves In Somalia As Police Force Builds Capacity – SPF Commissioner

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

Listen The security situation in Somalia has seen improvement with the strengthening of its national police force despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks from Al Shabaab, the Force’s Commissioner, Gen Mohammed Sheikh Hamud, has said. Gen Hamud said the police service, which is receiving training from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is […]

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Ministry Of Education To Conduct National Examination

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

Listen Somali Ministry of Education said that it will administer national examination for students who of secondary schools in this year. Mukhtar Abdullahi Haji, the Director of the ministry’s Examination Board expressed big hopes. Haji said the ministry of education has planned to carry out unified national examination during the academic year. He further called […]

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Al-Shabaab Fighters Loyal To Islamic State Complicate Somalia Security

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

Listen Members of Al-Shabaab in Somalia who recently pledged allegiance to Islamic State are moving into the capital, Mogadishu, according to a senior intelligence analyst. Colonel Abdullahi Ali Maow, a former national intelligence officer who now heads the new Mogadishu-based Somalia Institute for Security Studies, told VOA that some Al-Shabaab members are fleeing to the […]

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US Charges 2 in Attack on 3 Somali Men in Kansas

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

Listen U.S. federal prosecutors have announced hate-crimes charges against two men in connection with an attack on three Somali men in Dodge City, Kansas, last June. The indictment, unsealed Wednesday, charged Omar Cantero Martinez, 31, and Armando Sotelo, 24, both of Dodge City, with three counts of causing bodily injury to a victim because of […]

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Government forces take control of new areas from Al-Shabab in Bakool region

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

Listen Somali National Army together with the African Union Peacekeeping troops have on Wednesday taken control of new areas near Hudur town the capital of Bakool region southwest Somalia from the militant group of Al-Shabab. Governor of Bakool region, Mohamed Mo’alim told reporters that Somali National Army and AMISOM’s Ethiopian Contingent captured new locations which […]

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Drought conditions worsen in Puntland

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

Listen The situation in Puntland has significantly deteriorated from severe to extreme, according to the latest rainfall analysis by FAO-managed Somalia Water and Land Information Management (SWALIM). This is due to delayed and poorly distributed rains. While between moderate and heavy rains have been recorded in parts of Somaliland, some areas of Puntland and Somaliland […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed receives Somali counterpart

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

Listen H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today at the ministry, Abdusalam H. Omer, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia. Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the Somali FM and his accompanying delegation, and discussed with him bilateral relations between the UAE […]

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