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AMISOM Hails the Federal Ministry of Gender for Spearheading the Adoption of the National Gender Policy

By   /  May 31, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) recognizes the importance of gender mainstreaming in the development and implementation of public policies. As a result of this recognition, the Mission provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Women and Human Rights, in drafting its first National Gender Policy. AMISOM is pleased that the Federal Government […]

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NISA displays 4 Al-Shabab terrorist militants, a car filled with explosive elements

By   /  May 31, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen National Intelligence and Security Agency has on Tuesday displayed four terrorist militants who were planning to carry out attack in the capital Mogadishu and a car with explosive devices in which they wanted to use for it, SONNA reporters. Officials of NISA called reporters to show the terrorist members and the car according to […]

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Turkish President to take landmark trip to East Africa

By   /  May 31, 2016  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

Listen President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will leave for a two-stop historic visit to Africa on Tuesday. Erdoğan will visit Uganda and Kenya during his trip between May 31 and June 3. This is the first visit to the two East African countries by a Turkish head of state in three years. The president’s office said […]

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US plans to deport illegal Somali immigrants – envoy

By   /  May 31, 2016  /  Featured, News, Somalia  /  No Comments

Listen The move is seen as an attempt to deter the influx of illegal immigrants arriving in the United States which rarely expelled illegal immigrants from war-torn countries back to their countries. Ahmed Isse Awad, Somalia’s ambassador to Washington told HOL that the new deportation operation by the immigration enforcement agency would affect Somali immigrants, […]

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Chinese embassy in Somalia donates office equipments to SONNA

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

Listen The embassy of the People’s republic of China in Somalia has on Sunday donated office equipments to the Somali National News Agency The equipments were officially handed over to the director of SONNA honorable Abdurrahman Sheikh Yussuf Al-Adala by the Chinese ambassador to Somalia honorable Wei Hongtian, and the handing over ceremony took place […]

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Somalia hands life sentences to plane bombing masterminds

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

Listen Struggling to tackle the high unemployment rates in the long-chaotic country, Somalia’s government announced a new project which aims to create thousands of jobs in the hope of reducing poverty and economic grievances among youth in the horn of Africa nation. According to the World Bank, Somalia’s development and humanitarian indicators are among the […]

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Turkish aid ship arrives in Somali capital

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

Listen A Turkish ship carrying badly needed aid for drought-affected Somali civilians arrived in Somalia’s capital, amid calls by aid agencies to scale up humanitarian assistance to drought-hit regions in Somalia where thousands of people including children are at risk of malnutrition. The Turkish government spent more than $500 million in humanitarian and development aid […]

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Security Council approves two-month extension for African Union Mission in Somalia

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

Listen The United Nations Security Council today approved a two-month extension of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), allowing adequate time for the 15-member body to consider the outcome of its recently-concluded visit to the Horn of Africa country. Adopting a new resolution today, the Council, recognizing the importance of consultation with the relevant […]

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Planning minister voices Jordan’s readiness to support development in Somalia

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

Listen Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury voiced Jordan’s readiness to provide all forms of support to development efforts in Somalia. A statement by the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said that Fakhoury met with his Somali counterpart Abdirahman Ali Aynte on the sidelines of the 2nd meeting of the Board of […]

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Somaliland project opens up Africa for DP World

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

Listen The ports operator DP World is bullish on Africa and will expand further across the continent following a deal to create a new gateway in Somaliland, on its eastern coast. “I am very bullish about Africa and I believe it still has a very huge potential,” the DP World chairman Sultan bin Sulayem told The Nationalduring his […]

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