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Children die in diarrhoea outbreak in Galgadud

Children die in diarrhoea outbreak in Galgadud

Listen At least three children have died in a diarrhoeal disease outbreak in Galgadud region, where dozens of others have been hospitalized in the past week. The children died in Elshil village, where dozens of people fleeing the conflict in Elbur district have been living since last month. Elsewhere in Galgadud region, at least 19 […]

Stowaway teen says he was trying to see mother in Somalia, official says

Stowaway teen says he was trying to see mother in Somalia, official says

Listen A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane’s wheel well said he was trying to get to Somalia to see his mother, a law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday. He remains in a hospital in Hawaii, Kayla Rosenfeld, a spokeswoman for the state’s […]

Burundian President visits Mogadishu, meets with his Somali counterpart.

Burundian President visits Mogadishu, meets with his Somali counterpart.

Listen President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday welcomed the Burundian President, Pierre Nkurunziza, to Somalia and said, “Burundi’s participation in the AMISOM mission has made a massive contribution to the improving security situation in Somalia.” During his time in Somalia, President Nkurunziza will also meet with the AMISOM Force Commander, Burundian Lt. General Silas Ntigurirwa, […]

El Shenawi: Dreams have come true as we conduct course in Somalia

El Shenawi: Dreams have come true as we conduct course in Somalia

Listen FIFA refereeing development officer Ahmed El Shenawi said that after a long wait, all dreams have come true for Somali football Federation who is hosting its FIFA level course in the country since late 1980s, although the country hosted FIFA grassroots coaching course last year, but this time the RDO is doing the same. […]

Somali President: “The culture of lawlessness that has plagued Somalia for the last 23 years is coming to an end.”

Somali President: “The culture of lawlessness that has plagued Somalia for the last 23 years is coming to an end.”

Listen Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia on Sunday attended the opening of the National Security Conference in Mogadishu. Attendees included representatives of all segments of Somali society along with experts from the security apparatus and the international community. The conference aims to achieve successful engagement between a range of […]

Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Future of Somalia predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity

Listen The future of Somalia is predicated on respect for human rights and gender equity, a top official in the Federal Government of Somalia has said. Mr Mohamed Omar Nuur, the Director General of the Ministry of Gender and Human Rights, said yesterday that as Somalia prepares for general elections in 2016, the Government was […]

Somali President “Conflict in Taleh should be solved through dialogue, reconciliation and peaceful means.”

Somali President “Conflict in Taleh should be solved through dialogue, reconciliation and peaceful means.”

Listen Somali president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Wednesday called upon all concerned stakeholders to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Taleh district and said, “Conflict in Taleh should be resolved through dialogue, reconciliation and peaceful means. The Federal Government of Somalia is ready to assist all […]

Somali parliament speaker condemns Kenyan police harassment to Somali citizens in Nairobi.

Somali parliament speaker condemns Kenyan police harassment to Somali citizens in Nairobi.

Listen Mohamed Osman Jawari, Somali parliament speaker, who is in Italy for visit to tighten Somali-Italy historical relationship, has BBC Somali service told on Thursday that Somali parliament can’t endure the Kenyan police crackdown against Somali citizens. “I condemn the Kenyan action against Somalis. Somali parliament issues statements against the horrible harassments which Kenya paramilitary […]

UPDF instructors trained Al-Shabaab fighters

UPDF instructors trained Al-Shabaab fighters

Listen UPDF instructors trained ten Al-Shabaab fighters using African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) facilities on instructions from their commanders. Lance Corporal, Jackson Byabagambi, told the General Court Martial in Makindye, a Kampala suburb, Tuesday that the ten Al-Shabaab fighters were trained at Aljazeera training ground shared by AMISOM troops and Somalia National Army (SNA) […]

SDC group FC wins Djibouti division B league

SDC group FC wins Djibouti division B league

Listen With successive football activities under way in Djibouti, the country’s football Federation on Tuesday concluded its division B league which is the second most populous sporting event in the country after the top league. The Hospital/SDC group FC routed their Haji Dide FC rivals by 3-0 in the last match of the competition to […]

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