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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 […]

Al-shahid interviews newly appointed district governor

Al-shahid interviews newly appointed district governor

Listen Team of journalists from Al-shahid center for research and media studies on Sunday visited the center of Shibis district in Banadir region and interviewed with the newly appointed governor of the district, Abdi Fitah Nor Ali. The governor, Abdi Fitah Nor Ali, who welcomed the blend of journalist in his administration center answered in […]

Britain to help Somalia organize presidential polls by 2016

Britain to help Somalia organize presidential polls by 2016

Listen UK’s minister for Africa Mark Simmons said Tuesday that his government was committed to helping Somalia organize public presidential polls by 2016. Talking to reporters at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu after meeting with Somali President Hassan Sheik Mahmoud, the British Minister for Africa Mr. Mark Simmons said that his government was giving top […]

Four killed, five injured in two explosions in Mogadishu

Four killed, five injured in two explosions in Mogadishu

Listen Four civilians died and five others some of seriously were wounded in two explosions on Monday night at near Bakaraha junction, witnesses confirmed. Some reports say that two explosions targeted to solar lights caused four men one of them shopkeeper to die. Solar energy lights which were implemented in Mogadishu by last Banadir administration […]

Shabab denies Kenyan argument of linking Somalis in Nairobi.

Shabab denies Kenyan argument of linking Somalis in Nairobi.

Listen Ali Mahmud Rage, Al-shabab extremist spokesman, who spoke exclusively to one of the radios run by the group on Monday, denied Kenyan government allegations regarding what they call relationship between Shabab and Somalis in Nairobi. “Kenya is not looking for Shabab members but committed to harass Muslims, Muslim hood is the only thing of […]

British Firm to Explore Somalia Billions of Oil Barrels

British Firm to Explore Somalia Billions of Oil Barrels

Listen British oil giant British Petroleum signed concessions with the Petrol Department for the Somali Federal Republic to explore oil and gas in the war raven East African nation. Intelligence reports existence of significantly large oil deposits in Somalia which could change global prices if tapped. The Somali shores of Indian Ocean could be having […]

The Somali Prime Minister visits important sites in Kismayo

The Somali Prime Minister visits important sites in Kismayo

Listen The Prime Minister of the Somali Federal Government His Excellency Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Kismayo, the capital of the Interim Jubba Administration, on Saturday, April 11th 2014. The Prime Minister and his delegation, which includes Somali Federal Government cabinet and parliament members, received a warm welcome in Kismayo from Ahmed Mohamed Islam (Madobe), […]

Unidentified disease kills twenty in southern Somalia

Unidentified disease kills twenty in southern Somalia

Listen Till march this year, twenty people, including, women, children and teenagers have died in Berdale district of Bay region and surrounding areas as the administration of the resident told to media. Mohamed Ishaq Hassan, Berdale district governor, has said, “14 people died for unknown disease in Berdale and surrounding areas. Six other died in […]

Security official assassinated, another one injured in Mogadishu.

Security official assassinated, another one injured in Mogadishu.

Listen Karan district governor in Banadir region, Ahmed Hassan Yalahow, on Monday morning confirmed to VOA Somali service that pistols armed men attacked tow security officials on Sunday night and killed one of them, injuring another one. The governor said, “Terrorist members attacked the officials near their home. One of the officials named Ahmed sheikh […]

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