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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 […]

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 […]

Kenyan aid workers ‘free’ from Somalia’s al-Shabab

Kenyan aid workers ‘free’ from Somalia’s al-Shabab

Listen Two Kenyan aid workers have been found “lost and disorientated” in Somalia after being kidnapped by al-Shabab in 2011, the military says. Daniel Njuguna and James Kiarie are now in hospital in the Somali town of Dhobley, the army says. They are now in the care of Kenyan troops working with the African Union […]

Prime Minister meets with South Sudan special envoy

Prime Minister meets with South Sudan special envoy

Listen Somalia Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed on Wednesday held a side meeting with special envoy for the Republic of South Sudan Minister Kwong Danhier Gatluak, to discuss the ongoing situation in South Sudan. The Prime Minister reiterated that there is a moral responsibility for the safety and lives of all civilians. The pair highlighted […]

Somalia farmers reaping from irrigation

Somalia farmers reaping from irrigation

Listen Growing up in the 1940’s, Haji Nasir Al hamed remembers his parents and grandparents involved in farming in the Lower Shebelle in Somalia.“I knew to make it in life, I had to do agriculture,” he says. Now at 60 years of age, farming is his life. Al hamed owns over 130 acres of land […]

Kenya charges 2 terror suspects; arrests 3rd

Kenya charges 2 terror suspects; arrests 3rd

Listen Two men of Somali origin on Wednesday appeared in court in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa to answer charges of belonging to Somalia’s Al-Shabaab militant group, possessing firearms and plotting to kill innocent Kenyans. AbdiAziz Abdullahi Abdi, a Somali national, and Isaak Noor Ibrahim, a Kenyan Somali, were arrested earlier this week after Kenyan […]

Twelve die in Nakuru-Eldoret Highway road accident

Listen At least 12 people were this morning killed when a matatu they were travelling in was crashed by a trailer at Salgaa along the Nakuru-Eldoret highway. Police said the victims were from the same family and were from paying dowry in Eldoret when the incident happened at around 7 am. Four others sustained serious […]

Ethiopian peacekeepers conduct human rights training for Somalia forces in Baidoa.

Ethiopian peacekeepers conduct human rights training for Somalia forces in Baidoa.

Listen At least 50 Somalia National Army (SNA) forces including four women soldiers took part in a 3 day human rights, civilian protection, gender violence and sexual abuse, international humanitarian law and AMISOM mandate and military discipline training conducted by Ethiopian peacekeepers in Baidoa town. This is the first of such specialized training conducted by […]

Recent FutbolNet Training program was a breakthrough: says Somali NOC

Recent FutbolNet Training program was a breakthrough: says Somali NOC

Listen As the OlympAfrica with the help of Barcelona foundation recently carried out its first training programs for young coaches at schools in the capital Mogadishu, the country’s National Olympic committee said that the FutbolNet training program was a major breakthrough for the lawless country. Somali NOC secretary General Duran Ahmed Farah said that his […]

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