Qaar ka mid ah odayaashii soo xulay xildhibaannada baarlamaanka federaalka ee Soomaaliya ee uu u yeeray ururka Alshabaab kaddibna u tegay ayaa hadda ka cabanaya in loo diiday inay ku laabtaan deegaannada ay dowladda ka arrimiso, ee ay markii hore ka tageen.
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
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Fabian Solymar says he is inspired by Los Angeles-based street artist Revok as well as late Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez, who used color and lines to create a sense of movement in his pioneering artwork displayed in public areas
Somalia, morte del cameraman: la federazione stampa chiede più garanzie Redattore Sociale"Esortiamo il governo somalo a garantire che i giornalisti ricevano una formazione adeguata in materia di sicurezza e protezione sul campo". Cosi' Anthony ...
La Somalia in mano agli shabaab, i terroristi che diventano mafiosi La Sentinella del CanaveseI guerriglieri sono cambiati: controllano il territorio, sperando in un'intesa con l'Occidente Nonostante bombe e racket Mogadiscio vuole rinascere: “Serve ...
Somalia: assalto di Al Shabaab ad una base militare euronewsIn Somalia è in atto un'autentica recrudescenza degli attentati. La situazione nelle ultime settimane è diventata estremamente preoccupante per via delle ...
Somalia, attacco Al Shabaab a base militare: 5 morti TGCOMAlmeno 4 soldati e un fotoreporter al seguito dell'esercito sono rimasti uccisi in un attacco dei terroristi di Al Shabaab contro una base militare nella città somala ...
Onu condanna attentato in Somalia Rai News25 luglio 2019 Il segretario generale Onu, Antonio Guterres, "condanna con forza" l'atttacco suicida nella sede del Comune a Mogadiscio, in Somalia, nel quale ...
Speciale infrastrutture: Somalia-Qatar, premier Khaire riceve ministro Esteri di Doha, siglato accordo nel settore portuale Agenzia NovaMogadiscio, 20 ago 17:00 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il vicepremier e ministro degli Esteri qatariota Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman al Thani, in visita a sorpresa a ...
Somalia, presidente Farmajo rinuncia a cittadinanza Usa askanewsRoma, 1 ago. (askanews) – Il presidente somalo Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo ha rinunciato alla cittadinanza americana. Lo ha annunciato la presidenza ...
Somalia: inchiesta britannica sul sindaco di Mogadiscio euronewsInvestigatori britannici indagheranno sull'attentato in cui è morto il sindaco di Mogadiscio. Abdirahman Omar Osman era cittadino britannico. Come una ...
Somalia, morto il sindaco di Mogadiscio ferito in attacco Shebab askanewsRoma, 1 ago. (askanews) – E' morto il sindaco di Mogadiscio, Abdirahman Omar Osman, rimasto ferito nell'attentato messo a segno il 24 luglio scorso dai ...
Somalia, ucciso il sindaco di Mogadiscio Rivista AfricaAbdirahman Omar Osman, sindaco di Mogadiscio, la capitale della Somalia, è morto dopo essere stato ferito in un attacco suicida che ha fatto almeno altre sei ...
Somalia, raid Usa contro Isis: ucciso un terrorista askanewsRoma, 29 lug. (askanews) – Le forze americane hanno condotto un raid aereo contro “terroristi dell'Isis” in Somalia, uccidendo “un terrorista che aveva un ruolo ...
La Fao: «Yemen e Somalia a rischio di invasione locuste» AvvenireAlcune delle regioni più povere del mondo stanno per essere invase da sciami di insetti che minacciano il raccolto e lasciare senza cibo la popolazione.
Somalia, Said (blogger): "Il sindaco anti-terrorismo è nel mirino" - DIRE.it DireROMA – “Il sindaco di Mogadiscio è un laico, pro-italiano, deciso a sfidare il terrorismo, come ha dimostrato ancora pochi minuti prima di essere ferito in un ...
Somalia: attacco islamista a Mogadiscio, 17 morti Imola OggiAlmeno 17 persone sono state uccise e altre 28 sono rimaste ferite quando una bomba è esplosa davanti ad un hotel vicino all'aeroporto internazionale nella ...
Bambini in guerra: la Somalia il peggior paese dove crescere euronewsIl rapporto delle Nazioni Unite sui conflitti nel mondo. Per l'Ong Human Rights Watch le Nazioni Unite sono troppo buone con alcuni paesi, come Israele.
Storie di integrazione: dalla Somalia a Parma, sognando la laurea il mattino di PadovaMahamud è partito dalla Somalia ed è arrivato in Italia dopo un lungo viaggio concluso su un barcone. Lo stesso percorso di Shoaze, che adesso.
Kenya e Somalia ai ferri corti Nigrizia.itL'annosa disputa tra Kenya e Somalia per i confini marittimi ha avuto una rapida escalation negli ultimi mesi. Secondo diversi analisti politici la ragione va ...
Somalia, al-Shabaab assalta un hotel: 26 morti la RepubblicaI terroristi hanno fatto esplodere un'autobomba nel centro di Chisimaio. Poi l'attacco armi in pugno nell'edificio e lo scontro con le forze di.
Somalia, "Emergenza sorrisi": la missione che ha permesso a 27 bambini di tornare a vivere una vita degna La RepubblicaROMA - Il team di Emergenza Sorrisi è arrivato a Mogadiscio al'inizio di questo mese e precisamente il 2 Luglio, accolto dal direttore dell'AICS, l'Agenzia per la ...
British PM’s proposal to ditch backstop likely to be firmly rebuffed when he visits BerlinAngela Merkel is likely to give a friendly but firm rebuttal to Boris Johnson during his first overseas visit as prime minister on Wednesday, with politicians and officials in Berlin saying they do not consider that his letter to Donald Tusk asking the EU to drop the Ir […]
President says he is postponing meeting with Mette Frederiksen because she was not interested in discussing transactionDonald Trump has cancelled his trip to Denmark and postponed his meeting with the Danish prime minister after she said that Greenland was not for sale. Speaking on Sunday during a trip to Greenland, Mette Frederiksen called purchasing the is […]
Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction, but maintains he is innocent.In a brief statement issued af […]
‘Various contacts’ made, says embattled president, amid reports he is negotiating a way to stand down Nicolás Maduro has confirmed top Venezuelan officials have been talking to members of Donald Trump’s White House, after reports his second-in-command had been negotiating his downfall with the United States.“I confirm that for months there have been contacts […]
Children’s commissioner for England condemns ‘scandal’ of family homelessnessThousands of homeless children are growing up in cheaply converted shipping containers and cramped rooms in former office blocks, putting their health and wellbeing at serious risk, according to the children’s commissioner for England.Anne Longfield said it was scandal that at least […]
Rally will be held outside UK consulate in Hong Kong on Wednesday following news of Simon Cheng’s detention on mainland ChinaThe family of a UK consulate worker detained in mainland China during a trip from Hong Kong nearly two weeks ago have voiced their fears for his safety, saying they “feel very helpless”.Their comments came as China confirmed that Simon […]
President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparently antisemitic trope when accusing Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats as showing “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”.The remarks came as part of a barrage of disparaging comments that thr […]
Julien Gauthier, 44, was on an expedition recording sounds of nature for his musicA French artist who used sounds of nature in his music has been killed by a bear in Canada.Friends said Julien Gauthier, 44, was the victim of an attack after a bear entered a camp near the village of Tulita, in the Northwest Territories, in the early hours of Thursday last wee […]
Texas lawsuit says school personnel drew on the student’s scalp after it was deemed his haircut violated the dress codeParents of a black teenager in Texas are suing their Houston-area school district after three white middle school personnel used a marker to blot out a design on their son’s scalp.The federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Sunday against the […]
Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emerged.Tokyo will upgrade its estimate of the regime’s nuclear capability, having said last year only that the te […]
Research of violinists undermines popular idea as average players practise more than best onesWith blatant disregard for the public benefits of motivational idioms, researchers have concluded that practice does not, necessarily, make perfect.A study of violinists found that merely good players practised as much as, if not more than, better players, leaving o […]
From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing.US cities, where more than 80% of the nation’s population lives, are disproportionately hit by these c […]
In the Netherlands, where there are more bikes than people, serious money is being spent encouraging even more people to get on their bikesIn a nation with more bikes than people, finding a space to park can be a problem. The Dutch city of Utrecht is unveiling an answer at its railway station on Monday morning: the world’s largest multistorey parking area fo […]
To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential, bringing destructive and sometimes fatal flooding.Or at least, it used to. In San Juan, a low-lying area of […]
Kindergarten to join other businesses operating inside Staro Sajmište, in Belgrade, Serbia, as long-planned Holocaust memorial remains unbuiltThe greying, box-like building that houses the Savsko Obdanište kindergarten has had many uses over the years.At one point it was a restaurant; when you step through the front doors you find yourself surrounded by must […]
We are in an era of ‘prestige television’, with unprecedented choice and quality. So why are so many of us streaming endless reruns of 90s sitcoms?In the opening episode of Netflix’s animated Hollywood satire BoJack Horseman, the eponymous steed gives a drunken speech about Horsin’ Around, the (fictional) feelgood sitcom that made him a star in the 90s. “For […]
Police called after man barricaded himself inside east London flatA man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and intent to endanger life after allegedly threatening to blow up a block of flats.The police were called to a seventh-floor flat in Barking, east London, at about 8.40pm on Tuesday to reports a man had barricaded himself inside and thre […]
Up to one in 12 soldiers report symptoms, yet struggle for official recognition and access to helpIsraeli soldiers have accused the government of abandoning them with little support for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by their military service, according to local mental health groups and several former conscripts.As many as one in 12 Israeli sol […]
Amanda Forslund and Charlotta Lindblom in Tel Aviv
Petrol bomb attack targets Timothy Mtambo, at forefront of protests against alleged rigging of May’s electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in what is believed to be a deliberate and targeted move to stop mass demonstrations planned for next week.Three bombs were thrown at the car and home of Timothy Mtambo, the […]
Inmates report gangs enforce the rules at South Mississippi Correctional Institution, where violence is surging and ‘horrific’ attacks leave ‘no doubt the prison is unsafe’Jeffery Wilemon clutched his gut, throbbing in pain as he lay on his bed inside the South Mississippi Correctional Institution in April. But there was no way for him to cry out – not unles […]
By Jerry Mitchell, Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting